Smithfield is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 8,475 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Smithfield is the 86th largest community in Virginia.
Unlike some towns, Smithfield isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Smithfield are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Smithfield is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Smithfield who work in office and administrative support (10.44%), sales jobs (9.69%), and management occupations (8.78%).
Also of interest is that Smithfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In terms of college education, Smithfield is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.96% of adults in Smithfield have a college degree.
The per capita income in Smithfield in 2018 was $36,154, which is upper middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $144,616 for a family of four. However, Smithfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Smithfield is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Smithfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Smithfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Smithfield include African, English, German, Irish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Smithfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.