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  PEOPLE OVERVIEW
  

The 2014 Fort Smith, Arkansas, population is 86,382. There are 1,394 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Fort Smith, Arkansas

The median age is 35.7. The US median is 37.2. 49.99% of people in Fort Smith, Arkansas, are married. 14.56% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.49 people. 29.74% of people are married, with children. 20.47% have children, but are single.

Race in Fort Smith, Arkansas

79.13% of people are white, 8.28% are black, 5.38% are asian, 0.93% are native american, and 1.34% claim 'Other'.

16.01% of the people in Fort Smith, Arkansas, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 83.99% are non-hispanic).

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  PEOPLEFort Smith, ArkansasUnited States
  Population  86,382309,138,711
  Population - 2010  86,209308,745,538
  Population - 2000  80,666285,036,114
  Population - 1990  73,693251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  17.22%22.69%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  7.09%8.46%
  Pop. Density  1,39488
  Land Area  61.9663,531,905.42
  Water Area  3.873264,836.79
  Median Age  35.737.2
  Female Population  51.05%50.83%
  Male Population  48.95%49.18%
  ESTIMATED TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
  Age 0 to 4  7.40%6.51%
  Age 5 to 9  7.37%6.57%
  Age 10 to 14  6.80%6.68%
  Age 15 to 17  4.05%4.17%
  Age 18 to 20  4.28%4.45%
  Age 21 to 24  5.42%5.52%
  Age 25 to 34  13.72%13.32%
  Age 35 to 44  13.04%13.34%
  Age 45 to 54  13.85%14.44%
  Age 55 to 59  6.70%6.37%
  Age 60 to 64  4.80%5.48%
  Age 65 to 74  6.58%7.12%
  Age 75 to 84  4.36%4.25%
  Age 85 and over  1.63%1.78%
  RACE
  White  79.13%74.17%
  Black  8.28%12.56%
  Asian  5.38%4.81%
  Native American  0.93%0.82%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.12%0.17%
  Other  1.34%4.79%
  Two or More Races  4.82%2.68%
  Hispanic  16.01%16.35%
  Non-Hispanic  83.99%83.65%
  FAMILY
  Households  34,041115,226,802
  Family Households  20,93876,595,548
  Non Family Households  13,10338,631,254
  Household Size  2.492.61
  Married Population  49.99%51.40%
  Single Population  50.01%48.60%
  Now Married  46.61%49.23%
  Married but Separated  3.38%2.17%
  Never Married  28.66%31.83%
  Widowed  6.79%6.02%
  Divorced  14.56%10.75%
  Married, w/children  29.74%32.53%
  Married, no children  40.18%41.14%
  Single, w/children  20.47%16.88%
  Single, no children  9.61%9.45%

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Living n Fort Smith, Ar
Good place to raise a family. City of 80,000 with lots of good churches. Schools are pretty good with a very good 4 year university. Low cost of living. Housing is... (read more)
breakdown of climate
the weather here in the summer ranges from 90-110, so it gets pretty hot. spring and fall we have very comfortable weather!! winter ranges from 25-70 degrees, it just... (read more)
The Worst Bus Service In The World
I have never seen a bus service like this, EVER. The drivers will advise you to take any route that will eventually reach your destination, with no regard to whether it... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
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)
re: DO NOT MOVE TO FORT SMITH ARKANSAS!! - 7/22/2
You left Fort Smith in 1988 but still think you know what it's like here? Well, you nailed it. It hasn't changed except that it's much worse now. Now we've lost... (read more)
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