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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 $45,157 in 2019, the latest figures available. Fort Smith median household income is $3,795 lower than the median Arkansas household income and $20,555 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Fort Smith median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Fort Smith are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Fort Smith Arkansas

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
Arkansas $48,952 +2.16% +3.64%
Fort Smith $45,157 +0.08% +3.46%

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

The current median household income for Fort smith is $45,157. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $46,006 and is now $849 (1.85%) lower. From a post peak low of $40,228 in 2012, real median household income for Fort smith has now grown by $4,929 (12.25%).

Real Median Household Income: Fort Smith, Arkansas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Fort Smith

Date US Arkansas Fort Smith
2019 $65,712 $48,952 $45,157
2018 $63,059 $47,915 $45,120
2017 $62,927 $47,838 $42,012
2016 $61,383 $47,232 $43,648
2015 $60,187 $45,317 $44,287
2014 $58,001 $44,603 $42,381
2013 $57,437 $44,533 $41,369
2012 $57,307 $44,747 $40,228
2011 $57,531 $44,153 $40,971
2010 $58,809 $45,014 $44,644
2009 $59,988 $45,179 $43,685

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Fort Smith Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Fort Smith was $56,083 in 2019. Compared to the median Arkansas family income, Fort Smith median family income is $6,304 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Fort Smith will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Fort Smith Arkansas

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
Arkansas $62,387 +5.50% +5.54%
Fort Smith $56,083 +7.31% +6.66%

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

The current median family income for Fort smith is $56,083. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $56,225 and is now $142 (0.25%) lower. From a post peak low of $49,971 in 2012, real median family income for Fort smith has now grown by $6,112 (12.23%).

Real Median Family Income: Fort Smith, Arkansas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Fort Smith

Date US Arkansas Fort Smith
2019 $80,944 $62,387 $56,083
2018 $77,786 $59,133 $52,261
2017 $77,064 $59,886 $52,320
2016 $75,707 $59,111 $52,580
2015 $73,660 $56,598 $53,644
2014 $71,246 $55,700 $52,126
2013 $70,386 $55,420 $51,566
2012 $69,752 $56,112 $49,971
2011 $70,009 $55,493 $51,238
2010 $71,221 $55,287 $52,003
2009 $72,962 $55,983 $53,063

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Fort Smith Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Fort Smith was $24,134 in 2019. Compared to the median Arkansas per capita income, Fort Smith median per capita income is $3,140 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Fort Smith will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Fort Smith Arkansas

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
Arkansas $27,274 +0.61% +5.51%
Fort Smith $24,134 -5.98% +7.99%

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

The current per capita income for Fort smith is $24,134. Real per capita income peaked in 2018 at $25,668 and is now $1,534 (5.98%) lower.

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Historical Real Per Capita Income for Fort Smith

Date US Arkansas Fort Smith
2019 $35,672 $27,274 $24,134
2018 $34,444 $27,109 $25,668
2017 $33,788 $26,403 $23,393
2016 $33,163 $25,850 $22,349
2015 $32,351 $25,455 $23,468
2014 $31,228 $24,736 $23,710
2013 $30,982 $24,104 $22,794
2012 $30,476 $24,144 $21,817
2011 $30,425 $24,154 $22,236
2010 $30,622 $24,354 $23,348
2009 $31,545 $24,621 $22,030

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