Smyth County, Virginia (VA)

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County population in 2012: 31,718 (25% urban, 75% rural); it was 33,081 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,878
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,639
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,005
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,802 (it was 3,488 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

33%

Land area: 452 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 71 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Smyth County: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.9%), Retail trade (14.8%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.5%), Information (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 22%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Smyth County, Virginia:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
Virginia median age:  37.0 years
Males: 15,705  (49.7%)
Females: 16,503  (50.3%)

Smyth County,VA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Smyth County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,372 ($30,083 in 1999)

This county:

$36372
Virginia:

$62666

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $384 (lower quartile is $310, upper quartile is $489)
This county:

$384
State:

$922


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,224 (it was $62,600 in 2000)
Smyth:

$89,224
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $53,573 - $149,980
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $799
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $312

Institutionalized population: 606

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Smyth County, VA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 65 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2001: 66 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2002: 49 buildings, average cost: $120,600
  • 2003: 48 buildings, average cost: $127,300
  • 2004: 67 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2007: 65 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2008: 43 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2009: 50 buildings, average cost: $177,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $625 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $592 (0.7%)

Smyth County household income distribution in 2009 Smyth County home values distribution Smyth County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.4%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.3% for Black residents, 50.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 56.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.4%
Smyth County:

18.4%
Virginia:

11.7%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.4% for Black residents, 47.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.3% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 52.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 43 years old
(Males: 41 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 42 years old, American Indian residents: 62 years old, Asian residents: 30 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 29 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Smyth County is $434 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $613 a month.

Cities in this county include: Marion, Saltville, Chilhowie, Adwolf, Atkins, Seven Mile Ford, Sugar Grove, McMullin.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Smyth County: Old Broad Ford (A), Holston Hills Country Club (B), Buller Bass Hatchery (C), Whitetop Mountain Recreation Site (D), Glade Mountain Shelter (E), Mount Rogers Trail Head (F), Grindstone Campground (G), Raccoon Branch Campground (H), Raccoon Branch Shelter (I), Skulls Gap Picnic Area (J), Hurricane Campground (K), White Rock (L), Mount Rogers Work Center (M), Mount Rogers National Recreation Area Office (N), Marion State Fish Hatchery (O), Teas (P), Summit (Q), Camp (R), Camp Cedars (S), Cherry Tree Camp (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Smyth County include: Bear Creek Church (A), Bethel Church (B), Blue Spring Church (C), Saint James Church (D), Carmi Church (E), Campbells Chapel (F), Centenary Church (G), Cleghorn Valley Church (H), Sugar Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Olinger Cemetery (1), Orr Cemetery (2), Overbay Cemetery (3), Parker Cemetery (4), Pierce Cemetery (5), Poore Cemetery (6), Porter Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Hungry Mother Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Shanty Branch (A), White Rock Creek (B), White Oak Branch (C), Watson Gap Branch (D), Walker Creek (E), Vaught Branch (F), Turkey Run Creek (G), Sprouts Creek (H), Snider Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Smyth County include: Mount Rogers National Recreation Area (1), Hungry Mother State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bland County , Grayson County , Russell County , Tazewell County , Washington County , Wythe County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,040
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 67.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 159 (66% naturalized citizens)

Smyth County:

0.5%
Whole state:

8.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 38
  • 1990 to 1994: 25
  • 1985 to 1989: 10
  • 1980 to 1984: 13
  • 1975 to 1979: 15
  • 1970 to 1974: 25
  • 1970 to 1974: 6
  • 1965 to 1969: 27

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.7%

Smyth County marital status for males Smyth County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Smyth County with a mortgage: 3,506 (302 second mortgage, 332 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,283

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Smyth County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,56750
Mainline Protestant4,27238
Other3592
Catholic2381
None19,772-
Smyth County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Smyth County:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Smyth County:

6.55 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Smyth County:

10.6%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Smyth County:

26.6%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.6%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Smyth County:

Average size of farms: 142 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $24,941
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $130.60
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.52%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 86.61%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $22,875
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.96%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.56%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $37,882
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.33%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 28.10
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 8.43%
Corn for grain: 247 harvested acres
Vegetables: 25 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 75 acres

Tornado activity:

Smyth County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 5599374.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 6 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/4/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Smyth County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 161.9 miles away from Smyth County center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 32.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 32.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 152.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 32.9 miles away from Smyth County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 211.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Smyth County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Ethiopia (15%)
  • Ghana (14%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • Jamaica (8%)
  • Sweden (6%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Lebanon (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Smyth County (%):

  • United States or American (48%)
  • English (10%)
  • German (10%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (4%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Smyth County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,919 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 2,120 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 29 (0%)
  • Walked: 204 (1%)
  • Other means: 145 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 248 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Smyth County, Virginia in 2000:

  • 256 people in nursing homes
  • 210 people in state prisons
  • 141 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 139 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 120 people in other group homes
  • 109 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 58 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 46 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Smyth County, Virginia in 2010:

  • 301 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 199 people in state prisons
  • 166 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 106 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,038.

3.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,427 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.51%
Virginia average:

9.34%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.20% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($17,946 average AGI)
1.31% relocated from other states ($11,483 average AGI)
Smyth County:

1.31%
Virginia average:

3.74%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Washington County, VA  0.81% ($29,244 average AGI)
from Wythe County, VA  0.45% ($26,080)
from Grayson County, VA  0.14% ($26,313)
from Tazewell County, VA  0.10% ($23,545)
from Sullivan County, TN  0.09% ($41,800)


3.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.88%
Virginia average:

9.20%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.15% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($18,107 average AGI)
1.73% relocated to other states ($14,311 average AGI)
Smyth County:

1.73%
Virginia average:

3.60%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washington County, VA  0.73% ($45,272 average AGI)
to Wythe County, VA  0.51% ($24,825)
to Sullivan County, TN  0.14% ($18,500)
to Bristol city, VA  0.13% ($26,267)
to Grayson County, VA  0.09% ($20,100)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5

Births per 1000 population in Smyth County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 13.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Smyth County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Smyth County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 7,159 (5,406 aged, 1,753 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.07
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13396.64
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 875.9
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 70837.17

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 867.030
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1415.440
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3.06

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33.58
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58.21

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.19

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 144.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 105.3
  • Other - 39.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,434

Size of family households: 4,427 2-persons, 2,256 3-persons, 1,501 4-persons, 593 5-persons, 190 6-persons, 89 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,684 1-person, 489 2-persons, 54 3-persons, 21 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons.

4,797 married couples with children.
1,613 single-parent households (440 men, 1,173 women).

97.7% of residents of Smyth County speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 20% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 28% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $208,572,000 ($6410 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $17,375,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $100,750,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $41,646,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,136,000
Federal grants: $42,448,000
Federal procurement contracts: $15,893,000 ($13,374,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,698,000 ($684,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,013,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,429,000
Federal Government insurance: $29,267,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,834
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,130
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +15
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -119
Here -4 per 1000 residents
State +14 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Smyth County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.73 millions of gallons per day (86% from ground, 14% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 108
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,273
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,331
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,094
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,232
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,790
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,082
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,016
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,344
Rooms in houses/apartments in Smyth County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 26
  • 3 rooms: 170
  • 4 rooms: 1,105
  • 5 rooms: 3,064
  • 6 rooms: 2,656
  • 7 rooms: 1,447
  • 8 rooms: 863
  • 9+ rooms: 666
  • 1 room: 27
  • 2 rooms: 111
  • 3 rooms: 304
  • 4 rooms: 1,131
  • 5 rooms: 970
  • 6 rooms: 528
  • 7 rooms: 243
  • 8 rooms: 104
  • 9+ rooms: 70
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Smyth County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 196
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,425
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,833
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,268
  • 5+ bedrooms: 275
  • no bedroom: 27
  • 1 bedroom: 424
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,768
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,047
  • 4 bedrooms: 181
  • 5+ bedrooms: 41
Cars and other vehicles available in Smyth County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 606
  • 1 vehicle: 2,551
  • 2 vehicles: 4,268
  • 3 vehicles: 1,826
  • 4 vehicles: 598
  • 5+ vehicles: 156
  • no vehicle: 610
  • 1 vehicle: 1,661
  • 2 vehicles: 1,026
  • 3 vehicles: 145
  • 4 vehicles: 36
  • 5+ vehicles: 10

64% of Smyth County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Virginia.

Smyth County:

64.1%
State average:

53.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $49,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Smyth County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (44.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (34.1%)
  • Utility gas (8.3%)
  • Wood (7.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.1%)
  • Coal or coke (0.8%)
  • Electricity (42.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (29.6%)
  • Utility gas (18.6%)
  • Wood (6.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 90
Here:

2.8%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 30
Here:

1.7%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 94
Here:

10.5%
Virginia:

20.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Smyth County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Elementary & Secondary Education: $2,449,000
    General: $314,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $35,638,000
    Welfare - Other: $4,001,000
    Police Protection: $2,510,000
    Libraries: $1,703,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,338,000
    General - Other: $821,000
    Central Staff Services: $719,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $671,000
    Water Utilities: $649,000
    Financial Administration: $614,000
    Corrections - Other: $369,000
    Health Services - Other: $295,000
    Sewerage: $278,000
    Housing & Community Development: $237,000
    Fire Protection: $194,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $189,000
    General Public Buildings: $182,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $82,000
    Parks & Recreation: $41,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $635,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health: $441,000
    Water Utilities: $51,000
    Higher Education: $33,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $35,631,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $280,000

Smyth County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $698,000
    Solid Waste Management: $580,000
    Sewerage: $303,000
    All Other: $66,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Tuition: $17,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $0
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $73,000
    General Support: $71,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $244,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,221,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $791,000
    Interest Earnings: $631,000
    Rents: $174,000
    Property Sale Other: $2,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $731,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $26,898,000
    All Other: $3,933,000
    Public Welfare: $3,013,000
    General Support: $2,163,000
    Highways: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,644,000
    Total General Sales: $1,603,000
    Public Utilities: $1,127,000
    NEC: $429,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $297,000

Smyth County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,913,000
    Industrial Revenue: $2,440,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $11,982,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $911,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,181,000
    Water Utilities: $404,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $12,458,000
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $866,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $6,229,000
    Industrial Revenue: $1,830,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $610,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $705,000
    Water Utilities: $88,000
    Other, NEC: $45,000

Smyth County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,673,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,830,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Smyth County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Smyth County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Most common first names in Smyth County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James48270.8 years
William44172.5 years
Mary36178.1 years
John34273.2 years
Charles27171.9 years
Robert25669.6 years
George15873.5 years
Thomas11970.5 years
Virginia10579.5 years
Joseph10373.8 years
Most common last names in Smyth County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Blevins28174.1 years
Smith13974.3 years
Taylor13074.7 years
Anderson11676.1 years
Jones11275.2 years
Frye9575.0 years
Thomas9370.7 years
Johnson8972.8 years
Williams8671.8 years
Harris8372.1 years
Businesses in Smyth County, VA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Long John Silver's1
CVS1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Chevrolet1McDonald's2
Comfort Inn1Nike1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid2
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Subway3
H&R Block3Taco Bell1
Hardee's2U-Haul3
KFC1UPS1
Kincaid1Walgreens1
Knights Inn1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1

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