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The Town of Smithfield had a population of 8,621 as of July 1, 2020.
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.
|Total Population||8,621 (100%)|
|Population in Households||8,490 (98.5%)|
|Population in Families||7,298 (84.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||131 ( 1.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$72,075|
|Average Household Income||$86,697|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||17%|
|Per Capita Income||$34,099|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,594 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,191 (61.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,161 (32.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||242 ( 6.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$284,085|
|Average Home Value||$311,890|
|Housing Affordability Index3||153|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.45%|
|Per Capita Income||1.24%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.78%|
The table below compares Smithfield to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 138||77th|
|Population Density||# 262||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 187||69th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 219||37th|
|Per Capita Income||# 200||66th|
|Diversity Index||# 259||56th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.