Smithfield, VA Profile: Facts & Data

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Smithfield, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Smithfield had a population of 8,434 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Smithfield is located at latitude 36.9824 and longitude -76.6311 in Isle of Wight County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Smithfield encompass a land area of 9.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.92 sq. miles. Isle of Wight County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 33 feet.

The Town of Smithfield (GNIS ID: 2391413) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.


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Smithfield, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Smithfield, VA Housing Affordability Index is 136
State of Virginia Housing Affordability Index is 126
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Smithfield, VA Wealth Index is 102
State of Virginia Wealth Index is 124
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 8,434
Population in Households 8,304
Population in Familes 7,158
Population in Group Qrtrs 130
Population Density 894
Diversity Index1 51
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $76,032
Average Household Income $88,947
Per Capita Income $34,722
Wealth Index3 102

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,478 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,225 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,031 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 223 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $292,926
Housing Affordability Index2 136
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,255
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 2,387
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.45% 0.56%
Households 0.4% 0.53%
Families 0.26% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.97%

Smithfield, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smithfield to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 140 77th
Population Density # 267 55th
Diversity Index # 264 56th
Median Household Income # 173 71st
Per Capita Income # 201 66th

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