Fort Smith, Arkansas 

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Population

88,194

21% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.8%

Median Income

$36,777

Avg. Home Price

$107,400

Best Places to Live in Fort Smith, Arkansas

Mid-sized city - Extreme western Arkansas at Oklahoma border in Arkansas River Valley
Pros
-Cost of living
-Nearby mountains
-Air quality
Cons
-Isolation
-Arts and culture
-Low educational attainment

Local Listings in Fort, Smith, AR
 $155,000 
3020 S 41st St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1741 SqFt
 $155,000 
3020 S 41st St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1741 SqFt
 $0 
3721 Marshall Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 1.1 | 1212 SqFt
 $42,992 
7123 Texas Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 | 936 SqFt

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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Arkansas
County: Sebastian County
Metro Area: Fort Smith Metro Area
City: Fort Smith
Zip Codes: 72903 72901 72904 72908 72916
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 463 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fort Smith is 3.8% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fort Smith jobs have increased by 2.14%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Smith's cost of living is 19.80% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Fort Smith's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Fort Smith's population is 88,194 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 21.15%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fort Smith is $107,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.67%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Fort Smith
SCHOOLS
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Fort Smith

It's a good time to buy in Fort Smith. Home Appreciation is up 6.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Fort Smith Real Estate or Find top agents in Fort Smith

The median home price in Fort Smith is $107,400. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Fort Smith   25 Reviews
Fort Smith is a wonderful place to live! - 3/22/2017
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

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Great City for Physicians and Families - 12/12/2014
Very physician-friendly community. Great community for families with top-rated schools, low crime rates and low cost of... Read More

DO NOT MOVE TO FORT SMITH ARKANSAS!! - 7/22/2013
I am the EXPERT on Fort Smith Arkansas. I use an alias since I was never proud of my "home town city". I grew up in Arkansas for many years. Let's just say that my... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS
72903 72901 72904 72908 72916

NEW LISTINGS IN FORT SMITH AR
$129,900
2312 Fordham Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0

$119,900
1612 Holly Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0

$124,500
1823 N 52nd St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0

$39,900
2724 N Albert Pike Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0

$69,900
3811 N 57th St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0

$385,900
12718 Highway 45
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0

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