Smithfield, OH Profile: Facts & Data


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Smithfield, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Smithfield had a population of 827 as of July 1, 2018. Smithfield ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Smithfield is located at latitude 40.2716 and longitude -80.7773 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Smithfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,247 feet.

The Village of Smithfield (GNIS ID: 2399830) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Smithfield is located within Township of Smithfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Smithfield: Smithsfield, Southfield Station, Weems.

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Smithfield, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 827
Population in Households 816
Population in Familes 657
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 875
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $43,243
Average Household Income $52,567
Per Capita Income $22,048


Total Housing Units 414 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 258 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $122,674


Total Households 343
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 223
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.6% -0.74%
Households -0.65% -0.77%
Families -0.58% -1.01%
Median Household Income   3.87%
Per Capita Income   3.45%

Smithfield, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smithfield to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 725 40th
Population Density # 807 34th
Diversity Index # 255 79th
Median Household Income # 938 23rd
Per Capita Income # 943 22nd

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