Smethport, McKean County, Pennsylvania

Smethport: Borough of Pennsylvania

About

Smethport is a city located in the county of McKean in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,655 and a population density of 985 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,518 inhabitants.

The city was created 215 years ago in 1806.

Quick Facts about Smethport

Population : 1,518 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : McKean County
Postal code : 16749
Area : 1.68 km2
Altitude : 1,558 feet / 475 meters
Capital city : Smethport is capital of McKean County
Establishment : January 01, 1807 (215 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:48:00 (8th December 2022)
Density : 904 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.03% (2010-2020)
Smethport locator map
Location of Smethport on Pennsylvania map.
McKean County Courthouse image
McKean County Courthouse
McKean County Courthouse image

Geography

Smethport is located at 41°48'40"N 78°26'41"W (41.8111700, -78.4447400).

Smethport map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Smethport decreased by 9.03% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,655 - census
2011 1,641 -0.85% estimation process
2012 1,633 -0.49% estimation process
2013 1,622 -0.68% estimation process
2014 1,611 -0.68% estimation process
2015 1,594 -1.07% estimation process
2016 1,571 -1.46% estimation process
2017 1,562 -0.58% estimation process
2018 1,545 -1.1% estimation process
2019 1,530 -0.98% estimation process
2020 1,518 -0.79% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 10,603
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 11,200
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -5.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 9,958
April 1, 2010 Population : 11,195
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.9%
People over 65 (%) : 14.7%
Female persons, % : 52.7%
White only, percent : 86.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 4.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 6.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 86.5%
2015-2019 Veterans : 803
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.2%

Smethport zip code is 16749. County name: McKean, County fips: 42083

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $55,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $741
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $351
2015-2019 median gross rent : $649
2015-2019 Households : 4,210
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.50
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 80.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 72.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 83.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 17.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 11,590
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 97,696
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 46,842
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 105,211
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,511
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $32,119
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $19,054
Percentage of people living in poverty : 27.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 534
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 286
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 185
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 30
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 465
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 32
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 462
2010 population per square mile : 2,453.7
2010 land area in square miles : 4.56

People born in Smethport (6)

People born in Smethport, including politician Albert W. Johnson, football player Bob Hill, United States federal judge Glenn Everell Mencer, .

List

  • William A. Brownell (American psychologist) he was born in 19/05/1895
  • Lucius Rogers Shero (American classical philologist) he was born in 05/04/1891
  • Sarah Amelia Scull (American educator and writer) she was born in 25/11/1834

Schools in Smethport

College & universities near Smethport, PA

Code Name City ZIP
215266 University of Pittsburgh-Bradford Bradford (PA) 16701

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Smethport, PA

Code Name Address Type
JMN Jamestown, New York 111 West Third Street BUS
FDN Fredonia, New York 1 State University of New York BUS
DUK Dunkirk, New York 411 Central Ave. BUS

Post offices near Smethport

Post Office Name City ZIP
Smethpor Post Office Smethport (PA) 16749

Other cities in McKean County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in McKean County , PA.

City Name Population Title
West Bradford 13,713 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Bradford 4,564 City in McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States
Kane 3,421 Borough in Pennsylvania
Lafayette 2,023 Township of Pennsylvania
Port Allegany 1,991 Borough of Pennsylvania
Wetmore 1,552 Township in McKean County, Pennsylvania
Mount Jewett 842 Borough of Pennsylvania
Eldred 754 Borough of Pennsylvania
Bingham 661 Township in Potter County, Pennsylvania
Lewis Run 564 Borough of Pennsylvania
Norwich 540 Township in McKean County, Pennsylvania
McKean 366 Borough of Pennsylvania
Sergeant 131 Human settlement in United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Smethport distances to largest Pennsylvania cities