Smithton, PA Population

Population: 444. Estimated population in July 2020: 423 (-4.7% change)
Males: 211 (47.5%), Females: 233 (52.5%)

Westmoreland County

Zip code: 15479

Median resident age: 38.8 years
Median household income: $28,854
Median house value: $68,600

Races in Smithton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (27.5%), Italian (20.3%), English (14.4%), Polish (6.5%), Welsh (5.4%), Scotch-Irish (5.2%).

Elevation: 795 feet

Land area: 0.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Smithton

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Smithton borough

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

2.3% Foreign born (1.1% Asia, 0.7% Africa, 0.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +45 (+11.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Smithton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Smithton:

  • ALLEGHENY COUNTY (about 19 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Abbreviation: AGC)
  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 25 miles; LATROBE, PA; Abbreviation: LBE)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 38 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Smithton:

  • ROSTRAVER (about 7 miles; MONONGAHELA, PA; Abbreviation: FWQ)
  • INTER COUNTY (about 13 miles; IRWIN, PA; Abbreviation: 31D)
  • W.P.H.S. (about 15 miles; MOUNT PLEASANT, PA; Abbreviation: P99)
Amtrak stations near Smithton:

  • 14 miles: CONNELLSVILLE (FRONT & WATER STS.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: GREENSBURG (HARRISON AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smithton:

  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 13 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)
  • ART INSTITUTE PITTSBURGH (about 26 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,246)
  • POINT PARK COLLEGE (about 27 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,189)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-MAIN CAMPUS (about 28 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 22,930)
  • DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY (about 28 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 8,199)

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