Smithfield, Ohio

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Affordability of Rents
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Top 13% Smithfield Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Smithfield, Ohio

Comparing Smithfield to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 8 9
Age of the Population 8 9
Female Share of the Population 7 6
Racial Diversity 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Male Share of the Population 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 4
Average Household Size 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 2 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 4 3
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 10
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 5
Housing Recently Built 2 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Smithfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 43 miles W of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Jefferson
Metro Area Steubenville - Weirton
P.O. Box Zip Codes 43948
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.27
Longitude -80.781

Smithfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 39.4 inches
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Station CADIZ
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
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Smithfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 867 100%
Male 412 47.5%
Female 455 52.5%
Under 18 209 24.1%
18+ 658 75.9%
65+ 172 19.8%
Median Age 40.3
Average Family Size 2.9
White 754 87%
African-American 85 9.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 24 2.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.2%

Estimated Smithfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 825
Growth -42
Growth % -4.8%

Smithfield 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) 19.8%
Irish 13.7%
German 13.2%
Italian 12.2%
US/American 11.5%
Polish 5.3%
Hungarian 4.9%
English 4.6%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Scottish 2.2%
Slovak 2%
Dutch 1.4%
African 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Russian 0.9%
Welsh 0.9%
Scandinavian 0.8%
Croatian 0.3%
European 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Belgian 0.2%
Syrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Smithfield 867 $30,833
Adena 815 $30,156
Bloomingdale 221 $47,500
Hopedale 984 $38,558
Mount Pleasant 535 $46,591
New Alexandria 222 $31,250
Rayland 434 $35,000
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