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.
Unlike some cities, Smithville isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Smithville are a mix 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 office and administrative support (16.71%), management occupations (10.11%), and sales jobs (7.27%).
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.
One downside of living in Smithville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.58 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small city, Smithville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Smithville is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.26% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Smithville in 2010 was $33,596, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $134,384 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, Polish, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Smithville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.