Smithville, Texas

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Population in 2017: 4,256 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.1%
 
Males: 2,032  (47.8%)
Females: 2,224  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

44.9 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 78957.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,883 (it was $35,586 in 2000)
Smithville:

$58,883
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,750 (it was $16,282 in 2000)

Smithville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $167,546 (it was $80,300 in 2000)
Smithville:

$167,546
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $214,255; detached houses: $248,950; townhouses or other attached units: $235,775; in 2-unit structures: $173,127; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $152,561; mobile homes: $135,008; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $34,869

Median gross rent in 2017: $850.

March 2019 cost of living index in Smithville: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.7%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.7% for Black residents, 19.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.8% for other race residents, 17.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Smithville, TX (2017)
    • 2,54460.5%White alone
    • 68516.3%Hispanic
    • 66215.7%Black alone
    • 2245.3%Other race alone
    • 471.1%Asian alone
    • 300.7%American Indian alone
    • 100.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Smithville, Texas as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Smithville is 134 to 1.


Crime rates in Smithville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.9)
1
(25.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(113.4)
3
(66.8)
3
(66.0)
2
(44.4)
2
(44.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(51.3)
1
(25.5)
2
(51.7)
2
(50.6)
3
(74.1)
4
(96.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(69.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(22.7)
3
(66.8)
2
(44.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.1)
1
(21.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.5)
1
(25.9)
1
(25.3)
1
(24.7)
4
(96.2)
2
(46.6)
1
(23.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(385.5)
18
(400.5)
12
(264.1)
19
(422.1)
8
(176.4)
7
(152.1)
6
(154.0)
2
(51.0)
3
(77.6)
8
(202.4)
4
(98.8)
11
(264.5)
7
(163.2)
10
(231.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
31
(702.9)
29
(645.3)
25
(550.3)
21
(466.6)
12
(264.7)
23
(499.7)
11
(282.3)
9
(229.4)
13
(336.4)
18
(455.4)
17
(419.8)
22
(529.0)
16
(373.1)
18
(416.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
148
(3,356)
115
(2,559)
107
(2,355)
62
(1,377)
69
(1,522)
99
(2,151)
43
(1,103)
36
(917.4)
61
(1,578)
73
(1,847)
79
(1,951)
104
(2,501)
55
(1,283)
63
(1,458)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(68.0)
2
(44.5)
1
(22.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(88.2)
7
(152.1)
1
(25.7)
5
(127.4)
2
(51.7)
9
(227.7)
1
(24.7)
11
(264.5)
2
(46.6)
6
(138.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(22.7)
2
(44.5)
1
(22.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(51.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.9)
1
(25.3)
1
(24.7)
1
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)363.5304.6253.4207.7163.7170.1137.8101.2207.2263.1195.8316.9127.8253.6

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City-data.com crime index in Smithville, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 18 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.64
Texas average:

2.04
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Ancestries: German (15.2%), American (13.0%), African (7.9%), English (4.7%), Irish (2.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.51 square miles.

Population density: 1,214 people per square mile   (low).

Smithville, Texas map

129 residents are foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.9% North America, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

3.0%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,166 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,707 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Austin, TX (40.8 miles , pop. 656,562).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Antonio, TX (90.2 miles , pop. 1,144,646).

Nearest cities:

Circle D-KC Estates, TX (3.4 miles ),
Bastrop, TX (3.5 miles ),
Camp Swift, TX (3.9 miles ),
Giddings, TX (4.2 miles ),
La Grange, TX (4.3 miles ),
Cedar Creek-Red Rock, TX (4.3 miles ),
McDade, TX (4.4 miles ),
Wyldwood, TX (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 30.01 N, Longitude: 97.15 W

Area code: 512

Distribution of median household income in Smithville, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Smithville, TX in 2017
Smithville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $47,800
  • 1998: 16 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $41,000
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,500
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $174,900
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 2017: 23 buildings, average cost: $89,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Smithville, TX residents
Average permit cost in Smithville, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Smithville, TX
Historical housing units in Smithville, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +641 (+19.7%).
Most common industries in Smithville, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Rail transportation (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.3%)
  • Educational services (17.0%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Smithville, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.7%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)

Average climate in Smithville, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Smithville, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.1. This is better than average.

City:

57.1
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.06. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

7.06
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Smithville-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.0 miles away from the Smithville city center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1957, a category F3 tornado 22.3 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Smithville-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 101.3 miles away from Smithville center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 298.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 372.0 miles away from Smithville center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/20/1991 at 23:38:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.4 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/24/1997 at 22:31:34, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 167.5 miles away from Smithville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bastrop County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 12, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Smithville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Smithville:

  • SETON SMITHVILLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 800 EAST HIGHWAY 71)
  • SMITHVILLE COMMUNITY RESIDENCE (602 HICKORY)
  • EVERGREEN HOME HEALTH CARE INC (9TH AND MILLS ST BOX 662)
  • RIVERBEND HOME HEALTH (906 SHORT STREET)
  • TOWERS NURSING HOME (907 GARWOOD)

Airports located in Smithville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smithville:

  • Austin Community College District (about 39 miles; Austin, TX; Full-time enrollment: 25,957)
  • Saint Edward's University (about 40 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 4,308)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (about 40 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 45,500)
  • Blinn College (about 46 miles; Brenham, TX; FT enrollment: 8,959)
  • Texas State University (about 48 miles; San Marcos, TX; FT enrollment: 29,202)
  • Concordia University-Texas (about 50 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • Texas A & M University-College Station (about 65 miles; College Station, TX; FT enrollment: 46,550)

Public high school in Smithville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Smithville:

  • SMITHVILLE J H (Students: 528, Location: 900 WILKES ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • BROWN PRI (Students: 422, Location: 403 SW 4TH ST, Grades: PK-2)
  • SMITHVILLE EL (Students: 370, Location: 800 BISHOP ST, Grades: 3-5)
See full list of schools located in Smithville

Library in Smithville:

  • SMITHVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $252,310; Location: 507 MAIN ST; 44,127 books; 1,658 audio materials; 2,321 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 39 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Smithville: Smithville Commercial Historic District (A), Smithville Residential Historic District (B), Bastrop County Historical Museum (C), Smithville Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (D), Smithville Volunteer Fire Department (E), MetroCare Services Smithville Station (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Smithville include: First Presbyterian Church (A), Harts Chapel United Methodist Church (B), Grace Lutheran Church (C), Saint Pauls Catholic Church (D), New Flower Heal Baptist Church (E), Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Gazley Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Angels' Nest Bed and Breakfast (300 Garwood).

Birthplace of: Balor Moore - Baseball player, Sonny Rhodes - Blues guitarist.

Bastrop County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Smithville that have no violations reported:

  • TEXAS RAIN (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.9%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.9%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
93 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
12 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Smithville in 2000:

  • 101 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 6 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Smithville (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: Smithville Branch at 201 Main, branch established on 2000/07/29; Drive-In Facility at 208 Ramona, branch established on 1980/08/11. Info updated 2006/11/16: Bank assets: $272.7 mil, Deposits: $236.2 mil, headquarters in New Braunfels, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Capitol Bankshares, Inc.
  • Prosperity Bank: Smithville Branch at 406 Main Street, branch established on 1981/11/04. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Bastrop: Smithville Branch at 312 Main Street, branch established on 1934/08/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $411.9 mil, Deposits: $365.0 mil, headquarters in Bastrop, TX, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Bastrop Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Smithville:

Marital status in Smithville, TX
  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 42.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 16.7%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in Smithville:

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.2
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Smithville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Smithville, TX (based on Bastrop County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,32075
Catholic8,7967
Mainline Protestant4,74118
Black Protestant1,3177
Other8872
None45,110-
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: 7
Bastrop County:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Bastrop County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Bastrop County:

3.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
This county:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bastrop County:

9.7%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Bastrop County:

28.8%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bastrop County:

15.8%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.3%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.9%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Smithville:

28.9
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Smithville:

22.5%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Smithville:

11.7%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Smithville:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.9%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

52.4%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.3%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Smithville, TX 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
Police Protection - Officers 9$29,327$39,1030$0
Parks and Recreation 6$15,850$31,7003$2,176
Police - Other 6$10,209$20,4180$0
Solid Waste Management 5$10,373$24,8953$1,379
Financial Administration 5$14,156$33,9741$1,627
Other and Unallocable 5$17,765$42,6362$1,647
Streets and Highways 3$7,069$28,2760$0
Electric Power 3$8,508$34,0320$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,481$62,8860$0
Local Libraries 2$4,913$29,4785$4,579
Water Supply 2$5,458$32,7480$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,988$23,8560$0
Sewerage 1$4,244$50,9280$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 50$140,341$33,68214$11,408

Smithville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $276,000 ($64.85)
    Sewerage: $222,000 ($52.16)
    General - Other: $115,000 ($27.02)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,111,000 ($730.97)
    Central Staff Services: $968,000 ($227.44)
    Police Protection: $781,000 ($183.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $628,000 ($147.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $515,000 ($121.01)
    Sewerage: $489,000 ($114.90)
    Regular Highways: $347,000 ($81.53)
    Water Utilities: $303,000 ($71.19)
    Libraries: $233,000 ($54.75)
    Local Fire Protection: $101,000 ($23.73)
    General - Other: $97,000 ($22.79)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $84,000 ($19.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $76,000 ($17.86)
    Financial Administration: $62,000 ($14.57)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $41,000 ($9.63)
    Health - Other: $36,000 ($8.46)
    Air Transportation: $14,000 ($3.29)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($0.70)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $43,000 ($10.10)
    Benefit Payments: $3,000 ($0.70)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $329,000 ($77.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $74,000 ($17.39)
    Central Staff Services: $44,000 ($10.34)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($4.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($3.99)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($3.52)
    Electric Utilities: $14,000 ($3.29)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.23)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,659,000 ($389.80)

Smithville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $845,000 ($198.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $549,000 ($128.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000 ($19.97)
    Other: $26,000 ($6.11)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $22,000 ($5.17)
    Air Transportation: $5,000 ($1.17)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $9,000 ($2.11)
    Local Employee Contribution: $1,000 ($0.23)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,000 ($0.23)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Natural Resources: $278,000 ($65.32)
    Sewerage: $250,000 ($58.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $58,000 ($13.63)
    Other: $18,000 ($4.23)
    Highways: $8,000 ($1.88)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $142,000 ($33.36)
    Donations From Private Sources: $138,000 ($32.42)
    Fines and Forfeits: $79,000 ($18.56)
    Rents: $39,000 ($9.16)
    Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($6.34)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,681,000 ($1099.86)
    Water Utilities: $778,000 ($182.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $50,000 ($11.75)
  • Tax - Property: $809,000 ($190.08)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $420,000 ($98.68)
    Public Utilities Sales: $104,000 ($24.44)
    Other License: $19,000 ($4.46)
    Other Selective Sales: $13,000 ($3.05)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.23)

Smithville government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,325,000 ($1956.06)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,935,000 ($1864.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $390,000 ($91.64)

Smithville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,841,000 ($667.53)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,856,000 ($436.09)

10.50% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.50%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Travis County, TX  4.67% ($43,875 average AGI)
from Williamson County, TX  0.90% ($59,465)
from Hays County, TX  0.39% ($50,000)


7.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,672 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Travis County, TX  2.72% ($42,508 average AGI)
to Williamson County, TX  0.65% ($44,983)
to Hays County, TX  0.34% ($45,458)
Businesses in Smithville, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Subway1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Smithville:

  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQQA (1530 AM; 10 kW; CREEDMOOR, TX; Owner: YELLOW ROSE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMOP (900 AM; 5 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA SPORTSTALK, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOKE (1600 AM; 5 kW; PFLUGERVILLE, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KJCE (1370 AM; 5 kW; ROLLINGWOOD, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KSAH (720 AM; 10 kW; UNIVERSAL CITY, TX; Owner: KSAH LICENSING, INC.)
  • KCTA (1030 AM; 50 kW; CORPUS CHRISTI, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF THE SOUTHWEST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Smithville:

  • KROX-FM (101.5 FM; BUDA, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KGSR (107.1 FM; BASTROP, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KMHF (88.5 FM; BASTROP, TX; Owner: MEDIA FOR THE HOLY FAMILY FOUNDATION)
  • KVET-FM (98.1 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAMX (94.7 FM; LULING, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KKMJ-FM (95.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY RADIO L.P.)
  • KMFA (89.5 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION, INC)
  • KASE-FM (100.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEYI-FM (103.5 FM; SAN MARCOS, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KLBJ-FM (93.7 FM; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KKLB (92.5 FM; ELGIN, TX; Owner: ELGIN FM LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBUK (104.9 FM; LA GRANGE, TX; Owner: FAYETTE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KANJ (91.5 FM; GIDDINGS, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Smithville:

  • KHPB-CA (Channel 16; BASTROP, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KTBC (Channel 7; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KTBC LICENSE, INC.)
  • KEYE-TV (Channel 42; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KVUE (Channel 24; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KVUE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLRU (Channel 18; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: CAPITAL OF TEXAS PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • KXAN-TV (Channel 36; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
  • KNVA (Channel 54; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: 54 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBVO-CA (Channel 49; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: KXAN, INC.)
Smithville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Smithville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 666ft / 203mTotal length
  • $13,000Total costs
  • 160,400Total average daily traffic
  • 13,985Total average daily truck traffic
  • 226,800Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Smithville, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 151980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Smithville, TX
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$111,7705$97,94810$116,8536$13,6481$38,9701$61,350
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$199,3201$87,6801$18,4300$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$97,4202$82,5455$143,1302$34,0951$110,3202$53,450
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$83,4703$139,1101$22,6400$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9507.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$69,5100$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$90,5801$90,580
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9507.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Smithville, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Smithville, TX - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 39. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 86 took place in 2014, and the least - 4 in 2008. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Smithville, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (56.1%), and Structure Fires (24.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Smithville, TX
    • 37656.1%Outside Fires
    • 16724.9%Structure Fires
    • 9013.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 375.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Smithville, TX
Most common first names in Smithville, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4775.0 years
Mary4680.9 years
James4569.1 years
Charles4275.4 years
William3976.2 years
Willie3577.5 years
Robert3273.6 years
Joe2879.5 years
George2775.4 years
Henry2477.1 years
Most common last names in Smithville, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2877.9 years
Jones2774.8 years
Jackson2673.7 years
Thomas2574.2 years
Smith2175.1 years
Anderson2067.5 years
Adams1976.7 years
Johnson1978.2 years
Wilson1883.2 years
Brown1568.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Smithville, TX
  • 61.4%Utility gas
  • 36.1%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Smithville, TX
  • 57.6%Electricity
  • 35.2%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel


Smithville compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Smithville on our top lists:

  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children (population 1,000+)"
  • #38 (78957) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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