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Fort Smith City, Arkansas Economic Analysis

   (County: Sebastian County)

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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Fort Smith City, Arkansas need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Arkansas

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.07 6.95 5.10 7.08 0.00 6.70
  Total Electric Industry 8.07 6.95 5.10 7.08 0.00 6.70
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.10 6.95 5.05 6.83 0.00 6.69
  Total Electric Industry 8.10 6.95 5.05 6.83 0.00 6.69
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.28 7.11 5.02 6.77 0.00 6.71
  Total Electric Industry 8.28 7.11 5.02 6.77 0.00 6.71
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.27 7.04 4.85 6.93 0.00 6.62
  Total Electric Industry 8.27 7.04 4.85 6.93 0.00 6.62
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.07 6.88 4.60 6.46 0.00 6.35
  Total Electric Industry 8.07 6.88 4.60 6.46 0.00 6.35
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.98 6.83 4.51 6.65 0.00 6.27
  Total Electric Industry 7.98 6.83 4.51 6.65 0.00 6.27
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.74 4.47 6.58 0.00 6.15
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.74 4.47 6.58 0.00 6.15
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.80 6.78 4.45 6.61 0.00 6.15
  Total Electric Industry 7.80 6.78 4.45 6.61 0.00 6.15
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.51 5.90 4.16 5.98 0.00 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 7.51 5.90 4.16 5.98 0.00 5.78
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.43 5.82 4.12 6.26 0.00 5.68
  Total Electric Industry 7.43 5.82 4.12 6.26 0.00 5.68
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.45 5.93 4.20 6.39 0.00 5.77
  Total Electric Industry 7.45 5.93 4.20 6.39 0.00 5.77
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.72 6.19 4.43 6.91 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.72 6.19 4.43 6.91 0.00 6.05
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.25 5.68 4.01 6.52 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.25 5.68 4.01 6.52 0.00 5.61
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.24 5.54 4.04 0.00 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 7.24 5.54 4.04 0.00 0.00 5.57
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.36 5.64 4.16 0.00 0.00 5.67
  Total Electric Industry 7.36 5.64 4.16 0.00 0.00 5.67
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 6.18 4.74 0.00 0.00 6.30
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 6.18 4.74 0.00 0.00 6.30
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.85 6.96 5.24 0.00 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 8.85 6.96 5.24 0.00 0.00 6.99

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Fort Smith City, Arkansas

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 1,372   (3.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 937   (2.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 1,643   (4.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 2,589   (7.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 3,415   (9.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 3,715   (10.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 7,140   (20.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 3,237   (9.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 1,537   (4.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 1,652   (4.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 659   (1.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 357   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 4,148   (11.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 3,098   (8.7%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Fort Smith City, Arkansas)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 2,188

1 vehicle available : 7,370

2 vehicles available : 1,385

3 vehicles available : 289

4 or more vehicles available : 15

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 599

1 vehicle available : 3,137

2 vehicles available : 6,480

3 vehicles available : 794

4 or more vehicles available : 281

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 272

1 vehicle available : 1,054

2 vehicles available : 2,267

3 vehicles available : 911

4 or more vehicles available : 239

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 135

1 vehicle available : 1,956

2 vehicles available : 2,993

3 vehicles available : 1,465

4 or more vehicles available : 787


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Fort Smith City, Arkansas)

1-person household:

No workers : 5,414

1 worker : 5,833

2-person household:

No workers : 3,222

1 worker : 4,221

2 workers : 3,848

3-person household:

No workers : 677

1 worker : 1,725

2 workers : 1,815

3 workers : 526

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 629

1 worker : 3,223

2 workers : 2,645

3 or more workers : 839


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Fort Smith City, Arkansas)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 31,324

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 3,257

In 3-person carpool : 686

In 4-person carpool : 470

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 235

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 129

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 109

Motorcycle : 161

Bicycle : 43

Walked : 520

Other means : 169

Worked at home : 987


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Fort Smith City, Arkansas)

Less than 5 minutes : 1,808

5 to 9 minutes : 6,135

10 to 14 minutes : 10,196

15 to 19 minutes : 10,216

20 to 24 minutes : 4,624

25 to 29 minutes : 903

30 to 34 minutes : 1,572

35 to 39 minutes : 41

40 to 44 minutes : 297

45 to 59 minutes : 667

60 to 89 minutes : 364

90 or more minutes : 280


(updated 2013)



AM Radio Stations Near Fort Smith City, Arkansas

  • KOAI (1060 AM; 0.5 kW; Van Buren, AR; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KFPW (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Fort Smith, AR; Owner: Pharis Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KYHN (1320 AM; 5.0 kW; Fort Smith, AR; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KTCS (1410 AM; 1.0 kW; Bonanza, AR; Owner: Big Chief Broadcasting Co.)
  • KENA (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Mena, AR; Owner: Ouachita Broadcasting, Inc)
  • KENA (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Fort Smith, AR; Owner: Ouachita Broadcasting, Inc)
  • NEW (1450 AM; 0.25 kW; Mulberry, AR; Owner: Dave Fant Company Of Arkansas Inc.)
  • KDYN (1540 AM; 0.5 kW; Alix, AR; Owner: Ozark Communications, Inc.)
  • KHGG (1580 AM; 1.0 kW; Fort Smith, AR; Owner: Pharis Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KWHN (1650 AM; 10.0 kW; Fort Smith, AR; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KFSA (950 AM; 1.0 kW; Moffett, OK; Owner: Fred Hestwood Baker Living Trust, Fred H. Baker, Trustee)

FM Radio Stations Near Fort Smith City, Arkansas

  • KLSZ-FM (100.7 FM; Bonanza, AR; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • 970910MA (101.5 FM; Greenwood, AR; Owner: Vision Ministries)
  • 970910MB (101.5 FM; Greenwood, AR; Owner: Altus Educational Broadcasting Foundation)
  • 970910MM (101.5 FM; Fort Smith, AR; Owner: George S. Flinn, Jr.)
  • 970911MW (101.5 FM; Fort Smith, AR; Owner: Ramsey Leasing, Inc)
  • 970912MF (101.5 FM; Greenwood, AR; Owner: Jem Broadcasting Co., Inc)
  • KBBQ-FM (102.7 FM; Van Buren, AR; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KHGG-FM (103.1 FM; Bates, AR; Owner: Pharis Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KQBK (104.7 FM; Fort Smith, AR; Owner: Pharis Broadcasting, Inc,)
  • KZKZ-FM (106.3 FM; Greenwood, AR; Owner: Family Communications, Inc.)
  • KOMS (107.3 FM; Hartford, AR; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KKRI (88.1 FM; Bonanza, AR; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Alix, AR; Owner: Tightrope Broadcasting, Inc)
  • KAOW (88.9 FM; Van Buren, AR; Owner: American Family Association)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Mena, AR; Owner: Rich Mountain Community College)
  • KBHN (89.7 FM; Booneville, AR; Owner: Vision Ministries, Inc.)
  • KLFS (90.3 FM; Arkoma, OK; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • KEAF (90.7 FM; Blue Mountain, AR; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • KFPW-FM (94.5 FM; Bonanza, AR; Owner: Pharis Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KERX (95.3 FM; Charleston, AR; Owner: Pearson Broadcasting Of Paris, Inc.)
  • KTTG (96.3 FM; Boles, AR; Owner: Pearson Broadcasting Of Mena, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Fort Smith City, Arkansas

  • KFSM-TV (Channel 5; Van Buren, AR; Owner: Local Tv Arkansas License, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Fort Smith City, Arkansas

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 5,264  (26.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 2,033  (10.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 3,225  (16.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 142  (0.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2,729  (13.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 5,256  (30.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 2,840  (16.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 5,664  (33.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 59  (0.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 121  (0.7%)


(updated 2010)





There are 195 Farms In Fort Smith City, Arkansas


(updated 2008)



Banks In Fort Smith City, Arkansas

The First National Bank Of Fort Smith - 9 Branches


    Bank Assets: $10.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 20

Arvest Bank - 9 Branches


    Bank Assets: $132.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 274

Regions Bank - 5 Branches


    Bank Assets: $589.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

Bancorpsouth Bank - 5 Branches


    Bank Assets: $64.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 259

Benefit Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $748.9k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 5

Simmons First National Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $14.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 91

Centennial Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $19.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 166

Bank Of The Ozarks - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $18.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 160

Farmers Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $567.5k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 21

Chambers Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 19

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Fort Smith City, Arkansas

  • Fort Smith Regional


    (about 2.8 miles in Fort Smith, Arkansas; Airport Code: FSM)

  • Robert S Kerr


    (about 27.1 miles in Poteau, Oklahoma; Airport Code: RKR)

  • Drake Field


    (about 45.8 miles in Greenland, Arkansas; Airport Code: FYV)

  • Intermountain Regional


    (about 57.7 miles in Mena, Arkansas; Airport Code: XXX)

  • Springdale Municipal


    (about 57.9 miles in Springdale, Arkansas; Airport Code: SPZ)

  • Mena Intermountain Municipal


    (about 58.0 miles in Mena, Arkansas; Airport Code: XXX)

  • Davis Field


    (about 58.0 miles in Muskogee, Oklahoma; Airport Code: MKO)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Fort Smith City, Arkansas

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

79.81%

Carpooled

14.80%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.33%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.03%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.66%

Motorcycle

0.24%

Bicycle

0.31%

Walked

1.44%

Other Means

0.60%

Worked At Home

1.78%



(updated 2010)





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