In 2020, Smithfield, NC had a population of 12.7k people with a median age of 44.6 and a median household income of $34,077. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Smithfield, NC grew from 12,400 to 12,697, a 2.4% increase and its median household income declined from $36,335 to $34,077, a −6.21% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Smithfield, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (52.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (28.5%), White (Hispanic) (12.5%), Other (Hispanic) (3.11%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.45%).
None of the households in Smithfield, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
92.9% of the residents in Smithfield, NC are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Smithfield, NC are Johnston Community College (1,627 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Smithfield, NC was $144,700, and the homeownership rate was 56%.
Most people in Smithfield, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Smithfield, NC was 2 cars per household.