North Smithfield is a somewhat small town located in the state of Rhode Island. With a population of 12,485 people and three constituent neighborhoods, North Smithfield is the 27th largest community in Rhode Island.
Unlike some towns, North Smithfield isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in North Smithfield are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, North Smithfield is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Smithfield who work in management occupations (14.43%), office and administrative support (11.72%), and sales jobs (9.78%).
In terms of college education, North Smithfield 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: 32.30% of adults in North Smithfield have a college degree.
The per capita income in North Smithfield in 2010 was $39,538, which is upper middle income relative to Rhode Island, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $158,152 for a family of four. However, North Smithfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call North Smithfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Smithfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in North Smithfield include French, French Canadian, Irish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in North Smithfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.