Smithfield Market Stats

Located in Johnston County and with a growing population of almost 13,000 people, Smithfield is one of the fastest growing towns in the state. With new businesses arising, the job market and the economy in Smithfield is thriving! Smithfield is also a charming and picturesque area, with tons of public parks dotted around town. 

A Snapshot of the Area


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Top Schools

89ºF / 67ºF

Summer Climate

54ºF / 32ºF

Winter Climate

Selling Your Home?

Smithfield has one of the strongest real estate markets in the Triangle, which means it's important to have the right group of agents on your side when you go to sell. When you work with Linda Craft Team Realtors, we'll make sure your home is priced accurately, marketed thoroughly, and staged for success. Feel free to browse a few of our resources, and give us a call when you'd like to get started!

Smithfield at a Glance

Smithfield is located in an excellent spot. Only 35 minutes from Raleigh and RTP's main attractions, Smithfield offers a slight suburban feel while maintaining a countryside personality. The area is also full of shopping, dining, and public parks. 

Quick Facts

Population: 12,697
County: Johnston
Median household income: $34,077
Median home value: $335,000

Travel & Commute

Raleigh: 35 min
Garner: 29 min
Fuquay-Varina: 48 min
Major Roads: Hwy 70, I-95 and I-40

Explore the Area

Everything You'll Love in Smithfield

Pristine Parks 

Smithfield is surrounded with beautiful lakes, recreational parks, and peaceful hiking trails. Holts Lake is only 14 minutes from the center of Smithfield, where visitors enjoy kayaking, fishing, and boating. Smithfield Community Park is a huge recreational facility full of soccer fields, basketball courts, playgrounds, and picnic areas. 

Above Average Schools

Smithfield is home to several top public, private, and charter schools. Johnson County Early College Academy is one of the many reputable schools in town, in addition to Neuse Charter School, American Leadership Academy, and South Smithfield Elementary School. 

Superior Shopping

Smithfield is NC's shopping outlet capital! It may be on the outskirts of Raleigh, but Smithfield occupies shopping of all sorts, from upscale boutiques to interior design, and everything in between. Downtown, you can find Carolina Premium Outlets, Pine Needle Square, and Smithfield Shopping Center. 

Festivals & Events

Smithfield is home to the Ava Gardner Museum, nestled along the Neuse River, where the famous annual Smithfield Ham and Yam Festival occurs each year. In addition, Smithfield hosts live music and pop—up events all throughout the year. 

Linda Craft Team Realtors: Your Smithfield Experts

Thinking about making a move to the Smithfield area? If so, Linda Craft Team Realtors is here to help. With over 350 years of combined industry experience and an in-depth knowledge of life in the Triangle, we have everything you need to find your real estate success. Whenever you're ready to get started, we're just a phone call away.

Selling a home in Smithfield? We'd love to help you out with that, too!