In 2021, Fort Smith, AR-OK had a population of 245k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $48,903. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Fort Smith, AR-OK declined from 250,260 to 245,235, a −2.01% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,424 to $48,903, a 5.34% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fort Smith, AR-OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.4%), Other (Hispanic) (5.84%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.69%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (4.32%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.87%).
None of the households in Fort Smith, AR-OK 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.
96.7% of the residents in Fort Smith, AR-OK are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fort Smith, AR-OK are University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (1,394 degrees awarded in 2021), Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (175 degrees), and Academy of Salon and Spa (40 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Fort Smith, AR-OK was $125,600, and the homeownership rate was 66.2%.
Most people in Fort Smith, AR-OK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Fort Smith, AR-OK was 2 cars per household.