In 2020, Fort Smith, AR had a population of 87.8k people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $45,233. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Fort Smith, AR grew from 87,743 to 87,788, a 0.0513% increase and its median household income grew from $41,724 to $45,233, a 8.41% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fort Smith, AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (59.1%), Other (Hispanic) (13.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.69%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.09%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.36%).
None of the households in Fort Smith, AR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
93.4% of the residents in Fort Smith, AR are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fort Smith, AR are University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (1,460 degrees awarded in 2020), Academy of Salon and Spa (37 degrees), and Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (37 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Fort Smith, AR was $132,800, and the homeownership rate was 50.6%. Most people in Fort Smith, AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Fort Smith, AR was 2 cars per household.