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Smithville, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Smithville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lee County at latitude 31.9013 and longitude -84.2552. Lee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 325 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Smithville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Smithville, Georgia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Smithville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Smithville (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Smithville: Renwick.

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Smithville, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 564
Population in Households 564
Population in Familes 492
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 222
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 202
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 151
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 239 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 157 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $177,174
Average Home Value $277,419


Median Household Income $42,015
Average Household Income $56,262
Per Capita Income $20,040
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.45% 0.0%
Households -0.23% 0.1%
Families 1.46% -0.13%
Median Household Income   4.52%
Per Capita Income   4.31%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Smithville, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smithville to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 434 31st
Population Density1 # 491 21st
Diversity Index2 # 297 53rd
Median Household Income # 212 66th
Per Capita Income # 212 66th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.