Smyrna, GA
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Living in Smyrna

Smyrna is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 55,685 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Smyrna is the 15th largest community in Georgia.

Smyrna home prices are not only among the most expensive in Georgia, but Smyrna real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Smyrna is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.27% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Smyrna is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Smyrna who work in management occupations (17.41%), sales jobs (11.20%), and business and financial occupations (10.19%).

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.98% 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.

One thing that you will notice about Smyrna is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Smyrna a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.

One downside of living in Smyrna, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.57 minutes every day commuting to work.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Smyrna, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Smyrna is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 55.68% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Smyrna in 2018 was $48,063, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $192,252 for a family of four. However, Smyrna contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Smyrna is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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. Smyrna also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.58% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Smyrna include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

In addition, Smyrna has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.45%).

The most common language spoken in Smyrna is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.