Smithton, Missouri

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Smithton, Missouri

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High Points

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

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Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Smithton Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Smithton Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Smithton, Missouri

Comparing Smithton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Missouri (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 9 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Well-Paid Single Men 3 4
Male Share of the Population 3 4
Racial Diversity 2 2
Senior Citizens 2 2
Age of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 9
Portion of People Married 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 8
College Educated Adults 5 6
Median Family Income 4 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Short Commute Times 7 6
Working at Home 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 9
Affordability of Rents 6 5
Housing Recently Built 3 2
People Living Alone 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 7 7

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Smithton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles SW of Columbia, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 85 miles E of Kansas City, Missouri
County Pettis
Standard Zip Codes 65350
Phone Area Codes 660
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.68
Longitude -93.092

Smithton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Distance 26.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 67 F
Annual Precip 40.8 inches
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 42.7 inches
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Smithton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 510 100%
Male 236 46.3%
Female 274 53.7%
Under 18 167 32.7%
18+ 343 67.3%
65+ 53 10.4%
Median Age 32.6
Average Family Size 3.08
White 497 97.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.8%
Other 2 0.4%
Mixed Race 6 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.6%

Estimated Smithton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 502
Growth -8
Growth % -1.6%

Smithton 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
German 35.3%
US/American 18%
Scottish 8.8%
Irish 8.1%
English 7.5%
Ghanian 6.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.4%
Polish 5.1%
French (except Basque) 2.7%
European 1.4%
Dutch 0.7%
Welsh 0.7%
British 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Smithton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bahner (65350)
Beaman (65350)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Smithton 510 $38,125
Cole Camp 1,028 $37,250
Hughesville 174 $34,063
Otterville 476 $33,750
Sedalia 20,339 $34,938
Stover 968 $32,333
Syracuse 172 $38,214
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Smithton High Schools (2004)

Serves 292 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.2

Smithton Colleges

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