In 2018, Fort Smith, AR-OK had a population of 282k people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $44,317. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Fort Smith, AR-OK grew from 282,086 to 282,318, a 0.0822% increase and its median household income grew from $40,282 to $44,317, a 10% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fort Smith, AR-OK are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.7%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (5.77%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (5.74%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (5.52%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.73%). N/A% of the people in Fort Smith, AR-OK speak a non-English language, and 97% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fort Smith, AR-OK are University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (1,353 degrees awarded in 2017), Carl Albert State College (541 degrees), and Kiamichi Technology Center-Poteau (143 degrees).
The median property value in Fort Smith, AR-OK is $120,000, and the homeownership rate is 66.8%. Most people in Fort Smith, AR-OK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Fort Smith, AR-OK is 2 cars per household.