Smithville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 10,795 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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Smithville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Smithville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Smithville who work in sales jobs (13.16%), office and administrative support (11.88%), and management occupations (8.21%).
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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Smithville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Smithville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Smithville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Smithville is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Smithville, the average commute to work is 30.70 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, Smithville is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.45% of adults in Smithville have a college degree.
The per capita income in Smithville in 2018 was $33,509, which is wealthy relative to Missouri, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $134,036 for a family of four.
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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Smithville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.