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Smithton, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Smithton had a population of 3,852 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Smithton is located at latitude 38.4087 and longitude -89.9921 in St. Clair County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Smithton encompass a land area of 3.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. St. Clair County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 476 feet.

The Village of Smithton (GNIS ID: 2399833) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Smithton is located within Township of Smithton, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Clair County.


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Smithton, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Smithton, IL Housing Affordability Index is 198
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Smithton, IL Wealth Index is 119
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,852
Population in Households 3,779
Population in Familes 3,282
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density 868
Diversity Index1 11
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $77,261
Average Household Income $93,697
Per Capita Income $35,731
Wealth Index3 119

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,462 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,265 (86.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 170 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $184,251
Housing Affordability Index2 198
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,434
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,063
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.31% -0.05%
Households 0.42% -0.01%
Families 0.17% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Smithton, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smithton to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 386 72nd
Population Density # 832 39th
Diversity Index # 816 41st
Median Household Income # 252 82nd
Per Capita Income # 294 79th

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