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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 $44,317 in 2018, the latest figures available. Fort Smith median household income is $2,745 lower than the median Arkansas household income and $17,620 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Fort Smith median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Fort Smith are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Fort Smith Arkansas

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Arkansas $47,062 +0.16% +5.73%
Fort Smith $44,317 +7.40% +1.88%

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

The current median household income for Fort smith is $44,317. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $45,187 and is now $870 (1.93%) lower. From a post peak low of $39,513 in 2012, real median household income for Fort smith has now grown by $4,804 (12.16%).

Real Median Household Income: Fort Smith, Arkansas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Fort Smith

Date US Arkansas Fort Smith
2018 $61,937 $47,062 $44,317
2017 $61,807 $46,987 $41,264
2016 $60,291 $46,392 $42,871
2015 $59,116 $44,510 $43,498
2014 $56,969 $43,809 $41,627
2013 $56,415 $43,740 $40,633
2012 $56,288 $43,951 $39,513
2011 $56,507 $43,367 $40,242
2010 $57,762 $44,213 $43,849
2009 $58,921 $44,375 $42,907
2008 $60,829 $45,380 $45,187
2007 $61,601 $46,296 $44,535

Fort Smith Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Fort Smith was $51,331 in 2018. Compared to the median Arkansas family income, Fort Smith median family income is $6,749 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Fort Smith will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Fort Smith Arkansas

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Arkansas $58,080 -1.26% +4.48%
Fort Smith $51,331 -0.11% -2.58%

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

The current median family income for Fort smith is $51,331. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $55,224 and is now $3,893 (7.05%) lower. From a post peak low of $49,082 in 2012, real median family income for Fort smith has now grown by $2,249 (4.58%).

Real Median Family Income: Fort Smith, Arkansas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Fort Smith

Date US Arkansas Fort Smith
2018 $76,401 $58,080 $51,331
2017 $75,692 $58,821 $51,389
2016 $74,360 $58,059 $51,645
2015 $72,348 $55,590 $52,688
2014 $69,978 $54,709 $51,199
2013 $69,134 $54,434 $50,648
2012 $68,512 $55,114 $49,082
2011 $68,763 $54,506 $50,326
2010 $69,953 $54,303 $51,077
2009 $71,663 $54,987 $52,119
2008 $74,083 $55,707 $54,462
2007 $74,267 $57,085 $55,224

Fort Smith Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Fort Smith was $25,211 in 2018. Compared to the median Arkansas per capita income, Fort Smith median per capita income is $1,415 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Fort Smith will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Fort Smith Arkansas

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Arkansas $26,626 +2.67% +6.50%
Fort Smith $25,211 +9.72% +9.37%

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

At $25,211, the per capita income for Fort smith was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Fort Smith, Arkansas, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Fort Smith

Date US Arkansas Fort Smith
2018 $33,831 $26,626 $25,211
2017 $33,187 $25,933 $22,977
2016 $32,573 $25,390 $21,952
2015 $31,775 $25,002 $23,051
2014 $30,672 $24,295 $23,288
2013 $30,431 $23,675 $22,389
2012 $29,934 $23,715 $21,429
2011 $29,884 $23,724 $21,840
2010 $30,077 $23,920 $22,932
2009 $30,984 $24,183 $21,638
2008 $32,255 $24,696 $23,068
2007 $32,400 $25,140 $23,688