Smyrna is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 55,518 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Smyrna is the 13th largest community in Tennessee. Much of the housing stock in Smyrna was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Smyrna economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Smyrna, where the median household income is $70,879.00.
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.
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.27% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
The percentage of people in Smyrna who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.77% of adults in Smyrna have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Smyrna in 2018 was $31,197, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $124,788 for a family of four. However, Smyrna contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Smyrna is an extremely 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. Smyrna also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.28% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Smyrna include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Egyptian.
The most common language spoken in Smyrna is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.