Smithville, Missouri

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Population in 2014: 9,107 (85% urban, 15% rural). Population change since 2000: +65.2%
Males: 4,585  (50.4%)
Females: 4,522  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  36.2 years
Missouri median age:  38.1 years

Zip codes: 64089.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $68,756 (it was $52,639 in 2000)
Smithville:

$68,756
MO:

$46,931

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,161 (it was $22,669 in 2000)

Smithville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $176,602 (it was $119,700 in 2000)
Smithville:

$176,602
MO:

$133,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $163,161; Detached houses: $168,954; Townhouses or other attached units: $126,125; In 2-unit structures: $132,911; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $119,108; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $81,341; Mobile homes: $40,734

Median gross rent in 2013: $793.

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  • Races in Smithville, MO (2013)

    Smithville races chart
    • 8,08991.9%White alone
    • 4815.5%Hispanic
    • 1331.5%Two or more races
    • 470.5%Asian alone
    • 160.2%Black alone
    • 150.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Smithville: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.2%), Irish (14.4%), United States (12.5%), English (11.7%), Swedish (2.9%), Dutch (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1867

Elevation: 815 feet

Land area: 13.7 square miles.

Population density: 664 people per square mile   (low).

Smithville,MO real estate house value index trend

Smithville, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Smithville:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Smithville city:

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

134 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Missouri:

3.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,935 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,463 (1.3%)

Smithville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kansas City, KS (20.1 miles , pop. 146,866).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (21.5 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (399.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ridgely, MO (2.3 miles) , Trimble, MO (2.5 miles ), Ferrelview, MO (2.6 miles ), Edgerton, MO (2.9 miles ), Camden Point, MO (3.2 miles ), Platte City, MO (3.3 miles ), Lake Waukomis, MO (3.3 miles ), Tracy, MO (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 171 buildings, average cost: $63,100
  • 1998: 97 buildings, average cost: $72,800
  • 1999: 167 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2000: 78 buildings, average cost: $104,700
  • 2001: 75 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2002: 94 buildings, average cost: $99,900
  • 2003: 156 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2004: 197 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 2006: 117 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2007: 57 buildings, average cost: $134,400
  • 2008: 30 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2009: 33 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2010: 21 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $207,400
  • 2012: 40 buildings, average cost: $205,400
  • 2013: 39 buildings, average cost: $189,100
  • 2014: 52 buildings, average cost: $171,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.39 N, Longitude: 94.58 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,538 (-28.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 786 (18.2%)

Area code: 816

Smithville household income distribution Smithville home values distribution

Crime rates in Smithville by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Murders 0100000
per 100,000 0.016.60.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0011301
per 100,000 0.00.016.015.041.80.012.2
Robberies 0100200
per 100,000 0.016.60.00.027.90.00.0
Assaults 66259105
per 100,000 107.399.631.975.1125.5128.661.0
Burglaries 15781014816
per 100,000 268.3116.2127.8150.2195.3102.9195.3
Thefts 54708158837369
per 100,000 966.01,162.01,293.7871.11,157.6938.7842.3
Auto thefts 86210367
per 100,000 143.199.631.9150.241.877.285.4
Arson 0001200
per 100,000 0.00.00.015.027.90.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 313.3) 95.7127.987.389.4138.081.280.7

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Crime rate in Smithville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 15 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Missouri average:

2.47
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,728 (+97.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Smithville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Smithville, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Smithville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Smithville city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused $48 million in damages.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.7 miles away from the city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Smithville-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 365.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 313.8 miles away from Smithville center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 324.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 361.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 348.7 miles away from Smithville center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 317.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Smithville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Smithville:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-SMITHVILLE (106 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • ST LUKE'S NORTHLAND HOSPITAL (601 SOUTH 169 HIGHWAY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Smithville:

  • NEW MARK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • ASERACARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • KENDALLWOOD HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • GARDEN VALLEY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • CHERRY HILLS COMMUNITY AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • DSI - KANSAS CITY RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • BISHOP SPENCER PLACE, INC, THE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)

airports located in Smithville:

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College/University in Smithville:

  • Donna's Academy of Hair Design (Full-time enrollment: 50; Location: 14454 North US Highway 169; Private, for-profit; Website: www.donnashairacademymo.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smithville:

  • Grantham University (about 11 miles; Kansas City, MO; Full-time enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 15 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 21 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 23 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 25 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Rockhurst University (about 25 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • Missouri Western State University (about 28 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; FT enrollment: 4,557)

Public high school in Smithville:

  • SMITHVILLE HIGH (Students: 483, Location: 645 S COMMERCIAL AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Smithville:

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Notable locations in Smithville: Amory (A), Smithville Area Fire Protection District Station 2 (B), Smithville Area Fire Protection District Station 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs: Smithville Lake (A), Mononame 160 Reservoir (B), Helvely Park Lake (C), J C Ranch Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wilkerson Creek (A), Owens Branch (B), Rocky Branch (C), First Creek (D), Second Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: K & M Aquatic Gardens and Landscape Service (Water Parks & Slides; 14465 North USHighway 169) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Clay County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 114. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

114
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.467. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.467
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 12.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.5
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.22. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.22
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 28.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.23
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.0%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.5%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
80 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

People in group quarters in Smithville in 2000:

  • 86 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 2 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped

Smithville, Missouri environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Smithville (2011 data):

  • First Bank of Missouri: Smithville Branch at Highways 169 And 92, branch established on 1931/10/17; Big V Branch at 122 North 169 Highway, branch established on 2001/10/16. Info updated 2010/08/12: Bank assets: $518.5 mil, Deposits: $413.8 mil, headquarters in Gladstone, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Valley View Bancshares, Inc.
  • Platte Valley Bank of Missouri: Smithville Branch at 302 West Main Street, branch established on 1918/01/01; Smithville South Branch at 1603 S 169 Hwy, branch established on 1999/05/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $356.7 mil, Deposits: $289.6 mil, headquarters in Platte City, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Platte County Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citizens Bank and Trust Company: Smithville Branch at Highway 92 And 169, branch established on 1996/11/01. Info updated 2008/08/25: Bank assets: $867.0 mil, Deposits: $709.5 mil, headquarters in Chillicothe, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Young Partners, L.P.
  • Clay County Savings Bank: Highway 169 And 92 Branch at 1101 South 169 Highway, branch established on 1922/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $97.3 mil, Deposits: $83.2 mil, headquarters in Liberty, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Missouri average:

11.0

Smithville travel time to work - commute Smithville mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Smithville city (based on Clay County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant55,953140
Catholic23,5119
Mainline Protestant20,19341
Other5,45423
Black Protestant1251
Orthodox441
None116,659-
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
Clay County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Clay County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 66
Clay County:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 135
Here:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

30.5%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.2%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.9%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Smithville:

48.7%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Smithville:

20.2%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Smithville:

9.8%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Smithville:

6.8
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Smithville:

35.2%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Smithville:

58.0%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Smithville:

79.4%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Smithville, MO 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
Financial Administration 3$8,267$33,0680$0
Other Government Administration 3$12,731$50,9247$1,500
Judicial and Legal 1$2,982$35,7842$2,400
Police Protection - Officers 14$52,901$45,3442$534
Streets and Highways 4$14,570$43,7101$1,014
Sewerage 3$9,193$36,7720$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,112$30,6720$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$9,212$55,2720$0
Water Supply 7$21,580$36,9940$0
Totals for Government 39$136,548$42,01512$5,448

Smithville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $807,000 ($88.61)
    Central Staff Services: $737,000 ($80.93)
    General - Other: $470,000 ($51.61)
    Sewerage: $374,000 ($41.07)
    Police Protection: $350,000 ($38.43)
    Regular Highways: $278,000 ($30.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $148,000 ($16.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $154,000 ($16.91)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,000,000 ($109.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $200,000 ($21.96)

Smithville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $378,000 ($41.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $59,000 ($6.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $247,000 ($27.12)
    Interest Earnings: $133,000 ($14.60)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $817,000 ($89.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $123,000 ($13.51)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,039,000 ($114.09)
    Public Utilities: $210,000 ($23.06)
    NEC: $93,000 ($10.21)
    Property: $32,000 ($3.51)

Smithville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $4,241,000 ($465.69)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $4,060,000 ($445.81)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $181,000 ($19.87)

Smithville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,375,000 ($260.79)

8.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,419 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.07%
Missouri average:

6.69%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($77 average AGI)
Clay County:

0.02%
Missouri average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jackson County, MO  2.08% ($34,977 average AGI)
from Platte County, MO  1.54% ($39,509)
from Johnson County, KS  0.43% ($49,901)


7.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,033 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
Missouri average:

6.91%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($124 average AGI)
Clay County:

0.04%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jackson County, MO  1.81% ($32,499 average AGI)
to Platte County, MO  1.49% ($39,964)
to Johnson County, KS  0.47% ($49,024)

Strongest AM radio stations in Smithville:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KGGN (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GLADSTONE, MO; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Smithville:

  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWJC (91.9 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: WILLIAM JEWELL COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Smithville:

  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KQTV (Channel 2; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Smithville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Smithville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 53m174ftTotal length
  • $4,185,000Total costs
  • 41,496Total average daily traffic
  • 7,364Total average daily truck traffic
  • 68,458Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Smithville, MO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Smithville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, 6 Mi E And 2 Mi S Of Hwy 92 (Lat: 39.338611 Lon: -94.473833), Overall height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WNTH942
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.593 MHz, 928.593 MHzGrant Date: 01/12/2001, Expiration Date: 12/27/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2010Registrant: Allgeier Martin & Associates Inc, 2820 S Range Line Road, Joplin, MO 64803-2627, Phone: (417) 624-5703, Fax: (417) 624-7558, Email:
  • Various Locations (Lat: 39.386917 Lon: -94.581333), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPOQ556
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.418 MHzGrant Date: 01/08/2009, Expiration Date: 10/23/2018Registrant: City Of Smithville, 107 West Main Street, Smithville, MO 64089, Phone: (816) 532-3897, Fax: (816) 532-3990
  • May Street, Lat: 39.380278 Lon: -94.633056, Type: Tower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WQJZ837
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/28/2009, Expiration Date: 03/19/2018, Certifier: Anthony H HollandRegistrant: Isotech Inc, 501 Hwy 169, Trimble, MO 64492, Phone: (816) 866-3028, Fax: (816) 370-2217, Email:
  • SMITHVILLE, Hwy 92 6 Mi E And 2 Mi S Of (Lat: 39.338611 Lon: -94.473833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 53 m, Call Sign: WHH941
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHzGrant Date: 02/11/2011, Expiration Date: 04/23/2021Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Boulevard, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5500, Fax: (703) 726-5595, Email:
  • SMITHVILLE, 1 Mi S Of (Lat: 39.372500 Lon: -94.581333), Overall height: 38.4 m, Call Sign: WLS732, Licensee ID: L00001154
    Assigned Frequencies: 2168.40 MHzGrant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2003Registrant: Kansas City Smsa Limited Partnership, 17330 Preston Rd Ste 100a, Dallas, TX 75252

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 1067 Meters South Of North Highway F And Holdsworth Road (Lat: 39.409444 Lon: -94.564944), Type: Tank, Structure height: 36.7 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: KAA275
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.350 MHz, 454.325 MHz, 152.150 MHz, 152.120 MHzGrant Date: 04/21/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568, Email:
  • 1 Km S Of North Hwy F And Holdsworth Road (Lat: 39.409417 Lon: -94.564944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36 m, Call Sign: WRW287
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.325 MHzGrant Date: 04/21/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 659-0830, Fax: (202) 828-5568, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Smithville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Smithville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED33$165,58628$142,277141$172,5177$16,50316$106,341
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$199,0002$101,70014$174,3061$26,4601$27,780
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$129,2833$167,20736$180,4404$33,5150$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$147,0663$114,30331$192,9461$69,4802$118,145
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$143,3400$04$182,0401$68,8000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0219.00 , 0220.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$179,3477$209,157
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$168,4103$178,047
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$190,420
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$251,130
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0219.00 , 0220.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

CLAY CO PWSD 9 (Population served: 2,358, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 53
  • Hazardous Condition: 13
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Smithville

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Smithville, MO
Most common first names in Smithville, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4175.8 years
James3574.3 years
Mary3579.9 years
Helen2477.2 years
Robert2470.1 years
William2476.7 years
George2176.0 years
Charles2177.1 years
Mildred1480.8 years
Anna1384.0 years
Most common last names in Smithville, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1985.0 years
Rule1378.9 years
Wright1376.0 years
Moore1275.3 years
Brown1278.6 years
Justus1178.7 years
Williams1173.1 years
Summers1079.7 years
Shepherd1080.0 years
Anderson1076.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
Businesses in Smithville, MO
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul2
Lane Furniture1UPS2
McDonald's1

Smithville compared to Missouri state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 46 pilots and 81 other airmen in this city.
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