Smithton is a tiny city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 563 people and just one neighborhood, Smithton is the 413th largest community in Missouri.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Smithton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.56% of the Smithton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Smithton is a city of professionals, service providers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Smithton who work in healthcare (8.89%), office and administrative support (8.00%) and sales jobs (8.00%).
Of important note, Smithton is also a city of artists. Smithton has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Smithton’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Smithton is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Smithton enrolled in college, Smithton has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
As is often the case in a small city, Smithton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.