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New Smyrna Beach, FL
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Living in New Smyrna Beach



New Smyrna Beach is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 32,119 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, New Smyrna Beach is the 106th largest community in Florida.

Also of interest is that New Smyrna Beach has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 17.31% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, New Smyrna Beach is worth considering.

New Smyrna Beach is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

The population of New Smyrna Beach is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 35.08% of adults in New Smyrna Beach have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in New Smyrna Beach in 2018 was $47,948, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $191,792 for a family of four. However, New Smyrna Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

New Smyrna Beach is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call New Smyrna Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of New Smyrna Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in New Smyrna Beach include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in New Smyrna Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.