Smith River, California Population 2024

849

Smith River is a city located in Del Norte County California. Smith River has a 2024 population of 849. Smith River is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 26.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 670 in 2020.

The average household income in Smith River is $74,295 with a poverty rate of 9.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Smith River is 23.8 years, 18.9 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Smith River Demographics

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

  • White: 69.26%
  • Native American: 27.33%
  • Other race: 3.42%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
4.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
213.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
26.72% (179)
The current population of Smith River, California is 849 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 670.

Smith River, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White58869.26%
Native American23227.33%
Other race293.42%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Smith River Population by Race

Smith River Population Pyramid 2024

Smith River Median Age

23.8

Total

18.9

Male

38

Female

Smith River Adults

There are 543 adults, (134 of whom are seniors) in Smith River.

Smith River Age Dependency

107.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

74.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Smith River Sex Ratio

Female42249.71%
Male42750.29%

Smith River Population by Age

Smith River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2513.3878.521.5
Married16441000
Non Family641.3815.684.4
Female234.571000
Male000
showing: 5 rows

4.07

Average Family Size

3.38

Average Household Size

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Smith River Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Smith River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Smith River Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.16%.

Smith River Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,938

Average Earnings

$90,750

Average Male

$

Average Female

Smith River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Smith River Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Smith River Language

87.72% of Smith River residents speak only English, while 12.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.28% of the population.

Smith River Language

Smith River Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4474910.96%
Other2929100%
Hispanic1702917.06%
showing: 3 rows

9.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.62%

Male Poverty Rate

12.8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smith River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smith River is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smith River is White, with 10.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.49%.

Smith River Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade
High School36.05%
Some College10.46%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Smith River Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Smith River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Smith River Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Smith River Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Smith River Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Smith River Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Smith River Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Smith River Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

26

Number of Veterans

18

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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Smith River Veterans by War

count

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Smith River Veterans by Age

count

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Smith River Veterans by Race

Smith River Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smith River Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Smith River Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Smith River Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Smith River Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.02%

Born in Smith River

92.23%

Native Born

7.77%

Foreign Born

4.36%

Non Citizen

3.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.23% of Smith River residents were born in the United States, with 69.02% having been born in California. 4.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Smith River Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024849
2023849
2022849374.56%
202181214221.19%
202067017234.54%
2019498-134-21.2%
2018632-114-15.28%
2017746-81-9.79%
2016827607.82%
2015767-104-11.94%
2014871-7-0.8%
2013878-33-3.62%
201291126240.37%
2011649-217-25.06%
2010866
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Smith River Population by Year