Smithville, Missouri Population 2023

11,000

Smithville is a city located in Clay County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 11,000, it is the 81st largest city in Missouri and the 3834th largest city in the United States.Smithville is currently growing at a rate of 1.83% annually and its population has increased by 5.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,406 in 2020. Spanning over 16 miles, Smithville has a population density of 691 people per square mile.

The average household income in Smithville is $91,908 with a poverty rate of 7.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Smithville is 36.5 years, 34.8 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Smithville Demographics

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

  • White: 91.61%
  • Two or more races: 6.65%
  • Asian: 1.05%
  • Black or African American: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
The current population of Smithville, Missouri is 11,000 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,406.

Smithville, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Smithville Population by Race

Smithville Population Pyramid 2023

Smithville Median Age

36.5

Total

34.8

Male

38.3

Female

Smithville Adults

There are 7,510 adults, (1,424 of whom are seniors) in Smithville.

Smithville Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Smithville Sex Ratio

Female5,50353.59%
Male4,76646.41%

Smithville Population by Age

Smithville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.13

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

86.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Smithville Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Smithville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Smithville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 82.86%.

Smithville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$46,371

Average Earnings

$51,085

Average Male

$40,437

Average Female

Smithville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Smithville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Smithville Language

98.9% of Smithville residents speak only English, while 1.1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.16% of the population.

Smithville Language

Smithville Poverty by Race

rate

7.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.25%

Male Poverty Rate

6.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smithville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smithville is Black, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smithville is Hispanic, with 2.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.9%.

Smithville Poverty

Smithville Poverty Rate by Education

Smithville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Smithville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Smithville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Smithville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Smithville 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 55-64.

Smithville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Smithville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

707

Number of Veterans

675

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

Smithville Veterans by War

Smithville Veterans by Age

count

Smithville Veterans by Race

Smithville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smithville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.1%

Labor Force Participation

67.7%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Smithville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Smithville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Smithville 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

66.48%

Born in Smithville

97.7%

Native Born

0.98%

Foreign Born

0.13%

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.7% of Smithville residents were born in the United States, with 66.48% having been born in Missouri. 0.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Smithville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Smithville Population by Year