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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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  • Profile: Mid-sized city
  • Time zone: Central Standard Time
  • Elevation: 463
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: Fort Smith
  • Zip Codes: Fort Smith (zip 72901)

Quick Facts About Fort Smith

    The unemployment rate in Fort Smith (zip 72901) is 3.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fort Smith (zip 72901) jobs have Increased by 2.14 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Smith (zip 72901)'s cost of living is 22.50% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Fort Smith (zip 72901)'s population is 22,995 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 6.27 percent.
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Fort Smith (zip 72901) is $74,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -1.05%.
    Fort Smith (zip 72901) 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 (zip 72901).

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It's not a good time to buy in Fort Smith. Home Appreciation is down -1.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Fort Smith Real Estate.
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Historic Homes, Good Neighbors

Fort Smith has one of the few remaining Trolley Neighborhoods in existence in the May-Lecta-Sweet neighborhood. It's been nominated to the National Historic Trust and... (Read More)



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