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Population (year 2000): 6,324. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,840 (+8.2% change)
Males: 2,983 (47.2%), Females: 3,341 (52.8%)

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Median resident age: 37.7 years
Median household income: $43,224 (year 2000)
Median house value: $137,300 (year 2000)

Smithfield, VA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Smithfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (66.8%)
  • Black (30.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: English (12.3%), German (11.2%), United States (10.7%), Irish (10.2%), Scottish (3.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

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Land area: 9.5 square miles

Smithfield,

For population 25 years and over in Smithfield

  • High school or higher: 75.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Smithfield town

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 52.7%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,405 (+28.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: News, VA Newport (11.2 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: VA Norfolk, (25.5 miles pop. 234,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (232.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: VA (7.9 miles Rushmere, News, VA Newport (11.2 miles VA (14.4 miles Windsor, VA Suffolk, (16.4 miles VA Hampton, (18.2 miles VA (18.4 miles Surry, VA Yorktown, (19.2 miles VA (19.8 miles Ivor,

Latitude: 36.98 N, Longitude: 76.62 W

Area code: 757


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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (28.1%), Educational,health and social services (19.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,287 (+52.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 924 (33.0%)

Crime in Smithfield (2001):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (15.6 per 100,000)
  • 9 robberies (140.1 per 100,000)
  • 14 assaults (218.0 per 100,000)
  • 32 burglaries (498.3 per 100,000)
  • 256 thefts (3986.3 per 100,000)
  • 29 auto thefts (451.6 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 327.3 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Crime in Smithfield (2004):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 7 robberies (103.4 per 100,000)
  • 5 assaults (73.9 per 100,000)
  • 14 burglaries (206.8 per 100,000)
  • 259 thefts (3825.7 per 100,000)
  • 17 auto thefts (251.1 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 249.8 (higher means more crime, US average = 315.1)

Average climate in Smithfield, Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Smithfield,

Smithfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/5/1979, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Smithfield city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1978, a category 3 tornado 27.1 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Main business address for: SMITHFIELD FOODS INC (MEAT PACKING PLANTS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Smithfield:
  • MARY IMMACULATE HOSP (about 12 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA)
  • RIVERSIDE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA)
  • NEWPORT NEWS GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Smithfield:
  • NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 14 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; ID: PHF)
  • LANGLEY AFB (about 20 miles; HAMPTON, VA; ID: LFI)
  • NORFOLK NS (about 24 miles; NORFOLK, VA; ID: NGU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Smithfield:
  • WILLIAMSBURG-JAMESTOWN (about 19 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; ID: JGG)
  • HAMPTON ROADS EXECUTIVE (about 20 miles; NORFOLK, VA; ID: PVG)
  • SUFFOLK MUNI (about 22 miles; SUFFOLK, VA; ID: SFQ)

Amtrak station near Smithfield:
  • 12 miles: NEWPORT NEWS (9304 WARWICK BLVD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4 $10,494 $31,482 1 $372
Other Government Administration 6 $20,150 $40,300 1 $669
Police Protection - Officers 15 $46,301 $37,040 0 $0
Police - Other 11 $20,705 $22,587 3 $2,652
Solid Waste Management 5 $8,028 $19,267 0 $0
Water Supply 6 $14,608 $29,216 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 2 $4,926 $29,556 5 $4,207
Totals for Government 49 $125,213 $30,664 10 $7,900


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smithfield:
  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,432)
  • THOMAS NELSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; Hampton, VA; FT enrollment: 3,884)
  • HAMPTON UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; HAMPTON, VA; FT enrollment: 5,249)
  • TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; NORFOLK, VA; FT enrollment: 11,042)
  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (about 25 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 7,133)
  • NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; NORFOLK, VA; FT enrollment: 5,820)
  • OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; NORFOLK, VA; FT enrollment: 13,330)
Public high school in Smithfield:
  • SMITHFIELD HIGH (Students: 1,076; Location: 14171 TURNER DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Smithfield:
  • PENINSULA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 14353 BENNS CHURCH BOULEVARD; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Smithfield:
  • SMITHFIELD MIDDLE (Students: 848; Location: 800 MAIN ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • HARDY ELEM. (Students: 737; Location: 9311 HARDY CIR; Grades: PK - 05)

Notable location: Isle of Wight County Public Library (A).

Shopping Centers: Smithfield Square Shopping Center (1), Smithfield Shopping Center (2), Smithfield Plaza Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Smithfield include: Rising Star Church (A), Smithfield Baptist Church (B), Smithfield Christian Church (C), Trinity United Methodist Church (D), Browns African Methodist Episcopal Church (E), Christ Episcopal Church (F).

Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1).

Creeks: Cypress Creek (A), Little Creek (B).

Parks in Smithfield include: Smithfield Historic District (1), Beales Park (2).

Post office: (A).  


Smithfield compared to Virginia state average:
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Smithfield:
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WKGM (940 AM; 10 kW; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: WKGM, INC.)
  • WGH (1310 AM; 20 kW; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPMH (1010 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGPL (1350 AM; 5 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA URBAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNIS (790 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WHKT (1650 AM; 10 kW; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFOG (1050 AM; 5 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Smithfield:
  • W271AD (102.1 FM; SMITHFIELD, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WAFX (106.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJCD (107.7 FM; WINDSOR, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHRO-FM (90.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WHRV (89.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION,INC)
  • WVKL (95.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSVY-FM (105.3 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGH-FM (97.3 FM; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWSO-FM (92.9 FM; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKOC (93.7 FM; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WYCS (91.5 FM; YORKTOWN, VA; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC.)
  • WOWI (102.9 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNSB (91.1 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • WNOR (98.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: TIDEWATER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPTE (94.9 FM; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWDE-FM (101.3 FM; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: ENTERCOM NORFOLK LICENSE, LLC)
  • WYFI (99.7 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCMS-FM (100.5 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE BAY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W291AE (106.1 FM; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC)
  • WHOV (88.1 FM; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: HAMPTON UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Smithfield:
  • WTKR (Channel 3; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WTVZ-TV (Channel 33; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WTVZ LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHRO-TV (Channel 15; HAMPTON-NORFOLK, VA; Owner: HAMPTON ROADS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOC, INC.)
  • WPXV (Channel 49; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WAVY-TV (Channel 10; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVEC-TV (Channel 13; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WVEC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGNT (Channel 27; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WBTD-LP (Channel 66; SUFFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKTD-CA (Channel 17; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WVBT (Channel 43; VIRGINIA BEACH, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W05BQ (Channel 5; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • W21AQ (Channel 21; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • WNLO-CA (Channel 45; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WYSJ-CA (Channel 31; YORKTOWN, VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
  • WJGN-CA (Channel 5; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: THE UNION MISSION)
  • WGBS-LP (Channel 7; HAMPTON, ETC., VA; Owner: JOAN AND KENNETH WRIGHT)
  • WJHJ-LP (Channel 39; NEWPORT NEWS, ETC., VA; Owner: JBS, INC.)
  • WITD-CA (Channel 23; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W18BS (Channel 18; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W56CS (Channel 56; PORTSMOUTH, VA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W25CS (Channel 25; CHESAPEAKE, VA; Owner: KM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTTD-LP (Channel 59; HAMPTON, VA; Owner: WAVY BROADCASTING, LLC)

 

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