Smyrna, TN


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Smyrna is a medium-sized town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 46,607 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.

Smyrna is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (18.66%), sales jobs (7.62%), and management occupations (7.35%).

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.

The population of Smyrna overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Smyrna, 23.59% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Smyrna in 2010 was $24,901, 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 $99,604 for a family of four. However, Smyrna contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Smyrna is a very 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 10.83% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Smyrna include German, Irish, Scottish, and French .

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