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Population in 2012: 11,339 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.5%
 

Males: 5,083  (44.8%)
Females: 6,256  (55.2%)

Median resident age:  41.6 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 27577.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,419 (it was $27,813 in 2000)
Smithfield:

$28,419
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,750

Smithfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $132,582 (it was $96,100 in 2000)
Smithfield:

$132,582
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $139,934; Detached houses: $145,191; Townhouses or other attached units: $112,427; In 2-unit structures: $101,688; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $53,835; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $26,917; Mobile homes: $53,835

Median gross rent in 2012: $640.

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  • White alone - 6,736 (60.6%)
  • Black alone - 2,406 (21.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1,579 (14.2%)
  • Two or more races - 302 (2.7%)
  • Asian alone - 68 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 27 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Smithfield: 95.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (19.2%), English (12.3%), Irish (6.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), French (1.9%), German (1.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 153 feet

Land area: 11.4 square miles.

Population density: 993 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Smithfield:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 16.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Smithfield town:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 48.0%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 13.9%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

1,057 residents are foreign born

This town:  9.5%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Smithfield, North Carolina as of September 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Smithfield to the number of sex offenders is 298 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,510 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,255 (1.1%)

Smithfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Raleigh, NC (27.2 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (356.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: West Smithfield, NC (1.6 miles) , Selma, NC (2.0 miles ), Wilson's Mills, NC (2.2 miles ), Pine Level, NC (2.4 miles ), Four Oaks, NC (2.5 miles ), Micro, NC (3.0 miles ), Princeton, NC (3.3 miles ), Clayton, NC (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $108,600
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 35.51 N, Longitude: 78.35 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,880 (+79.9%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,597 (44.0%)

Area code: 919

Smithfield household income distribution Smithfield home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Smithfield by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0021121000210
per 100,000 0.00.016.88.38.616.88.20.00.00.014.99.00.0
Rapes 461141051057231
per 100,000 33.351.38.48.334.384.141.080.339.253.014.927.08.8
Robberies 61484534414030345723182216
per 100,000 507.7410.0378.2282.0352.1336.2245.7273.0446.7174.3133.8198.1141.5
Assaults 991049795837676687964627268
per 100,000 824.0888.4815.3788.0712.8638.8622.5545.9619.2484.9461.0648.4601.5
Burglaries 245340268185191186183227213280191181162
per 100,000 2039.32904.52252.71534.51640.21563.41498.91822.41669.42121.41420.31629.91433.0
Thefts 866928986863849675670832679690586617596
per 100,000 7208.37927.68287.87158.37290.75673.75487.86679.55321.75227.74357.55556.15272.0
Auto thefts 120757469894662627142172521
per 100,000 998.8640.7622.0572.3764.3386.7507.8497.8556.5318.2126.4225.1185.8
Arson 62501145301333
per 100,000 49.917.142.00.08.68.432.840.123.50.096.727.026.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 810.3865.9811.3668.3720.8660.6580.6654.0628.9544.8434.0552.7470.1

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Crime rate in Smithfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 43 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.63
North Carolina average:

2.37

Smithfield, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +689 (+6.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Smithfield-area historical tornado activity is above North Carolina state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.7 miles away from the Smithfield town center killed 3 people and injured 149 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 tornado 33.7 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.4 miles away from Smithfield center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Johnston County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Gregory Helms - Professional wrestler, Amber O'Neal - Professional wrestler, Barry Foote - Baseball player and coach, Ray Tanner - Baseball coach, John Townsend (author) - Psychologist, Neal Lancaster - Professional golfer, Doug Berger - North Carolina politician, Willie Smith (offensive tackle) - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Smithfield:

  • JOHNSTON DIALYSIS CENTER INC (Dialysis Facility, 545 EAST MARKET STREET)
  • JOHNSTON MEMORIAL HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, 514 NORTH BRIGHTLEAF BLVD, SUITE 1502)
  • CANTERBURY ROAD HOME (Hospital, 214 CANTERBURY ROAD)
  • COUNTRY MANOR GROUP HOME (Hospital, 1070 PACKING PLANT ROAD)
  • HEATH AVENUE HOME (Hospital, 105 EAST HEATH AVE)
  • JOHNSTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 509 BRIGHT LEAF BLVD)
  • VOCA-GREENWOOD GROUP HOME (Hospital, 105 GREENWOOD CIRCLE)
  • VOCA-LAURELWOOD GROUP HOME (Hospital, 200 LAURELWOOD DR)
  • BARBOUR COURT NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 515 BARBOUR RD)
  • SMITHFIELD MANOR INC (Nursing Home, PO BOX 1940)

Political contributions by individuals in Smithfield, NC

Airports located in Smithfield:

Amtrak station near Smithfield:

  • 4 miles: SELMA-SMITHFIELD (SELMA, 401 E. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.smithfield-nc.com

College/University in Smithfield:

  • Johnston Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,166; Location: 245 College Road; Public; Website: www.johnstoncc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Smithfield:

  • Wake Technical Community College (about 23 miles; Raleigh, NC; Full-time enrollment: 4,554)
  • Campbell University Inc (about 24 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 4,229)
  • Wayne Community College (about 24 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,008)
  • Shaw University (about 25 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 27 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 26,736)
  • Mount Olive College (about 27 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 2,812)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 44 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,481)

Private high school in Smithfield:

  • JOHNSTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 182; Location: 923 BOOKEN DAIRY RD; Grades: PK - 12)
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Library in Smithfield:

  • PUBLIC LIBRARY OF JOHNSTON COUNTY & SMITHFIELD (Operating income: $1,665,871; Location: 305 MARKET STREET; 276,908 books; 11,871 audio materials; 7,124 video materials; 56 state licensed databases; 156 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Pine Needle Square (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Centers: Rose Manor Shopping Center (1), Sky City Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Smithfield include: West Calvary Church (A), West Smithfield Church (B), Burning Bush Church (C), Calvary Church (D), Central Church (E), Sharon Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Jones Cemetery (1), Hills of Neuse Memorial Gardens (2), Oakland Heights Cemetery (3), Riverside Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buffalo Creek (A), Arters Branch (B), Swift Creek (C), Poplar Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Smithfield: Sunset Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Ava Gardner Museum (325 East Market Street) (1), Johnston County Government - Heritage Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 241 East Market Street) (2), Johnston County Visitors Bureau (1115 Industrial Park Drive) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotel: Best Western Smithfield (145 South Equity Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Courts: Johnston County Government - State Offices Located In Courthouse- Court Sy (120 South 3rd Street) (1), Johnston County Government - State Offices Located In Courthouse- Court System- District Atto (120 South 3rd Street) (2), North Carolina State - Courts- Magistrate's Office (212 East Market Street) (3), North Carolina State - Courts- Civil Division (207 East Johnston Street) (4), North Carolina State - Courts- Clerk Of Superior Court (207 East Johnston Street) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Johnston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.0. This is about average.
City:

30.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 18.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.2
U.S.:

25.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.01
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Smithfield and their reported violations in the past:

LIGHT OF CHRIST OUTREACH CTR (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-20-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-09-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
GLENDALE COMMUNITY CENTER (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Public Notif requested (AUG-29-1994), Fed Formal NOV issued (AUG-29-1994)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.1%
(16.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.4% for Black residents, 66.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 58.8% for other race residents, 75.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.3%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Smithfield, NC

People in group quarters in Smithfield in 2010:

  • 383 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 177 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 66 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 51 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Smithfield in 2000:

  • 643 people in state prisons
  • 406 people in nursing homes
  • 193 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 64 people in other group homes
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Smithfield compared to North Carolina state average:

Smithfield, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Smithfield (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Rose Manor Branch, Smithfield Branch, Smithfield Centre Point Branch. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • KS Bank, Inc.: Ks Bank, Inc. at 1031 Brightleaf Boulevard, branch established on 1924/01/01; Smithfield Branch at 1031 N Brightleaf, branch established on 2003/11/12. Info updated 2006/07/21: Bank assets: $322.7 mil, Deposits: $246.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Ks Bancorp, Inc.
  • Four Oaks Bank & Trust Company: Smithfield Branch at 128 North Second Street, branch established on 1991/06/17; Brightleaf Boulevard Branch at 403 South Brightleaf Boulevard, branch established on 1995/06/12. Info updated 2010/03/10: Bank assets: $916.5 mil, Deposits: $747.3 mil, headquarters in Four Oaks, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Four Oaks Fincorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Smithfield Market Street Branch at 201 E Market Street, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Smithfield Branch at 410 East Market Street, branch established on 1960/07/27. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Woodforest National Bank: Smithfield Walmart Branch at 1299 North Brightleaf, branch established on 2006/06/14. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Smithfield Main Branch at 1112 North Brightleaf Blvd, branch established on 1974/07/22. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • The Heritage Bank: Smithfield Branch at 1360 North Bright Leaf Boulevard, branch established on 1986/12/29. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $265.5 mil, Deposits: $228.1 mil, headquarters in Lucama, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Smithfield, North Carolina:

  • The Jameson Inn, 125 S Equity Dr, Smithfield, NC 27577 , Phone: (919) 989-5901
  • Super 8 Motel, 735 Industrial Park Dr, Smithfield, NC 27577 , Phone: (919) 989-8988, Fax: (919) 989-8472
  • Sleep Inn & Suites, 270 N Equity Dr, Smithfield, NC 27577 , Phone: (919) 209-2360, Fax: (919) 934-4680
  • Comfort Inn Of Smithfield, 170 S Equity Dr, Smithfield, NC 27577 , Phone: (919) 938-4444, Fax: (919) 938-4443
  • Best Western Inn, 145 S Equity Dr, Smithfield, NC 27577 , Phone: (919) 989-4047, Fax: (919) 989-4048
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 190 S Equity Dr, Smithfield, NC 27577 , Phone: (919) 934-3350, Fax: (919) 934-3379
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, 809 Venture Rd, Smithfield, NC 27577 , Phone: (919) 938-0050, Fax: (919) 938-0156
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Smithfield, North Carolina

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:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

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Religion statistics for Smithfield town (based on Johnston County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.21%
Here35.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchOriginal Free Will BaptistsChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic Church
Adherents40.9%14.9%13.3%5.0%4.9%
Congregations27.8%11.7%12.8%7.8%0.6%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.9%3.6%3.5%1.9%8.2%
Congregations3.9%8.3%6.1%1.1%20.0%
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: 33
Here:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Johnston County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 71
This county:

4.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Johnston County:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Johnston County:

8.3%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.9%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.0%
North Carolina:

15.6%

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 7$25,821$44,2650$0
Other Government Administration 7$34,874$59,7840$0
Police Protection - Officers 38$129,079$40,7620$0
Police - Other 4$11,577$34,7310$0
Firefighters 13$43,971$40,5890$0
Fire - Other 3$9,562$38,2480$0
Streets and Highways 5$11,050$26,5200$0
Health 19$64,119$40,4961$735
Solid Waste Management 16$41,792$31,3440$0
Sewerage 10$33,523$40,2280$0
Parks and Recreation 9$28,625$38,1670$0
Water Supply 11$35,932$39,1990$0
Electric Power 14$48,701$41,7440$0
Other and Unallocable 13$37,890$34,9750$0
Totals for Government 169$556,516$39,5161$735

Smithfield government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $516,000 ($45.51)
    Sewerage: $456,000 ($40.22)
    Electric Utilities: $420,000 ($37.04)
    Water Utilities: $195,000 ($17.20)
    Regular Highways: $155,000 ($13.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $136,000 ($11.99)
    Health - Other: $14,000 ($1.23)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $16,251,000 ($1433.20)
    Police Protection: $3,039,000 ($268.01)
    Sewerage: $2,687,000 ($236.97)
    Water Utilities: $1,151,000 ($101.51)
    Central Staff Services: $1,151,000 ($101.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $986,000 ($86.96)
    Local Fire Protection: $966,000 ($85.19)
    Health - Other: $823,000 ($72.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $763,000 ($67.29)
    Regular Highways: $626,000 ($55.21)
    General - Other: $181,000 ($15.96)
    Financial Administration: $154,000 ($13.58)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $204,000 ($17.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $220,000 ($19.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $192,000 ($16.93)
    Health - Other: $125,000 ($11.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000 ($9.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $74,000 ($6.53)
    General - Other: $31,000 ($2.73)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($2.47)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($1.06)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($0.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,221,000 ($725.02)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $45,000 ($3.97)

Smithfield government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,149,000 ($277.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $915,000 ($80.69)
    All Other: $817,000 ($72.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000 ($7.06)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $60,000 ($5.29)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $130,000 ($11.46)
    All Other: $21,000 ($1.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,975,000 ($174.18)
    All Other: $25,000 ($2.20)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $333,000 ($29.37)
    General Revenue, NEC: $257,000 ($22.67)
    Sale of Property: $34,000 ($3.00)
    Rents: $32,000 ($2.82)
    Special Assessments: $5,000 ($0.44)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $16,892,000 ($1489.73)
    Water Utilities: $1,350,000 ($119.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $726,000 ($64.03)
    All Other: $617,000 ($54.41)
    Highways: $384,000 ($33.87)
  • Tax - Property: $4,977,000 ($438.93)
    Other Selective Sales: $43,000 ($3.79)
    NEC: $29,000 ($2.56)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $21,000 ($1.85)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $13,000 ($1.15)

Smithfield government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,464,000 ($481.88)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,746,000 ($418.56)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $718,000 ($63.32)

Smithfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,603,000 ($670.52)

9.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,811 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.30%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($197 average AGI)
Johnston County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Wake County, NC  3.04% ($42,851 average AGI)
from Harnett County, NC  0.45% ($32,327)
from Wayne County, NC  0.33% ($32,632)


6.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($103 average AGI)
Johnston County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Wake County, NC  2.52% ($41,311 average AGI)
to Harnett County, NC  0.44% ($29,664)
to Wayne County, NC  0.28% ($28,933)

Strongest AM radio stations in Smithfield:

  • WMPM (1270 AM; 5 kW; SMITHFIELD, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPYB (1130 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BENSON, NC; Owner: BENSON-DUNN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WHPY (1590 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, NC; Owner: FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBZB (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SELMA, NC; Owner: BASS MUSIC CORPORATION)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WGBR (1150 AM; 5 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Smithfield:

  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • W276AX (103.1 FM; PRINCETON, ETC., NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKIX (102.3 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNL (103.9 FM; FUQUAY-VARINA, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSHA (88.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SHAW UNIVERSITY)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)
  • WCCE (90.1 FM; BUIES CREEK, NC; Owner: CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY, INCORPORATED)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCLN-FM (107.3 FM; CLINTON, NC; Owner: CHRISTIAN LISTENING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAJC (90.5 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Smithfield:

  • WARZ-LP (Channel 34; SMITHFIELD/SELMA, NC; Owner: WATERS & BROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W64CN (Channel 64; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WHOA-LP (Channel 60; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WHFL-LP (Channel 56; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: FREE LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W68BK (Channel 68; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SAINT AUGUSTINE'S COLLEGE)
  • WWIW-LP (Channel 66; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W63CW (Channel 63; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W58CD (Channel 58; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Smithfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total average daily traffic: 73,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,752

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Smithfield)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Smithfield, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Smithfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Smithfield)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$151,42824$133,88657$158,7242$28,11017$88,4870$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$139,0353$139,0170$00$01$49,010
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$165,9702$59,16027$133,5532$39,7357$135,4671$26,150
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$224,5501$84,23016$105,3541$28,5601$125,2900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$142,4607$133,1570$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0407.00 , 0408.00, 0412.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$121,6653$120,2230$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$243,4400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$266,5301$128,3001$266,530
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0407.00 , 0408.00, 0412.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 163
  • Hazardous Condition: 150
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Smithfield


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Smithfield, NC
Businesses in Smithfield, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Jones New York1
Aeropostale1Journeys1
Ann Taylor1Kmart1
Applebee's1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1Lane Bryant1
AutoZone1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Banana Republic1Lowe's1
Bath & Body Works1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Best Western1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1Motherhood Maternity1
Brooks Brothers1New York & Co1
Burger King1Nike6
CVS1OfficeMax1
Casual Male XL1Outback1
Catherines1Outback Steakhouse1
Chick-Fil-A1Pac Sun1
Chico's1Papa John's Pizza1
Clarks1Pizza Hut1
Cold Stone Creamery1Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Cracker Barrel1Rite Aid1
Cricket Wireless1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves1Rue211
Dairy Queen1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Sleep Inn1
DressBarn2Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts2Super 81
Eddie Bauer1T-Mobile2
FedEx5Taco Bell1
GNC1Talbots1
GameStop2U-Haul4
Gap1U.S. Cellular1
Gymboree1UPS5
H&R Block2Vans1
Hardee's1Waffle House1
IZOD1Walgreens1
J.Crew1Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Smithfield, NC

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Total of 18 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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