Smithfield is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 840 people and just one neighborhood, Smithfield is the 590th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Smithfield was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Smithfield, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.38% of Smithfield’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Smithfield is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Smithfield who work in office and administrative support (14.62%), sales jobs (13.74%) and personal care services (9.36%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Smithfield’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Smithfield has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Smithfield a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small village, Smithfield does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.