Smithtown, New York Population 2022

26,260
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Smithtown is a city located in Suffolk County New York. Smithtown has a 2020 population of 26,260. Smithtown is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -0.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,470 in 2010.

The average household income in Smithtown is $164,564 with a poverty rate of 3.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,497 per month, and the median house value is $535,300. The median age in Smithtown is 45.9 years, 44.4 years for males, and 47 years for females.

Smithtown Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Smithtownwas:

  • White: 93.90%
  • Asian: 3.11%
  • Other race: 1.18%
  • Two or more races: 0.95%
  • Black or African American: 0.84%
  • Native American: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Smithtown, New York is 26,260 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 26,260.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,470.

Smithtown, New York Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,65893.90%
Asian8163.11%
Some Other Race3111.18%
Two or More Races2490.95%
Black or African American2200.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.02%
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Smithtown Population by Race

Smithtown Population Pyramid $2022

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Smithtown Median Age

45.9


Total

44.4


Male

47


Female

Smithtown Adults

There are 20,797 adults, (4,894 of whom are seniors) in Smithtown.

Smithtown Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Smithtown Sex Ratio

Female

13,215

50.32%

Male

13,045

49.68%

Smithtown Population by Age

Smithtown Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Smithtown Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family68.6%31.4%
Female86.1%13.9%
All88.2%11.8%
Male88.3%11.7%
Married95.4%4.6%

88.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Smithtown Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,8872.8788.2
Married6,0443.3995.4
Non Family2,1451.2268.6
Female5023.4786.1
Male1963.4588.3

3.35

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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Smithtown Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5122.75%
9th to 12th Grade5232.81%
High School Graduate3,90220.96%
Some College2,83515.23%
Associates Degree1,7849.58%
Bachelors Degree4,50624.20%
Graduate Degree4,55824.48%
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Smithtown Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Smithtown Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,92916,1228,361
Hispanic847710280
Asian578560324
Other Race26823990
Black20913660
2+ Races926931

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.06%.

Smithtown Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$72,826$93,614$52,191
Less Than 9th Grade$33,375$$33,688
High School Graduate$41,197$55,000$22,003
Some College$58,281$73,050$40,259
Bachelors Degree$97,581$115,926$51,500
Graduate Degree$100,119$116,905$86,497

$72,826

Average Earnings

$93,614

Average Male

$52,191

Average Female

Smithtown Earnings by Educational Attainment

Smithtown Language by Age

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Smithtown Language

90.53% of Smithtown residents speak only English, while 9.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.19% of the population.

Smithtown Language

Smithtown Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,1896022.60%
Hispanic1,22713110.68%
Other28NaN%
Multiple237239.70%
Black1071917.76%
Asian807182.23%

3.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.37%

Male Poverty Rate

3.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smithtown

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smithtown is Black, with 17.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smithtown is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.65%.

Smithtown Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.38%
High School4.00%
Some College1.95%
Bachelors or Greater1.78%

Smithtown Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed19.64%
Female Employed1.45%
Male Employed0.74%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Smithtown Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Smithtown Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$137,347$164,564
Families$163,140$192,298
Married Families$166,866-
Non Families$50,235$71,499
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Income by Household Type

Smithtown Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Smithtown Married by Age and Sex

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Smithtown 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 45-54.

Smithtown Marital Status by Race

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Smithtown Marital Status

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1,147

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam453
Korea164
First Gulf War116
Second Gulf War53
World War II32

Smithtown Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+447
65 to 74324
55 to 64187
35 to 54164
18 to 3425

Smithtown Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1115.67%
Hispanic394.24%
Other Race165.76%
Black115.21%
Asian91.52%

Smithtown Veterans by Race

Smithtown Veterans by Education

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1.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smithtown Veterans by Education

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Smithtown Employment by Age

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Smithtown Employment by Race

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Smithtown Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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86.25%

Born in Smithtown

93.63%

Native Born

6.37%

Foreign Born

1.37%

Non Citizen

5.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.63% of Smithtown residents were born in the United States, with 86.25% having been born in New York. 1.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Smithtown Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202226,2600.00%
202126,2600.00%
202026,2600.00%
201926,260-38-0.14%
201826,298-42-0.16%
201726,3401780.68%
201626,1621880.72%
201525,974-434-1.64%
201426,4081670.64%
201326,2413921.52%
201225,849-195-0.75%
201126,044-426-1.61%
201026,4700.00%

Smithtown Population by Year