Smithville, Missouri Population 2021

11,895
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Smithville is a city located in Clay County Missouri. With a 2020 population of 11,895, it is the 67th largest city in Missouri and the 2738th largest city in the United States . Smithville is currently growing at a rate of 4.85% annually and its population has increased by 41.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,425 in 2010. Smithville reached it's highest population of 11,895 in 2021. Spanning over 16 miles, Smithville has a population density of 747 people per square mile.

The average household income in Smithville is $91,908 with a poverty rate of 6.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $799 per month, and the median house value is $194,500. The median age in Smithville is 35.4 years, 34 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

Smithville Demographics

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

  • White: 90.37%
  • Two or more races: 5.81%
  • Asian: 2.78%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Black or African American: 0.37%
  • Other race: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Smithville, Missouri is 11,895 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,245.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,425.

Smithville, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,93290.37%
Two or More Races5745.81%
Asian2752.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native460.47%
Black or African American370.37%
Some Other Race200.20%
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Smithville Population by Race

Smithville Population Pyramid $2021

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Smithville Median Age

35.4


Total

34


Male

38.1


Female

Smithville Adults

There are 7,140 adults, (1,210 of whom are seniors) in Smithville.

Smithville Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Smithville Sex Ratio

Female

5,157

52.18%

Male

4,727

47.82%

Smithville Population by Age

Smithville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Smithville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.4%8.6%
Male80.7%19.3%
All80.6%19.4%
Non Family66.1%33.9%
Female64.5%35.5%

80.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Smithville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5302.7880.6
Married1,9633.3491.4
Non Family8321.2766.1
Female5692.9364.5
Male1663.0980.7

3.15

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Smithville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade881.41%
9th to 12th Grade1822.91%
High School Graduate1,76728.29%
Some College1,61425.84%
Associates Degree69411.11%
Bachelors Degree1,35221.64%
Graduate Degree5508.80%
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Smithville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Smithville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,7785,5281,719
Asian18618692
2+ Races17715760
Hispanic7272
Black343431
Other Race2020
Native American1515

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 black people with a rate of 91.18%.

Smithville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,687$51,441$41,117
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$38,929$44,596$30,368
Some College$41,303$50,281$38,024
Bachelors Degree$52,034$64,583$50,247
Graduate Degree$63,382$117,548$60,391

$46,687

Average Earnings

$51,441

Average Male

$41,117

Average Female

Smithville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Smithville Language by Age

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Smithville Language

97.68% of Smithville residents speak only English, while 2.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.31% of the population.

Smithville Language

Smithville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,8016167.00%
Black37513.51%
Native4648.70%
Hispanic10421.92%

6.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.73%

Male Poverty Rate

7.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smithville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smithville is Black, with 13.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smithville is Hispanic, with 1.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.92%.

Smithville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.80%
High School6.19%
Bachelors or Greater5.33%
Some College1.66%

Smithville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed20.10%
Female Unemployed3.91%
Female Employed2.31%
Male Employed1.48%

Smithville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Smithville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$82,398$91,908
Families$94,145$103,903
Married Families$104,861-
Non Families$37,905$43,805
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Income by Household Type

Smithville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Smithville Married by Age and Sex

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Smithville Marriage

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

Smithville Marital Status by Race

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Smithville Marital Status

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740

Number of Veterans

693

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War256
First Gulf War182
Vietnam179
Korea46
World War II

Smithville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54292
18 to 34175
65 to 74136
75+112
55 to 6425

Smithville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White67910.19%
2+ Races3117.92%
Asian2613.98%
Hispanic1520.27%
Native American426.67%

Smithville Veterans by Race

Smithville Veterans by Education

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1.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smithville Veterans by Education

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73.5%

Labor Force Participation

68.5%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Smithville Employment by Age

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Smithville Employment by Race

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Smithville 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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61.55%

Born in Smithville

98.54%

Native Born

1.46%

Foreign Born

0.17%

Non Citizen

1.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.54% of Smithville residents were born in the United States, with 61.55% having been born in Missouri. 0.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Smithville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,8955504.85%
202011,3455505.09%
201910,7955505.37%
201810,2454654.75%
20179,7803553.77%
20169,4252202.39%
20159,2051581.75%
20149,0471401.57%
20138,9071912.19%
20128,7161291.50%
20118,5871621.92%
20108,4252,9114.33%
20005,5142,9898.12%
19902,5250.00%

Smithville Population by Year