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Population in 2012: 228 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.5%
 

Males: 121  (53.5%)
Females: 107  (46.5%)

Median resident age:  41.2 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 61477.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,399 (it was $32,031 in 2000)
Smithfield:

$43,399
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,093

Smithfield village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $49,177 (it was $33,300 in 2000)
Smithfield:

$49,177
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $78,956; Detached houses: $82,928; Mobile homes: $30,632

Median gross rent in 2012: $650.

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  • White alone - 223 (97.0%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (2.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Smithfield: 84.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (22.2%), German (20.8%), Irish (18.5%), Ukrainian (11.2%), English (6.5%), French (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/28/1894

Elevation: 645 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 479 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Smithfield:

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Smithfield village:

  • Never married: 8.6%
  • Now married: 76.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

32 residents are foreign born (10.6% Europe).

This village:  10.6%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Smithfield, Illinois as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Smithfield to the number of sex offenders is 114 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $917 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,094 (1.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (39.8 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (127.7 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (165.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cuba, IL (2.3 miles ), Marietta, IL (2.4 miles) , Ipava, IL (2.9 miles ), Lewistown, IL (3.0 miles ), Table Grove, IL (3.2 miles ), Bryant, IL (3.2 miles ), Ellisville, IL (3.3 miles) , Adair, IL (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.47 N, Longitude: 90.29 W

Area code: 309

Smithfield household income distribution Smithfield home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.0%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -63 (-22.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (23%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (8%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (13%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Personal appearance workers (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Smithfield-area historical tornado activity is above Illinois state average. It is 161% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/13/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Smithfield village center injured 45 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/23/1975, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Smithfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from Smithfield center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fulton County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Smithfield:

  • CLAYBERG, THE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CUBA, IL)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW CR CTR-LEWISTOWN (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LEWISTOWN, IL)
  • FMC - OF SPOON RIVER (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; CANTON, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Smithfield, IL

Amtrak station near Smithfield:

  • 20 miles: MACOMB (120 E. CALHOUN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smithfield:

  • Western Illinois University (about 21 miles; Macomb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,446)
  • Bradley University (about 39 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,105)
  • Illinois Central College (about 44 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,496)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 53 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 63 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 63 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,264)
  • Heartland Community College (about 68 miles; Normal, IL; FT enrollment: 2,524)

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Notable location: Smithfield Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Fulton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.0%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  72.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.3%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Smithfield compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Smithfield travel time to work - commute


Smithfield mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Smithfield village (based on Fulton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.12%
Here39.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents26.0%13.2%11.2%7.4%5.9%
Congregations28.2%4.7%5.9%7.1%11.8%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents5.4%5.0%4.7%3.1%17.9%
Congregations4.7%2.4%3.5%2.4%29.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Here:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Fulton County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
This county:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Fulton County:

9.24 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Fulton County:

9.6%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.1%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$69
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$546
Sewerage 0$0 1$122
Water Supply 0$0 1$219
Totals for Government 0$0 10$956

Smithfield government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $19,000 ($83.33)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($61.40)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $12,000 ($52.63)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($48.25)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($35.09)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($17.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($83.33)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $13,000 ($57.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($30.70)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($4.39)

Smithfield government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $33,000 ($144.74)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($13.16)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($35.09)
    General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($21.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($83.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $19,000 ($83.33)
    Water Utilities: $14,000 ($61.40)
    Highways: $6,000 ($26.32)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($26.32)

Smithfield government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($109.65)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $315,000 ($1381.58)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $315,000 ($1381.58)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($87.72)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($21.93)

Smithfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $323,000 ($1416.67)

4.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,412 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.62%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Peoria County, IL  1.06% ($39,267 average AGI)
from Tazewell County, IL  0.51% ($28,429)
from McDonough County, IL  0.43% ($37,492)


5.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,091 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Peoria County, IL  1.06% ($33,345 average AGI)
to Tazewell County, IL  0.59% ($31,610)
to McDonough County, IL  0.47% ($20,167)

Strongest AM radio stations in Smithfield:

  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAIK (1590 AM; 5 kW; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWFS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMBD (1470 AM; 5 kW; PEORIA, IL; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Smithfield:

  • WLMD (104.7 FM; BUSHNELL, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJEQ (102.7 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: CENTRAL ILLINOIS BROADCASTING INC)
  • WKAI-FM (100.1 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBYS-FM (107.9 FM; CANTON, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIUM (91.3 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WNLF (95.9 FM; MACOMB, IL; Owner: NANCY L. FOSTER)
  • WWCT (96.5 FM; FARMINGTON, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPPY (101.1 FM; GLASFORD, IL; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF PEORIA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Smithfield:

  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WMEC (Channel 22; MACOMB, IL; Owner: W. CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUC. TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Smithfield fatal accident list:

May 11, 1998 02:40 PM, Sr-95, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Smithfield)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • BLYTON, 8489 East Il 9 Hwy (Lat: 40.564306 Lon: -90.281806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQFJ391
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/28/2006, Expiration Date: 07/28/2016, Certifier: Richard A Craig
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • SMITHFIELD, 7195 E. State Rt.95 (Lat: 40.481000 Lon: -90.305806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78.6 m, Call Sign: WQMJ680
    Assigned Frequencies: 10622.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/25/2010, Expiration Date: 08/25/2020, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • BLYTON, 8489 East Il 9 Hwy (Lat: 40.564306 Lon: -90.281806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQPS806
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/07/2012, Expiration Date: 08/07/2022, Certifier: Christopher Pickard
    Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 770-8791, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Smithfield)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6


Most common first names in Smithfield, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary783.1 years
Charles586.0 years
Robert475.5 years
Mildred482.8 years
James470.0 years
Earl482.7 years
Harry473.8 years
Cecil380.0 years
Glenn375.7 years
George374.6 years
Most common last names in Smithfield, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lafary674.7 years
Orwig675.5 years
Brooks580.6 years
Miller587.0 years
Pigg570.8 years
Rector584.2 years
Baughman474.0 years
Wilson479.5 years
Ford476.0 years
Formhals476.7 years

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  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Private households"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations:"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: U. S. Postal service"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Physicians and surgeons"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Legal support workers"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #84 (61477) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Eastern European first ancestries"
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