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Smith County Statistics

Facts

Land area636.3 square miles
Population Density25.9 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)16,225
Population change-1.6%
Under 5 years of age6.4%
Under 1824.2%
65 and over16.9%
Females51.9%
White75.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.4
Asian0.1%
Two or more races0.7%
Black or African American23.5%
Native American0.1%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school81%
Had a bachelor degree or higher13.2%
Veterans948

Households and Housing

Households6,269
Persons per household2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more94%
Median household income$34,753
The Per capita income$20,334
Live below the poverty line23.6%
Housing units7,191
Multi-unit structures2%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$77,600
Residents owning their homes83.3%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,131
Women-owned firms32.7%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms14.8%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$51,097
Retail sales per capita$3,206
Manufacturers shipments$402,581
Merchant wholesaler sales$12,597
Source US Census Data