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Smiths Station, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Smiths Station had a population of 5,174 as of July 1, 2018. Smiths Station ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Smiths Station is located at latitude 32.5347 and longitude -85.1113 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Smiths Station (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 531 feet.

The City of Smiths Station (GNIS ID: 2405476) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Smiths Station is located within Smiths Station Division of Lee County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Smiths Station: Smiths.

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Smiths Station, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,174
Population in Households 5,174
Population in Familes 4,401
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 771
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $53,108
Average Household Income $68,428
Per Capita Income $26,211


Total Housing Units 2,189 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,373 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 648 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 168 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $132,188
Average Home Value $154,385


Total Households 2,021
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,486
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.6% 0.84%
Households 0.67% 0.89%
Families 0.66% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Smiths Station, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smiths Station to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 111 81st
Population Density # 72 88th
Diversity Index # 253 57th
Median Household Income # 97 83rd
Per Capita Income # 110 81st

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