Smithville, Georgia

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Smithville, Georgia

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High Points

Smithville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Georgia):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Smithville Affordability of Rents
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Smithville Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Smithville, Georgia

Comparing Smithville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Georgia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Racial Diversity 9 4
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Male Share of the Population 3 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 4
Senior Citizens 2 3
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 4 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 5
People Above Poverty 1 3
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Short Commute Times 4 5
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Housing Recently Built 9 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
People Living Alone 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 2 5
Low Violent Crime 2 4

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Smithville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles N of Albany, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 128 miles S of Atlanta, Georgia
County Lee
Metro Area Albany
Standard Zip Codes 31787
Phone Area Codes 229
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.9
Longitude -84.251

Smithville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 57 F
Apr Temp 49 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 49 inches
Station ALBANY 3 SE
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 60 F
Apr Temp 50 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 80 F
Annual Precip 53.4 inches
Distance 28.1 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 58 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
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Smithville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 774 100%
Male 360 46.5%
Female 414 53.5%
Under 18 259 33.5%
18+ 515 66.5%
65+ 74 9.6%
Median Age 29.6
Average Family Size 3.44
White 223 28.8%
African-American 544 70.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.4%
Mixed Race 4 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1%

Estimated Smithville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 920
Growth 146
Growth % 18.9%

Smithville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 80.8%
US/American 10.5%
Scottish 2.1%
German 1.9%
Irish 1.2%
Haitian 1%
English 0.9%
African 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
European 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Smithville 774 $37,083
Americus 17,013 $32,132
Bronwood 513 $28,750
Leesburg 2,633 $33,487
Leslie 455 $29,821
Plains 637 $29,375
Sasser 393 $34,773
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