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Population (year 2000): 20,613. Estimated population in July 2005: 21,806 (+5.8% change)
Males: 10,043 (48.7%), Females: 10,570 (51.3%)

Providence County

Median resident age: 38.7 years
Median household income: $55,621 (year 2000)
Median house value: $143,200 (year 2000)

Smithfield, RI residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Smithfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: Italian (31.1%), Irish (21.7%), English (13.7%), French (11.9%), French Canadian (9.2%), German (6.3%).

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Elevation: 266 feet

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For population 25 years and over in Smithfield

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Smithfield town

  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

3.4% Foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,333 (+6.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: RI Providence, (11.1 miles pop. 173,618).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MA Boston, (42.0 miles pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (183.2 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Smithfield, RI North (3.1 miles RI (3.1 miles Greenville, RI (6.3 miles Woonsocket, MA (6.7 miles Blackstone, Hill, RI (7.1 miles Cumberland MA (7.6 miles Millville, Providence, RI (7.7 miles North .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 45 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 1997: 55 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 1998: 48 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 1999: 23 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 2000: 34 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2001: 62 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2002: 68 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2003: 81 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2004: 61 buildings, average cost: $259,200
  • 2005: 46 buildings, average cost: $285,400

Latitude: 41.92 N, Longitude: 71.55 W

Smithfield, Rhode Island business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.8%), Manufacturing (12.0%), Retail trade (11.5%).


 

Crime in Smithfield by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 4.9 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 5 6 2 1 2
    per 100,000 4.9 24.3 29.1 9.7 4.9 9.7
Robberies 2 0 6 4 0 0
    per 100,000 9.7 0.0 29.1 19.4 0.0 0.0
Assaults 5 5 9 9 5 7
    per 100,000 24.3 24.3 43.7 43.7 24.3 34.0
Burglaries 45 34 40 44 41 42
    per 100,000 218.3 164.9 194.1 213.5 198.9 203.8
Thefts 227 233 230 314 256 216
    per 100,000 1101.2 1130.4 1115.8 1523.3 1241.9 1047.9
Auto thefts 19 6 6 9 11 12
    per 100,000 92.2 29.1 29.1 43.7 53.4 58.2
76.4 73.6 94.5 97.8 74.7 71.5


Average climate in Smithfield, Rhode Island

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Smithfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Rhode Island state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the Smithfield city center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/9/1953, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 22.9 miles away from the city center injured 17 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


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Hospitals/medical centers near Smithfield:
  • REHAB HOSP OF R I (about 5 miles; NORTH SMITHFIELD, RI)
  • LANDMARK MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 7 miles; WOONSOCKET, RI)
  • ST JOSEPH HEALTH SERVICES OF RI (about 10 miles; NORTH PROVIDENCE, RI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Smithfield:
  • THEODORE FRANCIS GREEN STATE (about 17 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: PVD)
  • WORCESTER REGIONAL (about 33 miles; WORCESTER, MA; ID: ORH)
  • LAURENCE G HANSCOM FLD (about 42 miles; BEDFORD, MA; ID: BED)
Other public-use airports nearest to Smithfield:
  • NORTH CENTRAL STATE (about 5 miles; PAWTUCKET, RI; ID: SFZ)
  • DOWNTOWN PROVIDENCE HELISTOP (about 13 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; ID: RI9)
  • HOPEDALE INDUSTRIAL PARK (about 13 miles; HOPEDALE, MA; ID: 1B6)

Amtrak station near Smithfield:
  • 12 miles: PROVIDENCE (100 GASPEE ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Smithfield:
  • BRYANT COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,926; Location: 1150 DOUGLAS PIKE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bryant.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • NATIONWIDE TRACTOR TRAILER DRIVING SCHOOL (Location: 125 WASHINGTON HWY; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Smithfield:
  • PROVIDENCE COLLEGE (about 10 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; Full-time enrollment: 4,456)
  • RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE (about 10 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; FT enrollment: 6,208)
  • JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; Providence, RI; FT enrollment: 8,218)
  • RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN (about 12 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • BROWN UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; PROVIDENCE, RI; FT enrollment: 7,460)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND (about 17 miles; WARWICK, RI; FT enrollment: 8,650)
  • NEW ENGLAND INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 17 miles; WARWICK, RI; FT enrollment: 2,419)
Private primary/middle schools in Smithfield:
  • BREEZY KNOLL CHILD CARE CENTER (Students: 58; Location: 311 STILLWATER ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • PLEASANT VIEW DAY CARE (Students: 40; Location: 170 PLEASANT VIEW AVENUE; Grades: PK - KG)

Smithfield compared to Rhode Island state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Smithfield:
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WDDZ (550 AM; 5 kW; PAWTUCKET, RI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNRI (1380 AM; 3 kW; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: ANASTOS MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WSKO (790 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPMZ (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; EAST PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: VIDEO MUNDO B/CASTING CO., LLC)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Smithfield:
  • WJMF (88.7 FM; SMITHFIELD, RI; Owner: BRYANT COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMIN.)
  • WWKX (106.3 FM; WOONSOCKET, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WODS (103.3 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Smithfield:
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WWDP (Channel 46; NORWELL, MA; Owner: NORWELL TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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