About Fort Smith, AR (Free Ferry Rd / S 66th St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Free Ferry Rd / S 66th St median real estate price is $192,031, which is more expensive than 80.6% of the neighborhoods in Arkansas and 39.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Free Ferry Rd / S 66th St is currently $863, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 58.9% of Arkansas neighborhoods.

Free Ferry Rd / S 66th St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Free Ferry Rd / S 66th St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Free Ferry Rd / S 66th St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Free Ferry Rd / S 66th St are 5.8%, which is lower than one will find in 68.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Free Ferry Rd / S 66th St is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Fort Smith, the Free Ferry Rd / S 66th St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Free Ferry Rd / S 66th St neighborhood in Fort Smith are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 77.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 45.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 90.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Free Ferry Rd / S 66th St neighborhood, 27.2% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 26.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (25.6%), and 20.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Free Ferry Rd / S 66th St neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.4%).

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Free Ferry Rd / S 66th St neighborhood in Fort Smith, AR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (13.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.8%), and residents who report English roots (9.3%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (5.1%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (3.5%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Free Ferry Rd / S 66th St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (83.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (13.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AR* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Westark Technical Center School
5210 Grand Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72913
09-12
Bonneville Elementary School
2500 S Waldron Rd
Fort Smith, AR 72903
PK-06
L. A. Chaffin Jr. High School
3025 Massard Rd
Fort Smith, AR 72903
07-09
Dora Kimmons Jr. High School
2201 N 50 Th St
Fort Smith, AR 72904
07-09
Northside High School
2301 North B St
Fort Smith, AR 72901
10-12
Albert Pike Elementary School
4111 Park Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72903
PK-06
Southside High School
4100 Gary St
Fort Smith, AR 72903
10-12
Spradling Elementary School
4949 Spradling Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72904
PK-06
Sutton Elementary School
5001 Kelley Hwy
Fort Smith, AR 72904
PK-06
Euper Lane Elementary School
6601 Euper Ln
Fort Smith, AR 72903
PK-06
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

FORT SMITH SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Arkansas

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Better than of AR school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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