Smithfield

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  2. Smithfield Statistics
  3. Smithfield Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Smithfield Employment Information
  5. Smithfield Family Information
  6. Smithfield Education Information
  7. Smithfield Public Benefits Information
  8. Smithfield Criminal Information
  9. Smithfield Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  10. Smithfield Zip Codes


Smithfield Legal Resources

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Smithfield Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 15,737
  • Land Area (2000): 173.740 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 1.129 square kilometers

Smithfield Population By Year


Year  Population Year  Population Year  Population
1999 10,989 2002 11,897 2005 11,897
2000 12,014 2003 12,056 2006 12,209
2001 11,706 2004 11,645 2007 12,456

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Houses (2000): 6,451

Smithfield Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 11,329 72.61%
 Rural, Farm 125 0.80%
 Rural, Non-farm 4,149 26.59%

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Smithfield Employment Information

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Smithfield Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 775 22.89%
2. Public Administration 207 6.11%
3. Educational Services 183 5.40%
4. Food and Beverage Stores 133 3.93%
5. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 132 3.90%
6. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 118 3.48%
7. Accommodation and Food Services 116 3.43%
8. Health Care 112 3.31%
9. Chemical Manufacturing 93 2.75%
10. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 91 2.69%
11. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 84 2.48%
12. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 84 2.48%
13. Finance and Insurance 80 2.36%
14. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 75 2.22%
15. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 70 2.07%
16. Repair and Maintenance 69 2.04%
17. Truck Transportation 69 2.04%
18. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 65 1.92%
19. Food Manufacturing 62 1.83%
20. Machinery Manufacturing 60 1.77%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Educational Services 427 14.78%
2. Health Care 329 11.39%
3. Accommodation and Food Services 245 8.48%
4. Public Administration 240 8.31%
5. Social Assistance 165 5.71%
6. Food and Beverage Stores 127 4.40%
7. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 123 4.26%
8. Department and Other General Stores 119 4.12%
9. Computer and Electronic Manufacturing 112 3.88%
10. Finance and Insurance 73 2.53%
11. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 66 2.28%
12. Used Merchandise / Gift / Misc. Stores 50 1.73%
13. Clothing and Apparel Including Shoes 48 1.66%
14. Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 46 1.59%
15. Furniture, Furnishings, and Appliances 45 1.56%
16. Chemical Manufacturing 41 1.42%
17. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 39 1.35%
18. Construction 38 1.32%
19. Food Manufacturing 37 1.28%
20. Apparel Manufacturing 36 1.25%

Smithfield Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 188 5.55%
2. Other Construction Trades 184 5.43%
3. Other Installation / Maintenance 169 4.99%
4. Other Management Occupations 158 4.67%
5. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 145 4.28%
6. Vehicle Mechanics 133 3.93%
7. Construction Laborers 128 3.78%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 123 3.63%
9. Other Production Occupations 117 3.46%
10. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 108 3.19%
11. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 95 2.81%
12. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 90 2.66%
13. Sales Reps / Wholesale and Manufact 82 2.42%
14. Carpenters 75 2.22%
15. Religious Workers 74 2.19%
16. Top Executives 73 2.16%
17. Cashiers 71 2.10%
18. Electricians 70 2.07%
19. Painters and Paperhangers 64 1.89%
20. Engineers 62 1.83%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 269 9.31%
2. Other Sales and Related Occupations 147 5.09%
3. Other Production Occupations 142 4.92%
4. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 138 4.78%
5. Other Management Occupations 135 4.67%
6. Other Office and Admin Support 132 4.57%
7. Cashiers 120 4.15%
8. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 112 3.88%
9. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 100 3.46%
10. Secretaries and Admins 97 3.36%
11. Customer Service Representatives 85 2.94%
12. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 84 2.91%
13. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 72 2.49%
14. Assemblers and Fabricators 68 2.35%
15. Child Care Workers 67 2.32%
16. Waiters and Waitresses 67 2.32%
17. Legal Support Workers 66 2.28%
18. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 65 2.25%
19. Registered Nurses 63 2.18%
20. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 52 1.80%

Smithfield Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 6,164 49.41%
15-35 hours 927 7.43%
1-14 hours 353 2.83%
No regular hours 5,030 40.32%

Smithfield Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 242 4.00%
5 AM-5:29 AM 228 3.77%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 264 4.36%
6 AM-6:29 AM 554 9.15%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 727 12.01%
7 AM-7:29 AM 1,104 18.24%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 1,135 18.75%
8 AM-8:29 AM 600 9.91%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 218 3.60%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 228 3.77%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 76 1.26%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 55 0.91%
Noon-3:59 PM 340 5.62%
4 PM-11:59 PM 281 4.64%

Smithfield Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 254 4.20%
5-9 900 14.87%
10-14 1,235 20.41%
15-19 964 15.93%
20-24 404 6.68%
25-29 230 3.80%
30-34 522 8.63%
35-39 170 2.81%
40-44 183 3.02%
45-59 640 10.58%
60-89 378 6.25%
At least 90 172 2.84%

Smithfield Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 81 1.34% 3,906 64.54%
30-44 0 0.00% 875 14.46%
45-59 0 0.00% 640 10.58%
At least 60 0 0.00% 550 9.09%

Smithfield Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 15 0.24%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 1,194 19.35%
 Car / truck / van, solo 4,621 74.91%
 Motorcycle 41 0.66%
 Other 27 0.44%
 Public transportation 81 1.31%
 Walked 73 1.18%
 Worked at home 117 1.90%

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Smithfield Family Information

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Households (2000): 5,982 (14,226 people)
Families (2000): 3,776 (11,217 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 1,336
People at same address in 1995: 8,101

Smithfield Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 1,057 17.67%
$10,000-$14,999 515 8.61%
$15,000-$19,999 444 7.42%
$20,000-$24,999 454 7.59%
$25,000-$29,999 434 7.26%
$30,000-$34,999 476 7.96%
$35,000-$39,999 344 5.75%
$40,000-$44,999 265 4.43%
$45,000-$49,999 239 4.00%
$50,000-$59,999 420 7.02%
$60,000-$74,999 543 9.08%
$75,000-$99,999 367 6.14%
$100,000-$124,999 176 2.94%
$125,000-$149,999 86 1.44%
$150,000-$199,999 36 0.60%
$200,000 or more 126 2.11%

Smithfield Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 1,951 32.26%
 Family, 2 people 1,755 29.02%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 202 3.34%
 Family, 3 people 880 14.55%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 36 0.60%
 Family, 4 people 710 11.74%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 14 0.23%
 Family, 5 people 314 5.19%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 8 0.13%
 Family, 6 people 87 1.44%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 7 0.12%
 Family, 7 or more people 84 1.39%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 0 0.00%

Smithfield Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 4,330 29.18%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 1,370 9.23%
Public Assistance 273 1.84%
Retirement 1,062 7.16%
Self Employment 620 4.18%
Social Security 1,900 12.81%
Supplemental Security 448 3.02%
Wage / Salary 4,140 27.90%
Other 694 4.68%

Smithfield Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 1,623 57.78%
 With children under 18 1,186 42.22%

Smithfield Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 462 7.22%
 Married 3,688 57.67%
 Never Married 2,029 31.73%
 Widowed 216 3.38%

Smithfield Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 658 10.55%
 Married 3,531 56.60%
 Never Married 1,049 16.82%
 Widowed 1,000 16.03%

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Smithfield Education Information

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Smithfield Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 1,575 12.99%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 2,319 19.12%
 High school diploma or equivalent 3,476 28.66%
 Some college, no degree 2,161 17.82%
 Associate degree 589 4.86%
 Bachelors degree 1,390 11.46%
 Graduate or professional degree 619 5.10%

Smithfield Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 204 1.30% 111 0.71% 315 2.00%
Kindergarten 189 1.20% 16 0.10% 205 1.30%
Grades 1-4 735 4.67% 41 0.26% 776 4.93%
Grades 5-8 776 4.93% 31 0.20% 807 5.13%
Grades 9-12 693 4.40% 24 0.15% 717 4.56%
Undergrad college 250 1.59% 86 0.55% 336 2.14%
Graduate or professional school 122 0.78% 11 0.07% 133 0.85%
Total 2,969 18.87% 320 2.03% 3,289 20.90%

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Smithfield Public Benefits Information

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Smithfield Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 11,545 80.82%
 Below Poverty Level 2,740 19.18%

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Smithfield Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 836

Smithfield Crimes Per 1,000 People By Type And Year



Year  Aggravated Assault  Forcible Rape  Murder / Manslaughter  Robbery Total Violent Crimes  Arson  Burglary  Larceny / Theft  Motor Vehicle Theft Total Property Crimes
1999 9.282 0.455 0.273 3.367 13.377 0.273 29.302 74.347 9.009 112.931
2000 8.240 0.333 0.000 5.077 13.651 0.499 20.393 72.083 9.988 102.963
2001 8.884 0.513 0.000 4.100 13.497 0.171 29.045 79.276 6.407 114.898
2002 8.153 0.084 0.168 3.782 12.188 0.420 22.527 82.878 6.220 112.045
2003 7.880 0.083 0.083 2.820 10.866 0.000 15.345 71.583 5.723 92.651
2004 7.128 0.343 0.086 3.521 11.078 0.086 16.402 72.907 7.643 96.951
2005 6.388 0.841 0.168 3.362 10.759 0.084 15.634 56.737 3.867 76.238
2006 6.225 0.410 0.082 2.457 9.174 0.328 14.989 54.878 5.078 74.945
2007 5.459 0.803 0.000 2.730 8.992 0.401 18.224 66.795 4.978 89.997

Smithfield Law Enforcement Employeess

Year  Officers  Civilian
2004 3 36
2005 4 36
2006 4 31
2007 4 37

Smithfield Crime Index

Year  Index
1999 1,388
2000 1,401
2001 1,503
2002 1,478

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Smithfield Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Smithfield Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 1,963 12.47%
10-19 Years 1,863 11.84%
20-29 Years 2,231 14.18%
30-39 Years 2,389 15.18%
40-49 Years 2,180 13.85%
50-59 Years 1,836 11.67%
60-69 Years 1,399 8.89%
70-79 Years 1,154 7.33%
80-89 Years 614 3.90%
90+ Years 108 0.69%

Smithfield Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 7,934 50.42%
 Female 7,803 49.58%

Smithfield Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 9,872 62.73%
 African-American 3,940 25.04%
 Hispanic/Latino 1,667 10.59%
 Multiracial 106 0.67%
 Asian 77 0.49%
 Amerindian 50 0.32%
 Other Race 18 0.11%
 Pacific Islander 7 0.04%

Smithfield Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 2,353 34.27%
2. English 1,650 24.03%
3. Irish 701 10.21%
4. German 518 7.54%
5. French Non-Basque 234 3.41%
6. Scottish 233 3.39%
7. Scotch Irish 228 3.32%
8. European 209 3.04%
9. Italian 196 2.85%
10. Dutch 88 1.28%

Smithfield Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 12,749 87.45%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 1,628 11.17%
3. German 44 0.30%
4. Korean 36 0.25%
5. French 24 0.16%
6. Arabic 23 0.16%
7. Italian 14 0.10%
8. Gujarathi 14 0.10%
9. Hindi 13 0.09%
10. Tagalog 11 0.08%

Smithfield Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 14,198 91.00%
 Naturalized immigrant 204 1.31%
 Not a citizen 1,201 7.70%

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Smithfield Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Smithfield Zip Codes

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Alphabetical | By Population

27577