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Smithville, Ohio - Basic Facts

Smithville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Village of Smithville.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Wayne County at latitude 40.8623 and longitude -81.8618. Wayne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,060 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Smithville (see map) encompass a land area of 1.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Smithville: Chatauqua, Chautauqua.

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Smithville, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,275
Population in Households 1,266
Population in Familes 1,068
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 1,030
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 558
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 400
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 590 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 384 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $126,815
Average Home Value $148,107


Median Household Income $52,886
Average Household Income $64,109
Per Capita Income $26,099
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.43% 0.37%
Households 0.73% 0.46%
Families 1.79% 0.3%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.25%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Smithville, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smithville to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 599 50th
Population Density1 # 724 40th
Diversity Index2 # 661 45th
Median Household Income # 430 64th
Per Capita Income # 353 71st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.