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Smithland, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Smithland is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Livingston County at latitude 37.1388 and longitude -88.4048. Livingston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 348 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Smithland 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 Smithland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Smithland: Smiths Landing, Smithtown.

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Smithland, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 317
Population in Households 317
Population in Familes 260
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 626
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 143
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 99
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $72,857
Average Home Value $86,792


Median Household Income $43,876
Average Household Income $55,129
Per Capita Income $23,121
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.23% 0.31%
Households 1.36% 0.42%
Families 5.14% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
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.


Smithland, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smithland to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky 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 # 408 22nd
Population Density1 # 346 34th
Diversity Index2 # 392 25th
Median Household Income # 208 60th
Per Capita Income # 181 66th

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