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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Smyrna Heights median real estate price is $519,833, which is more expensive than 81.7% of the neighborhoods in Georgia and 71.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Smyrna Heights is currently $2,597, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 68.1% of the neighborhoods in Georgia.

Smyrna Heights is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Smyrna, Georgia.

Smyrna Heights real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Smyrna Heights neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Smyrna Heights, the current vacancy rate is 1.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 89.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Smyrna Heights is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

People

With more than 1.7% of residents living with a same sex partner, Smyrna Heights is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Smyrna Heights neighborhood has more Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry.

Smyrna Heights is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Smyrna Heights neighborhood in Smyrna are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 67.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.5% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 60.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Smyrna Heights neighborhood, 46.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 31.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (14.5%), and 7.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Smyrna Heights neighborhood is English, spoken by 77.7% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (16.7%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Smyrna Heights neighborhood in Smyrna, GA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (13.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (8.4%), and residents who report Asian roots (8.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.6%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (4.7%), among others. In addition, 17.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Smyrna Heights neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (55.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (18.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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