Statewide Claims to Fame

Smithfield is 7th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Smithfield is 10th in North Carolina out of 115 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Smithfield is 11th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Smithfield, North Carolina Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Smithfield Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 11,339 76th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 12.1 71st 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 904.7 118th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Smithfield Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 7.2% 58th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.5% 108th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 20.8% 11th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Smithfield Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 77.8% 112th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 20.9% 90th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Smithfield Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 56.9% 105th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 27.2% 49th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 59th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 119th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 24th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.9% 90th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 19.3% 7th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 51.6% 109th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Smithfield Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 53.7% 38th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 8.9% 34th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Smithfield Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 4,834 83rd 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 20.6% 75th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 4,479 76th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 58.5% 80th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $128,700 98th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.3 114th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Smithfield Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $20,963 99th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $34,781 107th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 22.9% 33rd 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Smithfield Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,397 60th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $672,474 30th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $53,648 10th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $55,984 46th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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