Smithsburg, Maryland Population 2020

2,976

Smithsburg is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 2,976, it is the 62nd largest city in Maryland and the 6264th largest city in the United States. Smithsburg is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually and its population has increased by 0.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,975 in 2010. Smithsburg reached it's highest population of 2,985 in 2013. Spanning over 1 miles, Smithsburg has a population density of 2,834 people per square mile.

The average household income in Smithsburg is $93,804 with a poverty rate of 4.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $881 per month, and the median house value is $232,600. The median age in Smithsburg is 35.3 years, 35 years for males, and 35.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.5 males.

Smithsburg Demographics

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

  • White: 90.49%
  • Black or African American: 4.28%
  • Two or more races: 2.56%
  • Other race: 1.52%
  • Asian: 1.15%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Smithsburg, Maryland is 2,976, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,968.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,975.

Smithsburg, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,68290.49%
Black or African American1274.28%
Two or More Races762.56%
Some Other Race451.52%
Asian341.15%

Smithsburg Population Pyramid 2020

Smithsburg Median Age

35.3


Total

35


Male

35.8


Female

Smithsburg Adults

There are 2,048 adults, (217 of whom are seniors) in Smithsburg.

Smithsburg Age Dependency

61.9

Age Dependency Ratio

11.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50

Child Dependency Ratio

Smithsburg Sex Ratio

Female

1,598

53.91%

Male

1,366

46.09%

Smithsburg Households and Families

Smithsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Smithsburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married85.3%14.7%
All76.9%23.1%
Non Family61.3%38.7%
Female59.6%40.4%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0152.9276.9
Married6333.5185.3
Non Family2121.1261.3
Female1462.9859.6
Male243100

3.33

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

0.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Smithsburg Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade271.44%
9th to 12th Grade854.54%
High School Graduate55429.56%
Some College44123.53%
Associates Degree24813.23%
Bachelors Degree32817.50%
Graduate Degree19110.19%

Smithsburg Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,6591,566448
Black797926
Hispanic71524
Asian343421
Other Race32224
Multiple Races313120

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 64.52%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,642$64,375$43,113
Less Than High School$$48,281$2,500
High School Grad$31,667$48,889$17,407
Some College$44,526$62,778$42,135
Bachelors Degree$59,844$81,750$48,182
Graduate Degree$101,000$124,375$77,000

$48,642

Average Earnings

$64,375

Average Male

$43,113

Average Female

Smithsburg Language

Smithsburg Language by Age

Smithsburg Language

94.52% of Smithsburg residents speak only English, while 5.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.63% of the population.

Smithsburg Poverty

Smithsburg Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,6341174.44%
Black12797.09%
Hispanic8966.74%

4.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.00%

Male Poverty Rate

4.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smithsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smithsburg is Black, with 7.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smithsburg is White, with 4.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.26%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School6.25%
High School6.14%
Some College3.77%
Bachelors or Greater0.96%
Name Poverty
Female Employed2.44%
Male Employed1.29%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Smithsburg Income

Smithsburg Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$86,648$93,804
Families$92,422$101,368
Married Families$108,194-
Non Families$55,600$61,530

Smithsburg Marital Status

Smithsburg Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Smithsburg Married by Age and Sex

Smithsburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Smithsburg Marital Status by Race

Smithsburg Veterans

158

Number of Veterans

124

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War90
Second Gulf War64
Vietnam35
Korea6
World War II
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5486
55 to 6424
65 to 7422
18 to 3415
75+11
Name Veterans % of Total
White1488.13%
Black108.26%
Hispanic67.50%

$Smithsburg Veterans by Education

6.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smithsburg Employment Status

71%

Labor Force Participation

67.8%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Smithsburg 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

56.78%

Born in Maryland

95.92%

Native Born

4.08%

Foreign Born

1.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.92% of Smithsburg residents were born in the United States, with 56.78% having been born in Maryland. 1.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,97640.13%
20192,97240.13%
20182,96820.07%
20172,96640.14%
20162,962-5-0.17%
20152,967-7-0.24%
20142,974-11-0.37%
20132,98510.03%
20122,98420.07%
20112,98230.10%
20102,9790.00%