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Smithfield is a city in Henry County, in the Louisville metro area.
Smithfield is in the Bluegrass region.
The community was named for Thomas Smith, railroad president
The latitude of Smithfield is 38.386N. The longitude is -85.256W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 876 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 102.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Smithfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Henry 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 40068 ZIP code.
12% of Smithfield residents report German ancestry, and 27% 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 $13,756, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% 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 $425. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,025.
Henry 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 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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