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Ozark is a city in Franklin County, in the Fort Smith metro area.

It is the county seat.

French explorers called the area "Aux Arc," meaning "big bend."

The latitude of Ozark is 35.486N. The longitude is -93.827W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 407 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,558.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$26,057
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ozark demographic reports
Ozark is on the Arkansas River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 20. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5.6 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • North Franklin County Fair - Aug. 18-25, 2007
Dates often change. Check Ozark web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Ozark Area Museum
Colleges and universities: Arkansas Valley Technical Institute
Record high: The state's highest temperature on record was reported here on Aug. 10, 1936, at 120 degrees

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Ozark demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 72949 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Ozark residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ozark ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ozark was $12,583, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

9% of Ozark residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Ozark, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $283.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $550.


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Libraries in Ozark include Franklin County Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Ozark include Ozark Spectator

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Politics

Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ozark political report.

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The average commute time for Ozark workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Ozark include Days Inn Ozark.

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