Smithfield Real Estate

    Smithfield, Virginia is 10 miles SW of Newport News, Virginia (center to center) and 32 miles W of Virginia Beach, Virginia. It is in Isle Of Wight county. The town is part of the Norfolk – Virginia Beach – Newport News metro area. The population of Smithfield is 6,324.

    In Smithfield, about 56% of adults are married.

    In 2000, Smithfield had a median family income of $53,906. Smithfield is one of the richer towns in Virginia.

    Among Smithfield political contributors, George W. Bush was favored among Presidential candidates in 2004, with $5,700. The Republican party attracted the largest share of donations from the town.

    Of the housing in Smithfield, approximately 70% is occupied by their owners. Newer housing units are not uncommon in the town. Real estate taxes per home are higher in Smithfield than most places in Virginia.

    In Smithfield, 94% of commuters drive to work.

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