Smithfield Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Smithfield Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
8,475

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.0%
5 - 17:
17.2%
18 - 24:
7.1%
25 - 34:
12.4%
35 - 54:
23.4%
55 - 64:
16.0%
Over 65 Years:
18.0%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
5.4%
5.4%
High School Graduates
88.4%
88.4%
College Graduated
30.0%
30.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Smithfield
$36,154
$36,154
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Smithfield
$67,607
$67,607
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
17.0%

Employment Industries in Smithfield

 
Manufacturing
19.7%
19.7%
Healthcare
13.4%
13.4%
Retail
13.3%
13.3%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
8.9%
8.9%
Education
7.8%
7.8%
Public Service
5.7%
5.7%
Administration
5.0%
5.0%
Construction
4.6%
4.6%
Transportation
3.7%
3.7%
Utilities
3.2%
3.2%
Accommodation
3.1%
3.1%
Other
2.9%
2.9%
Finance
2.3%
2.3%
Wholesale
2.1%
2.1%
Real estate
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
61.7%
61.7%
Black or African American
28.8%
28.8%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
5.4%
5.4%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.0%
3.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.8%
0.8%
Asian
0.3%
0.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

African
14.4%
14.4%
English
14.2%
14.2%
German
8.1%
8.1%
Irish
6.0%
6.0%
European
5.5%
5.5%
Italian
4.0%
4.0%
French
2.8%
2.8%
Polish
1.8%
1.8%
Scottish
1.5%
1.5%
Scots-Irish
1.4%
1.4%
Dutch
1.4%
1.4%
Welsh
1.0%
1.0%
Egyptian
0.5%
0.5%
Swiss
0.5%
0.5%
Austrian
0.4%
0.4%
British
0.4%
0.4%
Portuguese
0.4%
0.4%
Hungarian
0.3%
0.3%
French Canadian
0.3%
0.3%
Scandinavian
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
94.8%
94.8%
Spanish
3.3%
3.3%
Polish
2.0%
2.0%
Arabic
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
Korean
0.3%
0.3%
French
0.2%
0.2%
Portuguese
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Tagalog
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Vietnamese
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
Miao/Hmong
0.0%
0.0%
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian)
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Smithfield Residents:
2.4%


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