Also See: Smithfield, VA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Town of Smithfield had a population of 8,617 as of July 1, 2021.
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 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.
|Total Population||8,617 (100%)|
|Population in Households||8,486 (98.5%)|
|Population in Families||7,294 (84.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||131 ( 1.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$76,191|
|Average Household Income||$91,550|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||17%|
|Per Capita Income||$36,060|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,602 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,303 (63.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,054 (29.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||245 ( 6.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$303,165|
|Average Home Value||$334,524|
|Housing Affordability Index3||152|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.75%|
|Per Capita Income||1.67%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.05%|
The table below compares Smithfield to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 137||77th|
|Population Density||# 264||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 191||68th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 240||40th|
|Per Capita Income||# 203||66th|
|Diversity Index||# 261||56th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.