Smithton, Pennsylvania

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Smithton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 24 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Westmoreland
Metro Area Pittsburgh
Standard Zip Codes 15479
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.153
Longitude -79.741

Smithton Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DONORA 1 SW
Distance 6.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.6 inches
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches
Distance 22.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 78 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 54 inches
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Smithton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 444 100%
Male 211 47.5%
Female 233 52.5%
Under 18 108 24.3%
18+ 336 75.7%
65+ 85 19.1%
Median Age 38.8
Average Family Size 2.94
White 440 99.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Smithton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 423
Growth -21
Growth % -4.7%

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 24.4%
Italian 19.8%
English 15.1%
Polish 6.4%
Welsh 5.2%
US/American 3.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.2%
Pennsylvania German 3.2%
Scottish 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Hungarian 1.7%
Swedish 1.7%
Russian 1.7%
Slovak 1.7%
African 1.5%
Serbian 1.2%
Ukrainian 0.9%
Syrian 0.9%
South African 0.9%
Slovene 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Irish 0.3%
European 0.3%
Austrian 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:

Van Meter (15479)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Smithton 444 $36,250
Donora 5,653 $37,176
Fayette City 714 $38,542
North Belle Vernon 2,107 $39,728
Perryopolis 1,764 $43,676
Sutersville 636 $33,750
West Newton 3,083 $41,063
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