|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Smithfield is 11,630. Smithfield, North Carolina is the 2,814th largest city in the US.
Smithfield is located entirely in Johnston County.
The current population of Smithfield (11,630) is it's peak population.
Smithfield has grown 5.3% since the 2000. Smithfield, North Carolina's growth is about average. 53% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Smithfield has a population density of 904.7 people per square mile.
|2808||Mendota Heights, Minnesota||11,665||1.7%|
|2809||Woods Cross, Utah||11,659||78.6%|
|2810||Bellmawr, New Jersey||11,656||3.5%|
|2811||Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania||11,647||-7.5%|
|2812||Woodbury, New York||11,645||31.3%|
|2814||Smithfield, North Carolina||11,630||5.3%|
|2820||Spring Lake, North Carolina||11,619||-7.0%|
The total voting age population of Smithfield, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 8,587. The voting age population is 45.5% male and 54.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.8% of the residents of Smithfield are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Smithfield are 68.9% White, 25.9% Black, 3.0% Other, 1.6% Two or more races, 0.4% Asian and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 21.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Smithfield, 22.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 36.1%. On a per-household basis, 21.0% of families are below the poverty line in Smithfield.
Among those aged 16 and older, 51.7% of Smithfield residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 77.1% of Smithfield residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.7% have a bachelor's degree and 6.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Smithfield residents aged 5 and older, 19.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 18.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Smithfield is 5.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Smithfield, 20.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Smithfield is $36,335.
In Smithfield, 53.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 46.2% of housing units in Smithfield.
Of all the housing units in Smithfield, 8.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Smithfield, 7.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 390 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Smithfield is $688.
In Smithfield, 66.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.