Smethport, Pennsylvania Population 2020

1,523

Smethport is a city located in Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 1,523, it is the 496th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 8649th largest city in the United States. Smethport is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -7.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,655 in 2010. Smethport reached it's highest population of 1,652 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Smethport has a population density of 937 people per square mile.

The average household income in Smethport is $61,340 with a poverty rate of 17.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $671 per month, and the median house value is $89,900. The median age in Smethport is 45.2 years, 44 years for males, and 46.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.4 males.

Smethport Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Smethport was:

  • White: 99.21%
  • Two or more races: 0.67%
  • Black or African American: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Smethport, Pennsylvania is 1,523, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,543.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,655.

Smethport, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,63699.21%
Two or More Races110.67%
Black or African American20.12%

Smethport Population Pyramid 2020

Smethport Median Age

45.2


Total

44


Male

46.5


Female

Smethport Adults

There are 1,248 adults, (416 of whom are seniors) in Smethport.

Smethport Age Dependency

98.2

Age Dependency Ratio

50

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Smethport Sex Ratio

Female

866

52.52%

Male

783

47.48%

Smethport Households and Families

Smethport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Smethport Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
Female78.8%21.3%
All75%25%
Non Family61%39%
Male52.4%47.6%

75.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7052.2975
Married3532.9785.6
Non Family2511.0861
Female802.7978.8
Male213.1952.4

2.9

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Smethport Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade252.19%
9th to 12th Grade655.70%
High School Graduate45740.05%
Some College16314.29%
Associates Degree12510.96%
Bachelors Degree13712.01%
Graduate Degree16914.81%

Smethport Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1281,043306
Multiple Races88
Hispanic5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.13%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,609$40,000$31,328
Less Than High School$55,000$63,500$
High School Grad$21,750$26,094$20,125
Some College$35,000$41,667$33,214
Bachelors Degree$43,750$51,563$31,607
Graduate Degree$50,469$31,667$60,250

$34,609

Average Earnings

$40,000

Average Male

$31,328

Average Female

Smethport Language

Smethport Language by Age

Smethport Language

98.79% of Smethport residents speak only English, while 1.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.64% of the population.

Smethport Poverty

Smethport Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,59327617.33%
Multiple11872.73%

17.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.10%

Male Poverty Rate

20.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smethport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smethport is Multiple, with 72.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smethport is White, with 17.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.04%.

Name Poverty
High School22.17%
Less Than High School13.16%
Some College9.22%
Bachelors or Greater3.63%
Name Poverty
Female Employed10.97%
Male Employed9.01%
Male Unemployed7.41%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Smethport Income

Smethport Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,181$61,340
Families$64,914$74,326
Married Families$72,917-
Non Families$27,850$35,854

Smethport Marital Status

Smethport Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Smethport Married by Age and Sex

Smethport Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Smethport Marital Status by Race

Smethport Veterans

180

Number of Veterans

165

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam48
Korea33
First Gulf War29
World War II23
Second Gulf War23
Age Group Veterans
75+64
65 to 7445
35 to 5444
55 to 6418
18 to 349
Name Veterans % of Total
White17714.27%
Hispanic360.00%
2 or More337.50%

$Smethport Veterans by Education

9.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smethport Employment Status

54.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Smethport Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

71.38%

Born in Pennsylvania

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Smethport residents were born in the United States, with 71.38% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,523-10-0.65%
20191,533-10-0.65%
20181,543-17-1.09%
20171,560-10-0.64%
20161,570-25-1.57%
20151,595-17-1.05%
20141,612-10-0.62%
20131,622-11-0.67%
20121,633-8-0.49%
20111,641-11-0.67%
20101,6520.00%