Latest Data (2017)
Population 12,309
Nationwide Rank 2636

Quick Facts

Smithfield, North Carolina is the 2,636th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Smithfield, North Carolina is a town.

Smithfield, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Smithfield had its largest population ever.

Smithfield, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 63% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Smithfield, North Carolina Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2626 Eatontown, New Jersey 12,376 -11.8%
2627 Gulfport, Florida 12,371 -2.6%
2628 St. Marys, Pennsylvania 12,370 -14.5%
2629 Edgewater, New Jersey 12,368 55.2%
2630 Northlake, Illinois 12,364 4.0%
2631 Ottawa, Kansas 12,342 2.9%
2632 Trophy Club, Texas 12,340 91.7%
2633 Mountain Home, Arkansas 12,332 11.1%
2634 Minden, Louisiana 12,319 -7.2%
2635 Mandeville, Louisiana 12,318 16.3%
2636 Smithfield, North Carolina 12,309 11.5%
2637 Beatrice, Nebraska 12,295 -2.0%
2638 Fernandina Beach, Florida 12,292 14.7%
2639 South Miami, Florida 12,281 14.8%
2640 Palmer Town, Massachusetts 12,279
2641 Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey 12,277 5.3%
2642 Abbeville, Louisiana 12,272 3.0%
2643 Woodward, Oklahoma 12,268 3.9%
2644 Sylacauga, Alabama 12,264 -5.7%
2645 Shepherdsville, Kentucky 12,260 44.0%
2646 Irmo, South Carolina 12,250 8.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1546 Kernersville 24,386 29.3%
1709 Carrboro 21,544 21.6%
1717 Clayton 21,405 149.0%
1741 Lumberton 21,040 -0.3%
1782 Kinston 20,509 -13.8%
1792 Clemmons 20,420 29.0%
1818 Shelby 20,018 -3.9%
1820 Havelock 20,008 -10.9%
1823 Leland 19,976 384.5%
1884 Boone 19,205 41.9%
1919 Lexington 18,775 -5.7%
1988 Lenoir 17,943 -1.0%
2007 Elizabeth City 17,756 2.9%
2114 Morganton 16,519 -5.1%
2159 Hope Mills 16,135 32.3%
2171 Pinehurst 16,028 63.4%
2179 Albemarle 15,977 -0.2%
2187 Knightdale 15,849 151.0%
2197 Harrisburg 15,728 234.9%
2206 Stallings 15,647 117.1%
2210 Mount Holly 15,635 61.5%
2259 Laurinburg 15,156 -5.0%
2262 Waxhaw 15,147 391.1%
2271 Eden 15,041 -5.1%
2274 Mebane 14,973 95.9%
2290 Henderson 14,852 -9.1%
2292 Graham 14,814 11.9%
2294 Roanoke Rapids 14,787 -12.9%
2370 Southern Pines 14,029 26.2%
2386 Hendersonville 13,954 21.9%
2393 Lewisville 13,913 18.6%
2401 Reidsville 13,857 -5.4%
2509 Newton 13,098 3.0%
2580 Davidson 12,684 74.7%
2593 Spring Lake 12,580 0.6%
2636 Smithfield 12,309 11.5%
2677 Belmont 12,046 35.3%
2771 Archdale 11,518 26.5%
2831 Summerfield 11,198 62.9%
2880 Tarboro 10,856 -3.2%
2890 Kings Mountain 10,791 4.8%
2892 Lincolnton 10,776 6.6%
2893 Weddington 10,773 59.0%
3018 Mount Airy 10,232 -5.9%
3020 Elon 10,227 50.0%
3065 Waynesville 9,971 4.0%
3122 Dunn 9,734 4.7%
3136 Winterville 9,654 98.5%
3151 Washington 9,571 -1.5%
3199 Morehead City 9,303 17.9%
3309 Rockingham 8,846 -7.4%
3311 Wesley Chapel 8,841 229.5%
3338 Oxford 8,752 3.9%
3340 Pineville 8,746 44.5%
3398 Clinton 8,539 -0.9%
3444 Conover 8,368 23.8%
3479 Roxboro 8,290 -4.8%
3500 Fletcher 8,233 93.9%
3510 Siler City 8,190 15.4%
3530 Black Mountain 8,150 8.0%
3611 Brevard 7,890 15.8%
3648 Oak Island 7,789 16.8%
3654 Butner 7,778 20.5%
3690 Rolesville 7,666 674.3%
3698 Marion 7,640 11.2%
3704 Aberdeen 7,625 116.9%
3814 Mills River 7,294 27.5%
3829 Wendell 7,261 64.3%
3836 Hillsborough 7,231 31.7%
3842 Forest City 7,210 -4.2%
3872 Kill Devil Hills 7,117 20.4%
3881 Gibsonville 7,096 51.8%
3930 Oak Ridge 6,917 67.2%
3933 King 6,904 14.4%
4008 Unionville 6,705 34.2%
4014 Selma 6,684 9.6%
4030 Trinity 6,628 -1.4%
4090 Marvin 6,490 350.6%
4091 Woodfin 6,489 16.2%
4154 Hamlet 6,314 1.7%
4160 Carolina Beach 6,270 22.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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