For population 25 years and over in Smithfield:
For population 15 years and over in Smithfield village:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,150 (2.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (161.6 miles , pop. 225,581).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (561.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Elwood, NE (2.5 miles ), Bertrand, NE (2.6 miles ), Loomis, NE (3.7 miles ), Lexington, NE (3.8 miles ), Overton, NE (4.0 miles ), Eustis, NE (4.1 miles ), Atlanta, NE (4.5 miles) , Arapahoe, NE (4.5 miles ).
Latitude: 40.57 N, Longitude: 99.74 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 308
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+28.3%).
Average climate in Smithfield, Nebraska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Smithfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 139% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/6/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the Smithfield village center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/20/1954, a category F3 tornado 14.6 miles away from the village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Smithfield-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.2 miles away from Smithfield center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/18/1990 at 02:47:03, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.6 miles away from Smithfield center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Gosper County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Bob DeFruiter - Football player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Smithfield:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smithfield:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.4%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Smithfield compared to Nebraska state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Smithfield (based on Gosper County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 84.69%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Smithfield government finances in 2002(per resident):
9.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,919 average adjusted gross income)
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:
10.86% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,932 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Smithfield fatal accident list:
Jul 13, 1984 04:30 PM, 23, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 360
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 360
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2