For population 25 years and over in Smithville:
For population 15 years and over in Smithville city:
99 residents are foreign born (1.3% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $479 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Murfreesboro, TN (32.9 miles , pop. 68,816).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (54.4 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (419.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Dowelltown, TN (2.8 miles ), Underhill, TN (3.0 miles ), Liberty, TN (3.0 miles ), Dibrell, TN (3.4 miles ), Shady Grove, TN (3.6 miles ), North Cannon, TN (3.8 miles ), Alexandria, TN (3.8 miles ), Buffalo Valley, TN (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.96 N, Longitude: 85.82 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,118 (+78.1%)
Area code: 615
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Crime in Smithville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +135 (+3.5%).
Work and jobs in Smithville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Smithville, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Smithville-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.2 miles away from the Smithville city center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 51 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Smithville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Tennessee state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.3 miles away from Smithville center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 79.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/19/2007 at 18:16:27, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 28.3 miles away from Smithville center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Bob Allen (1930s pitcher) - Baseball player, Charles P. Cantrell - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Dan Evins - Businessperson.
Hospital/medical center in Smithville:
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Public high school in Smithville:
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Smithville and their reported violations in the past:DEKALB UTILITY DISTRICT #1 (Population served: 10920, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Smithville that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 29.9%
(32.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 22.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
People in group quarters in Smithville:
Smithville compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Smithville (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Smithville (based on DeKalb County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.38%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,945 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:
7.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,952 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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See more detailed statistics of Smithville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Smithville, TN
Total length: 34 meters (112ft)
Total costs: $894,000
Total average daily traffic: 57,674
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,064
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Smithville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Smithville, TN)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Smithville)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Smithville)
FAA Registered Aircraft:21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2013.