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Population in 2012: 8,130 (88% urban, 12% rural). Population change since 2000: +28.6%
Males: 3,824  (47.0%)
Females: 4,306  (53.0%)

Median resident age:  42.3 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 23430.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $64,441 (it was $43,224 in 2000)
Smithfield:

$64,441
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,818

Smithfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $258,752 (it was $134,000 in 2000)
Smithfield:

$258,752
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $312,729; Detached houses: $335,586; Townhouses or other attached units: $183,055; In 2-unit structures: $120,118; Mobile homes: $17,312

Median gross rent in 2012: $719.

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  • White alone - 5,344 (66.1%)
  • Black alone - 2,305 (28.5%)
  • Hispanic - 175 (2.2%)
  • Two or more races - 154 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 72 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 26 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.07%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Smithfield: 98.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (13.4%), United States (10.6%), German (10.5%), Irish (9.5%), Scottish (3.7%), French (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1752

Land area: 9.53 square miles.

Population density: 853 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Smithfield:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Smithfield town:

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

58 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.7%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Smithfield, Virginia as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Smithfield to the number of sex offenders is 239 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,696 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,253 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Newport News, VA (9.8 miles , pop. 180,150).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Norfolk, VA (20.8 miles , pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (223.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Benns Church, VA (1.8 miles ), Carrollton, VA (2.0 miles ), Rushmere, VA (2.7 miles ), Newport News, VA (3.1 miles ), Deerfield, VA (3.5 miles) , Bethel Manor, VA (3.7 miles ), Windsor, VA (3.7 miles ), Hampton, VA (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 36.98 N, Longitude: 76.62 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,388 (+17.2%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,139 (28.4%)

Area code: 757

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Crime rates in Smithfield by Year
Type 2001 2004 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0001001
per 100,000 0.00.00.014.10.00.012.2
Rapes 1000210
per 100,000 15.60.00.00.027.912.20.0
Robberies 97104424
per 100,000 140.1103.4141.456.255.824.448.8
Assaults 145433149
per 100,000 218.073.956.642.241.8171.0109.8
Burglaries 3214342726338
per 100,000 498.3206.8480.8379.5362.5403.197.6
Thefts 25625923718014513090
per 100,000 3986.33825.73351.72529.92021.51588.11098.0
Auto thefts 291717111494
per 100,000 451.6251.1240.4154.6195.2109.948.8
Arson 0010111
per 100,000 0.00.014.10.013.912.212.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.6) 319.9227.2234.3188.4164.8147.8112.6

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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: 25 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Virginia average:

2.27

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Smithfield, Virginia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,405 (+28.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Carpenters (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Food processing workers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

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Average climate in Smithfield, Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Smithfield-area historical tornado activity is above Virginia state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/5/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the Smithfield town center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2008, a category F3 tornado 19.0 miles away from the town center injured 200 people and caused $30 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Smithfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 97% 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 82.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 96.3 miles away from Smithfield center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 88.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Isle of Wight County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Smithfield topographic map

Birthplace of: Mary Batten - Science writer, Parke S. Rouse, Jr. - Journalist, Arthur Smith (U.S. Representative) - Politician.

Main business address for: SMITHFIELD FOODS INC (MEAT PACKING PLANTS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Smithfield:

  • RAI - SOUTH CHURCH-SMITHFIELD (Dialysis Facility, 1812-C S CHURCH ST)
  • RIVERSIDE CONVALESCENT CENTER-SMITHFIELD (Nursing Home, 200 LUMAR RD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Smithfield:

  • PENINSULA SURGERY CENTERS, LLC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; NEWPORT NEWS, VA)
  • THE NEWPORT (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NEWPORT NEWS, VA)
  • JAMES RIVER CONV CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; NEWPORT NEWS, VA)

Political contributions by individuals in Smithfield, VA

Airports located in Smithfield:

Amtrak station near Smithfield:

  • 10 miles: NEWPORT NEWS (9304 WARWICK BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Smithfield:

  • 10 miles: Surry 1 and 2 in Newport News, VA.

Local government website: www.co.smithfield.va.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smithfield:

  • Christopher Newport University (about 9 miles; Newport News, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,722)
  • Thomas Nelson Community College (about 13 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 3,554)
  • Hampton University (about 16 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 4,789)
  • Old Dominion University (about 19 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 15,643)
  • Tidewater Community College (about 21 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 12,101)
  • College of William and Mary (about 21 miles; Williamsburg, VA; FT enrollment: 7,397)
  • Norfolk State University (about 22 miles; Norfolk, VA; FT enrollment: 5,675)

Public high school in Smithfield:

Private high school in Smithfield:

  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 33; Location: 15155 TURNER DR; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Smithfield:

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Notable locations in Smithfield: Cypress Run Plaza (A), Cypress Creek Golf Club (B), Isle of Wight Volunteer Rescue Squad (C), Isle of Wight County Public Library (D), Isle of Wight Volunteer Rescue Squad (E), Smithfield Volunteer Fire Department (F), Smithfield Police Department (G), Smithfield Town Hall (H), Isle of Wight Museum (I), Isle of Wight County County Health Center (J), Riverside Convalescent Center at Smithfield (K), Riverside Assisted Living of Smithfield (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Smithfield Square Shopping Center (1), Smithfield Shopping Center (2), Smithfield Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Smithfield include: Rising Star Church (A), Browns African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Christ Episcopal Church (C), Smithfield Baptist Church (D), Smithfield Christian Church (E), Trinity United Methodist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Little Creek (A), Cypress Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Smithfield include: Beales Park (1), Smithfield Historic District (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Isle of Wright Tourism Bureau (130 Main Street).

 
Isle of Wight County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5 CO  SO2 Ozone  NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.9. This is about average.
City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.08. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.08
U.S.:

9.59
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.193. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.193
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.30
U.S.:

2.43

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

ASHBY SUBDIVISION (Population served: 470, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CANNON ACRES (Population served: 202, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Fluoride
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-14-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-14-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-02-2006 to MAR-28-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-10-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2005)
  • 14 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1995 and FEB-02-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-02-1996)
BREWERS CREEK (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CHERRY GROVE ACRES (Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Fluoride
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-14-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-14-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-02-2006 to MAR-28-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-10-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2005)
  • 14 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1995 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-02-1996)
DEER RUN (Population served: 104, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Fluoride
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-14-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-14-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-02-2006 to MAR-28-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-10-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2005)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-1995 and FEB-02-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-1996), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-02-1996)
BOB STEELE WATERWORKS (Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Fluoride
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-14-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-14-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-16-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-26-2006), St Public Notif requested (JAN-26-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-02-2006 to MAR-28-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2005), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-10-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2005)
  • 14 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1994 and MAR-07-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-1994), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from AUG-03-1994 to SEP-02-1994), St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-1994), St Compliance achieved (MAR-07-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and MAR-07-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-15-1994), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-1994), St Compliance achieved (MAR-07-2003)
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.4%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.3%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.7%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Smithfield, VA

129 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
112 people in nursing homes in 2000

Smithfield compared to Virginia state average:

Smithfield, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Smithfield (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Smithfield Branch at 13400 Bennis Church Boulevard, branch established on 1989/06/06. 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
  • Farmers Bank: Smithfield Branch at 1119 South Church Street, branch established on 1994/12/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $423.7 mil, Deposits: $341.7 mil, headquarters in Windsor, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Smithfield Branch at 303 West Main Street, branch established on 1905/05/14. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Smithfield Branch at 1803 South Church Street, branch established on 1973/11/28. 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 Bank of Southside Virginia: Smithfield Branch at 115 Main Street, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $530.3 mil, Deposits: $452.9 mil, headquarters in Carson, VA, positive income, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Southside Virginia Corporation, The

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 (45%)
  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Smithfield town (based on Isle of Wight County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.41%
Here31.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents41.5%24.4%9.2%5.2%4.9%
Congregations23.1%17.9%15.4%2.6%2.6%
NameAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneOther
Adherents4.6%2.6%1.8%1.5%4.1%
Congregations7.7%2.6%2.6%2.6%23.1%
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: 8
Isle of Wight County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Isle of Wight County:

5.44 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

4.86 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.7%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Isle of Wight County:

29.1%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Isle of Wight County:

19.4%
State:

18.6%

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 6$18,996$37,9921$1,333
Other Government Administration 3$13,136$52,5447$1,822
Police Protection - Officers 15$60,971$48,7772$2,524
Police - Other 10$27,394$32,8730$0
Streets and Highways 17$40,859$28,8422$1,317
Other and Unallocable 3$8,933$35,7325$4,076
Totals for Government 54$170,289$37,84217$11,072


10.46% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.46%
Virginia average:

11.06%

0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,270 average AGI)
Isle of Wight County:

0.24%
Virginia average:

0.41%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Suffolk city, VA  1.52% ($50,397 average AGI)
from Newport News city, VA  1.44% ($46,386)
from Hampton city, VA  0.85% ($62,853)


7.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,624 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
Virginia average:

10.78%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($738 average AGI)
Isle of Wight County:

0.10%
Virginia average:

0.22%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Newport News city, VA  1.06% ($31,656 average AGI)
to Suffolk city, VA  0.90% ($39,207)
to Hampton city, VA  0.57% ($41,086)

Strongest AM radio stations in Smithfield:

  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNIS (790 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WGPL (1350 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA URBAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFOG (1050 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTJZ (1270 AM; 2 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Smithfield:

  • W271AD (102.1 FM; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJCD (107.7 FM; WINDSOR, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHRO-FM (90.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WHRV (89.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WVKL (95.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGH-FM (97.3 FM; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSVY-FM (105.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWSO-FM (92.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WOWI (102.9 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNOR (98.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WNSB (91.1 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WYCS (91.5 FM; YORKTOWN, VA; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC.)
  • WPTE (94.9 FM; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWDE-FM (101.3 FM; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYFI (99.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCMS-FM (100.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W291AE (106.1 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC)
  • WNVZ (104.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Smithfield:

  • WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WTVZ-TV (Channel 33; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WTVZ LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHRO-TV (Channel 15; HAMPTON-NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC, INC.)
  • WPXV (Channel 49; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WVEC-TV (Channel 13; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WVEC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBTD-LP (Channel 66; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKTD-CA (Channel 17; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVBT (Channel 43; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W05BQ (Channel 5; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • W21AQ (Channel 21; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • WNLO-CA (Channel 45; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGBS-LP (Channel 7; HAMPTON, ETC., VA; Owner: JOAN AND KENNETH WRIGHT)
  • WJGN-CA (Channel 5; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • WYSJ-CA (Channel 31; YORKTOWN, VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
  • WJHJ-LP (Channel 39; NEWPORT NEWS, ETC., VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
  • W56CS (Channel 56; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WITD-CA (Channel 23; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W18BS (Channel 18; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W25CS (Channel 25; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTTD-LP (Channel 59; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Smithfield, Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 194
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 290
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 69
  • Fatalities: 212
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 446
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30

Smithfield fatal accident list:

Oct 15, 2009 11:58 AM, Sr-10, Lat: 36.97951667, Lon: -76.63856389, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jun 21, 2002 03:54 PM, John Rolf Dr., Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 6, 2002 08:59 AM, Us-258, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 8, 1989 05:55 PM, Rt10bypass, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Jun 27, 1986 07:02 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 22, 1975 08:29 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Smithfield)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Smithfield, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (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 Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
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: 103 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Smithfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Smithfield)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 103
  • Hazardous Condition: 81
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Smithfield


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Smithfield, VA

Most common first names in Smithfield, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12972.2 years
Mary10679.8 years
William8469.3 years
John7972.4 years
Robert6470.6 years
George5171.1 years
Joseph4172.2 years
Charles3870.2 years
Willie3874.9 years
Thomas3570.5 years
Most common last names in Smithfield, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones8874.6 years
Edwards8175.1 years
Johnson6375.3 years
Wilson4478.9 years
Bailey4169.8 years
Tynes4069.9 years
Davis3576.2 years
Brown3573.7 years
Turner3478.0 years
Gwaltney3378.9 years
Businesses in Smithfield, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
FedEx2Subway1
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul2
Lane Furniture2UPS3
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Nike1YMCA1
Papa John's Pizza1
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