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Population in 2012: 52,650 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +28.4%
Males: 25,225  (47.9%)
Females: 27,425  (52.1%)

Median resident age:  33.7 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30080.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,044 (it was $47,572 in 2000)
Smyrna:

$55,044
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,542

Smyrna city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $193,201 (it was $121,700 in 2000)
Smyrna:

$193,201
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $283,091; Detached houses: $323,467; Townhouses or other attached units: $198,306; In 2-unit structures: $152,716; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $180,635; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $170,819; Mobile homes: $13,607

Median gross rent in 2012: $938.

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  • White alone - 24,673 (48.5%)
  • Black alone - 15,584 (30.6%)
  • Hispanic - 6,205 (12.2%)
  • Asian alone - 3,703 (7.3%)
  • Two or more races - 579 (1.1%)
  • Other race alone - 131 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.01%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Smyrna: 95.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (8.3%), German (8.2%), English (6.0%), United States (4.4%), Scottish (2.3%), West Indian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1063 feet

Land area: 13.9 square miles.

Population density: 3,788 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Smyrna:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Smyrna city:

  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

8,763 residents are foreign born (2.9% Asia).

This city:  17.0%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Smyrna, Georgia as of July 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Smyrna to the number of sex offenders is 1,504 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,209 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $924 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Marietta, GA (5.8 miles , pop. 58,748).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (10.2 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (577.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Vinings, GA (1.7 miles ), Fair Oaks, GA (1.9 miles ), Mableton, GA (2.3 miles ), Marietta, GA (2.4 miles ), Austell, GA (2.8 miles ), Powder Springs, GA (3.1 miles ), Lithia Springs, GA (3.1 miles ), Sandy Springs, GA (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 251 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 1998: 527 buildings, average cost: $163,000
  • 1999: 899 buildings, average cost: $150,400
  • 2000: 567 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2001: 496 buildings, average cost: $172,400
  • 2002: 511 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2003: 531 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2004: 479 buildings, average cost: $161,500
  • 2005: 478 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2006: 349 buildings, average cost: $175,200
  • 2007: 187 buildings, average cost: $195,100
  • 2008: 54 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2009: 57 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2010: 77 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 2011: 140 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2012: 205 buildings, average cost: $157,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.87 N, Longitude: 84.52 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,604 (-10.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,957 (17.6%)

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Property values in Smyrna, GA


 

Crime rates in Smyrna by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012
Murders 130226151433
per 100,000 2.57.10.04.34.312.82.010.22.07.95.85.7
Rapes 69131517147976712
per 100,000 15.121.430.332.436.729.814.218.313.911.913.522.8
Robberies 911338996118127126120108717168
per 100,000 229.7316.8207.6207.2254.5270.1256.2243.6215.2140.6136.7129.4
Assaults 747169797380891071972127778
per 100,000 186.8169.1160.9170.5157.4170.2181.0217.2392.5419.9148.2148.5
Burglaries 384376422368404461454437427563381366
per 100,000 969.4895.5984.3794.1871.3980.5923.3887.1850.71115.2733.5696.7
Thefts 1,7181,5131,3891,4901,4051,3871,2081,1921,0961,114915898
per 100,000 4337.13603.43240.03215.23030.02950.12456.62419.92183.42206.61761.41709.3
Auto thefts 274240209284299296287282150157105128
per 100,000 691.7571.6487.5612.8644.8629.6583.7572.5298.8311.0202.1243.6
Arson N/AN/AN/A4322N/AN/A0137
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/A8.66.54.34.1N/AN/A0.025.013.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.0) 436.1428.5369.8377.8394.0416.7350.9369.7341.5355.7239.7243.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Smyrna detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 101 (91 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Georgia average:

2.77

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Smyrna, Georgia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +7,260 (+21.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Smyrna-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 147% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Smyrna city center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Smyrna-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from Smyrna center
On 3/18/2003 at 06:04:24, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 86.1 miles away from Smyrna center
On 1/15/1993 at 02:02:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.1 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 1.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cobb County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winds: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Smyrna topographic map

Birthplace of: Dusty Rhodes (wrestler) - Professional wrestler, Mike Sanders (wrestler) - Professional wrestler, Zack Wheeler - Baseball player, Galen Gardenhire - College basketball player (Alabama A&M Bulldogs).


Hospitals/medical centers in Smyrna:

  • RENAL CARE GROUP-SMYRNA (Dialysis Facility, 2700 HIGHLANDS PARKWAY STE A)
  • BRAWNER NORTH HOSPITAL (Hospital, 3180 ATLANTA ST SE)
  • EMORY-ADVENTIST HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 3949 SOUTH COBB DRIVE)
  • RIDGEVIEW INSTITUTE (Hospital, 3995 S COBB DR)
  • DELMAR GARDENS OF SMYRNA (Nursing Home, 404 KING SPRINGS VILLAGE PKWY)

Political contributions by individuals in Smyrna, GA

Heliports located in Smyrna:

Amtrak station near Smyrna:

  • 9 miles: ATLANTA (1688 PEACHTREE ST. NW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: ci.smyrna.ga.us

College/University in Smyrna:

  • Medix College (Full-time enrollment: 429; Location: 2108 Cobb Parkway; Private, for-profit; Website: medixschool.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smyrna:

  • Life University (about 5 miles; Marietta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,001)
  • Chattahoochee Technical College (about 5 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 5,335)
  • Southern Polytechnic State University (about 5 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,532)
  • Shorter College-Professional Studies (about 6 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,170)
  • Clark Atlanta University (about 11 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,390)
  • Morehouse College (about 11 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,512)
  • Spelman College (about 11 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,121)

Public high school in Smyrna:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Smyrna:

Private elementary/middle schools in Smyrna:

  • COVERED BRIDGE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 330; Location: 3941 COVERED BRIDGE RD SW; Grades: PK - KG)
  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 166; Location: 3130 ATLANTA RD SE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • COVERED BRIDGE ACADEMY (Students: 94; Location: 488 HURT RD; Grades: PK - 4)
  • THE ATLANTA CLASSICAL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 33; Location: 3110 SPORTS AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Smyrna GA is the hometown of Julia Roberts added by j dog

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Notable locations in Smyrna: Nickjack (A), Fox Creek Golf Course (B), South Cobb Industrial Park (C), Smyrna Fire Department Station 3 (D), Smyrna Fire Department Station 4 (E), Smyrna Fire Department Station 1 (F), Smyrna Police Station (G), Smyrna Fire Department Station 2 (H), Smyrna Public Library (I), Smyrna Town Hall (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: King Springs Shopping Center (1), Dickson Shopping Center (2), Loehmanns Plaza Shopping Center (3), Belmont Hills Shopping Center (4), Belmont Mall Shopping Center (5), Cobb Center Shopping Center (6), Jonquil Plaza Shopping Center (7), South Cobb Plaza Shopping Center (8), The Crossings Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Smyrna include: Welcome Grove Baptist Church (A), Faith Church (B), Bethel Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Memorial Park (1), New Smyrna Cemetery (2), Daniel Cemetery (3), Gann Cemetery (4), Mount Zion Cemetery (5), Smyrna Memorial Cemetery (6), Bethel Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Laurel Lake (A), White Oak Lake (B), Big Lake (C), Cardinal Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Smyrna include: Memorial Park (1), Rhyne Park (2), Jonquil Park (3), Askew Park (4), Tolleson Park (5), Thompson Park (6), Lake Court Park (7), Centennial Park (8), Cobb Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn & Suites (2800 Highlands Pkwy), Comfort Inn & Suites Galleria (2800 Highlands Parkway), Bradbury Suites (4500 Circle 75 Parkway Northwest), Amerihost Smyrna (5130 South Cobb Drive Southeast), Amerihost Inn Smyrna (5130 South Cobb Drive), Amerisuites Atlanta Galleria (2876 Spring Hill Pkwy SE), Four Seasons of Roswell (3922 Atlanta Road Southeast), Best Western-Atlanta Galleria Inn & Suites (2221 Corporate Plaza Parkway), Amerihost Inn Smyrna - Atlanta (5130 S Cobb Dr SE).

Court: Smyrna City Government - City Hall- Community Development (2190 Atlanta Road Southeast).

 
Cobb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.5. This is about average.
City:

37.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.4
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.3
U.S.:

22.1
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.67
U.S.:

2.43
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00296. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00296
U.S.:

0.06353

Drinking water stations with addresses in Smyrna and their reported violations in the past:

RACETRAC PETROLEUM (NEW KINGS) (Serves FL, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.5%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.0% for Black residents, 30.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 39.6% for other race residents, 5.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.6%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Smyrna, GA

People in group quarters in Smyrna in 2010:

  • 112 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 110 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 47 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Smyrna in 2000:

  • 386 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 45 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Smyrna compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Smyrna (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: United Drive Branch, Atlanta Road Branch, Smyrna Branch, Lake Park Drive Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • SunTrust Bank: Highland Station Branch, Cobb Center Publix In-Store Branch, Smyrna Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Smyrna Branch at 888 Concord Road, branch established on 1985/12/23; Vinings Financial Center Branch at 1650 Cumberland Parkway, branch established on 2004/06/21. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Smyrna Branch at 4485 S Cobb Dr Se, branch established on 2006/07/21; Highlands Park Branch at 4500 South Cobb Drive, branch established on 2004/06/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Smyrna Branch at 2475 South Cobb Drive, S.W., branch established on 1972/09/21; West Vinings Branch at 4567 South Cobb Drive, branch established on 1990/02/20. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Smyrna Branch at 4575 South Cobb Drive, Se, branch established on 2006/02/27; Smyrna West Village Branch at 4495 W Village Way Se, branch established on 2007/11/13. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Community Bank of the South: Community Bank Of The South at 3016 Atlanta Road, branch established on 1999/08/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $361.4 mil, Deposits: $331.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Cbs Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Highland Station Branch at 4490 S Cobb Dr, Ste C, branch established on 2002/07/15. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Vinings Bank: at 4135 Atlanta Road, branch established on 2007/07/09. Info updated 2009/05/26: Bank assets: $219.9 mil, Deposits: $187.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Smyrna, Georgia:

  • Red Roof Inn Smyrna, 2200 Corporate PLZ, Smyrna, GA 30080 , Phone: (770) 952-6966, Fax: (770) 952-1348
  • Residence Inn By Marriott Cumberland, 2771 Hargrove Rd, Smyrna, GA 30080 , Phone: (770) 433-8877
  • Homestead Studio Suites Hotel, 3103 Sports Ave, Smyrna, GA 30080 , Phone: (770) 432-4000, Fax: (770) 432-4111
  • Microtel Smyrna, 5300 S Cobb Dr, Se, Smyrna, GA 30080 , Phone: (888) 771-7171
  • Amerihost Inn Smyrna, 5130 S Cobb Dr, Smyrna, GA 30082 , Phone: (404) 794-1600, Fax: (404) 794-3600
  • Hyatt Place Atlanta Cobb Galleria, 2876 Spg Hill Pkwy, Smyrna, GA 30080 , Phone: (770) 384-0060, Fax: (770) 384-0075
  • Cobb Galleria Inn, 2855 Springhill Pkwy, Smyrna, GA 30080 , Phone: (770) 435-4990, Fax: (770) 434-2573
  • Knights Inn, 52305 Cobb Dr, Smyrna, GA 30080 , Phone: (404) 794-3000
  • 6 other hotels and motels
All 14 fire-safe hotels and motels in Smyrna, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Smyrna travel time to work - commute


Smyrna mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Smyrna city (based on Cobb County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.75%
Here45.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Jewish
Adherents40.4%21.4%14.8%4.1%3.6%
Congregations33.5%2.2%11.8%4.0%1.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.2%2.3%1.6%1.4%7.3%
Congregations4.7%2.2%2.2%2.8%35.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 98
Cobb County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
Cobb County:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 231
Cobb County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 562
Here:

8.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Cobb County:

23.8%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.4%
State:

14.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$32,369$55,4901$974
Other Government Administration 28$97,719$41,8801$1,222
Judicial and Legal 9$24,273$32,3642$3,819
Police Protection - Officers 90$352,081$46,9440$0
Police - Other 25$76,004$36,4823$4,145
Firefighters 70$298,104$51,1040$0
Fire - Other 2$5,513$33,0780$0
Correction 21$68,012$38,8642$2,440
Streets and Highways 30$91,164$36,4660$0
Solid Waste Management 36$81,309$27,1030$0
Sewerage 17$49,777$35,1370$0
Parks and Recreation 30$81,887$32,75516$12,082
Housing and Community Development(Local) 11$44,900$48,9820$0
Water Supply 8$24,841$37,2620$0
Local Libraries 11$28,268$30,8387$7,590
Other and Unallocable 19$49,961$31,5540$0
Totals for Government 414$1,406,182$40,75932$32,272

Smyrna government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $302,000 ($5.74)
    Sewerage: $202,000 ($3.84)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,416,000 ($121.86)
    Fire Protection: $4,350,000 ($82.62)
    Water Utilities: $4,232,000 ($80.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,800,000 ($72.17)
    Sewerage: $3,111,000 ($59.09)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,680,000 ($50.90)
    General Public Buildings: $2,516,000 ($47.79)
    Regular Highways: $2,173,000 ($41.27)
    Central Staff Services: $1,408,000 ($26.74)
    General - Other: $1,255,000 ($23.84)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,071,000 ($20.34)
    Libraries: $570,000 ($10.83)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $547,000 ($10.39)
    Financial Administration: $540,000 ($10.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,273,000 ($24.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,232,000 ($23.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $658,000 ($12.50)
    General - Other: $526,000 ($9.99)
    Water Utilities: $478,000 ($9.08)
    Fire Protection: $377,000 ($7.16)
    Police Protection: $343,000 ($6.51)
    Sewerage: $318,000 ($6.04)
    Housing & Community Development: $236,000 ($4.48)
    Libraries: $41,000 ($0.78)
    Central Staff: $41,000 ($0.78)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $6,000 ($0.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($0.08)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,638,000 ($259.03)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $266,000 ($5.05)

Smyrna government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,381,000 ($83.21)
    Sewerage: $3,778,000 ($71.76)
    All Other: $749,000 ($14.23)
    Parks & Recreation: $452,000 ($8.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $16,000 ($0.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $452,000 ($8.58)
    All Other: $116,000 ($2.20)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,143,000 ($40.70)
    Interest Earnings: $304,000 ($5.77)
    Property Sale Other: $184,000 ($3.49)
    Rents: $60,000 ($1.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,667,000 ($107.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $301,000 ($5.72)
  • Tax - Property: $13,011,000 ($247.12)
    Public Utilities: $2,465,000 ($46.82)
    NEC: $1,903,000 ($36.14)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,852,000 ($35.18)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $682,000 ($12.95)

Smyrna government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $6,255,000 ($118.80)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $21,365,000 ($405.79)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,875,000 ($54.61)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $23,570,000 ($447.67)
    Water Utilities: $5,695,000 ($108.17)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $670,000 ($12.73)
    Water Utilities: $560,000 ($10.64)

Smyrna government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,224,000 ($270.16)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $864,000 ($16.41)

12.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.48%
Georgia average:

10.98%

1.64% of residents moved from foreign countries ($798 average AGI)
Cobb County:

1.64%
Georgia average:

0.39%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fulton County, GA  1.72% ($57,248 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, GA  0.77% ($44,855)
from Cherokee County, GA  0.52% ($45,137)


10.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,423 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.45%
Georgia average:

9.55%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($294 average AGI)
Cobb County:

0.07%
Georgia average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fulton County, GA  1.74% ($52,974 average AGI)
to Paulding County, GA  0.95% ($44,234)
to Cherokee County, GA  0.90% ($52,570)

Strongest AM radio stations in Smyrna:

  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WAOS (1600 AM; 20 kW; AUSTELL, GA; Owner: LA FAVORITA, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WDWD (590 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFOM (1230 AM; 1 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Smyrna:

  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W265BD (100.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WREK (91.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO COMMNS. BD, GEORGIA INST. TECH)
  • WAMJ (102.5 FM; MABLETON, GA; Owner: NEW MABLETON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WJZZ-FM (107.5 FM; ROSWELL, GA; Owner: ROA LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCLK (91.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Smyrna:

  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WATC (Channel 57; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W38CU (Channel 38; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KOREAN AMERICAN TV BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGTV (Channel 8; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W55BM (Channel 55; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Smyrna fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 54 meters (177ft)
Total costs: $521,000
Total average daily traffic: 185,358
Total average daily truck traffic: 793

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Smyrna, GA



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED291$185,932234$233,437935$213,09328$79,28357$188,1401$278,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$173,32815$209,177102$206,1599$58,2326$104,0770$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED33$177,52732$185,561341$205,19121$45,55839$140,6652$16,910
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN40$182,77238$209,833269$213,13710$59,26820$144,6581$9,520
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$215,3336$191,19746$219,1140$04$146,3200$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Smyrna, GA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED70$259,65442$230,7010$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$292,89719$252,6420$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$303,63211$184,5071$151,510
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$220,8993$188,0400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$193,6850$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 122
  • Hazardous Condition: 61
  • Service Call: 47
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Smyrna


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Smyrna, GA

Most common first names in Smyrna, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James31369.4 years
William26671.3 years
Mary25377.2 years
John21272.4 years
Robert18169.5 years
Charles12069.9 years
George10473.9 years
Ruby8479.9 years
Thomas7972.0 years
Dorothy7876.3 years
Most common last names in Smyrna, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12672.8 years
Brown9172.8 years
Jones8073.4 years
Williams7972.2 years
Johnson7074.2 years
Davis6473.2 years
Turner4373.4 years
Anderson3572.3 years
Moore3572.3 years
Walker3469.4 years
Businesses in Smyrna, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Olive Garden1
Ace Hardware1Panda Express1
Arby's1Panera Bread1
AutoZone1Payless1
Bally Total Fitness1Penske1
Blockbuster2PetSmart1
Burger King3Pizza Hut1
CVS3Popeyes1
Chick-Fil-A2Publix Super Markets2
Comfort Inn1Quiznos2
DHL1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza2Red Roof Inn1
Dunkin Donuts1Rite Aid1
Famous Footwear1Rooms To Go2
FedEx8Ruby Tuesday1
GNC1Starbucks3
H&R Block4Steak 'n Shake1
Havertys Furniture1T-Mobile2
Homestead Studio Suites1T.J.Maxx1
IHOP2Taco Bell3
Jones New York1Target1
KFC1U-Haul6
Kroger2UPS11
Little Caesars Pizza1Value City Furniture1
Marriott1Verizon Wireless1
Marshalls1Waffle House3
McDonald's4Walgreens2
Nike1Wendy's2
Office Depot1World Gym1
Browse common businesses in Smyrna, GA


Smyrna on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Broadcasting and telecommunications (population 5,000+)"
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  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Operations specialties managers except financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Registered nurses (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Broadcasting and telecommunications (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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