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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 $40,282 in 2017, the latest figures available. Fort Smith median household income is $5,587 lower than the median Arkansas household income and $20,054 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Fort Smith median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Fort Smith are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Fort Smith Arkansas

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Arkansas $45,869 +1.28% +7.26%
Fort Smith $40,282 -3.75% -0.87%

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

The current median household income for Fort smith is $40,282. Real median household income peaked in 2008 at $44,112 and is now $3,830 (8.68%) lower. From a post peak low of $38,572 in 2012, real median household income for Fort smith has now grown by $1,710 (4.43%).

Real Median Household Income: Fort Smith, Arkansas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Fort Smith

Date US Arkansas Fort Smith
2017 $60,336 $45,869 $40,282
2016 $58,856 $45,288 $41,851
2015 $57,709 $43,451 $42,463
2014 $55,613 $42,766 $40,636
2013 $55,072 $42,699 $39,665
2012 $54,948 $42,905 $38,572
2011 $55,162 $42,335 $39,284
2010 $56,388 $43,161 $42,806
2009 $57,519 $43,319 $41,886
2008 $59,382 $44,300 $44,112
2007 $60,135 $45,195 $43,475
2006 $59,051 $44,606 $43,174

Fort Smith Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Fort Smith was $50,166 in 2017. Compared to the median Arkansas family income, Fort Smith median family income is $7,255 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Fort Smith will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Fort Smith Arkansas

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Arkansas $57,421 +1.31% +7.52%
Fort Smith $50,166 -0.50% +0.37%

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

The current median family income for Fort smith is $50,166. Real median family income peaked in 2007 at $53,910 and is now $3,744 (6.94%) lower. From a post peak low of $47,914 in 2012, real median family income for Fort smith has now grown by $2,252 (4.70%).

Real Median Family Income: Fort Smith, Arkansas, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Fort Smith

Date US Arkansas Fort Smith
2017 $73,891 $57,421 $50,166
2016 $72,591 $56,678 $50,416
2015 $70,627 $54,268 $51,435
2014 $68,313 $53,406 $49,980
2013 $67,488 $53,138 $49,442
2012 $66,880 $53,802 $47,914
2011 $67,126 $53,208 $49,129
2010 $68,289 $53,011 $49,862
2009 $69,958 $53,678 $50,878
2008 $72,321 $54,382 $53,166
2007 $72,500 $55,727 $53,910
2006 $71,330 $54,958 $53,146

Fort Smith Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Fort Smith was $22,430 in 2017. Compared to the median Arkansas per capita income, Fort Smith median per capita income is $2,886 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Fort Smith will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Fort Smith Arkansas

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Arkansas $25,316 +2.14% +6.74%
Fort Smith $22,430 +4.67% -1.34%

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

The current per capita income for Fort smith is $22,430. Real per capita income peaked in 2007 at $23,125 and is now $695 (3.01%) lower. From a post peak low of $20,919 in 2012, real per capita income for Fort smith has now grown by $1,511 (7.22%).

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Historical Real Per Capita Income for Fort Smith

Date US Arkansas Fort Smith
2017 $32,397 $25,316 $22,430
2016 $31,798 $24,786 $21,429
2015 $31,019 $24,407 $22,502
2014 $29,942 $23,717 $22,734
2013 $29,706 $23,111 $21,856
2012 $29,221 $23,150 $20,919
2011 $29,173 $23,160 $21,320
2010 $29,361 $23,351 $22,387
2009 $30,246 $23,607 $21,123
2008 $31,488 $24,108 $22,519
2007 $31,629 $24,542 $23,125
2006 $30,795 $24,080 $22,204