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Smithville, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Smithville had a population of 4,279 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Smithville is located at latitude 30.0086 and longitude -97.1594 in Bastrop County. The formal boundaries for the City of Smithville encompass a land area of 3.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Bastrop County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 325 feet.

The City of Smithville (GNIS ID: 2411912) 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.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Smithville is located within Smithville Division of Bastrop County.


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Smithville, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Smithville, TX Housing Affordability Index is 152
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
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

Smithville, TX Wealth Index is 75
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
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 4,279
Population in Households 4,179
Population in Familes 3,424
Population in Group Qrtrs 100
Population Density 1,164
Diversity Index1 62
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,680
Average Household Income $71,903
Per Capita Income $28,162
Wealth Index3 75

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,870 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 984 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 676 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 210 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $168,862
Housing Affordability Index2 152
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,660
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,098
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 1.24% 1.09%
Households 1.24% 0.99%
Families 1.11% 1.05%
Median Household Income   3.37%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Smithville, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smithville to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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 # 458 74th
Population Density # 624 64th
Diversity Index # 578 67th
Median Household Income # 699 60th
Per Capita Income # 608 65th

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