For population 25 years and over in Smithville:
For population 15 years and over in Smithville town:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $526 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (77.5 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (98.4 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (492.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Hatley, MS (2.5 miles ), Amory, MS (2.8 miles ), Nettleton, MS (3.6 miles ), Detroit, AL (3.6 miles ), Fulton, MS (3.7 miles ), Tremont, MS (3.8 miles ), Gattman, MS (4.0 miles) , Mooresville, MS (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 34.07 N, Longitude: 88.40 W
Area code: 662
Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+1.1%).
Work and jobs in Smithville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Smithville, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Smithville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 211% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Smithville town center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.
On 4/29/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Smithville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 40.0 miles away from Smithville center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 75.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 69.0 miles away from Smithville center
On 7/15/1995 at 01:03:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 58.6 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 Monroe County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Rod Brasfield - Comedian.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Smithville that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.2%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.7% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Banks with branches in Smithville (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Smithville town (based on Monroe County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.25%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
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Smithville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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4.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,524 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,992 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Smithville fatal accident list:
Nov 18, 1996 03:59 PM, Ms 25, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Apr 26, 1994 08:31 AM, Ms 25, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 1, 1993 05:08 PM, 25, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,225
Total average daily truck traffic: 412
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 7,830
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Smithville)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Smithville)
FAA Registered Aircraft:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Smithville, MS
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.