Smithfield, Illinois

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Smithfield is a village in Fulton County, Illinois, United States. The population was 214 at the 2000 census. The village is named in honor of Dr. Joseph N. Smith.



Smithfield is located at 40°28′23″N 90°17′34″W / 40.47306°N 90.29278°W / 40.47306; -90.29278 (40.473086, -90.292639).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²), all of it land.

Smithfield is served by the Keokuk Junction Railway, a subsidiary of Pioneer Railcorp. [2]


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 214 people, 95 households, and 66 families residing in the village. The population density was 450.0 people per square mile (172.1/km²). There were 103 housing units at an average density of 216.6/sq mi (82.9/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.53% White, and 0.47% from two or more races.

There were 95 households out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 5.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the village the population was spread out with 19.6% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 29.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $32,031, and the median income for a family was $43,125. Males had a median income of $37,857 versus $25,938 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,661. About 3.3% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 5.3% of those sixty five or over.


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