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Smithfield has the 2816th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 3.4% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Smithfield is part of the Norfolk metro area. Unemployment in the Norfolk area is 4%, which is the same as the national average, and is getting better. Norfolk has the 39th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Smithfield is below average at $45,460, and the median cost of a home in Smithfield is $266,000, which is above the national average. 30% of workers in Smithfield hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 89% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Smithfield. 85% of Smithfield workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 4% walk. People in Smithfield spend an average of 30 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.