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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataArkansas

Economic Statistics

Fort Smith, Arkansas,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over62,233100.0
In labor force38,81862.4
Civilian labor force
38,59762.0
Employed
36,63458.9
Unemployed
1,9633.2
Percent of civilian labor force
5.1(X)
Armed Forces
2210.4
Not in labor force23,41537.6
Females 16 years and over32,477100.0
In labor force17,93655.2
Civilian labor force
17,90355.1
Employed
17,01552.4
Own children under 6 years7,112100.0
All parents in family in labor force4,13558.1
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over36,144100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone28,84679.8
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled5,34814.8
Public transportation (including taxicab)3691.0
Walked5201.4
Other means4161.2
Worked at home6451.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)16.7(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over36,634100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations10,52028.7
Service occupations4,87313.3
Sales and office occupations8,88924.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2010.5
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,8507.8
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations9,30125.4
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining4091.1
Construction1,7604.8
Manufacturing9,68726.4
Wholesale trade1,5254.2
Retail trade4,14511.3
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1,6624.5
Information9402.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,8585.1
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,3416.4
Educational, health and social services7,04719.2
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,6487.2
Other services (except public administration)1,6974.6
Public administration9152.5
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers31,42485.8
Government workers3,2738.9
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business1,8165.0
Unpaid family workers1210.3
INCOME IN 1999
Households32,445100.0
Less than $10,0004,09512.6
$10,000 to $14,9992,8878.9
$15,000 to $24,9995,37416.6
$25,000 to $34,9995,09215.7
$35,000 to $49,9995,05415.6
$50,000 to $74,9995,23316.1
$75,000 to $99,9992,0926.4
$100,000 to $149,9991,5374.7
$150,000 to $199,9994051.2
$200,000 or more6762.1
Median household income (dollars)32,157(X)
With earnings25,13277.5
Mean earnings (dollars)
46,566(X)
With Social Security income9,15028.2
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,473(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,7125.3
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,034(X)
With public assistance income1,0753.3
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,470(X)
With retirement income4,84814.9
Mean retirement income (dollars)
15,143(X)
Families20,857100.0
Less than $10,0001,6557.9
$10,000 to $14,9991,1905.7
$15,000 to $24,9992,90613.9
$25,000 to $34,9993,17315.2
$35,000 to $49,9993,66717.6
$50,000 to $74,9994,21220.2
$75,000 to $99,9991,8318.8
$100,000 to $149,9991,3186.3
$150,000 to $199,9993251.6
$200,000 or more5802.8
Median family income (dollars)41,012(X)
Per capita income (dollars)18,994(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers29,799(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers22,276(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families2,534(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.1
With related children under 18 years2,163(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.9
With related children under 5 years
1,300(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)27.5
Families with female householder, no husband present1,352(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)33.3
With related children under 18 years1,262(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)44.0
With related children under 5 years
759(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)59.7
Individuals12,409(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)15.8
18 years and over7,811(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.4
65 years and over
962(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.6
Related children under 18 years4,428(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)22.2
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,642(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)19.0
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,853(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.5
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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