Smyrna, Georgia Population 2021

56,974
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Smyrna is a city located in Cobb County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 56,974, it is the 16th largest city in Georgia and the 693rd largest city in the United States . Smyrna is currently growing at a rate of 0.27% annually and its population has increased by 11.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 51,271 in 2010. Smyrna reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 16 miles, Smyrna has a population density of 3,664 people per square mile.

The average household income in Smyrna is $104,120 with a poverty rate of 9.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,248 per month, and the median house value is $284,000. The median age in Smyrna is 35.2 years, 34.9 years for males, and 35.5 years for females.

Smyrna Demographics

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

  • White: 48.76%
  • Black or African American: 31.36%
  • Other race: 8.30%
  • Asian: 7.72%
  • Two or more races: 3.36%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.20%
The current population of Smyrna, Georgia is 56,974 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 56,666.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 51,271.

Smyrna, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,43748.76%
Black or African American17,64731.36%
Some Other Race4,6708.30%
Asian4,3437.72%
Two or More Races1,8893.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native1680.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1140.20%
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Smyrna Population by Race

Smyrna Population Pyramid $2021

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Smyrna Median Age

35.2


Total

34.9


Male

35.5


Female

Smyrna Adults

There are 43,627 adults, (5,505 of whom are seniors) in Smyrna.

Smyrna Age Dependency

47.6

Age Dependency Ratio

14.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Smyrna Sex Ratio

Female

29,179

51.86%

Male

27,089

48.14%

Smyrna Population by Age

Smyrna Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Smyrna Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female33.8%66.2%
Male37.2%62.8%
Non Family46.5%53.5%
All55.2%44.8%
Married72.7%27.3%

55.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Smyrna Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,7362.2755.2
Non Family11,0671.3246.5
Married9,9263.0172.7
Female2,8083.0433.8
Male9353.2937.2

2.97

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Smyrna Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5883.95%
9th to 12th Grade1,4113.51%
High School Graduate5,84214.53%
Some College7,33318.24%
Associates Degree2,5156.26%
Bachelors Degree12,67431.53%
Graduate Degree8,83721.98%
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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
White19,51918,99711,669
Black12,28511,6646,304
Hispanic4,4032,650723
Asian3,1933,0902,266
Other Race2,4101,361273
2+ Races1,0631,000632
Native American1688012
Islander7070

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 70.97%.

Smyrna Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,160$56,957$49,682
Less Than 9th Grade$22,512$25,132$18,881
High School Graduate$27,493$31,055$24,031
Some College$38,782$43,936$34,294
Bachelors Degree$66,157$78,773$54,846
Graduate Degree$77,237$91,204$71,463

$53,160

Average Earnings

$56,957

Average Male

$49,682

Average Female

Smyrna Earnings by Educational Attainment

Smyrna Language by Age

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Smyrna Language

77.74% of Smyrna residents speak only English, while 22.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.02% of the population.

Smyrna Language

Smyrna Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White24,7401,9317.81%
Hispanic8,4831,82621.53%
Black17,5421,2297.01%
Other4,5921,17125.50%
Multiple1,88931816.83%
Asian4,3421784.10%

9.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.19%

Male Poverty Rate

10.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smyrna

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smyrna is Other, with 25.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smyrna is Asian, with 4.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.69%.

Smyrna Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.64%
High School14.81%
Some College7.06%
Bachelors or Greater3.01%

Smyrna Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed21.51%
Female Unemployed19.95%
Female Employed4.65%
Male Employed3.66%

Smyrna Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Smyrna Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,444$104,120
Families$97,097$122,116
Married Families$116,500-
Non Families$57,675$79,989
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Income by Household Type

Smyrna Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

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

Smyrna Marital Status by Race

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Smyrna Marital Status

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2,706

Number of Veterans

2,103

Male Veterans

603

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War779
First Gulf War747
Vietnam644
Korea119
World War II39

Smyrna Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,018
55 to 64560
65 to 74428
75+361
18 to 34339

Smyrna Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3395.94%
Black1,1348.60%
Hispanic1432.79%
2+ Races1109.92%
Asian792.22%
Other Race441.51%

Smyrna Veterans by Race

Smyrna Veterans by Education

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4.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smyrna Veterans by Education

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77.7%

Labor Force Participation

74%

Employment Rate

4.5%

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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37.97%

Born in Smyrna

82.66%

Native Born

17.34%

Foreign Born

10.21%

Non Citizen

7.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.66% of Smyrna residents were born in the United States, with 37.97% having been born in Georgia. 10.21% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202156,9741540.27%
202056,8201540.27%
201956,6661540.27%
201856,5122270.40%
201756,285390.07%
201656,2466631.19%
201555,5831,1642.14%
201454,4191,3452.53%
201353,0747521.44%
201252,3226861.33%
201151,6364960.97%
201051,14010,1412.23%
200040,99910,0182.84%
199030,98110,6694.31%
198020,3121,1550.59%
197019,1579,0006.55%
196010,1578,75710.42%
19401,4000.00%

Smyrna Population by Year