Smith Center is a city located in Smith County Kansas. It is also the county seat of Smith County. With a 2020 population of 1,562, it is the 143rd largest city in Kansas and the 8562nd largest city in the United States . Smith Center is currently declining at a rate of -0.26% annually and its population has decreased by -6.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,665 in 2010. Smith Center reached it's highest population of 1,669 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Smith Center has a population density of 1,222 people per square mile.
The average household income in Smith Center is $53,420 with a poverty rate of 12.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $487 per month, and the median house value is $64,700. The median age in Smith Center is 49.6 years, 45.7 years for males, and 51.4 years for females.