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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Smithville is 517. Smithville, Mississippi is the 13,040th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Smithville was in 2010, when its population was 942. In 2010, Smithville was the 10,568th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 13,040th largest city in the US. Smithville is currently 45.1% smaller than it was in 2010.
Smithville has shrunk 41.3% since the year 2000. Smithville, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Smithville, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 550. The voting age population is 52.7% male and 47.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 24.3% of the residents of Smithville are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Smithville are 96.2% White, 1.9% Two or more races, 1.7% Black and 0.2% American Indian.
In Smithville, 17.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 36.4%. On a per-household basis, 10.0% of families are below the poverty line in Smithville.
Among those aged 16 and older, 45.2% of Smithville residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.0% of Smithville residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.0% have a bachelor's degree and 1.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Smithville residents aged 5 and older, 0.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Smithville is 5.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Smithville, 21.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Smithville is $30,938.
In Smithville, 58.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.2% of housing units in Smithville.
Of all the housing units in Smithville, 1.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Smithville, 13.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Smithville is $531.
In Smithville, 65.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.