Smithville, TX Population

Population: 3,901. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,370 (+12.0% change)
Males: 1,829 (46.9%), Females: 2,072 (53.1%)

Zip code: 78957

Median resident age: 36.8 years
Median household income: $35,586
Median house value: $82,200

Races in Smithville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (69.0%)
  • Hispanic (15.4%)
  • Black (14.5%)
  • Other race (5.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (17.5%), United States (11.8%), Irish (10.3%), English (9.1%), Czech (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%).

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Smithville

  • High school or higher: 74.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Smithville city

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

3.7% Foreign born (2.3% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +641 (+19.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Smithville:

  • SMITHVILLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL (NINTH AND MILLS PO BOX 359)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Smithville:

  • FAYETTE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; LA GRANGE, TX)
  • COLORADO FAYETTE MEDICAL CENTER (about 35 miles; WEIMAR, TX)
  • GONZALES WARM SPRINGS REHAB HOSPITAL (about 40 miles; GONZALES, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Smithville:

  • AUSTIN-BERGSTROM INTL (about 38 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Abbreviation: AUS)
  • EASTERWOOD FIELD (about 69 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Abbreviation: CLL)
  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 81 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Abbreviation: TPL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Smithville:

  • SMITHVILLE CRAWFORD MUNI (about 2 miles; SMITHVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: 84R)
  • FAYETTE REGIONAL AIR CENTER (about 16 miles; LA GRANGE, TX; Abbreviation: 3T5)
  • GIDDINGS-LEE COUNTY (about 18 miles; GIDDINGS, TX; Abbreviation: 62H)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smithville:

  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,819)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 45 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 46,503)
  • SAINT EDWARD’S UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,870)
  • BLINN COLLEGE (about 54 miles; BRENHAM, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,448)
  • SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; SAN MARCOS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 18,822)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Full-time enrollment: 41,117)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 77 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)

Schools

Public high school in Smithville:

  • SMITHVILLE H S (Students: 519; Location: 901 NE 6TH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Smithville:

  • BROWN PRI (Students: 474; Location: 901 NE 6TH ST; Grades: PK – 02)
  • SMITHVILLE J H (Students: 444; Location: 901 NE 6TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SMITHVILLE EL (Students: 421; Location: 901 NE 6TH ST; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • WOODSIDE TRAILS (Students: 46; Location: 1302 PARK RD 1C; Grades: 01 – 12)

Libraries

Library in Smithville:

  • SMITHVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $167,192; Location: 507 MAIN ST; 31,051 books; 340 audio materials; 794 video materials; 40 serial subscriptions)