Smithville is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 4,640 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Smithville is the 131st largest community in Tennessee.
Smithville is a blue-collar town, with 38.84% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Smithville is a city of production and manufacturing workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Smithville who work in healthcare (14.10%), office and administrative support (10.76%), and management occupations (6.68%).
Smithville is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The rate of college-level education in Smithville is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 11.40% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Smithville in 2010 was $21,023, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $84,092 for a family of four. However, Smithville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Smithville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.31% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Smithville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Smithville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Smithville include English, German, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Smithville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.