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Smith Center is a city in Smith County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Smith County, which was named for Major J. Nelson Smith, killed during the Civil War
The latitude of Smith Center is 39.779N. The longitude is -98.784W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,795 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,773.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Smith Center demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Smith 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 66967 ZIP code.
42% of Smith Center residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Smith Center ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Smith Center was $15,500, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Smith Center residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Smith Center, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $219. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $587.
Libraries in Smith Center include Smith Center Public Library ... View libraries
Smith County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Smith Center political report.
The average commute time for Smith Center workers is 10 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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