Smithville, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Smithville, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Smithville had a population of 869 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Smithville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Smithville, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 869
Daytime Population: Workers 297
Daytime Population: Residents 389
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 686
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 869
Population in Familes 723
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 586
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $55,123
Average Household Income $57,229
Per Capita Income $22,803


Total Housing Units 404 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 247 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 102 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $101,923
Average Home Value $128,745


Total Households 349
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 236
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.11% -0.75%
Households -1.24% -0.87%
Families -0.68% -1.04%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

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, 2017 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 # 216 41st
Population Density # 143 61st
Diversity Index # 326 10th
Median Household Income # 27 93rd
Per Capita Income # 74 80th

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