The unemployment rate in Fort Smith Metro Area is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Fort Smith Metro Area jobs have decreased by 1.3%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Smith Metro Area's cost of living is 18.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in the Fort Smith metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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The Fort Smith metro area voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Fort Smith Metro Area's population is 280,705 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.6%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Fort Smith Metro Area is $103,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -2.5%. Check out the homes in the area
Fort Smith Metro Area public schools spend $9,304 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.2 students per teacher in Fort Smith Metro Area. More Education