Smyrna, Delaware Population 2022

12,473
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Smyrna is a city located in Kent County Delaware. Smyrna has a 2020 population of 12,473. Smyrna is currently growing at a rate of 1.80% annually and its population has increased by 22.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,171 in 2010.

The average household income in Smyrna is $83,635 with a poverty rate of 11.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,183 per month, and the median house value is $210,300. The median age in Smyrna is 37.6 years, 31.8 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.

Smyrna Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Smyrnawas:

  • White: 61.66%
  • Black or African American: 33.07%
  • Two or more races: 4.53%
  • Asian: 0.69%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Smyrna, Delaware is 12,473 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,473.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,171.

Smyrna, Delaware Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,21061.66%
Black or African American3,86733.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.05%
Asian810.69%
Two or More Races5304.53%
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Smyrna Population by Race

Smyrna Population Pyramid 2022

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Smyrna Median Age

36.5


Total

31.2


Male

39.6


Female

Smyrna Adults

There are 8,710 adults, (1,478 of whom are seniors) in Smyrna.

Smyrna Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Smyrna Sex Ratio

Female

6,016

51.45%

Male

5,678

48.55%

Smyrna Population by Age

Smyrna Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Smyrna Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male93.7%6.3%
Married74.4%25.6%
All66.8%33.2%
Non Family65.3%34.7%
Female47.9%52.1%

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Smyrna Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3942.6266.8
Married1,9133.2874.4
Male2053.1493.7
Female9513.0647.9
Non Family1,3251.2665.3

3.14

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Smyrna Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2192.78%
9th to 12th Grade3894.94%
High School Graduate2,31129.36%
Some College1,91624.35%
Associates Degree88811.28%
Bachelors Degree1,53319.48%
Graduate Degree6147.80%
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Smyrna Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Smyrna Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian707025
Black2,6332,524847
White4,5764,3111,204
Hispanic47924754
2+ Races18018017
Native American64

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.71%.

Smyrna Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,219$45,137$40,672
Less Than 9th Grade$41,083$$
High School Graduate$35,583$43,529$25,800
Some College$40,757$51,235$32,714
Bachelors Degree$43,605$42,645$46,131
Graduate Degree$71,286$64,464$73,096

$42,219

Average Earnings

$45,137

Average Male

$40,672

Average Female

Smyrna Earnings by Educational Attainment

Smyrna Language by Age

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Smyrna Language

89.83% of Smyrna residents speak only English, while 10.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.92% of the population.

Smyrna Language

Smyrna Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native6233.33%
Black3,79362816.56%
White6,2015428.74%
OtherNaN%
Multiple514336.42%
Hispanic1,048625.92%

11.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.66%

Male Poverty Rate

12.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smyrna

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smyrna is Native, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smyrna is Hispanic, with 5.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.35%.

Smyrna Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade4.48%
High School13.40%
Some College15.68%
Bachelors or Greater8.11%

Smyrna Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.78%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed6.61%
Female Unemployed38.57%

Smyrna Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Smyrna Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,830$78,423
Families$72,984$89,875
Married Families$98,839-
Non Families$46,010$49,115
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Income by Household Type

Smyrna Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Smyrna Married by Age and Sex

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Smyrna Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Smyrna Marital Status by Race

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Smyrna Marital Status

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614

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War158
First Gulf War261
Vietnam226
Korea32
World War II

Smyrna Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3429
35 to 54229
55 to 64113
65 to 74179
75+64

Smyrna Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3807.46%
Black2347.48%
Hispanic254.38%

Smyrna Veterans by Race

Smyrna Veterans by Education

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13.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smyrna Veterans by Education

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71.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Smyrna Employment by Age

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Smyrna Employment by Race

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Smyrna Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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53.35%

Born in Smyrna

94.59%

Native Born

5.41%

Foreign Born

2.61%

Non Citizen

2.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.59% of Smyrna residents were born in the United States, with 53.35% having been born in Delaware. 2.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Smyrna Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19704,2430.00%
19804,7505071.14%
19905,2314810.97%
20005,6794480.83%
201010,1714,4926.00%
201110,4863153.10%
201210,6671811.73%
201310,8491821.71%
201411,0952462.27%
201511,2481531.38%
201611,323750.67%
201711,5151921.70%
201811,593780.68%
201911,8132201.90%
202012,0332201.86%
202112,2532201.83%
202212,4732201.80%

Smyrna Population by Year