Fort Smith, AR 72904 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 72904: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Smith, AR 72904

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 418
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,408
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 908
  • County: Sebastian County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.403, Longitude -94.39
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fort Smith, AR 72904 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,046
Daytime Population: Workers 9,439
Daytime Population: Residents 14,532
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,971
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 22,909
Population in Familes 18,902
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density2 1,707
Diversity Index3 89


Median Household Income $27,944
Average Household Income $38,448
Per Capita Income $13,042


Total Housing Units 8,738 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,174 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,558 (40.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,006 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $79,241
Average Home Value $98,047


Total Households 7,732
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 5,277
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.82% 0.59%
Households 0.61% 0.53%
Families 0.41% 0.4%
Median Household Income   -0.12%
Per Capita Income   1.5%

Fort Smith, AR 72904 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72904 to the other 571 ZIP Codes in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 39 93rd
Population Density # 12 98th
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 534 7th
Per Capita Income # 561 2nd

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