Income/capita 29%
Household income 33%
Unemployment 54%
Income per capita$21,082$31,502$29,829
Median household income$37,250$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,500$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$31,875$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$15,208$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate2.1%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level22.7%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Smithfield is 29% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Smithfield is 33% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Smithfield is 54% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Smithfield is 50% higher than the national average

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      Smithfield employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.9%3.8%
      Manufacturing sector31.6%11.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services10.5%23.1%
      Public administration0.0%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities28.9%3.8%
      Education, health & social services5.3%53.8%

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      Vermont, IL788$45,45518%
      Ipava, IL616$44,82119%
      Smithfield, IL172$37,25033%

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      Source: The Smithfield, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).