Smyrna, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 54,958 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +34.0%
Males: 25,951  (47.2%)
Females: 29,007  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 30080.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $57,398 (it was $47,572 in 2000)
Smyrna:

$57,398
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $36,545 (it was $27,637 in 2000)

Smyrna city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $192,174 (it was $121,700 in 2000)
Smyrna:

$192,174
GA:

$141,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $224,926; Detached houses: $235,565; Townhouses or other attached units: $169,766; In 2-unit structures: $113,607; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $87,333; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $149,841; Mobile homes: $34,390

Median gross rent in 2013: $905.

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  • Races in Smyrna, GA (2013)

    Smyrna races chart
    • 24,03745.0%White alone
    • 16,87831.6%Black alone
    • 8,27015.5%Hispanic
    • 3,6506.8%Asian alone
    • 7501.4%Two or more races
    • 540.1%Other race alone

Races in Smyrna detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Smyrna: 96.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (8.0%), German (7.5%), English (5.5%), United States (4.7%), West Indian (2.2%), Subsaharan African (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1063 feet

Land area: 13.9 square miles.

Population density: 3,954 people per square mile   (average).

Smyrna,GA real estate house value index trend

Smyrna, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Smyrna:

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Smyrna city:

  • Never married: 35.0%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

9,132 residents are foreign born (9.0% Latin America, 2.8% Asia).

This city:

17.1%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Smyrna, Georgia as of May 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Smyrna to the number of sex offenders is 6,581 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 2013: $2,194 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $943 (0.6%)

Smyrna satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 209 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 2014: 155 buildings, average cost: $187,800

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: -7,348 (-13.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,601 (18.7%)

Smyrna household income distribution Smyrna home values distribution

Property values in Smyrna, GA


Crime rates in Smyrna by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 022615143322
per 100,000 0.04.34.312.82.010.22.07.95.85.73.83.7
Rapes 131517147976712114
per 100,000 30.332.436.729.814.218.313.911.913.522.820.77.4
Robberies 89961181271261201087171687265
per 100,000 207.6207.2254.5270.1256.2243.6215.2140.6136.7129.4135.6120.4
Assaults 697973808910719721277789884
per 100,000 160.9170.5157.4170.2181.0217.2392.5419.9148.2148.5184.6155.7
Burglaries 422368404461454437427563381366360308
per 100,000 984.3794.1871.3980.5923.3887.1850.71,115.2733.5696.7678.2570.7
Thefts 1,3891,4901,4051,3871,2081,1921,0961,1149158981,2371,105
per 100,000 3,240.03,215.23,030.02,950.12,456.62,419.92,183.42,206.61,761.41,709.32,330.42,047.6
Auto thefts 209284299296287282150157105128145139
per 100,000 487.5612.8644.8629.6583.7572.5298.8311.0202.1243.6273.2257.6
Arson N/A4322N/AN/A0137N/A4
per 100,000 N/A8.66.54.34.1N/AN/A0.025.013.3N/A7.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.3) 369.8377.9394.0416.7351.0369.7341.5355.8239.7243.8274.3231.6

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City-data.com crime index 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 2014, including police officers: 142 (98 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Georgia average:

2.51

Smyrna tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +7,260 (+21.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Smyrna: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Smyrna, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Smyrna, Georgia average temperatures Smyrna, Georgia average precipitation Smyrna, Georgia humidity Smyrna, Georgia wind speed Smyrna, Georgia snowfall Smyrna, Georgia sunshine Smyrna, Georgia clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Smyrna-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 67% 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 slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% 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 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 116.6 miles away from Smyrna center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 137.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 160.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 301.4 miles away from Smyrna center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 248.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), 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: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 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 and medical centers in Smyrna:

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

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.

College/University in Smyrna:

  • Fortis College-Smyrna (Full-time enrollment: 1,112; Location: 2108 Cobb Parkway; Private, for-profit; Website: Fortis.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smyrna:

  • Chattahoochee Technical College (about 5 miles; Marietta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 8,173)
  • Southern Polytechnic State University (about 5 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 5,258)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (about 10 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 24,183)
  • Morehouse College (about 11 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,379)
  • The Art Institute of Atlanta (about 11 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,140)
  • Clark Atlanta University (about 11 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,201)
  • Spelman College (about 11 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,383)

Public high school in Smyrna:

Private high school in Smyrna:

  • CENTER ACADEMY SMYRNA (Students: 43, Location: 3499 S COBB DR SE, Grades: 5-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Smyrna:

Private elementary/middle schools in Smyrna:

  • ST BENEDICTS EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 266, Location: 2160 COOPER LAKE RD SE, Grades: PK-4)
  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 213, Location: 3130 ATLANTA RD SE, Grades: PK-8)
  • COVERED BRIDGE ACADEMY (Students: 110, Location: 488 HURT RD SW, Grades: UG-5)
  • ATLANTA CLASSICAL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 103, Location: 3110 SPORTS AVE SE, Grades: PK-8)
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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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 86.8. This is about average.

City:

86.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.293. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.293
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.07. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.07
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.786. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.786
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00345. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00345
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.2%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.6% for Black residents, 29.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.1% for other race residents, 13.3% 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

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

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Georgia average:

12.6

Smyrna travel time to work - commute Smyrna mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant196,846303
Catholic76,9887
Mainline Protestant71,01871
Other15,54349
Black Protestant12,22818
Orthodox1,7001
None313,755-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.6%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Smyrna:

47.7%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Smyrna:

28.6
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Smyrna:

19.1%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.5%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Smyrna:

31.8%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Smyrna:

57.7%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Smyrna:

82.3%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Smyrna, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$32,105$64,2100$0
Other Government Administration 27$104,417$46,4086$8,067
Judicial and Legal 9$23,944$31,9254$6,379
Police Protection - Officers 91$405,653$53,4930$0
Police - Other 25$90,104$43,2501$1,541
Firefighters 75$320,398$51,2640$0
Fire - Other 2$5,959$35,7540$0
Correction 19$62,611$39,5441$1,167
Streets and Highways 30$103,197$41,2790$0
Solid Waste Management 26$64,870$29,9400$0
Sewerage 27$63,466$28,2070$0
Parks and Recreation 9$31,569$42,09227$27,555
Housing and Community Development(Local) 13$58,313$53,8270$0
Water Supply 4$14,076$42,2280$0
Local Libraries 7$25,141$43,0996$7,323
Other and Unallocable 12$37,012$37,0120$0
Totals for Government 382$1,442,835$45,32545$52,032

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $302,000 ($5.50)
    Sewerage: $202,000 ($3.68)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,416,000 ($116.74)
    Fire Protection: $4,350,000 ($79.15)
    Water Utilities: $4,232,000 ($77.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,800,000 ($69.14)
    Sewerage: $3,111,000 ($56.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,680,000 ($48.76)
    General Public Buildings: $2,516,000 ($45.78)
    Regular Highways: $2,173,000 ($39.54)
    Central Staff Services: $1,408,000 ($25.62)
    General - Other: $1,255,000 ($22.84)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,071,000 ($19.49)
    Libraries: $570,000 ($10.37)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $547,000 ($9.95)
    Financial Administration: $540,000 ($9.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,273,000 ($23.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,232,000 ($22.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $658,000 ($11.97)
    General - Other: $526,000 ($9.57)
    Water Utilities: $478,000 ($8.70)
    Fire Protection: $377,000 ($6.86)
    Police Protection: $343,000 ($6.24)
    Sewerage: $318,000 ($5.79)
    Housing & Community Development: $236,000 ($4.29)
    Libraries: $41,000 ($0.75)
    Central Staff: $41,000 ($0.75)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $6,000 ($0.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($0.07)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,638,000 ($248.15)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $266,000 ($4.84)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,381,000 ($79.72)
    Sewerage: $3,778,000 ($68.74)
    All Other: $749,000 ($13.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $452,000 ($8.22)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $16,000 ($0.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $452,000 ($8.22)
    All Other: $116,000 ($2.11)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,143,000 ($38.99)
    Interest Earnings: $304,000 ($5.53)
    Property Sale Other: $184,000 ($3.35)
    Rents: $60,000 ($1.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,667,000 ($103.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $301,000 ($5.48)
  • Tax - Property: $13,011,000 ($236.74)
    Public Utilities: $2,465,000 ($44.85)
    NEC: $1,903,000 ($34.63)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,852,000 ($33.70)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $682,000 ($12.41)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $6,255,000 ($113.81)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $21,365,000 ($388.75)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,875,000 ($52.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $23,570,000 ($428.87)
    Water Utilities: $5,695,000 ($103.62)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $670,000 ($12.19)
    Water Utilities: $560,000 ($10.19)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,224,000 ($258.82)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $864,000 ($15.72)

8.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,962 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.73%
Georgia average:

9.45%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($285 average AGI)
Cobb County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fulton County, GA  1.58% ($42,974 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, GA  0.64% ($43,174)
from Cherokee County, GA  0.48% ($37,782)


8.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,943 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.84%
Georgia average:

9.32%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($527 average AGI)
Cobb County:

0.08%
Georgia average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fulton County, GA  1.72% ($41,035 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, GA  0.63% ($36,553)
to Cherokee County, GA  0.61% ($44,244)

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 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 193m633ftTotal length
  • $23,247,000Total costs
  • 971,201Total average daily traffic
  • 23,763Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 111990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2015
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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Smyrna, Georgia:

  • Extended Stay America - Atlanta - Cumberland Mall, 3103 Sports Ave, Smyrna, Georgia 30080 , Phone: (770) 432-4000, Fax: (770) 432-4111
  • Amerihost Inn Smyrna, 5130 S Cobb Dr, Smyrna, Georgia 30082 , Phone: (404) 794-1600, Fax: (404) 794-3600
  • Hyatt Place Atlanta Cobb Galleria, 2876 Spg Hill Pkwy, Smyrna, Georgia 30080 , Phone: (770) 384-0060, Fax: (770) 384-0075
  • Cobb Galleria Inn, 2855 Springhill Pkwy, Smyrna, Georgia 30080 , Phone: (770) 435-4990, Fax: (770) 434-2573
  • Sun Suites Of Smyrna-Vinings, 3000 Highlands Pkwy SE, Smyrna, Georgia 30082 , Phone: (770) 433-1200, Fax: (770) 433-1987
  • Comfort Inn & Suites Galleria, 2800 Highlands Pkwy SE, Smyrna, Georgia 30082 , Phone: (678) 309-1200, Fax: (678) 309-0950
  • Comfort Inn & Suites Galleria-Marietta, 2221 Corporate Plaza Pkwy, Smyrna, Georgia 30080 , Phone: (770) 541-1499, Fax: (770) 541-0130
  • Country Inns & Suites, 2175 Church Road SE, Smyrna, Georgia 30080 , Phone: (404) 564-1105, Fax: (404) 564-1111
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Smyrna, Georgia
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Smyrna, GA
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Nike1
AT&T1Office Depot1
Ace Hardware1Olive Garden1
Advance Auto Parts2Panda Express1
Arby's1Panera Bread1
AutoZone1Payless1
Bally Total Fitness1Penske1
Blockbuster2PetSmart1
Burger King3Pizza Hut1
CVS3Popeyes1
Chevrolet1Publix Super Markets2
Chick-Fil-A2Quiznos2
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
DHL1Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen1Red Roof Inn1
Domino's Pizza2Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Rooms To Go2
Famous Footwear1Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx8Starbucks3
Ford1Steak 'n Shake1
GNC1T-Mobile2
H&R Block4T.J.Maxx1
Havertys Furniture1Taco Bell3
Homestead Studio Suites1Target1
Hyundai1U-Haul6
IHOP2UPS11
Jones New York1Value City Furniture1
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
Kroger2Waffle House3
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens2
Marriott1Wendy's2
Marshalls1World Gym1
McDonald's4

Smyrna compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Smyrna on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Business and financial operations occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Information (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Management occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Professional, scientific, and technical services (population 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Wholesale trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Professional, scientific, and technical services (population 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 50,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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