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Smyrna INFORMATION

Population: 8,200

Male 45% Female 54%
Married 50%
Single 49%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.

8/10

Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.

7/10

Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Smyrna has a very low population density. Smyrna is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

2,226 Smyrna
27,441 New York

City Info

Smyrna, DE is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 8/10 and an overall value of 7/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Smyrna has a population density of 2,226, with 8,200 current residents.

Out of the 8,200 current residents, 45% are male and 54% are female. 50% of the residents are married and 49% are single.

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Residence

Air quality

Average air quality

Weather

  • 54% Sun
  • 44% Rain
  • 15% Snow

Condition

56°F average temperature

  • 25 years Median home age
  • $173,450 Median home price
  • -5.37% Home appreciation rate
  • 5.78% Annual property tax
  • 56.4%
    Homes owned
  • 38.2%
    Homes rented
  • 5.5%
    Homes vacant

Residence

As for living in Smyrna, the air quality is 36% and the weather, on average, is 54% sunny, 44% rainy, and 15% snowy. The average temperature is 56°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Smyrna, you should know that 56.4% of homes are owned while 38.2% of homes are rented, and 5.5% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $173,450, the median age of homes is 25 years, the annual home appreciation is -5.37% and the annual property tax is 5.78%.

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Community

Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

    6
  • Average age

    36
  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat

Community

When looking at the community of Smyrna, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Smyrna’s crime rate is 6 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Smyrna is 36 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 54.38% Democratic, 44.57% Republican, and 1.05% Independent.

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Locale

Unemployment

8%

Education

Student teacher ratio 1:17

Occupation

  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
    11.2%
  • Sales & Office Occupations
    26.9%
  • Service Occupations
    21.2%
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
    15.3%
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
    9.6%
  • 80%
    High school diploma
  • 5%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 10%
    Bachelors degree
  • 6%
    Graduate or professional degree

Locale

When looking at Smyrna, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 8.30% of residents are unemployed in Smyrna (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Smyrna residents: 11.2% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 15.20% are in the arts and sciences field, 21.2% are in the customer service field, 26.9% are in the sales field, 0.63% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 9.6% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 15.3% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:17. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 79.84%, 4.66% of residents have an associate’s degree, 10.13% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 5.97% have a master’s degree.

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Transit

Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
    transportation
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home

Transit

If you plan on commuting to work in Smyrna, you should be aware that the average commute time is 28 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26.5 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Smyrna have a few different options. 83% of commuters use their own cars, 12% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.

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