In 2017, Fort Smith, AR had a population of 87.5k people with a median age of 35.9 and a median household income of $36,532. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Fort Smith, AR declined from 87,712 to 87,537, a -0.2% decrease and its median household income grew from $35,956 to $36,532, a 1.6% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fort Smith, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.4%), White (Hispanic) (9.96%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.56%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (8.01%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.93%). N/A% of the people in Fort Smith, AR speak a non-English language, and 92.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fort Smith, AR are University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (1,353 degrees awarded in 2017), Academy of Salon and Spa (31 degrees), and Designer Barber & Stylist School (18 degrees).
The median property value in Fort Smith, AR is $117,000, and the homeownership rate is 50.9%. Most people in Fort Smith, AR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Fort Smith, AR is 2 cars per household.