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.
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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in North Smithfield who work in management occupations (12.31%), office and administrative support (9.68%), and healthcare (9.47%).
Also of interest is that North Smithfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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: 32.51% of adults in North Smithfield have a college degree.
The per capita income in North Smithfield in 2010 was $39,563, 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 $158,252 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, 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.