Latest Data (2017)
Population 88,037
Nationwide Rank 374

Quick Facts

Fort Smith, Arkansas is the 374th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Fort Smith, Arkansas is a city.

Fort Smith, Arkansas is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Fort Smith had its largest population ever.

Fort Smith, Arkansas's growth is below average. 62% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Fort Smith, Arkansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
364 Chino, California 89,797 28.2%
365 Indio, California 89,793 78.4%
366 Fall River, Massachusetts 89,420 -2.9%
367 Bellingham, Washington 89,045 31.3%
368 Norwalk, Connecticut 89,005 7.1%
369 Newton, Massachusetts 88,994 6.2%
370 Kirkland, Washington 88,630 96.8%
371 Sugar Land, Texas 88,485 36.3%
372 Reading, Pennsylvania 88,423 8.7%
373 Nashua, New Hampshire 88,341 1.7%
374 Fort Smith, Arkansas 88,037 9.0%
375 Citrus Heights, California 87,931 2.9%
376 Hawthorne, California 87,854 4.3%
377 Waukegan, Illinois 87,729 -0.7%
378 O'Fallon, Missouri 87,597 72.0%
379 Champaign, Illinois 87,432 24.0%
380 Ogden, Utah 87,031 12.2%
381 Whittier, California 86,838 3.5%
382 Redwood City, California 86,685 14.8%
383 Mount Pleasant, South Carolina 86,668 77.3%
384 Clifton, New Jersey 86,607 9.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Arkansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
374 Fort Smith 88,037 9.0%
390 Fayetteville 85,257 43.5%
433 Springdale 79,599 66.3%
462 Jonesboro 75,866 36.0%
548 Rogers 66,430 66.4%
553 North Little Rock 65,911 8.7%
556 Conway 65,782 50.6%
777 Bentonville 49,298 142.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 88,037 374
2016 88,133 369
2015 88,194 362
2014 87,351 360
2013 87,650 355
2012 87,443 350
2011 87,155 345
2010 86,209 346
2009 85,547 343
2008 84,708 341
2007 84,253 343
2006 83,406 346
2005 82,337 348
2004 81,676 349
2003 81,703 340
2002 81,434 340
2001 81,155 339
2000 80,698 338
1990 72,803 311