Fort Smith, Arkansas Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Fort Smith is 87,639, a change of 0.51% when compared to 2014. With an area of 68.26 square miles, this works out to a population density of 1,283.86 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 35,415, with an average household size of 2.43.
Fort Smith's 2018 unemployment rate was 4.97%.
The average household income in Fort Smith for 2018 was $60,366, while the median was $40,004.

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1,668 estimated births

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Fort Smith Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $1,013

Fort Smith Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $666

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Fort Smith Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Fort Smith city, Arkansas 87,193
2015 Fort Smith city, Arkansas 87,603
2016 Fort Smith city, Arkansas 87,712
2017 Fort Smith city, Arkansas 87,537
2018 Fort Smith city, Arkansas 87,639