Smithfield, VA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,521 housing units in Smithfield. This represents a 35.6% growth from 1,859 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,473 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 48 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Smithfield is about 70%. Smithfield's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.1%. Average household size is 2.46 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Smithfield were built after 1978.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.80%
One Bedroom7.10%
Two Bedrooms20.70%
Three Bedrooms49.30%
Four Bedrooms19%
Five Bedrooms or more3.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.64
Median year structure was built1979
Median Value of occupied units$137,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.05
Median year structure was built1977

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.50%
Second Mortgage11.20%
Home Equity Loan10.10%
Simple Mortgage53.90%
Debt Free24.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.6%