Smyrna is a medium-sized town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 45,274 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Smyrna is the 15th largest community in Tennessee.
Smyrna real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Smyrna house values don’t compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns, Smyrna isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Smyrna are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Smyrna is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Smyrna who work in office and administrative support (19.08%), sales jobs (9.96%) and management occupations (8.01%).
Also of interest is that Smyrna has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Smyrna Information and Demographics
The citizens of Smyrna are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.63% of adults in Smyrna having a bachelor’s degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Smyrna in 2010 was $24,812, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,248 for a family of four. However, Smyrna contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Smyrna is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Smyrna home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Smyrna residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Smyrna include German, Irish, English and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Smyrna is English. Some people also speak Spanish.