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Smithfield is a township in Monroe County, in the East Stroudsburg metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Smithfield. For links to other places called Smithfield, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Smithfield is 41.033N. The longitude is -75.116W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 840 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 5,672.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Smithfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Monroe County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18356 ZIP code.
22% of Smithfield residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Smithfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Smithfield was $23,627, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Smithfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Smithfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $536. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,275.
Monroe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Smithfield political report.
The average commute time for Smithfield workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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