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Smithfield, VA (Virginia) Houses and Residents

Smithfield,VA index of house prices

Total population: 8,287 (Urban population: 6,051 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 82 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 3,557 (3,279 occupied: 2,352 owner occupied, 921 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

28%
State:

35%

Housing density: 373 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $580,039.

Median contract rent in 2016: $413 (lower quartile is $356, upper quartile is $498)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,062


Median gross rent in Smithfield, VA in 2016: $519

Housing units in Smithfield with a mortgage: 1,808 (64 second mortgage, 286 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 535

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $95,339

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $62,498

Median monthly housing costs: $1,321


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Smithfield, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $291,101 (it was $134,000 in 2000)
Smithfield:

$291,101
Virginia:

$264,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $206,070 - $410,162
Median year house/condo built: 1995

Median year apartment built: 1979

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,405
  • In family households: 7,356 (1,221 male householders, 1,202 female householders)
    1,893 spouses, 2,578 children (2,472 natural, 43 adopted, 57 stepchildren), 170 grandchildren, 83 brothers or sisters, 52 parents, 32 other relatives, 111 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 925 (331 male householders (295 living alone)), 515 female householders (470 living alone)), 74 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 110

Size of family households: 1,181 2-persons, 654 3-persons, 434 4-persons, 61 5-persons, 34 6-persons, 58 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 766 1-person, 80 2-persons.

1,203 married couples with children.
692 single-parent households (6 men, 686 women).

95.1% of residents of Smithfield speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 3% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (53% speak English very well, 47% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 208 (2.5%)
(49.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.5
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Smithfield, Virginia:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 1462 bedrooms
  • 1,1853 bedrooms
  • 7804 bedrooms
  • 2375+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Smithfield population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Smithfield, Virginia:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1501 bedroom
  • 3612 bedrooms
  • 2483 bedrooms
  • 1454 bedrooms
  • 125+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Smithfield population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Smithfield in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 66no vehicle
  • 4061 vehicle
  • 9672 vehicles
  • 6573 vehicles
  • 2214 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Smithfield population

Cars and other vehicles available in Smithfield in renter-occupied apartments

  • 181no vehicle
  • 4651 vehicle
  • 2352 vehicles
  • 373 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Smithfield population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Smithfield, Virginia:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 223 rooms
  • 444 rooms
  • 2385 rooms
  • 2626 rooms
  • 6047 rooms
  • 5318 rooms
  • 6589+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Smithfield population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Smithfield, Virginia:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1073 rooms
  • 2544 rooms
  • 2065 rooms
  • 2146 rooms
  • 687 rooms
  • 278 rooms
  • 339+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Smithfield population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Smithfield, VA household income distribution

  • Smithfield, VA household income distribution
  • 249Less than $10,000
  • 145$10,000 to $14,999
  • 157$15,000 to $19,999
  • 67$20,000 to $24,999
  • 228$25,000 to $29,999
  • 76$30,000 to $34,999
  • 43$35,000 to $39,999
  • 141$40,000 to $44,999
  • 91$45,000 to $49,999
  • 240$50,000 to $59,999
  • 304$60,000 to $74,999
  • 445$75,000 to $99,999
  • 428$100,000 to $124,999
  • 246$125,000 to $149,999
  • 249$150,000 to $199,999
  • 134$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Smithfield, VA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Smithfield, VA
  • 50Less than $10,000
  • 13$10,000 to $14,999
  • 13$20,000 to $24,999
  • 12$25,000 to $29,999
  • 44$70,000 to $79,999
  • 10$90,000 to $99,999
  • 40$100,000 to $124,999
  • 113$125,000 to $149,999
  • 91$150,000 to $174,999
  • 156$175,000 to $199,999
  • 380$200,000 to $249,999
  • 385$250,000 to $299,999
  • 477$300,000 to $399,999
  • 255$400,000 to $499,999
  • 235$500,000 to $749,999
  • 59$750,000 to $999,999
  • 8$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Smithfield, VA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Smithfield, VA
  • 22Less than $100
  • 33$100 to $149
  • 18$150 to $199
  • 42$200 to $249
  • 66$250 to $299
  • 21$350 to $399
  • 6$500 to $549
  • 81$550 to $599
  • 15$600 to $649
  • 71$650 to $699
  • 57$700 to $749
  • 29$750 to $799
  • 138$800 to $899
  • 51$900 to $999
  • 82$1,000 to $1,249
  • 62$1,250 to $1,499
  • 40$1,500 to $1,999
  • 66No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 422010 or later
  • 712000 to 2009
  • 41990 to 1999
  • 91980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Smithfield population
Smithfield commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 195
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 366
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 251
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 236
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 213
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 393
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 811
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 97
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 189
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 317
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 394
  • 90 or more minutes: 96
Smithfield, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 35.4%
Number of people working at home: 175 (4.7% of all workers)

Smithfield mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,196 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 775 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 53 (1%)
  • Taxi: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 55 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 175 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 611
 English: 514
 African: 488
 German: 263
 Irish: 211
 Italian: 166
 European: 137
 Scottish: 77
 Scotch-Irish: 62
 British: 53
 Greek: 40
 Polish: 33
 Egyptian: 29
 French (except Basque): 24
 Welsh: 15
 Eastern European: 14
 West Indian: 11
 Slavic: 8
 Czech: 7
 Norwegian: 7
 Ukrainian: 5
 Albanian: 3

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

  • 19%Peru
  • 17%Italy
  • 13%Egypt
  • 10%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 8%Germany
  • 5%Canada
  • 5%England

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

  • This state: 5,189
  • Other state: 2,860
  • Northeast: 632
  • Midwest: 421
  • South: 1,567
  • West: 234

90% of Smithfield residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Virginia.

Smithfield:

90.4%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 20
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 23
  • 7th and 8th grade: 34
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 75
  • 11th grade: 85
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 46
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 622
  • Less than 1 year of college: 164
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 417
  • Associate degree: 299
  • Bachelor's degree: 531
  • Master's degree: 257
  • Professional school degree: 28
  • Doctorate degree: 28

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 21
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 6
  • 5th and 6th grade: 53
  • 7th and 8th grade: 56
  • 9th grade: 42
  • 10th grade: 67
  • 11th grade: 63
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 83
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 821
  • Less than 1 year of college: 238
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 376
  • Associate degree: 323
  • Bachelor's degree: 650
  • Master's degree: 378
  • Professional school degree: 49
  • Doctorate degree: 33

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.9%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.8%Males
  • 11.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 68.5%Females
Smithfield marital status for males
Smithfield marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,568
  • One, attached: 277
  • Two: 86
  • 3 or 4: 99
  • 5 to 9: 105
  • 10 to 19: 266
  • 20 to 49: 16
  • 50 or more: 22
  • Mobile homes: 105

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,340

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Smithfield:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Smithfield
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (60.5%)
  • Electricity (33.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • Electricity (74.3%)
  • Utility gas (16.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 138
Here:

14.3%
Virginia:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 17
Here:

5.2%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 125
Here:

28.7%
Virginia:

19.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)