North Smithfield is a somewhat small town located in the state of Rhode Island. With a population of 12,314 people and three constituent neighborhoods, North Smithfield is the 27th largest community in Rhode Island.
Housing costs in North Smithfield are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Rhode Island.
North Smithfield is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, North Smithfield is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Smithfield who work in management occupations (14.67%), office and administrative support (12.31%), and sales jobs (10.84%).
Residents will find that the town 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, North Smithfield is worth considering.
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: 29.74% of adults in North Smithfield have a college degree.
The per capita income in North Smithfield in 2010 was $38,652, 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 $154,608 for a family of four.
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 Canadian, Irish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in North Smithfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Portuguese.