Smithton, Missouri Population 2023

488

Smithton is a city located in Pettis County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 488, it is the 490th largest city in Missouri and the 19252nd largest city in the United States.Smithton is currently declining at a rate of -1.21% annually and its population has decreased by -4.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 511 in 2020. Spanning over 0 miles, Smithton has a population density of 1,622 people per square mile.

The average household income in Smithton is $58,067 with a poverty rate of 14.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Smithton is 34.8 years, 40.4 years for males, and 25.5 years for females.

Smithton Demographics

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

  • White: 92.56%
  • Black or African American: 3.52%
  • Two or more races: 2.74%
  • Native American: 0.59%
  • Other race: 0.59%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Smithton, Missouri is 488 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 511.

Smithton, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Smithton Population by Race

Smithton Population Pyramid 2023

Smithton Median Age

34.8

Total

40.4

Male

25.5

Female

Smithton Adults

There are 366 adults, (40 of whom are seniors) in Smithton.

Smithton Age Dependency

56.7

Age Dependency Ratio

12.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Smithton Sex Ratio

Female26652.05%
Male24547.95%

Smithton Population by Age

Smithton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.89

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Smithton Households and Families

Male

Female

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

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 6.61%.

Smithton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$34,886

Average Earnings

$43,438

Average Male

$31,538

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

90.89% of Smithton residents speak only English, while 9.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.47% of the population.

Smithton Language

Smithton Poverty by Race

rate

14.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.49%

Male Poverty Rate

4.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smithton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smithton is Black, with 27.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smithton is White, with 14.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.45%.

Smithton Poverty

Smithton Poverty Rate by Education

Smithton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Smithton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Smithton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Smithton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Smithton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

38

Number of Veterans

35

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

Smithton Veterans by War

Smithton Veterans by Age

count

Smithton Veterans by Race

Smithton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

21.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smithton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.8%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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

72.73%

Born in Smithton

93.68%

Native Born

7.31%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

6.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.68% of Smithton residents were born in the United States, with 72.73% having been born in Missouri. 0.99% 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 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Smithton Population by Year