Smyrna, Georgia Population 2020

56,738

Smyrna is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 56,738, it is the 16th largest city in Georgia and the 688th largest city in the United States. Smyrna is currently growing at a rate of 0.03% annually and its population has increased by 10.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 51,271 in 2010. Spanning over 16 miles, Smyrna has a population density of 3,648 people per square mile.

The average household income in Smyrna is $100,886 with a poverty rate of 11.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,153 per month, and the median house value is $271,600. The median age in Smyrna is 34.9 years, 34.7 years for males, and 35.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.6 males.

Smyrna Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Smyrna was:

  • White: 50.95%
  • Black or African American: 30.23%
  • Asian: 7.75%
  • Other race: 6.94%
  • Two or more races: 3.84%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.06%
The current population of Smyrna, Georgia is 56,738, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 56,706.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 51,271.

Smyrna, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,52150.95%
Black or African American16,92130.23%
Asian4,3367.75%
Some Other Race3,8826.94%
Two or More Races2,1473.84%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1350.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.06%

Smyrna Population Pyramid 2020

Smyrna Median Age

34.9


Total

34.7


Male

35.1


Female

Smyrna Adults

There are 43,214 adults, (5,329 of whom are seniors) in Smyrna.

Smyrna Age Dependency

47.8

Age Dependency Ratio

14.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Smyrna Sex Ratio

Female

29,213

52.19%

Male

26,763

47.81%

Smyrna Households and Families

Smyrna Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Smyrna Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.1%27.9%
All55.2%44.8%
Non Family45%55%
Male45%55%
Female38.2%61.8%

55.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,5312.2755.2
Non Family10,6461.3245
Married10,0272.9772.1
Female3,1423.0138.2
Male7163.3845

2.92

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Smyrna Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3043.28%
9th to 12th Grade1,6034.04%
High School Graduate5,74514.47%
Some College7,26118.29%
Associates Degree2,4486.17%
Bachelors Degree12,72532.05%
Graduate Degree8,61321.70%

Smyrna Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,11119,39212,148
Black11,77210,8665,561
Hispanic3,7122,591929
Asian3,2433,0822,252
Other Race1,7761,153251
Multiple Races1,016967620
Islander103103
Native American343418

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,385$57,154$44,690
Less Than High School$19,556$20,605$17,750
High School Grad$27,703$31,162$25,471
Some College$38,324$41,360$35,830
Bachelors Degree$63,740$76,717$53,411
Graduate Degree$74,112$84,947$67,654

$51,385

Average Earnings

$57,154

Average Male

$44,690

Average Female

Smyrna Language

Smyrna Language by Age

Smyrna Language

78.79% of Smyrna residents speak only English, while 21.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.16% of the population.

Smyrna Poverty

Smyrna Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,5522,2448.78%
Hispanic7,8701,91724.36%
Black16,8121,6639.89%
Other3,8481,36335.42%
Multiple2,14731014.44%
Asian4,3352846.55%

11.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.36%

Male Poverty Rate

11.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smyrna

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smyrna is Other, with 35.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smyrna is Asian, with 6.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.82%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.06%
High School19.38%
Some College7.48%
Bachelors or Greater3.28%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.04%
Male Unemployed10.99%
Male Employed5.83%
Female Employed5.53%

Smyrna Income

Smyrna Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$73,788$100,886
Families$94,483$116,364
Married Families$114,370-
Non Families$53,256$78,570

Smyrna Marital Status

Smyrna Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Smyrna Married by Age and Sex

Smyrna Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Smyrna Marital Status by Race

Smyrna Veterans

2,753

Number of Veterans

2,301

Male Veterans

452

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War819
Vietnam790
Second Gulf War691
Korea112
World War II58
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54954
55 to 64695
65 to 74489
75+354
18 to 34261
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4246.09%
Black1,0578.31%
Hispanic1292.90%
2 or More1129.33%
Asian822.34%
Other411.88%
Hawaiian3735.92%

$Smyrna Veterans by Education

5.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smyrna Employment Status

77.5%

Labor Force Participation

74%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Smyrna Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

38.37%

Born in Georgia

83.67%

Native Born

16.33%

Foreign Born

9.54%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

83.67% of Smyrna residents were born in the United States, with 38.37% having been born in Georgia. 9.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202056,738160.03%
201956,722160.03%
201856,7062710.48%
201756,435160.03%
201656,4196701.20%
201555,7491,1672.14%
201454,5821,3472.53%
201353,2357551.44%
201252,4806971.35%
201151,7834910.96%
201051,29210,2932.27%
200040,99910,0182.84%
199030,98110,6694.31%
198020,3121,1550.59%
197019,1579,0006.55%
196010,1578,75710.42%
19401,4000.00%