Latest Data (2018)
Population 12,669
Nationwide Rank 2590

Quick Facts

Smithfield, North Carolina is the 2,590th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Smithfield, North Carolina is a town.

Smithfield, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Smithfield had its largest population ever.

Smithfield, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 67% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Smithfield, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2580 Cedar Lake, Indiana 12,743 37.1%
2581 Cornelius, Oregon 12,724 30.7%
2582 Meadville, Pennsylvania 12,721 -6.9%
2583 Edgewater, New Jersey 12,720 59.6%
2584 Justice, Illinois 12,710 4.2%
2585 St. Ann, Missouri 12,709 -5.7%
2586 Greenville, Ohio 12,694 -6.4%
2587 Crowley, Louisiana 12,691 -12.1%
2588 Rantoul, Illinois 12,691 -1.8%
2589 Chatham, Illinois 12,674 46.0%
2590 Smithfield, North Carolina 12,669 14.7%
2591 Endicott, New York 12,645 -2.6%
2592 Lilburn, Georgia 12,644 10.0%
2593 Fulton, Missouri 12,635 3.6%
2594 Effingham, Illinois 12,627 1.9%
2595 Palos Heights, Illinois 12,626 11.5%
2596 Choctaw, Oklahoma 12,624 32.6%
2597 Borger, Texas 12,621 -11.3%
2598 Lakeland, Tennessee 12,617 74.5%
2599 Woodland Park, New Jersey 12,614 14.6%
2600 Grand Terrace, California 12,584 7.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1529 Kernersville 24,767 31.3%
1648 Clayton 22,850 165.8%
1687 Leland 22,070 435.2%
1740 Carrboro 21,314 20.3%
1771 Lumberton 20,840 -1.3%
1790 Clemmons 20,563 29.9%
1812 Havelock 20,232 -9.9%
1824 Kinston 20,083 -15.6%
1832 Shelby 20,038 -3.8%
1867 Boone 19,562 44.5%
1914 Lexington 18,917 -5.0%
1991 Lenoir 17,938 -1.0%
2038 Elizabeth City 17,558 1.8%
2049 Knightdale 17,423 176.0%
2121 Morganton 16,555 -4.9%
2149 Pinehurst 16,320 66.3%
2167 Waxhaw 16,181 424.6%
2169 Mount Holly 16,135 66.7%
2175 Albemarle 16,106 0.5%
2176 Harrisburg 16,075 242.3%
2199 Stallings 15,892 120.5%
2208 Hope Mills 15,800 29.6%
2228 Mebane 15,589 104.0%
2275 Graham 15,086 14.0%
2281 Laurinburg 15,033 -5.8%
2288 Henderson 14,936 -8.6%
2295 Eden 14,870 -6.1%
2331 Roanoke Rapids 14,495 -14.6%
2362 Southern Pines 14,277 28.4%
2377 Hendersonville 14,107 23.3%
2392 Reidsville 14,013 -4.3%
2395 Lewisville 13,999 19.4%
2518 Newton 13,129 3.2%
2554 Davidson 12,921 77.9%
2590 Smithfield 12,669 14.7%
2614 Belmont 12,495 40.4%
2704 Spring Lake 12,005 -3.9%
2725 Elon 11,851 73.8%
2788 Archdale 11,502 26.4%
2827 Summerfield 11,278 64.0%
2879 Weddington 10,949 61.6%
2880 Lincolnton 10,945 8.3%
2883 Kings Mountain 10,933 6.2%
2900 Tarboro 10,844 -3.3%
3028 Mount Airy 10,260 -5.6%
3058 Waynesville 10,112 5.5%
3113 Winterville 9,845 102.4%
3142 Dunn 9,718 4.5%
3160 Morehead City 9,600 21.7%
3168 Washington 9,536 -1.9%
3283 Wesley Chapel 8,984 234.8%
3310 Pineville 8,897 47.0%
3330 Oxford 8,807 4.6%
3342 Rockingham 8,776 -8.1%
3415 Clinton 8,529 -1.0%
3454 Conover 8,400 24.3%
3473 Fletcher 8,333 96.3%
3485 Roxboro 8,303 -4.6%
3532 Siler City 8,205 15.6%
3546 Black Mountain 8,148 8.0%
3556 Rolesville 8,111 719.2%
3570 Oak Island 8,072 21.0%
3633 Brevard 7,900 15.9%
3643 Marion 7,871 14.6%
3662 Butner 7,820 21.1%
3667 Wendell 7,809 76.7%
3693 Aberdeen 7,708 119.3%
3802 Mills River 7,359 28.7%
3836 Gibsonville 7,257 55.2%
3838 Hillsborough 7,239 31.9%
3855 Kill Devil Hills 7,202 21.8%
3870 Forest City 7,153 -5.0%
3911 Unionville 7,041 41.0%
3926 Oak Ridge 6,977 68.6%
3950 Selma 6,913 13.3%
3957 King 6,877 14.0%
4047 Trinity 6,627 -1.4%
4063 Marvin 6,592 357.7%
4067 Woodfin 6,582 17.8%
4150 Carolina Beach 6,354 24.2%
4153 Hamlet 6,340 2.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 12,669 2,590
2017 12,309 2,636
2016 12,266 2,636
2015 12,022 2,664
2014 11,735 2,690
2013 11,560 2,703
2012 11,339 2,731
2011 11,209 2,739
2010 10,966 2,768
2009 13,201 2,378
2008 12,877 2,410
2007 12,535 2,449
2006 12,202 2,479
2005 11,932 2,487
2004 11,702 2,502
2003 11,479 2,526
2002 11,327 2,537
2001 11,148 2,560
2000 11,037 2,552
1990 10,759 2,331