A numerical overview of Smithville

Building Permits
1981:41
1990:44
1991:50
1992:55
1993:69
1994: 119
1995: 152
1996: 167
1997: 201
1998: 156
Population Increase

110
125
137
173
298
300
330


Estimated Population

2,635
2,760
2,897
3,070
3,368
3,668
3,998

5,000-5,400

Population
• 45% increase from 1991-1996
• Greatest growth 1995-1996
• Special census taken October, 1996: 3,998
• All indications are that populuation growth will continue.

School Enrollment
1988:741
1990:971
1994: 1182
1996: 1389
1998: 1518

Property Assessed Value Percentage of Market Value
Residential: 19%
Agricultural: 12%
Commercial: 32%
Personal Property: 33-1/3% (from Clay County Assessor's office)

Sales Tax
1989: $267,554
1993: $332,973
1998: $533,703

Water Usage Hookups
1989: 1,026
1994: estimated 1,256
1998: estimated 1,900

Traffic Count (south of 92 & 169 Highways, both directions, not counting weekends and holidays, which are heavier):

1989:9,598
1993: 13,290
Year 2000: 18,000-19,000 cars estimated during the week. Estimated 2-1/2 persons per car.

School District Levy Rates

1996: 3.76
1997: 4.61