Smith County, TX Demographic Data

Smith County, TX Summary

Smith County is located in Texas
  • Population: 214,821
  • Area: 949.72 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 921.45 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 28.27 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 226.19 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 503.94 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Smith County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
116,126
52%
50.8
Male
106,810
48%
49.2
Total Population
222,936
 
321,419,000

Smith County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
15,612
7.0% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
16,451
7.4% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
14,174
6.4% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
15,288
6.9% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
17,293
7.8% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
29,785
13.4% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
26,329
11.8% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
26,198
11.8% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
16,206
7.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
10,959
4.9% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
19,420
8.7% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
11,953
5.4% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
3,268
1.5% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
167,644
75.2%
77.1
Female
88,449
52.8%
51.4
Male
79,195
47.2%
48.6
21 Years and over
158,378
71.0%
72.9
62 Years and over
40,433
18.1%
18.3
65 Years and over
34,641
15.5%
14.9
Female
19,506
56.3%
55.9
Male
15,135
43.7%
44.1
Median Age (years)
36
NR
NR

Smith County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
217,873
97.7% 
96.9
White
171,437
76.9% 
73.1
Black or African American
38,848
17.4% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
615
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
3,427
1.5% 
5.4
Asian Indian
1,050
0.5% 
1.2
Chinese
478
0.2% 
1.3
Filipino
1,424
0.6% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
48
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
130
0.1% 
0.5
Other Asian
297
0.1% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
5
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
3,541
1.6% 
4.8
Two or More Races
5,063
2.3% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
42,472
19.1% 
17.6
Mexican
39,978
17.9% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
974
0.4% 
1.7
Cuban
72
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,448
0.6% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
180,464
80.9% 
82.4

Smith County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
9,129
6.3% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
16,362
11.4% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
35,630
24.7% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
33,587
23.3% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
13,988
9.7% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
23,792
16.5% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
11,630
8.1% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
25,491
17.7%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
118,627
82.3%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
35,422
24.6%
30.6

Smith County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
53,873
30.5%
33.5%
Now Married
85,731
48.5%
47.5
Divorced
21,145
12.0%
11.0%
Separated
3,404
1.9%
2.1
Widowed
12,546
7.1
5.8%

Smith County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
172,492
83.2%
78.5%
Languages other than english
34,832
16.8%
21.5%
Spanish
30,649
14.8%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
1,876
0.9%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
2,179
1.1%
3.5%
Other Languages
128
0.1%
1.0%

Smith County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
5,403
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
3,653
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
9,032
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
8,024
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
13,786
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
12,813
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
8,814
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
9,449
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
3,923
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
3,483
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
49,060
 
55,775
Per capita income
26,972
 
29,979

Smith County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
3,616
3.7%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
8,564
8.7%
9.8
Construction
6,539
6.6%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
27,200
27.7%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
5,729
5.8%
6.5
Information
2,647
2.7%
2.1
Manufacturing
6,710
6.8%
10.3
Other services except public administration
6,517
6.6%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
7,785
7.9%
11.3
Public administration
2,707
2.8%
4.6
Retail trade
14,235
14.5%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
3,764
3.8%
5.1
Wholesale trade
2,321
2.4%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
11,512
11.7%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
32,890
33.4%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
12,493
12.7%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
23,484
23.9%
23.6%
Service occupations
17,955
18.3%
18.0%

Smith County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
97,566
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
85,729
87.9%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
6,957
7.1%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
116
0.1%
5.2
Walked
705
0.7%
2.8
Other means
1,484
1.5%
1.8
Worked at home
2,575
2.6%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
24.0
 
26.0

Smith County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
3,312
4.2%
8.9
1 vehicles
27,365
34.9%
33.5
2 vehicles
33,097
42.2%
37.2
3 or more
14,606
18.6%
20.3

Smith County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
78,380
88.2%
87.7
Owner Occupied
51,744
66.0%
63.0
Renter Occupied
26,636
34.0%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
10,489
11.8%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
3
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Smith County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
88,869
1 room
1,526
1.7%
2.3
2 rooms
1,133
1.3%
2.5
3 rooms
5,816
6.5%
9.0
4 rooms
12,931
14.6%
16.6
5 rooms
23,555
26.5%
20.0
6 rooms
19,606
22.1%
17.9
7 rooms
10,155
11.4%
12.1
8 rooms
6,872
7.7%
8.5
9 rooms or more
7,275
8.2%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Smith County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
88,869
 
 
1-unit, detached
59,511
67.0%
61.4
1-unit, attached
2,106
2.4%
5.8
2-units
2,320
2.6%
3.7
3 or 4 units
2,768
3.1%
4.5
5 to 9 units
3,901
4.4%
4.8
10 to 19 units
4,041
4.5%
4.6
20 or more units
3,318
3.7%
8.8
Mobile home
10,794
12.1%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
110
0.1%
0.1

Smith County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
3,579
4.0%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
2,440
2.7%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
9,520
10.7%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
6,820
7.7%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
15,296
17.2%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
15,825
17.8%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
14,470
16.3%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
16,835
18.9%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
3,614
4.1%
2.5%
2014 or later
470
0.5%
0.5%

Smith County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
NR
NR
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
NR
NR
4.7
Electricity
NR
NR
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
NR
NR
5.1
Coal or coke
NR
NR
0.1
Wood
NR
NR
2.0
Solar energy
NR
NR
0.1
Other fuel
NR
NR
0.5
No fuel used
NR
NR
1.2

Smith County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
28,192
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
45
0.2%
1.5%
$3,000 or more
1,153
4.1%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
1,405
5.0%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
2,756
9.8%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
4,776
16.9%
20.3%
$500 to $999
6,998
24.8%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
11,059
39.2%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
12,424
44.4%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
5,987
21.4%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
2,806
10.0%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,076
3.8%
7.3%
35.0% or more
5,658
20.2%
22.3%
Not Computed
241
NR
NR

Smith County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
25,061 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
67
0.3%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
226
0.9%
4.1%
Less than $500
1,506
6.0%
11.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
1,552
6.2%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
5,352
21.4%
27.9%
$500 to $999
16,358
65.3%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
1,575
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
852
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
3,655
14.7%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
2,308
9.3%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
3,317
13.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
2,343
9.5%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,452
5.9%
9.2%
35.0% or more
11,716
47.3%
41.4%
Not Computed
1,845
NR
NR

Smith County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
51,744
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
7,662
14.8%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
10,638
20.6%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
8,354
16.1%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
9,543
18.4%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
8,164
15.8%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
5,742
11.1%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
1,407
2.7%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
234
0.5%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
145,500
 
194,500
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