The unemployment rate in Fort Smith is 4.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Fort Smith jobs have decreased by 1.6%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Smith's cost of living is 24.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Sebastian county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 66.2% to 30.7%. More Voting Stats
Fort Smith's population is 87,764 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 2.7%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 16.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Fort Smith is Real Estate: $130,600
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.5%.
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. More Education