Smithville, Tennessee Population 2022

5,098
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Smithville is a city located in DeKalb County Tennessee. Smithville has a 2020 population of 5,098. It is also the county seat of DeKalb County. Smithville is currently growing at a rate of 0.93% annually and its population has increased by 1.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,004 in 2010.

The average household income in Smithville is $52,530 with a poverty rate of 27.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $640 per month, and the median house value is $134,500. The median age in Smithville is 34.4 years, 31.9 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Smithville Demographics

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

  • White: 85.86%
  • Other race: 7.05%
  • Two or more races: 3.26%
  • Black or African American: 2.43%
  • Native American: 0.98%
  • Asian: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Smithville, Tennessee is 5,098 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,004.

Smithville, Tennessee Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,10585.86%
Black or African American1162.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native470.98%
Asian200.42%
Some Other Race3377.05%
Two or More Races1563.26%
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Smithville Population by Race

Smithville Population Pyramid 2022

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Smithville Median Age

40


Total

43.1


Male

37.6


Female

Smithville Adults

There are 3,667 adults, (691 of whom are seniors) in Smithville.

Smithville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Smithville Sex Ratio

Female

2,559

53.52%

Male

2,222

46.48%

Smithville Population by Age

Smithville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Smithville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married60.2%39.8%
All41.6%58.4%
Non Family26.7%73.3%
Female22.3%77.7%
Male12.7%87.3%

41.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Smithville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8122.5241.6
Married8743.1760.2
Male1183.8212.7
Female1573.0422.3
Non Family6631.326.7

3.2

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Smithville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade37911.45%
9th to 12th Grade95528.86%
High School Graduate97129.34%
Some College47014.20%
Associates Degree942.84%
Bachelors Degree2607.86%
Graduate Degree1805.44%
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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
White2,6081,630440
Native American2323
Asian2020
Black109102
Hispanic502169
2+ Races10831
Other Race210

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.87%.

Smithville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,244$31,942$22,435
Less Than 9th Grade$23,253$27,872$16,646
High School Graduate$30,833$34,531$21,929
Some College$29,802$30,938$27,667
Bachelors Degree$95,893$123,958$45,349
Graduate Degree$45,833$$46,726

$29,244

Average Earnings

$31,942

Average Male

$22,435

Average Female

Smithville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Smithville Language by Age

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Smithville Language

80.57% of Smithville residents speak only English, while 19.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.72% of the population.

Smithville Language

Smithville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1017170.30%
Hispanic85130435.72%
White3,41786525.31%
Other304NaN%

27.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.49%

Male Poverty Rate

28.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smithville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smithville is Black, with 70.30% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.57%.

Smithville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.89%
High School29.69%
Some College12.34%
Bachelors or Greater3.21%

Smithville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.80%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed7.35%
Female Unemployed22.45%

Smithville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Smithville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,720$44,957
Families$40,515$55,814
Married Families$50,127-
Non Families$21,404$25,683
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Income by Household Type

Smithville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

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

Smithville Marital Status by Race

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Smithville Marital Status

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204

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam70
Korea56
World War II31

Smithville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5424
55 to 6454
65 to 7425
75+101

Smithville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1685.38%
Black3631.03%

Smithville Veterans by Race

Smithville Veterans by Education

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32.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

60.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smithville Veterans by Education

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45.7%

Labor Force Participation

40.9%

Employment Rate

10.4%

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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66.49%

Born in Smithville

87.72%

Native Born

12.28%

Foreign Born

11.00%

Non Citizen

1.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.72% of Smithville residents were born in the United States, with 66.49% having been born in Tennessee. 11.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Smithville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19702,9970.00%
19803,8398422.51%
19903,791-48-0.13%
20003,9942030.52%
20104,5305361.27%
20114,577471.04%
20124,624471.03%
20134,671471.02%
20144,718471.01%
20154,765471.00%
20164,812470.99%
20174,859470.98%
20184,906470.97%
20194,953470.96%
20205,004511.03%
20215,051470.94%
20225,098470.93%

Smithville Population by Year