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Fort Smith Arkansas Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Fort Smith Arkansas metro area was $40,970 in 2016, the latest figures available. Fort Smith median household income is $3,364 lower than the median Arkansas household income and $16,647 less than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Fort Smith median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Fort Smith are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Fort Smith Arkansas

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Arkansas $44,334 +4.25% +6.21%
Fort Smith $40,970 -1.41% +5.66%

Trends in Fort Smith, AR Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Fort smith is $40,970. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $43,086 and is now $2,116 (4.91%) lower. From a post peak low of $37,697 in 2012, real median household income for Fort smith has now grown by $3,273 (8.68%).

Real Median Household Income: Fort Smith, Arkansas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Fort Smith

Date US Arkansas Fort Smith
2016 $57,617 $44,334 $40,970
2015 $56,480 $42,526 $41,558
2014 $54,398 $41,832 $39,748
2013 $53,838 $41,743 $38,777
2012 $53,701 $41,931 $37,697
2011 $53,879 $41,350 $38,370
2010 $55,093 $42,170 $41,823
2009 $56,180 $42,311 $40,911
2008 $58,000 $43,270 $43,086
2007 $58,736 $44,143 $42,464
2006 $57,677 $43,568 $42,169
2005 $56,832 $43,014 $39,341

Fort Smith Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Fort Smith was $49,354 in 2016. Compared to the median Arkansas family income, Fort Smith median family income is $6,130 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Fort Smith will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Fort Smith Arkansas

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Arkansas $55,484 +4.47% +6.81%
Fort Smith $49,354 -1.96% +2.11%

Trends in Fort Smith, AR Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Fort smith is $49,354. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $52,656 and is now $3,302 (6.27%) lower. From a post peak low of $46,827 in 2012, real median family income for Fort smith has now grown by $2,527 (5.40%).

Real Median Family Income: Fort Smith, Arkansas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Fort Smith

Date US Arkansas Fort Smith
2016 $71,062 $55,484 $49,354
2015 $69,122 $53,112 $50,339
2014 $66,820 $52,240 $48,888
2013 $65,977 $51,948 $48,335
2012 $65,363 $52,581 $46,827
2011 $65,564 $51,970 $47,986
2010 $66,721 $51,793 $48,717
2009 $68,329 $52,429 $49,694
2008 $70,638 $53,116 $51,929
2007 $70,813 $54,431 $52,656
2006 $69,670 $53,679 $51,909
2005 $68,618 $53,012 $48,182

Fort Smith Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Fort Smith was $20,978 in 2016. Compared to the median Arkansas per capita income, Fort Smith median per capita income is $3,286 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Fort Smith will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Fort Smith Arkansas

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Arkansas $24,264 +1.58% +7.39%
Fort Smith $20,978 -4.75% -1.82%

Trends in Fort Smith, AR Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Fort smith is $20,978. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $22,587 and is now $1,609 (7.12%) lower. From a post peak low of $20,444 in 2012, real per capita income for Fort smith has now grown by $534 (2.61%).

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Historical Real Per Capita Income for Fort Smith

Date US Arkansas Fort Smith
2016 $31,128 $24,264 $20,978
2015 $30,358 $23,887 $22,023
2014 $29,288 $23,199 $22,237
2013 $29,041 $22,594 $21,366
2012 $28,558 $22,625 $20,444
2011 $28,494 $22,621 $20,824
2010 $28,687 $22,815 $21,873
2009 $29,542 $23,058 $20,631
2008 $30,755 $23,547 $21,995
2007 $30,894 $23,971 $22,587
2006 $30,078 $23,520 $21,687
2005 $30,768 $23,751 $21,634