Smithville, New Jersey

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Population in 2010: 7,242.
Males: 3,185  (44.0%)
Females: 4,057  (56.0%)
Median resident age:

52.2 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,777
Smithville:

$61,777
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,800

Smithville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $211,600
Smithville:

$211,600
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $211,802; detached houses: $246,370; townhouses or other attached units: $133,011; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $157,446; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $184,463

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,272.

March 2019 cost of living index in Smithville: 102.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.6%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.4% for Black residents, 5.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Smithville, NJ (2017)
    • 4,94373.1%White alone
    • 90013.3%Black alone
    • 3875.7%Hispanic
    • 3505.2%Asian alone
    • 911.3%Two or more races
    • 180.3%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: Italian (20.8%), Irish (14.3%), German (7.4%), Polish (4.3%), American (3.6%), European (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1787

668 residents are foreign born (2.9% Europe, 1.9% Latin America).

This place:

9.9%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,567 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,642 (2.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Vineland, NJ (29.7 miles , pop. 56,271).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (50.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Port Republic, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Absecon, NJ (2.2 miles ),
Pomona, NJ (2.3 miles ),
Mystic Island, NJ (2.6 miles ),
Brigantine, NJ (2.8 miles ),
Pleasantville, NJ (2.8 miles ),
Atlantic City, NJ (3.0 miles ),
Egg Harbor City, NJ (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 39.49 N, Longitude: 74.46 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 609

Distribution of median household income in Smithville, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Smithville, NJ in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.0%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.5. This is better than average.

City:

61.5
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0866. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0866
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.85. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.85
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Smithville-area historical tornado activity is below New Jersey state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Smithville place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/4/1970, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Smithville-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 101.8 miles away from Smithville center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 308.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 100.4 miles away from Smithville center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 223.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 341.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from the city 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 Atlantic County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winds: 2, Tropical Depression: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Smithville:

  • ABSECON MANOR NURS/REHAB CNTR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ABSECON, NJ)
  • SEASHORE GARDENS LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, NJ)
  • RENAISSANCE PAVILION (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; POMONA, NJ)
  • HEALTH CENTER AT GALLOWAY, THE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, NJ)
  • ROYAL SUITES HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, NJ)
  • SEACREST VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LITTLE EGG HARBOR TW, NJ)
  • ATLANTICARE HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smithville:

  • The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (about 4 miles; Galloway, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 8,360)
  • Atlantic Cape Community College (about 13 miles; Mays Landing, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,392)
  • Cumberland County College (about 33 miles; Vineland, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Burlington County College (about 35 miles; Pemberton, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,928)
  • Camden County College (about 38 miles; Blackwood, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,901)
  • Rowan University (about 39 miles; Glassboro, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,632)
  • Ocean County College (about 39 miles; Toms River, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,471)

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Atlantic County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.5%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.6%
Whole state:

5.9%


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
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Smithville:

Marital status in Smithville, NJ
  • Never married: 31.4%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Smithville:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
New Jersey average:

12.4

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, NJ (based on Atlantic County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic65,86723
Other16,57027
Evangelical Protestant13,661100
Mainline Protestant13,25057
Black Protestant6,32119
Orthodox1,5205
None157,360-
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: 68
Here:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 55
Here:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Atlantic County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 311
Atlantic County:

11.52 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.5%
State:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.0%
State:

18.0%

3.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,377 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.59%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($274 average AGI)
Atlantic County:

0.02%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Camden County, NJ  0.39% ($56,594 average AGI)
from Cape May County, NJ  0.34% ($47,930)
from Cumberland County, NJ  0.31% ($38,612)


5.14% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,345 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,685 average AGI)
Atlantic County:

0.20%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Camden County, NJ  0.44% ($89,070 average AGI)
to Cape May County, NJ  0.31% ($55,545)
to Cumberland County, NJ  0.27% ($35,234)

Businesses in Smithville, NJ

  • CVS: 1
  • FedEx: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Smithville:

  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOND (1400 AM; 1 kW; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WKXW (1450 AM; 1 kW; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WMID (1340 AM; 1 kW; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Smithville:

  • WPUR (107.3 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WMGM (103.7 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WOJZ (104.9 FM; EGG HARBOR CITY, NJ; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF EGG HARBOR LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WFPG-FM (96.9 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WAYV (95.1 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WLFR (91.7 FM; POMONA, NJ; Owner: STOCKTON STATE COLLEGE)
  • WZBZ (99.3 FM; PLEASANTVILLE, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WTTH (96.1 FM; MARGATE CITY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WBHX (99.7 FM; TUCKERTON, NJ; Owner: PRESS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WXXY-FM (88.7 FM; PORT REPUBLIC, NJ; Owner: IN HIS NAME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHR-FM (105.7 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WNJS-FM (88.1 FM; BERLIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WNJN-FM (89.7 FM; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BCSNTG AUTHORITY)
  • WIXM (97.3 FM; MILLVILLE, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM ATLANTIC CITY II LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WNJM (89.9 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTH.)
  • WBBO (98.5 FM; OCEAN ACRES, NJ; Owner: MILLENNIUM SHORE LICENSE HOLDCO, LLC)
  • WXGN (90.5 FM; EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: JOY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRTQ (91.3 FM; OCEAN CITY, NJ; Owner: TEMPLE U. OF THE COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • W300AO (107.9 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: JERSEY SHORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJRZ-FM (100.1 FM; MANAHAWKIN, NJ; Owner: JERSEY SHORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Smithville:

  • WWSI (Channel 62; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCASTERS OF PHILADELPHIA, L.L.C.)
  • W60CX (Channel 60; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WQAV-LP (Channel 34; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • W07CE (Channel 7; ATLANTIC CITY, ETC., NJ; Owner: SOUTH JERSEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WUVP (Channel 65; VINELAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION PHILADELPHIA LLC)
  • WNJS (Channel 23; CAMDEN, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WPSJ-LP (Channel 8; HAMMONTON, ETC., NJ; Owner: ENGLE BROADCASTING)
  • WMCN-TV (Channel 53; ATLANTIC CITY, NJ; Owner: LENFEST BROADCASTING, LLC)
Smithville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Smithville fatal accident list:

Dec 17, 2017 08:18 PM, Us-9 New York Rd, Lat: 39.494706, Lon: -74.457614, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 30, 2013 06:16 PM, Cr-561a, Quail Hill Blvd, Lat: 39.493536, Lon: -74.452836, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 6, 2011 06:07 PM, Collins Road, Lat: 39.492450, Lon: -74.498078, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 23, 2009 06:20 AM, Us-9, Lat: 39.488019, Lon: -74.458519, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 12, 2008 00:35 AM, 561a, Chesapeake Dr, Lat: 39.494880, Lon: -74.461280, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 16, 2006 02:54 AM, 634, Lat: 39.497680, Lon: -74.487920, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 2, 2005 06:02 PM, Collins Road, Society Hill Dr, Lat: 39.492840, Lon: -74.496990, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA2CZU, Licensee ID: L00222581, Grant Date: 08/05/2013, Expiration Date: 10/05/2023, Certifier: Robert Switzer, Registrant: Robert Switzer, 501 Weston Drive, Smithville, NJ 08205
  • Call Sign: KB2LSB, Licensee ID: L00289961, Grant Date: 10/05/2000, Expiration Date: 12/18/2010, Cancellation Date: 12/02/2003, Certifier: Eric D Leeds, Registrant: Eric D Leeds, 807 E Fishers Creek Rd, Smithville, NJ 08201
  • Call Sign: W2SSU, Licensee ID: L01162557, Grant Date: 06/15/2006, Expiration Date: 06/15/2016, Cancellation Date: 06/16/2018, Registrant: Howard Bell, 424 Scarborough Ct, Smithville, NJ 08205
  • Call Sign: KC2HHW, Licensee ID: L00309951, Grant Date: 12/28/2000, Expiration Date: 12/28/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/10/2004, Certifier: Alfred Juliano, Registrant: Alfred Juliano, 704 E Cooper Ferry Court, Smithville, NJ 08205
  • Call Sign: KC2KHK, Licensee ID: L00576435, Grant Date: 10/03/2002, Expiration Date: 10/03/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/15/2003, Certifier: Richard Nelson, Registrant: Richard Nelson, 6 Waterview Dr, Smithville, NJ 08205

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 75249 , Serial Number: 28-7615274, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 09/21/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Michael Steinle, C/O Maria Zampolino / 714 Ravenwood Dr, Smithville, NJ 08205

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Smithville, NJ
  • 85.2%Utility gas
  • 9.8%Electricity
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Smithville, NJ
  • 59.3%Utility gas
  • 29.2%Electricity
  • 11.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Smithville compared to New Jersey state average:

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

Smithville on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Bangladesh (population 500+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Nicaragua (population 500+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Pakistan (population 500+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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