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Smith County, Texas Facts

Facts
State Texas
Land area 921.5 square miles
Population Density 227.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 216,080
Population change 3%
Under 5 years of age 7%
Under 18 25.1%
65 and over 15.2%
Females 51.7%
White 78.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 18.3
Asian 1.4%
Two or more races 1.5%
Black or African American 17.9%
Native American 0.8%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 24.5%
Veterans 15,549
Households and Housing
Households 78,459
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 81.2%
Median household income $47,432
The per capita income $25,626
Live below the poverty line. 16.7%
housing units 87,744
Multi-unit structures 17%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $120,800
Residents owning their homes. 67%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 21,265
Women-owned firms 22.2%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 6.9%
Black-owned firms 7.2%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $3,110,146
Retail sales per capita $15,706
Manufacturers shipments $5,423,538
Merchant wholesaler sales $922,104