Smithfield, NC

As the seat of Johnston County, Smithfield heads one of the fastest-growing areas in North Carolina. Just a short drive from Raleigh-Durham, the area is known for its highly acclaimed school system as well as its strong workforce programs at Johnston Community College. A leader in agri-tourism, Smithfield is also the birthplace of the late Ava Gardner, and her house-turned-museum landed the city on Livability.com's Top 10 Unusual Museums.

The Basics

Population: 11,571
Median household income: $36,105

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Median Travel Time To Work: 16 Minutes
Closest Airport: 35 Miles

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