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What Bert Has To Say About Fort Smith Metro Area

Fort Smith is a small town with old-west flavor located in a flat valley along the Arkansas River. Major industries include light manufacturing and natural gas, and major employers include the nearby Fort Chaffee military installation. The economy is steady with somewhat above average job-growth prospects, and the low Cost of living and median home price are probably among the biggest attractions.

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Quick Facts About Fort Smith

    The unemployment rate in Fort Smith is 3.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fort Smith jobs have Increased by 2.14 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Smith's cost of living is 17.90% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Fort Smith's population is 88,194 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 21.15 percent.
    Average Commute time is 31 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Fort Smith is $101,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.76%.
    Fort Smith public schools spend $10,233 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.3 students per teacher in Fort Smith.

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It's not a good time to buy in Fort Smith. Home Appreciation is down -0.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Fort Smith Real Estate.
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Fort Smith is a wonderful place to live!

I have lived in Fort Smith my whole life and I love it here. I enjoy traveling so I have seen many small towns and big cities to compare it to. Being a part of "The... (Read More)



Great City for Physicians and Families

Very physician-friendly community. Great community for families with top-rated schools, low crime rates and low cost of... (Read More)




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