Smithton, Illinois Population 2024

3,865

Smithton is a city located in St. Clair County Illinois. Smithton has a 2024 population of 3,865. Smithton is currently declining at a rate of -0.9% annually and its population has decreased by -3.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,003 in 2020.

The average household income in Smithton is $112,593 with a poverty rate of 4.36%. The median age in Smithton is 43.8 years: 42.1 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.

Smithton Demographics

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

  • White: 97.9%
  • Black or African American: 1.33%
  • Two or more races: 0.56%
  • Other race: 0.2%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
858.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.45% (-138)
The current population of Smithton, Illinois is 3,865 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,003.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,82797.9%
Black or African American521.33%
Two or more races220.56%
Other race80.2%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Smithton Population by Race

Smithton Population Pyramid 2024

Smithton Median Age

43.8

Total

42.1

Male

44.9

Female

Smithton Adults

There are 3,005 adults, (902 of whom are seniors) in Smithton.

Smithton Age Dependency

85.9

Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Smithton Sex Ratio

Female1,93849.58%
Male1,97150.42%

Smithton Population by Age

Smithton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4812.687.712.3
Married1,0553.0894.45.6
Non Family3521.0573.326.7
Female523.3744.255.8
Male222.411000

3.07

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

87.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Smithton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade702.57%
Associates Degree49818.32%
Bachelors Degree69625.6%
Graduate Degree40114.75%
High School Graduate49018.02%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College56420.74%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Smithton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Smithton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,6452,5801,046
Black524729
2+ Races222222
Hispanic222222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Smithton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$69,717$72,208$60,313
Graduate Degree$57,344$0$72,632
High School Graduate$23,750$75,588$17,269
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$67,706$81,250$53,226
Some College$73,125$85,833$39,853

$67,706

Average Earnings

$81,250

Average Male

$53,226

Average Female

Smithton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Smithton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Smithton Language

97.84% of Smithton residents speak only English, while 2.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.16% of the population.

Smithton Language

Smithton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,7781684.45%

4.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.36%

Male Poverty Rate

6.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smithton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smithton is White, with 4.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smithton is White, with 4.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.8%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.99%.

Smithton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.75%
Some College2.28%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Smithton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed29.58%
Male Employed4.26%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%

Smithton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Smithton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$145,202$131,263
Households$106,012$112,593
Married Families$145,089$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,222$51,895

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Smithton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

70.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

74.3%

Male Marriage Rate

65.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Smithton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Smithton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Smithton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Smithton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

351

Number of Veterans

305

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam146
Second Gulf War90
First Gulf War65
Korea15
World War II0

Smithton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74160
35 to 5479
75+47
18 to 3433
55 to 6432

Smithton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White33811.53%
Black1325%

Smithton Veterans by Race

Smithton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smithton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Smithton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Smithton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Smithton 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

67.13%

Born in Smithton

97.08%

Native Born

2.92%

Foreign Born

1.89%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.08% of Smithton residents were born in the United States, with 67.13% having been born in Illinois. 1.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Smithton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,693-35-0.94%
20283,728-34-0.9%
20273,762-34-0.9%
20263,796-35-0.91%
20253,831-34-0.88%
20243,865-35-0.9%
20233,900-40-1.02%
20223,940-48-1.2%
20213,988-15-0.37%
20204,0031864.87%
20193,817-23-0.6%
20183,840170.44%
20173,823360.95%
20163,78720.05%
20153,785-4-0.11%
20143,78980.21%
20133,781-6-0.16%
20123,787130.34%
20113,774280.75%
20103,74600%

Smithton Population by Year