Smithville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 9,233 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Smithville is the 90th largest community in Missouri.
Smithville real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Smithville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Smithville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Smithville is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Smithville who work in office and administrative support (20.00%), management occupations (9.83%), and business and financial occupations (7.70%).
Also of interest is that Smithville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Smithville 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, Smithville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Smithville 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 Smithville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.78 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Smithville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The overall education level of Smithville is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.58% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Smithville in 2010 was $33,043, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,172 for a family of four. However, Smithville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Smithville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Smithville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Smithville include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Smithville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.