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Crime Rate Indexes

2010 Crime Rate Indexes Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Total Crime Risk Index 152 103 100
Murder Risk Index 90 124 100
Rape Risk Index 235 129 100
Robbery Risk Index 66 58 100
Assault Risk Index 181 118 100
Burglary Risk Index 158 138 100
Larceny Risk Index 229 114 100
Motor Vehicle Theft Risk Index 111 55 100

Crime Risk Index (100 = National Average): Index score for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average total crime risk, while 50 indicates half the national risk. We encourage you to consult with a knowledgeable local real estate agent or contact the local police department for any additional information.

Crime Indexes are based on numerous current and historical datasets as well as proprietary modeling algorithms which estimate values at more granular geographic levels when specific data is either unavailable or impractical to aggregate. While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, these are estimates and should only be used as a guide. For detailed information regarding crime and safety in a community, please contact local law enforcement agencies.

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Education Level Profile and Enrollment Statistics

2010 Highest Education Level Attained (Population Age 25+) Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Did Not Complete High School 18.77% 19.02% 15.35%
Completed High School 30.04% 35.85% 29.24%
Some College 21.83% 20.57% 20.56%
Completed Associate Degree 7.91% 4.95% 7.50%
Completed Bachelors Degree 13.74% 12.96% 17.52%
Completed Graduate Degree 7.70% 6.65% 9.84%
2010 Education Enrollment (Population Age 3+) Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Education Index 169 38 100
Public Preprimary 0.60% 0.81% 0.79%
Private Preprimary 1.09% 0.79% 1.05%
Public School 16.04% 17.51% 17.44%
Private School 2.10% 1.44% 2.05%
Public College 4.09% 4.71% 5.28%
Private College 0.47% 0.78% 1.76%
Not Enrolled in School 75.60% 73.95% 71.64%

Highest Education Level Attained (Populations Age 25+): The data represents the percentage of people in the area over age 25 who have attained a particular education level.

Education Index: The Education Index for Zip Codes and places are comprised of a combination of socio-demographic characteristics. These index scores are not based statistically upon the performance of specific schools, programs or colleges located in these areas.

Education Enrollment (Population Age 3+): The data represents the percentage of people in the area over age 3 who are currently enrolled at each type of learning institution.

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average.

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Quality of Life Indexes

2010 Quality of Life Indexes Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Quality of Life Index 138 104 100
Amusement Index 130 65 100
Culture Index 180 12 100
Earthquake Index 40 129 100
Education Index 169 38 100
Medical Index 185 81 100
Mortality Index (All Causes) 112 138 100
Religion Index 187 138 100
Restaurant Index 176 54 100
Weather Index 122 140 100

Quality of Life Index: Based on the results of a study group, this index is calculated based on what variables affect individuals as they search for a new home, how much they would enjoy living in a place and the impact of each selected variable. For example, the crime index affects the total quality of life index negatively and the amusement index affects it positively.

Positive Variables Weighted for Quality of Life Index: Amusement, Culture, Education, Medical, Religion, Restaurants and Weather

Negative Variables Weighted for Quality of Life Index: Crime, Earthquake and Mortality

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average.

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Weather, Forecast, Temperature and Precipitation Statistics

2010 Weather Summary Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Weather Index 122 140 100
Hail Index 320 282 100
Hurricane Index 39 54 100
Tornado Index 201 115 100
 
Annual Maximum Avg. Temperature 72.0 °F 72.0 °F N/A
Annual Minimum Avg. Temperature 49.0 °F 51.0 °F N/A
Annual Avg. Temperature 60.6 °F 61.4 °F N/A
Annual Heating Degree Days (Tot Degrees < 65) 3,478 3,240 N/A
Annual Cooling Degree Days (Tot Degrees > 65) 1,894 1,954 N/A
Percent of Possible Sunshine 61 66 N/A
Mean Sky Cover (Sunrise to Sunset - Out of 10) 6 6 N/A
Mean Number of Days Clear (Out of 365 Days) 123 120 N/A
Mean Number of Days Rain (Out of 365 Days) 97 105 N/A
Mean Number of Days Snow (Out of 365 Days) 3 2 N/A
Avg. Annual Precipitation (Total Inches) 41.00" 59.00" N/A
Avg. Annual Snowfall (Total Inches) 6.00" 6.00" N/A
2010 Average Monthly Low Temperature Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Avg. Annual Low Temperature 49.6 °F 49.7 °F N/A
Avg. January Low Temperature 28.3 °F 29.4 °F N/A
Avg. February Low Temperature 32.1 °F 32.8 °F N/A
Avg. March Low Temperature 40.0 °F 40.4 °F N/A
Avg. April Low Temperature 49.5 °F 49.8 °F N/A
Avg. May Low Temperature 58.0 °F 58.0 °F N/A
Avg. June Low Temperature 65.9 °F 66.1 °F N/A
Avg. July Low Temperature 70.0 °F 69.9 °F N/A
Avg. August Low Temperature 68.8 °F 68.3 °F N/A
Avg. September Low Temperature 61.9 °F 61.5 °F N/A
Avg. October Low Temperature 50.3 °F 48.7 °F N/A
Avg. November Low Temperature 39.5 °F 38.9 °F N/A
Avg. December Low Temperature 31.4 °F 32.2 °F N/A
2010 Average Monthly High Temperature Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Avg. Annual High Temperature 72.6 °F 73.3 °F N/A
Avg. January High Temperature 49.9 °F 50.7 °F N/A
Avg. February High Temperature 55.0 °F 55.6 °F N/A
Avg. March High Temperature 63.8 °F 63.9 °F N/A
Avg. April High Temperature 73.3 °F 74.0 °F N/A
Avg. May High Temperature 80.0 °F 81.1 °F N/A
Avg. June High Temperature 87.9 °F 89.0 °F N/A
Avg. July High Temperature 93.2 °F 93.4 °F N/A
Avg. August High Temperature 93.0 °F 92.8 °F N/A
Avg. September High Temperature 85.7 °F 86.4 °F N/A
Avg. October High Temperature 75.4 °F 76.6 °F N/A
Avg. November High Temperature 62.4 °F 63.0 °F N/A
Avg. December High Temperature 52.3 °F 52.9 °F N/A
2010 Average Monthly Precipitation Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Avg. Annual Precipitation 44.88" 49.09" N/A
Avg. January Precipitation 2.40" 3.28" N/A
Avg. February Precipitation 2.68" 3.39" N/A
Avg. March Precipitation 4.10" 4.72" N/A
Avg. April Precipitation 4.00" 4.74" N/A
Avg. May Precipitation 5.38" 4.87" N/A
Avg. June Precipitation 4.35" 4.33" N/A
Avg. July Precipitation 3.24" 3.04" N/A
Avg. August Precipitation 2.62" 2.67" N/A
Avg. September Precipitation 3.88" 3.54" N/A
Avg. October Precipitation 4.04" 4.10" N/A
Avg. November Precipitation 4.68" 5.68" N/A
Avg. December Precipitation 3.51" 4.74" N/A

Annual Heating Degree Days (HDD): A form of Degree Day used to estimate energy requirements for heating. Typically, heating degree days are calculated as how much colder the mean temperature at a location is than 65°F on a given day. For example, if a location experiences a mean temperature of 55°F on a certain day, there were 10 HDD that day because 65 - 55 = 10, according to the National Weather Service.

Annual Cooling Degree Days (CDD): A form of Degree Day used to estimate energy requirements for air conditioning or refrigeration. Typically, cooling degree days are calculated as how much warmer the mean temperature at a location is than 65°F on a given day. For example, if a location experiences a mean temperature of 75°F on a certain day, there were 10 CDD that day because 75 - 65 = 10, according to the National Weather Service.

Mean Sky Cover: reflects the approximate amount that the sky is covered with clouds, sunrise to sunset on a scale of 0 to 10

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average. Note: A higher Weather Index score represents better overall weather (higher number good). A higher Hail, Hurricane or Tornado Index means the chance of that weather event is higher (higher number bad).

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Pollution Indexes

2010 Pollution Indexes Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Air Pollution Index 111 142 100
Ozone Index 115 146 100
Lead Index 176 300 100
Carbon Monoxide Index 144 121 100
Nitrogen Dioxide Index 84 84 100
Particulate Matter Index 100 110 100

Index score: (100 = National Average) for an area is compared to the national average of 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the national average, while 50 indicates half the national average.

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Population Growth and Population Statistics

2010 Population Growth and Population Statistics Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Total Population 80,449 2,900,829 308,455,134
Square Miles 64.69 52,068.17 N/A
Population Density 1,243.60 55.70 87.20
Population Change Since 1990 9.13% 23.38% 24.02%
Population Change Since 2000 0.23% 8.51% 9.61%
Forecasted Population Change by 2014 1.32% 4.01% 4.52%
Population Male 49.01% 49.33% 49.48%
Population Female 50.99% 50.67% 50.52%
Median Age 35.40 36.50 35.60
2010 Population Statistics by Marital Status (Age 15+) Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Males Never Married 13.89% 12.77% 15.85%
Males Married 26.98% 29.25% 27.37%
Males Widowed 1.41% 1.24% 1.16%
Males Divorced 6.11% 5.44% 4.50%
Females Never Married 10.57% 10.35% 13.47%
Females Married 27.03% 29.07% 27.06%
Females Widowed 5.89% 5.39% 4.64%
Females Divorced 8.11% 6.49% 5.94%

Population Change Since 1990 and 2000: Change in population since 1990 and 2000 expressed as a percentage increase or decrease.

Population by Marital Status (Population Age 15+): The data represents the number and percentage of people in the area, according to marital status.

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Population by Age

2010 Population by Age Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Median Age 35.40 36.50 35.60
Age 0-5 9.67% 8.62% 8.84%
Age 6-11 7.97% 8.04% 8.41%
Age 12-17 8.25% 8.75% 8.65%
Age 18-24 10.19% 10.22% 9.94%
Age 25-34 13.40% 12.50% 13.40%
Age 35-44 12.76% 12.59% 13.74%
Age 45-54 13.96% 13.98% 14.32%
Age 55-64 10.83% 12.00% 10.80%
Age 65-74 6.18% 6.90% 6.11%
Age 75-84 4.64% 4.41% 4.04%
Age 85+ 2.14% 1.98% 1.75%
2010 Male Population by Age Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Male Median Age 33.70 34.90 34.20
Aged 0 to 5 Years 10.04% 8.98% 9.21%
Aged 6 to 11 Years 8.36% 8.44% 8.79%
Aged 12 to 17 Years 8.70% 9.21% 9.03%
Aged 18 to 24 Years 10.55% 10.62% 10.37%
Aged 25 to 34 Years 14.15% 12.87% 13.75%
Aged 35 to 44 Years 13.40% 12.76% 13.92%
Aged 45 to 54 Years 13.81% 13.86% 14.20%
Aged 55 to 64 Years 10.49% 11.68% 10.49%
Aged 65 to 74 Years 5.48% 6.50% 5.69%
Aged 75 to 84 Years 3.68% 3.74% 3.39%
Aged 85 Years and Older 1.35% 1.33% 1.16%
2010 Female Population by Age Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Female Median Age 37.30 38.10 36.90
Aged 0 to 5 Years 9.31% 8.26% 8.48%
Aged 6 to 11 Years 7.60% 7.66% 8.05%
Aged 12 to 17 Years 7.82% 8.29% 8.27%
Aged 18 to 24 Years 9.85% 9.84% 9.51%
Aged 25 to 34 Years 12.69% 12.14% 13.06%
Aged 35 to 44 Years 12.15% 12.43% 13.56%
Aged 45 to 54 Years 14.10% 14.09% 14.44%
Aged 55 to 64 Years 11.16% 12.31% 11.11%
Aged 65 to 74 Years 6.86% 7.29% 6.52%
Aged 75 to 84 Years 5.56% 5.08% 4.69%
Aged 85 Years and Older 2.91% 2.61% 2.32%

Population by Age: The data represents the percentage of people in the area within each age group.

Male Population: The data represents the percentage of males in the population according to age range.

Female Population: The data represents the percentage of females in the population according to age range.

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Population by Race and Ethnicity

2010 Population by Race and Ethnicity Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Population by Race
White 72.80% 77.34% 71.91%
Black or African American 8.58% 14.84% 12.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.53% 0.53% 0.98%
Asian 4.83% 1.27% 4.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.20% 0.14% 0.21%
Other 13.07% 5.89% 10.38%
Population by Ethnicity
Population Hispanic 14.80% 5.80% 16.05%
Population Non Hispanic 85.20% 94.20% 83.95%

Race versus Ethnicity: According to the Census, race and ethnicity are considered two separate and distinct identities. Hispanic or Latino origin is asked as a separate question and categorized under ethnicity. In addition to their race and/or races, all respondents are categorized by one of two ethnicities, which are "Hispanic" and "Non Hispanic."

Hispanic Ethnicity: According to the Census, people of Hispanic origin, were those who indicated that their origin was Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American or some other Hispanic origin. It should be noted that people of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

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Household Makeup and Size

2010 Household Family Makeup Statistics Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Family HH 63.91% 70.43% 68.23%
Non-Family HH 36.09% 29.57% 31.77%
Family Households
Married Family HH 74.45% 78.17% 76.48%
Other Family HH 25.55% 21.83% 23.52%
Other Family Households
Male Householder, No Wife Present 27.60% 26.30% 27.73%
Female Householder, No Husband Present 72.40% 73.70% 72.27%
Married Family Households
with Children Under 18 40.99% 39.81% 43.56%
with No Children Under 18 59.01% 60.19% 56.44%
Other Family Households
Male Householder, No Wife Present with Children Under 18 14.95% 13.98% 14.10%
Male Householder, No Wife Present with No Children 12.65% 12.33% 13.63%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with Children Under 18 45.49% 45.46% 42.96%
Female Householder, No Husband Present with No Children 26.90% 28.24% 29.30%
Non-Family Households
Male Householder 46.99% 46.46% 47.56%
Female Householder 53.01% 53.54% 52.44%
2010 Household Size Statistics Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Households 33,098 1,156,932 118,402,143
Household Growth Since 2000 2.20% 10.96% 12.25%
Average Household Size 2.37 2.44 2.54
Median Household Size 2.58 2.69 2.73
1 Person 30.45% 25.16% 25.45%
2 Person 33.72% 36.16% 33.50%
3 Person 15.52% 16.75% 16.08%
4 Person 12.40% 13.94% 14.79%
5 Person 5.13% 5.53% 6.59%
6 Person 1.75% 1.67% 2.27%
7 or More Person 1.04% 0.79% 1.32%

Family Household: A family household is a household maintained by a householder who is in a family, and includes any unrelated people (unrelated subfamily members and/or secondary individuals) who may be residing there.

Married Family Household: A married family household consists of a married householder and one or more other persons living in the same household who are related to the householder by birth, marriage or adoption.

Other Family Household: An other family household consists of a householder and one or more other persons living in the same household who are related to the householder by birth or adoption. These households may have a Male Householder with No Wife Present and/or Female Householder with No Husband Present.

Non-Family Household: A non-family household consists of a householder living alone (a one-person household) or where the householder shares the home exclusively with people to whom he/she is not related.

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Number of Vehicles Per Household

2010 Number of Vehicles per Household Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Households, Median Vehicles 2.10 2.30 2.20
No Vehicles 8.20% 6.16% 8.49%
1 Vehicle 37.83% 32.80% 32.66%
2 Vehicles 37.35% 41.09% 38.43%
3 Vehicles 12.65% 15.35% 15.03%
4+ Vehicles 3.97% 4.60% 5.39%

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Housing Statistics, Occupancy and Year Built

2010 Move In Date by Year Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Households 33,098 1,156,932 118,402,143
Household, Median Year Moved In 2003 2003 2003
Moved In 1999 or Later 90.32% 90.45% 90.21%
Moved In 1995 to 1998 2.50% 2.34% 2.33%
Moved In 1990 to 1994 1.29% 1.33% 1.30%
Moved In 1980 to 1989 1.15% 1.22% 1.26%
Moved In 1970 to 1979 1.47% 1.71% 1.63%
Moved In 1969 or Earlier 3.27% 2.95% 3.27%
2010 Housing Occupancy Statistics Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Total Units 35,178 1,256,524 126,739,245
Occupied Units 94.09% 92.07% 93.42%
Vacant Units 5.91% 7.93% 6.58%
Total Housing Units
Owner Occupied Units 54.63% 65.36% 63.21%
Renter Occupied Units 39.45% 26.71% 30.21%
Vacant Units 5.91% 7.93% 6.58%
Vacant Housing Units
Vacant Units For Rent 43.89% 25.62% 25.10%
Vacant Units For Sale 20.87% 18.43% 14.92%
Vacant Units Seasonal 10.00% 28.54% 39.17%
Vacant Units Vacant Other 25.24% 27.41% 20.81%
2010 Housing Statistic Year Built Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Housing, Units 35,178 1,256,524 126,739,245
Housing, Median Year Built 1971 1981 1977
Built 1999 or Later 18.63% 29.14% 28.20%
Built 1995 to 1998 3.97% 7.42% 5.22%
Built 1990 to 1994 4.15% 6.57% 5.19%
Built 1980 to 1989 10.89% 13.40% 11.37%
Built 1970 to 1979 18.44% 18.69% 14.68%
Built 1960 to 1969 17.04% 13.04% 11.93%
Built 1950 to 1959 15.38% 8.96% 11.33%
Built 1940 to 1949 9.46% 5.42% 6.39%
Built 1939 or Earlier 8.32% 5.97% 12.74%

Occupied Units: Housing units that are Owner Occupied or Renter Occupied.

Vacant Units: Housing units that are For Sale and Vacant, For Rent and Vacant, Seasonal and Vacant and Other.

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Home Values and Rental Rates

2010 Homeowner Statistics and Home Values Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Owner Occupied Units 19,219 821,256 80,110,230
Owner Households, With Mortgage Any 65.01% 61.30% 70.65%
Owner Households, With No Mortgage 34.99% 38.70% 29.35%
Median Value Owner Households $107,233 $106,388 $177,046
Valued Less than $20,000 1.67% 4.31% 1.98%
Valued $20,000-$39,999 6.75% 7.89% 3.31%
Valued $40,000-$59,999 13.97% 12.68% 5.64%
Valued $60,000-$79,999 10.90% 9.22% 4.79%
Valued $80,000-$99,999 13.65% 13.30% 8.96%
Valued $100,000-$124,999 10.58% 10.19% 8.79%
Valued $125,000-$149,999 7.29% 6.99% 7.92%
Valued $150,000-$174,999 4.08% 5.51% 7.94%
Valued $175,000-$199,999 4.38% 4.76% 8.11%
Valued $200,000-$249,999 3.65% 4.11% 7.66%
Valued $250,000-$299,999 4.88% 4.62% 8.72%
Valued $300,000-$399,999 4.25% 4.87% 8.63%
Valued $400,000-$499,999 3.86% 3.73% 6.36%
Valued $500,000-$749,999 5.41% 4.17% 6.34%
Valued $750,000-$999,999 2.55% 2.08% 3.01%
Valued More than $1,000,000 2.12% 1.59% 1.84%
2010 Housing Rental Rates Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Renter Occupied Units 13,879 335,676 38,291,913
Median Rent $661 $655 $950
Rent Less than $250 5.56% 6.91% 3.11%
Rent $250-$499 11.81% 12.37% 6.19%
Rent $500-$749 47.22% 40.42% 18.33%
Rent $750-$999 18.95% 18.51% 24.67%
Rent $1,000-$1,249 6.86% 6.55% 24.03%
Rent $1,250-$1,499 0.68% 1.32% 7.13%
Rent $1,500-$1,999 3.61% 1.74% 7.07%
Rent $2,000+ 0.91% 0.97% 4.19%
No Cash Rent 4.41% 11.21% 5.28%

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Employment, Occupation and Industry

2010 Employment Statistics for Potential Employees (Age 16+) Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Employment Potential 61,835 2,248,326 237,450,726
Civilian Total 36,930 1,298,804 143,186,664
Employed Civilian Males 32.10% 30.94% 32.21%
Employed Civilian Females 27.63% 26.83% 28.09%
Armed Forces Male 0.29% 0.26% 0.44%
Armed Forces Female 0.05% 0.05% 0.08%
Unemployed Males 3.24% 3.39% 3.63%
Unemployed Females 2.27% 2.50% 2.51%
Not in the Labor Force Male 13.55% 14.97% 13.51%
Not in the Labor Force Female 20.87% 21.06% 19.53%
2010 Employment by Job Type for Civilian Population (Age 16+) Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
White Collar 65.89% 66.65% 74.72%
Blue Collar 34.11% 33.35% 25.28%
 
Management, Business, and Financial Operations 13.01% 13.86% 16.09%
Professional and Related 19.89% 18.19% 21.78%
Sales and Office 24.67% 25.32% 26.38%
Service 12.24% 12.93% 13.50%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 0.39% 0.99% 0.51%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance 7.28% 10.06% 8.85%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving 22.53% 18.64% 12.88%
2010 Employment by Type of Employer Total Civilian Population (Age 16+) Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Private for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 80.43% 73.39% 73.77%
Private Not-for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers 7.04% 6.04% 7.05%
Local Government Workers 3.38% 4.43% 6.26%
State Government Workers 3.61% 7.25% 4.67%
Federal Government Workers 1.24% 2.09% 2.47%
Self-Employed Workers in Own Not Incorporated Business 4.14% 6.64% 5.64%
Unpaid Family Workers 0.16% 0.18% 0.14%
2010 Employment by Industry for Civilian Population (Age 16+) Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining 0.93% 2.90% 1.49%
Construction 5.12% 7.40% 6.97%
Manufacturing 22.50% 16.48% 11.93%
Wholesale Trade 3.54% 2.81% 3.05%
Retail Trade 10.01% 11.52% 10.02%
Transportation and Warehousing, and Utilities 4.89% 6.51% 5.58%
Information 2.56% 2.18% 2.94%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 5.24% 4.95% 6.91%
Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, etc. 7.17% 6.21% 10.43%
Educational, Health and Social Services 22.39% 22.37% 22.14%
Arts, Entertainment, Accommodation and Food Services, etc. 7.91% 6.87% 8.46%
Other Services 5.06% 5.43% 5.15%
Public Administration 2.69% 4.39% 4.92%

Workforce Statistics: The Workforce breakdown is derived from data, published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

White Collar Employment: perform tasks that are considered less physically laborious

Blue Collar Employment: perform tasks that are manual, technical labor or are in technical maintenance "trades"

Civilian Employers (Population Age 16+): This data represents 2010 employment by type of employers for the total civilian population, over age 16.

Employment by Industry: This data represents 2010 employment by industry for the total civilian population.

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Travel Time and Mode of Transportation to Work

2010 Travel Time to Work Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Travel Time Less than 15 Min 45.62% 33.26% 25.26%
Travel Time 15-29 Min 43.67% 36.80% 36.15%
Travel Time 30-59 Min 7.09% 23.94% 29.43%
Travel Time 60+ Min 3.63% 6.00% 9.16%
2010 Mode of Transportation to Work Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Car, Truck, Van to Work 94.25% 93.26% 87.32%
Public Transportation to Work 0.87% 0.39% 4.44%
Other Transportation to Work 2.58% 2.90% 4.00%
Work at Home 2.30% 3.45% 4.24%

Travel Time to Work: Half the workers in the area have a longer travel time than this, half have less travel time.

Mode of Transportation to Work: Provides a percentage breakdown by mode of transportation to work in a particular area.

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Employee Statistics by NAICS Code

2010 Employee Statistics by NAICS Code Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Employees, Total (by Place of Work) 65,569 1,043,835 119,050,433
Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Agriculture Support 0.00% 0.53% 0.15%
Mining 1.62% 0.48% 0.48%
Utilities 0.38% 0.61% 0.53%
Construction 3.05% 5.33% 6.25%
Manufacturing 28.13% 20.20% 11.24%
Wholesale Trade 3.60% 4.45% 5.02%
Retail Trade 11.19% 13.53% 13.19%
Transportation and Warehousing 3.00% 5.14% 3.65%
Information 2.08% 2.36% 2.87%
Finance and Insurance 2.40% 3.66% 5.61%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1.04% 1.54% 1.97%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 2.33% 3.39% 6.84%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 4.19% 2.96% 2.61%
Admin, Support, Waste Mgt, Remediation Services 6.90% 5.41% 6.84%
Educational Services 0.58% 1.23% 2.33%
Health Care and Social Assistance 18.20% 15.02% 14.14%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0.40% 0.89% 1.75%
Accommodation and Food Services 7.54% 8.78% 9.86%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 3.35% 4.49% 4.66%

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS): NAICS is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.

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Establishment Statistics by NAICS Code

2010 Establishments by NAICS Code Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Establishments, Total (by Place of Work) 3,101 67,521 7,700,385
Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Agriculture Support 0.03% 1.15% 0.31%
Mining 1.61% 0.47% 0.33%
Utilities 0.19% 0.49% 0.22%
Construction 6.03% 9.54% 10.56%
Manufacturing 5.68% 4.59% 4.31%
Wholesale Trade 6.35% 5.22% 5.60%
Retail Trade 17.19% 17.49% 14.62%
Transportation and Warehousing 3.06% 3.87% 2.86%
Information 2.00% 1.52% 1.86%
Finance and Insurance 7.03% 6.80% 6.58%
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 4.64% 4.60% 4.95%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 8.84% 8.49% 11.28%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 3.58% 1.54% 0.66%
Admin, Support, Waste Mgt, Remediation Services 4.16% 3.68% 4.98%
Educational Services 0.81% 0.79% 1.13%
Health Care and Social Assistance 11.61% 10.73% 10.21%
Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 0.90% 1.22% 1.63%
Accommodation and Food Services 7.58% 7.72% 8.24%
Other Services (Except Public Administration) 8.71% 10.09% 9.70%

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS): NAICS is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.

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Household Income Statistics

2010 Household Income Statistics Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Total Area Household Income $2,155,362,488 $67,560,296,371 $8,877,041,207,141
Median Household Income $45,337 $44,136 $55,970
Average Household Income $65,121 $58,396 $74,974
Per Capita Household Income $26,792 $23,290 $28,779
 
Income Less than $15,000 15.54% 16.08% 11.96%
Income $15,000 to $24,999 11.39% 11.73% 9.15%
Income $25,000 to $34,999 12.00% 12.36% 9.99%
Income $35,000 to $49,999 16.06% 16.13% 14.37%
Income $50,000 to $74,999 17.02% 18.67% 18.95%
Income $75,000 to $99,999 12.43% 12.23% 14.07%
Income $100,000 to $124,999 6.01% 5.94% 8.54%
Income $125,000 to $149,999 3.61% 2.88% 5.01%
Income $150,000 to $199,999 2.39% 1.72% 3.59%
Income $200,000 and Over 3.56% 2.25% 4.38%

Household Income: Data on consumer income collected by the Census Bureau covers money income received (exclusive of certain money receipts such as capital gains) before payments for personal income taxes, social security, union dues, medicare deductions, etc. Therefore, money income does not reflect the fact that some families receive part of their income in the form of non-cash benefits, such as food stamps, health benefits, rent-free housing, and goods produced and consumed on the farm.

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Retail Sales Statistics

2010 Retail Sales Statistics Fort Smith, AR Arkansas United States
Total Retail Sales (Including Food Services) $1,628,986,000 $34,800,858,000 $4,253,550,572,000
Building Materials and Garden Store Sales 9.98% 7.98% 7.42%
Clothing and Accessories Store Sales 4.45% 3.21% 4.47%
Electrical and Appliances Store Sales 2.92% 1.62% 2.37%
Food and Beverage Store Sales 6.43% 10.90% 13.98%
Food Services 7.02% 7.13% 9.50%
Gasoline Stations Store Sales 5.11% 10.58% 7.46%
General Merchandise Store Sales 29.68% 25.15% 17.57%
Health and Personal Care Store Sales 5.37% 4.31% 5.41%
Home Furnishings Store Sales 2.38% 2.14% 2.53%
Miscellaneous Store Sales 3.54% 3.18% 2.94%
Motor Vehicles Store Sales 19.34% 17.75% 16.16%
Nonstore Purchases Store Sales 1.48% 4.37% 7.98%
Sporting Goods Store Sales 2.32% 1.66% 2.20%

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