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Fort Smith has the 272nd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 2.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Fort Smith area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Fort Smith has the 191st largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Fort Smith is below average at $34,910, and the median cost of a home in Fort Smith is $113,500, which is below the national average. 20% of workers in Fort Smith hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 80% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Fort Smith. 83% of Fort Smith workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 11% carpool, and 4% walk. People in Fort Smith spend an average of 15 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.

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Arkansas Workforce Center at Fort Smith

616 Garrison Ave
Room 101; PO Box 1987
Fort Smith, AR 72902