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Fort Smith Apartments

Fort Smith, AR
45 Apartments for Rent

Fort Smith Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 87,891
Population Density: 1,388.6 people/sq mile
Median Age: 37
Percentage of Family Households: 64%
Median Annual Income: $44,718 / year
Median Rent: $677 / month

What locals are saying

Outlaws beware! You're moving to Fort Smith, the former law enforcement depot of the Wild West. Polish up your spurs and behave yourself at the saloons, because Fort Smith law enforcement is watching. Now let's find you an apartment, dead or alive.

Fort Smith is perhaps best known for being the setting of True Grit, the serialized 1968 novel that was adapted into two feature films

Fort Smith Demographics


How diverse is Fort Smith?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Fort Smith is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Fort Smith are White (60.5%), Hispanic Or Latino (18.2%), Black Or African American (7.2%), Two Or More (6.7%), Asian (6.3%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (1.2%), Other (0%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Fort Smith residents?

The median age in Fort Smith is 37 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Fort Smith?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Fort Smith is lower than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Fort Smith are White (60.5%), Hispanic Or Latino (18.2%), Black Or African American (7.2%), Two Or More (6.7%), Asian (6.3%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (1.2%), Other (0%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Fort Smith residents?

The median age in Fort Smith is 37 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Fort Smith Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in Fort Smith is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

High
The level of violent crime in Fort Smith is high compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in Fort Smith is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Fort Smith


Elementary Schools

8 /10
Cavanaugh Elementary School
Public
PK-6
Public
PK-6
318 Students
5 Reviews
318
Students
5 Reviews
7 /10
Ballman Elementary School
Public
PK-6
Public
PK-6
313 Students
3 Reviews
313
Students
3 Reviews
7 /10
Elmer H. Cook Elementary School
Public
PK-6
Public
PK-6
583 Students
3 Reviews
583
Students
3 Reviews

Middle Schools

9 /10
L. A. Chaffin Jr. High School
Public
7-9
Public
7-9
791 Students
9 Reviews
791
Students
9 Reviews
6 /10
William O. Darby Jr. High School
Public
7-9
Public
7-9
670 Students
12 Reviews
670
Students
12 Reviews
6 /10
Ramsey Junior High School
Public
7-9
Public
7-9
890 Students
5 Reviews
890
Students
5 Reviews

High Schools

7 /10
Southside High School
Public
10-12
Public
10-12
1,537 Students
1 Reviews
1,537
Students
1 Reviews
5 /10
Northside High School
Public
10-12
Public
10-12
1,725 Students
5 Reviews
1,725
Students
5 Reviews

What Renters Say about Fort Smith


Apartment List has released the results for Fort Smith from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
52%
Pet Friendliness
50%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
41%
Weather
38%
Safety and Crime Rate
27%
Affordability
25%
Social Life
18%
State and Local Taxes

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Find an apartment for rent in Fort Smith, AR


Searching for an apartment for rent in Fort Smith, AR? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 45 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Fort Smith. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Fort Smith?

Apartment Rentals in Fort Smith start at $450/month.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Fort Smith?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Fort Smith by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Fort Smith?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Fort Smith apartments that allow pets.

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