Smithfield, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 12,309 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.9%
 
Males: 5,583  (45.4%)
Females: 6,726  (54.6%)
Median resident age:

46.9 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27577.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,766 (it was $27,813 in 2000)
Smithfield:

$36,766
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,560 (it was $18,012 in 2000)

Smithfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $135,939 (it was $96,100 in 2000)
Smithfield:

$135,939
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $166,166; detached houses: $186,019; townhouses or other attached units: $126,023; in 2-unit structures: $60,363; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $99,807; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $216,315; mobile homes: $60,920

Median gross rent in 2017: $767.

March 2019 cost of living index in Smithfield: 93.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.2%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.4% for Black residents, 49.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.2% for other race residents, 21.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Smithfield, NC (2017)
    • 5,92247.4%White alone
    • 3,58728.7%Black alone
    • 2,34118.8%Hispanic
    • 3002.4%Two or more races
    • 1941.6%Asian alone
    • 710.6%Other race alone
    • 150.1%American Indian alone

Races in Smithfield detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Smithfield, North Carolina as of July 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Smithfield is 301 to 1.


Crime rates in Smithfield by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(16.8)
1
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.9)
1
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(84.1)
5
(41.0)
10
(80.3)
5
(39.2)
7
(53.0)
2
(14.9)
3
(27.0)
1
(8.8)
1
(8.7)
3
(25.6)
4
(33.5)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
40
(336.2)
30
(245.7)
34
(273.0)
57
(446.7)
23
(174.3)
18
(133.8)
22
(198.1)
16
(141.5)
23
(200.9)
25
(213.6)
23
(192.9)
21
(168.1)
12
(95.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
76
(638.8)
76
(622.5)
68
(545.9)
79
(619.2)
64
(484.9)
62
(461.0)
72
(648.4)
68
(601.5)
47
(410.4)
57
(487.1)
66
(553.5)
49
(392.3)
37
(295.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
186
(1,563)
183
(1,499)
227
(1,822)
213
(1,669)
280
(2,121)
191
(1,420)
181
(1,630)
162
(1,433)
138
(1,205)
103
(880.2)
106
(889.0)
100
(800.7)
64
(511.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
675
(5,674)
670
(5,488)
832
(6,680)
679
(5,322)
690
(5,228)
586
(4,358)
617
(5,556)
596
(5,272)
510
(4,454)
548
(4,683)
580
(4,864)
454
(3,635)
372
(2,974)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
46
(386.7)
62
(507.8)
62
(497.8)
71
(556.5)
42
(318.2)
17
(126.4)
25
(225.1)
21
(185.8)
23
(200.9)
21
(179.5)
19
(159.3)
14
(112.1)
18
(143.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(8.4)
4
(32.8)
5
(40.1)
3
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
13
(96.7)
3
(27.0)
3
(26.5)
0
(0.0)
5
(42.7)
4
(33.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)696.8612.4689.9663.5574.7457.8583.1495.9427.9445.3481.7365.0279.8

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City-data.com crime index in Smithfield, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 41 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Smithfield, NC City Guides:

Ancestries: American (15.2%), English (7.4%), Irish (4.3%), German (1.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 153 feet

Land area: 11.4 square miles.

Population density: 1,078 people per square mile   (low).

Smithfield, North Carolina map

1,763 residents are foreign born (10.8% Latin America).

This town:

14.1%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,849 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,400 (1.3%)

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 )

Latitude: 35.51 N, Longitude: 78.35 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,548 (+68.5%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 2,086 (43.6%)

Area code: 919

Distribution of median household income in Smithfield, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Smithfield, NC in 2017
Smithfield satellite photo by USGS

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
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Smithfield, NC
Historical housing units in Smithfield, NC

Population change in the 1990s: +689 (+6.4%).
Most common industries in Smithfield, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.7%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Social assistance (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Smithfield, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)

Average climate in Smithfield, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Smithfield, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.2. This is about average.

City:

63.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.19. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.19
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Smithfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 9% 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 near North Carolina state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 145.8 miles away from Smithfield center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 207.7 miles away from Smithfield center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 261.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 197.9 miles away from Smithfield center
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 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 361.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Johnston County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Smithfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Smithfield:

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

Airports and heliports located in Smithfield:

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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.

College/University in Smithfield:

  • Johnston Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,657; 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: 16,265)
  • Campbell University (about 24 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 5,127)
  • Wayne Community College (about 24 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Mount Olive College (about 27 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 27 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 29,958)
  • Strayer University-North Carolina (about 37 miles; Morrisville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,070)
  • Methodist University (about 40 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,313)

Public high schools in Smithfield:

Public elementary/middle schools in Smithfield:

See full list of schools located in Smithfield

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)

Points of interest:

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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

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.

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

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

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)
  • 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.

For population 15 years and over in Smithfield:

Marital status in Smithfield, NC
  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Smithfield:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.8
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Smithfield
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Smithfield, NC (based on Johnston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant41,366173
Mainline Protestant12,78459
Catholic4,2631
Black Protestant2,04920
Other1,0926
None107,324-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 33
Johnston County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Johnston County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

4.53 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.9%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Johnston County:

17.0%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Smithfield:

48.4%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Smithfield:

44.2%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Smithfield:

29.0
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.9%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.8%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.6%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Smithfield:

53.5%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Smithfield:

78.5%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Smithfield, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 41$152,282$44,5700$0
Health 16$62,077$46,5587$7,675
Firefighters 15$57,546$46,0370$0
Streets and Highways 14$37,390$32,0490$0
Solid Waste Management 13$37,128$34,2720$0
Parks and Recreation 13$47,111$43,48748$23,737
Water Supply 11$38,058$41,5180$0
Sewerage 10$26,313$31,5760$0
Electric Power 9$37,164$49,5520$0
Financial Administration 8$30,786$46,1791$9,964
Other Government Administration 4$17,030$51,0909$11,820
Police - Other 2$6,927$41,5620$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 156$549,812$42,29365$53,196

Smithfield government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $128,000 ($10.40)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $14,849,000 ($1206.35)
    Water Utilities: $5,460,000 ($443.58)
    Police Protection: $3,114,000 ($252.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,667,000 ($135.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,265,000 ($102.77)
    Financial Administration: $1,134,000 ($92.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000,000 ($81.24)
    Regular Highways: $818,000 ($66.46)
    Transit Utilities: $482,000 ($39.16)
    Central Staff Services: $263,000 ($21.37)
    Parking Facilities: $88,000 ($7.15)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $116,000 ($9.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $307,000 ($24.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $195,000 ($15.84)
    Police Protection: $134,000 ($10.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000 ($2.19)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($0.81)

Smithfield government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,860,000 ($232.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,309,000 ($106.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $822,000 ($66.78)
    Other: $261,000 ($21.20)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $184,000 ($14.95)
    Hospital Public: $54,000 ($4.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $216,000 ($17.55)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $577,000 ($46.88)
    Interest Earnings: $38,000 ($3.09)
    Sale of Property: $26,000 ($2.11)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $18,077,000 ($1468.60)
    Water Utilities: $2,888,000 ($234.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,498,000 ($284.18)
    Highways: $324,000 ($26.32)
  • Tax - Property: $6,338,000 ($514.91)
    Other Selective Sales: $217,000 ($17.63)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $42,000 ($3.41)
    Other License: $5,000 ($0.41)

Smithfield government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,721,000 ($952.23)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,236,000 ($831.59)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,612,000 ($212.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,127,000 ($91.56)

Smithfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,001,000 ($81.32)

9.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.11%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($149 average AGI)
Johnston County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Wake County, NC  3.58% ($53,700 average AGI)
from Harnett County, NC  0.47% ($42,360)
from Wayne County, NC  0.33% ($38,381)


6.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,648 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Wake County, NC  2.08% ($49,741 average AGI)
to Harnett County, NC  0.51% ($35,240)
to Wayne County, NC  0.31% ($33,328)
Businesses in Smithfield, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1J.Crew1
Advance Auto Parts1Jones New York1
Aeropostale1Journeys1
Ann Taylor1Justice1
Applebee's1Kmart1
Arby's1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1Lane Bryant1
Banana Republic1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Bath & Body Works1Lowe's1
Best Western1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Blockbuster1McDonald's2
Brooks Brothers1Motherhood Maternity1
Burger King1New York & Co1
CVS1Nike6
Casual Male XL1OfficeMax1
Catherines1Outback1
Chevrolet1Outback 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 Pizza1Skechers USA1
DressBarn2Sleep Inn1
Dressbarn2Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts2Super 81
Eddie Bauer1T-Mobile2
FedEx5Taco Bell1
Ford1Talbots1
GNC1U-Haul4
GameStop2U.S. Cellular1
Gap1UPS5
Gymboree1Vans1
H&R Block2Waffle House1
Hardee's1Walgreens1
IZOD1Walmart1

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
See more detailed statistics of Smithfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 610ft / 186mTotal length
  • 210,840Total average daily traffic
  • 25,399Total average daily truck traffic
  • 226,830Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Smithfield, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 81950-1959
  • 11980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Smithfield, NC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Smithfield)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Smithfield, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (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: 68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Smithfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Smithfield)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
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 in Smithfield, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Smithfield, NC - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 138. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 215 took place in 2007, and the least - 21 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Smithfield, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (48.7%), and Outside Fires (33.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Smithfield, NC
    • 1,14348.7%Structure Fires
    • 77533.0%Outside Fires
    • 34914.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 793.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Smithfield, NC

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

  • The Jameson Inn, 125 S Equity Dr, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577 , Phone: (919) 989-5901
  • Super 8 Smithfield, 735 Outlet Center Dr, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577 , Phone: (919) 989-8988, Fax: (919) 989-8472
  • Sleep Inn & Suites, 270 N Equity Dr, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577 , Phone: (919) 209-2360, Fax: (919) 934-4680
  • Comfort Inn Of Smithfield, 170 S Equity Dr, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577 , Phone: (919) 938-4444, Fax: (919) 938-4443
  • Best Western Inn, 145 S Equity Dr, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577 , Phone: (919) 989-4047, Fax: (919) 989-4048
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 190 S Equity Dr, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577 , Phone: (919) 934-3350, Fax: (919) 934-3379
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, 809 Venture Rd, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577 , Phone: (919) 938-0050, Fax: (919) 938-0156
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 197 Mallard Rd, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577 , Phone: (919) 934-7176, Fax: (919) 300-1239
  • Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, 250 N Equity Dr, Smithfield, North Carolina 27577 , Phone: (919) 934-3411, Fax: (919) 934-3340
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Smithfield, North Carolina
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Smithfield, NC
  • 49.1%Electricity
  • 28.1%Utility gas
  • 20.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Smithfield, NC
  • 72.4%Electricity
  • 22.2%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%No fuel used


Smithfield compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Smithfield on our top lists:

  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
There are 18 pilots and 40 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Raymond F. Lippitt (6)
  • Jason E. Cummings (5)
  • Gary Steven Arnold (4)
  • William T. Pierce (3)
  • Ernest R. Allsbrook, Jr. (1)
  • Kenneth W. Briel (1)
  • Jennifer E. Devaney (1)
  • Aaron Dickens Meares (1)
  • Durwood D. Woodall (1)
  • Harold E. Arnold (1)

Total of 25 patent applications in 2008-2020.