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Population in 2010: 21,430. Population change since 2000: +4.0%
 

Males: 10,317  (48.1%)
Females: 11,113  (51.9%)

Median resident age:  42.0 years
Rhode Island median age:  42.3 years

Zip codes: 02917.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $72,402 (it was $55,621 in 2000)
Smithfield:

$72,402
RI:

$54,554
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,064

Smithfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $240,469 (it was $141,500 in 2000)
Smithfield:

$240,469
RI:

$234,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $333,223; Detached houses: $343,771; Townhouses or other attached units: $303,053; In 2-unit structures: $350,133; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $260,985; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $232,537; Mobile homes: $245,236

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Smithfield races chart
  • White alone - 20,198 (94.3%)
  • Hispanic - 466 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 275 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 252 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 181 (0.8%)
  • Other race alone - 34 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 23 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Smithfield: 285.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (31.1%), Irish (21.7%), English (13.7%), French (11.9%), French Canadian (9.2%), German (6.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1731

Elevation: 266 feet

Land area: 26.6 square miles.

Population density: 806 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Smithfield:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Smithfield town:

  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

705 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

This town:  3.4%
Rhode Island:  12.5%



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Smithfield, Rhode Island as of September 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Smithfield to the number of sex offenders is 10,603 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Smithfield town:  1.8% ($2,514)
Rhode Island:  1.9% ($2,507)
Smithfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Providence, RI (7.3 miles , pop. 173,618).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (37.9 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (148.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Greenville, RI (1.0 miles ), Harmony, RI (1.8 miles ), North Providence, RI (2.1 miles ), Johnston, RI (2.2 miles ), Lincoln, RI (2.4 miles ), Cumberland Hill, RI (2.7 miles ), North Smithfield, RI (2.7 miles ), Chepachet, RI (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 55 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 1998: 48 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 1999: 23 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2000: 34 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2001: 62 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2002: 68 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2003: 81 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2004: 61 buildings, average cost: $259,200
  • 2005: 46 buildings, average cost: $285,400
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $304,200
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $404,500
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $94,600
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2010: 27 buildings, average cost: $195,800
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $234,500
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $219,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.89 N, Longitude: 71.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 401

Smithfield household income distribution Smithfield home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Smithfield by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 010000010000
per 100,000 0.04.80.00.00.00.00.04.70.00.00.00.0
Rapes 562123333111
per 100,000 24.728.89.54.79.313.914.014.214.14.74.74.7
Robberies 064002002230
per 100,000 0.028.819.00.00.09.20.00.09.49.414.00.0
Assaults 599571375951512
per 100,000 24.743.242.823.532.660.132.623.642.323.570.156.0
Burglaries 344044414232433329344337
per 100,000 167.9192.1209.2192.8195.6147.9200.0155.7136.2160.1200.9172.8
Thefts 233230314256216206220243248234228237
per 100,000 1150.41104.71492.81203.91005.8952.31023.51146.31164.91101.61065.21106.9
Auto thefts 66911121719131318819
per 100,000 29.628.842.851.755.978.688.461.361.184.737.488.7
Arson 11561054443452
per 100,000 54.324.028.547.023.318.518.618.914.118.823.49.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.2) 88.0114.0103.477.075.183.682.790.486.776.184.781.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 55 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.91
Rhode Island average:

2.34

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Smithfield, Rhode Island accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Rhode Island:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,333 (+6.9%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Smithfield-area historical tornado activity is above Rhode Island state average. It is 13% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Smithfield town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.7 miles away from the town center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Smithfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Rhode Island state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from Smithfield center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 47.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 20.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.6 miles away from Smithfield center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Providence County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Snow: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Smithfield topographic map

Birthplace of: David Wilkinson (machinist) - Inventor of the lathe, Elisha Bartlett - Politician, Peleg Arnold - Judge, Sullivan Ballou - Union Army officer.


Hospitals/medical centers in Smithfield:

  • ROGLER FARM ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, 1 ROGLER FARM ROAD)
  • ELMBROOK HOME INC (Nursing Home, 40 FARNUM PIKE)
  • HEBERT NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 180 LOG ROAD)
  • HERITAGE HILLS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 80 DOUGLAS PIKE)
  • NORTH BAY RETIREMENT LIVING (Nursing Home, 171 PLEASANT VIEW AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Smithfield, RI

Amtrak station near Smithfield:

  • 8 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Smithfield:

  • Bryant University (Full-time enrollment: 3,313; Location: 1150 Douglas Pike; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bryant.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Smithfield:

  • Rhode Island College (about 6 miles; Providence, RI; Full-time enrollment: 6,111)
  • Providence College (about 6 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 4,002)
  • Johnson & Wales University (about 8 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 9,672)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (about 8 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • Brown University (about 9 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,169)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 13 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 6,663)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 13 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 2,958)

Private high school in Smithfield:

  • MASTERS REGIONAL ACADEMY (Students: 104; Location: 915 DOUGLAS PIKE; Grades: 7 - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Smithfield:

  • BREEZY KNOLL CHILD CARE CENTER (Students: 66; Location: 311 STILLWATER RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • STORK'S NEST CHILD ACADEMY V (Students: 18; Location: 440 GEORGE WASHINGTON HWY; Grades: KG - KG)

Libraries in Smithfield:

  • GREENVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $910,624; Location: 573 PUTNAM PIKE; 82,604 books; 228 e-books; 3,647 audio materials; 5,061 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 22 other licensed databases; 190 print serial subscriptions)
  • EAST SMITHFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $537,521; Location: 50 ESMOND STREET; 59,251 books; 131 e-books; 1,495 audio materials; 4,300 video materials; 20 other licensed databases; 129 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Smithfield: Mowrys Corners (A), Apple Valley (B), Mountaindale (C), Appleland Orchard (D), Jaswells Farm (E), Matteo's Farm (F), Steere Orchard (G), Seven Cedars Christmas Tree Farm (H), Greenville Fire Station (I), Smithfield Fire Department Station 2 (J), Smithfield Fire Department Station 3 (K), East Smithfield Public Library (L), Smithfield Police Department (M), Smithfield Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (N), Pleasant View Day Care Center (O), Kittens and Cubs Day Care Center (P), Just For Kids Day Care (Q), Greenville Public Library (R), Child Care Connection of Smithfield (S), Bryant College Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Greenville Shopping Center (1), Apple Valley Mall Shopping Center (2), Johnston Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Smithfield include: Greenville Baptist Church (A), Union Chapel (B), Our Redeemer Lutheran Church (C), Georgiaville Baptist Church (D), Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Sebille Pond (A), Gould Pond (B), Slack Reservoir (C), Curran Lower Reservoir (D), Upper Sprague Reservoir (E), Harris Pond (F), Stillwater Reservoir (G), Stillwater Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Angell Brook (A), Sprague Brook (B), Hanton Brook (C), Airport Creek (D), Harris Brook (E), Whipple Brook (F), Gould Brook (G), Stillwater River (H), Latham Brook (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Smithfield include: Georgiaville Historic District (1), Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Mountaindale Beach (A), Slacks Pond Beach (B), Georgiaville Beach (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Smith-Appleby House (Historical Places & Services; 220 Stillwater Road) (1), Dattco (Tours & Charters; 47 A Cedar Swamp Rd.) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Fairfield Inn (George Washington Hi) (1), Comfort Suites Smithfield (1010 Douglas Pike) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Providence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 CO  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.1. This is about average.
City:

27.1
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.76
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.0
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.77. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.77
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.243. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.243
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.9
U.S.:

22.1

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

SMITHFIELD WATER SUPPLY BOARD (Population served: 8200, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-09-2000), St Public Notif requested (2 times from JUN-09-2000 to JUN-09-2000), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-09-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUN-09-2000 to JUN-09-2000), St Public Notif received (2 times from JUN-12-2000 to JUN-12-2000), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-25-2000 to JUL-25-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-1998), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-1998), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-1998), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-1998), St Public Notif received (2 times from OCT-22-1998 to OCT-22-1998), St Tech Assistance Visit (2 times from DEC-07-1998 to DEC-07-1998), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-31-1998 to DEC-31-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2003 and APR-15-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-13-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1992 and MAR-22-1993, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from FEB-03-1993 to FEB-03-1993), St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-1993), St Formal NOV issued (2 times from FEB-05-1993 to FEB-05-1993), St Public Notif requested (FEB-05-1993), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-09-1993 to MAR-09-1993), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-22-1993 to MAR-22-1993)
EAST SMITHFIELD WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 7700, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2004 and FEB-10-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-08-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-13-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-08-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2005)
HEBERT NURSING HOME, INC. (Population served: 227, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-21-2003), St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2003), St Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2003), St Tech Assistance Visit (2 times from NOV-26-2003 to NOV-26-2003), St Public Notif received (DEC-03-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-20-2003), St Boil Water Order (OCT-20-2003), St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-20-2003), St Tech Assistance Visit (OCT-24-2003), St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2003), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2003), St Boil Water Order (SEP-04-2003), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-04-2003), St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2003), St Tech Assistance Visit (2 times from SEP-05-2003 to SEP-11-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-15-2003), St Public Notif received (SEP-16-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-13-2006)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2003 and APR-15-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-13-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-15-2004)
JUST FOR KIDS, INC. (Population served: 111, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-17-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-17-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-17-2005), St Boil Water Order (JUN-17-2005), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUN-23-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-23-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-25-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-25-2004), St Public Notif requested (JUN-25-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-25-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
NATIONWIDE TRACTOR TRAILER DRIVING SCHOO (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1997 and MAR-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-22-1997), St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-22-1997), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-22-1997), St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-22-1997), St Public Notif received (2 times from JAN-23-1997 to JAN-23-1997), St Compliance Meeting conducted (2 times from JAN-27-1997 to JAN-27-1997), St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-18-1997 to FEB-18-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1996 and DEC-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (NOV-18-1996), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-18-1996), St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-1996), St Public Notif received (NOV-22-1996), St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Rhode Island:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.1%
Whole state:  62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.3%
Whole state:  7.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.3%
Whole state:

11.9%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.3%
Whole state:

5.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Smithfield, RI

People in group quarters in Smithfield in 2010:

  • 2,741 people in college/university student housing
  • 485 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 103 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Smithfield in 2000:

  • 2,161 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 545 people in nursing homes
  • 59 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 57 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill

Smithfield compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Smithfield (2011 data):

  • Bank Rhode Island: Smithfield Branch at 445 Putnam Pike, branch established on 1968/09/11. Info updated 2006/09/28: Bank assets: $1,581.1 mil, Deposits: $1,131.1 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorp Rhode Island, Inc.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Greenville Branch at 639 Putnam Pike, branch established on 1954/04/05. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Sovereign Bank, National Association: Smithfield Branch at 410 Putnam Pike, branch established on 1987/04/20. Info updated 2012/01/31: Bank assets: $78,146.9 mil, Deposits: $48,042.9 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 718 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Santander, S.A.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Smithfield, Rhode Island:

  • All Seasons Inn & Suites, 355 George Washington Hwy, Smithfield, RI 02917 , Phone: (401) 232-2400, Fax: (401) 232-0235
  • Hampton Inn & Suites - Smithfield, 945 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917 , Phone: (401) 232-9200, Fax: (201) 232-9201
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Smithfield, Rhode Island

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (51%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.60%
Here63.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchJewishUnited Church of Christ
Adherents81.9%3.5%2.9%2.7%1.4%
Congregations28.2%11.0%9.3%3.5%5.8%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaAssemblies of GodArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate EtchmiadzinOther
Adherents1.0%0.7%0.6%0.6%4.6%
Congregations3.5%0.6%4.7%0.3%33.1%
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: 129
Providence County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
Providence County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 132
Providence County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 499
Here:

7.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
Rhode Island:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Providence County:

24.0%
Rhode Island:

22.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
State:

16.3%

4.57% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,943 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
Rhode Island average:

5.39%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($427 average AGI)
Providence County:

0.18%
Rhode Island average:

0.16%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Kent County, RI  0.82% ($40,023 average AGI)
from Bristol County, MA  0.45% ($43,081)
from Washington County, RI  0.23% ($16,206)


5.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,262 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Rhode Island average:

6.42%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($439 average AGI)
Providence County:

0.06%
Rhode Island average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Kent County, RI  0.96% ($46,126 average AGI)
to Bristol County, MA  0.47% ($52,356)
to Washington County, RI  0.25% ($57,695)

Strongest AM radio stations in Smithfield:

  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPMZ (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: VIDEO MUNDO B/CASTING CO., LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHJJ (920 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Smithfield:

  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJMF (88.7 FM; SMITHFIELD, RI; Owner: BRYANT COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMIN.)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDOM (91.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: PROVIDENCE COLLEGE)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Smithfield:

  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLWC (Channel 28; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: C-28 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTMU-LP (Channel 32; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ZGS BOSTON, 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: 34
Total length: 122 meters (400ft)
Total costs: $45,009,000
Total average daily traffic: 382,003
Total average daily truck traffic: 36,536

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 24
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Smithfield, RI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Smithfield, RI)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 35755 , Serial Number: 28-8090200, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 12/18/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph J Varin, 4 Varin Dr, Smithfield, RI 02917
  • Aircraft: DIAMOND AIRCRAFT IND INC DA 40 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 653JS , Serial Number: 40.323
    Registrant (Corporation): Interstate Title & Escrow Corp, 31 Connors Farm Dr, Smithfield, RI 02917
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 70619 , Serial Number: 17631, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/23/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond W Roberts, 418 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85364 , Serial Number: 7AC-4104, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/08/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond W Roberts, 418 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8919J , Serial Number: 28-2935, Year manufactured: 1965
    Registrant (Individual): Arthur S Ii Gloster, 400 Putnam Pike Ste J134, Smithfield, RI 02917
  • Aircraft: COMMONWEALTH 185 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 93246 , Serial Number: 1751, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Richard W Demaine, 277 Waterman Ave, Smithfield, RI 02917


Businesses in Smithfield, RI
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets4
AT&T1New Balance1
American Eagle Outfitters1New York & Co1
Ann Taylor1Nike2
Bath & Body Works1Old Navy1
Burger King1Pac Sun1
Chico's1Panera Bread1
Curves1Penske1
Decora Cabinetry2Quality1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts5Staples1
Famous Footwear1Subway1
FedEx2T-Mobile1
GameStop1T.J.Maxx1
Gap1Target1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS6
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless2
Kohl's1Wendy's1
Lane Bryant1
Browse common businesses in Smithfield, RI

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