Businesses in Fort Smith, Arkansas


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 17.3%
 Medical: 16.6%
 Professional Services: 10%
 Industry: 8.5%
 Home Services: 7.5%
 Automotive: 6.6%
 Restaurants: 6.1%
 Other: 27.6%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car parts14555.9 years4.31.6
Car repair24544.3 years4.32.7
Gas stations11532.6 years4.11.3
New car dealers8845.8 years4.31.0
Beauty salons16324.3 years4.31.8
Hairdressers16232.3 years4.31.8
Public administration12845.5 years4.11.4
Social work19673.1 years3.82.2
Atm's9669 years4.01.1
Banks9866.7 years3.71.1
Finance other11053.6 years4.01.2
Loan companies13240.7 years4.21.5
Convenience stores7732.2 years4.00.9
Grocery stores and supermarkets10431 years4.21.2
General contractors23334.9 years4.12.6
Other construction17334.5 years4.31.9
Real estate27332.8 years3.83.1
Construction of buildings18236.1 years4.02.0
Other membership organizations8938.7 years4.31.0
Wholesale of machinery13435.8 years4.11.5
Dentists13132.3 years4.61.5
Health and medical1,37030.8 years3.915.3
Hospitals8631.4 years3.41.0
Physicians and surgeons37828.8 years3.84.2
Accountants10647.9 years4.31.2
Corporate management13529.5 years3.81.5
Lawyers legal20642.1 years4.42.3
Scientific and technical services12029.3 years4.21.3
Churches23445.3 years4.52.6
Clothing stores14231.8 years4.31.6
Electronics stores13431.3 years4.21.5
Hardware stores10640.3 years4.21.2
Household appliances and goods7738.2 years4.10.9
Office supplies and stationery stores8743.5 years4.41.0
Pharmacies and drug stores9158.7 years4.11.0
Shopping other18442.2 years4.22.1
Area of Fort Smith, Arkansas65.83 sq mi
Male Population43,427 (48.6%)
Female Population45,910 (51.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +48.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +12.5%
Median Age35.6
Male Median Age34.1
Female Median Age37.1
Area Codes479501
NeighborhoodsCavanaugh, Downtown Fort Smith, Fianna Hills, Fort Smith, Fort Smith Eastside, Fort Smith Northside, Fort Smith Southside, Massard, Mill Creek
Local TimeMonday 4:45 AM
TimezoneCentral Daylight Time
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Lat & Lng35.38592° / -94.39855°
Zip Codes7290172902729037290472905More

Fort Smith, Arkansas - Map

Fort Smith, Arkansas Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density911.7 / mi²1,086 / mi²1,206 / mi²1,357 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Fort Smith, Arkansas Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 12.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Fort Smith, Arkansas+48.8%+24.9%+12.5%
United States+46.9%+27.2%+13.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Fort Smith, Arkansas Median Age

Median Age: 35.6 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Fort Smith, Arkansas35.6 years37.1 years34.1 years
Arkansas37.6 years38.8 years36.3 years
United States37.4 years38.7 years36.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Fort Smith, Arkansas Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 53,3643,3796,744
85 Plus5621,3051,867
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Fort Smith, Arkansas Population Density

Population Density: 1,357 / mi²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Fort Smith, Arkansas89,33865.83 sq mi1,357 / mi²
Arkansas3.0 million53,178.8 sq mi57.1 / mi²
United States321.6 million3,796,761.2 sq mi84.7 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Fort Smith, Arkansas Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1850 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Fort Smith, Arkansas
 Fort Smith Southside: 28%
 Fort Smith Northside: 22%
 Fort Smith Eastside: 9.7%
 Downtown Fort Smith: 9.2%
 Massard: 7.6%
 Cavanaugh: 6.1%
 Mill Creek: 5%
 Other: 12.3%

Business distribution by price for Fort Smith, Arkansas

 Inexpensive: 47.6%
 Moderate: 43.5%
 Expensive: 6.3%
 Very Expensive: 2.6%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Fort Smith, Arkansas CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Fort Smith, Arkansas1,554,182 t17.4 t23,608 t/mi²
Arkansas51,735,446 t17 t972.9 t/mi²
United States5,664,619,809 t17.6 t1,491 t/mi²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Fort Smith, Arkansas CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)1,554,182 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita17.4 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/mi²/year)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
FloodHigh (9)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
8/18/192:07 AM3.791.8 km16,079 m1km NNE of Quinton,
8/11/196:26 PM3.1991.5 km5,000 m1km NE of Quinton,
6/2/774:29 PM4.388.2 km10,000

Fort Smith, Arkansas

Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas and one of the two county seats of Sebastian County. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 86,209. With an estimated population of 87,443 in 2012, it is the principal city of the Fort Smith, Arkan..  ︎  Fort Smith, Arkansas Wikipedia Page

Zip Codes

Percentage of businesses by Zip Codes in Fort Smith, Arkansas
 Zip Code 72901: 37.6%
 Zip Code 72903: 36.1%
 Zip Code 72908: 9.2%
 Zip Code 72904: 8.1%
 Zip Code 72916: 6.6%
 Other: 2.6%

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