Smithville, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Smithville, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Smithville had a population of 866 as of July 1, 2018. Smithville ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Smithville is located at latitude 34.068 and longitude -88.3982 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Smithville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Monroe County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 262 feet.

The Town of Smithville (GNIS ID: 2407354) 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 Town of Smithville is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monroe County.

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Smithville, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 866
Population in Households 866
Population in Familes 719
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 584
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $50,881
Average Household Income $55,716
Per Capita Income $22,149


Total Housing Units 397 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 244 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 105 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $109,677
Average Home Value $134,426


Total Households 348
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 234
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 -1.01% -0.51%
Households -1.12% -0.52%
Families -0.7% -0.69%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Smithville, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smithville to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi 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 # 218 40th
Population Density # 142 61st
Diversity Index # 323 11th
Median Household Income # 51 86th
Per Capita Income # 104 72nd

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