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People

Total Population 8,233
Male Share of the Population 46%
Female Share of the Population 54%
Senior Citizens 15.5%
Employed Population 16+ 3,592
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 58.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 32.7%
Median Earnings25+ $44,333
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $40,425

Wealth

Median Family Income $83,657
% Above Poverty Level 83.5%
% Below Poverty Level 16.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.4%
Median Gross Rent $846
Median House Value $269,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.4%
US/American 0%
English 14.4%
Irish 6.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Smithfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles SW of Newport News, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 32 miles W of Virginia Beach, Virginia
County Isle of Wight
Metro Area Norfolk - Virginia Beach - Newport News
Standard Zip Codes 23430
P.O. Box Zip Codes 23431
Phone Area Codes 757
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.982
Longitude -76.631

Smithfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 47 F
Apr Temp 49 to 66 F
Jul Temp 72 to 85 F
Oct Temp 53 to 68 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Station SUFFOLK LAKE KILBY
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 49 F
Apr Temp 47 to 70 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 50 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.7 inches
Station WAKEFIELD 1 NW
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 49 F
Apr Temp 45 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 45 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hampton 137,081 $60,693
Ivor 407 $48,750
Newport News 181,323 $58,040
Suffolk 86,184 $75,719
Surry 235 $58,750
Windsor 2,642 $59,338

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Smithfield High Schools

SMITHFIELD HIGH
14171 TURNER DR
757-357-3108
Serves 1,076 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.9

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