This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, New Smyrna Beach has a very low population density. New Smyrna Beach is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
With a quality of life rating of 8/10 and an overall value of 6/10, there are many things to love about New Smyrna Beach, FL, but there are also a few factors that may not be the best fit for everyone. Most homeowners will be happy in New Smyrna Beach, but be sure to visit first to make sure it’s the best place for you.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. New Smyrna Beach has a population density of 828, with 22,909 current residents.
Out of the 22,909 current residents, 48% are male and 52% are female. 58% of the residents are married and 42% are single.
- 63% Sun
- 49% Rain
- 0% Snow
69°F average temperature
- 28 years Median home age
- $184,540 Median home price
- -14.98% Home appreciation rate
- 12.62% Annual property tax
As for living in New Smyrna Beach, the air quality is 93% and the weather, on average, is 63% sunny, 49% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 69°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in New Smyrna Beach, you should know that 51.2% of homes are owned while 17.2% of homes are rented, and 31.6% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $184,540, the median age of homes is 28 years, the annual home appreciation is -14.98% and the annual property tax is 12.62%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)6
When looking at the community of New Smyrna Beach, it’s important to determine the crime rate. New Smyrna Beach’s crime rate is 6 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in New Smyrna Beach is 55 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 52.19% Democratic, 46.53% Republican, and 1.27% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:14
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
85%High school diploma
7%Some college or associates degree
9%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at New Smyrna Beach, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 11.70% of residents are unemployed in New Smyrna Beach (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed New Smyrna Beach residents: 14.2% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 17.27% are in the arts and sciences field, 20.3% are in the customer service field, 26.4% are in the sales field, 0.25% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 10.9% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 10.8% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 85.20%, 7.44% of residents have an associate’s degree, 14.38% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 8.74% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in New Smyrna Beach, you should be aware that the average commute time is 26 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of New Smyrna Beach have a few different options. 77% of commuters use their own cars, 13% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 5% of residents work from home.