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
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Smithfield is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.38% of the Smithfield workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. 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.
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Smithfield is worth considering.
As is often the case in a small village, Smithfield doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.