Smithton is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 3,729 people and just one neighborhood, Smithton is the 387th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Smithton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Smithton is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Smithton who work in office and administrative support (19.21%), sales jobs (16.13%) and management occupations (8.43%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Smithton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Smithton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Smithton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Smithton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.92 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.