Smithton, Illinois facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Missing latitude in Module:Coordinates.formatTest()
Smithton
Village
Country United States
State Illinois
County St. Clair
Coordinates Missing latitude in Module:Coordinates.formatTest()
Area 3.86 sq mi (10 km²)
 - land 3.82 sq mi (10 km²)
 - water 0.04 sq mi (0 km²)
Population 2,248 (2000)
Density 1,344.5 /sq mi (519 /km²)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62285
Area code 618
Location in St. Clair County and the state of Illinois.
Location in St. Clair County and the state of Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Wikimedia Commons: Smithton, Illinois

Smithton is a village in St. Clair County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,248 in the 2000 United States Census.

Geography

Smithton is located at Missing latitude in Module:Coordinates.formatTest()
(38.405800, -89.992578).

The village has a total area of 3.86 square miles (10.0 km2), of which 3.82 square miles (9.9 km2) (or 98.96%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 1.04%) is water., according to the 2010 census.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 400
1890 411 2.8%
1900 405 −1.5%
1910 380 −6.2%
1920 357 −6.1%
1930 361 1.1%
1940 448 24.1%
1950 515 15.0%
1960 629 22.1%
1970 847 34.7%
1980 1,447 70.8%
1990 1,587 9.7%
2000 2,248 41.7%
2010 1,500 −33.3%
Est. 2015 3,719 147.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,248 people, 786 households, and 605 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,344.5 people per square mile (519.7/km²). There were 807 housing units at an average density of 482.6 per square mile (186.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.46% White, 0.76% African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, and 0.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.22% of the population.

There were 786 households out of which 41.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.0% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.0% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the village, the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 95.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $51,806, and the median income for a family was $59,875. Males had a median income of $40,588 versus $31,932 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,695. About 7.0% of families and 9.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.5% of those under age 18 and 11.3% of those age 65 or over.


Smithton, Illinois Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.