For population 25 years and over in Smyrna:
For population 15 years and over in Smyrna town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $850 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (19.5 miles , pop. 66,277).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (34.9 miles , pop. 540,828).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (485.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Hickory Grove, SC (2.1 miles ), Blacksburg, SC (2.8 miles ), Sharon, SC (2.8 miles ), Grover, NC (3.0 miles ), York, SC (3.2 miles ), Clover, SC (3.4 miles ), Earl, NC (3.5 miles ), East Gaffney, SC (3.5 miles ).
Latitude: 35.05 N, Longitude: 81.41 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 803
Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+7.3%).
Average climate in Smyrna, South Carolina
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Smyrna-area historical tornado activity is slightly above South Carolina state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.0 miles away from the Smyrna town center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 30.8 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Smyrna-area historical earthquake activity is below South Carolina state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.6 miles away from Smyrna center
On 8/25/2005 at 03:09:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1998 at 02:31:01, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/7/2007 at 11:07:03, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.5 miles away from Smyrna center
On 8/4/2007 at 10:04:46, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 5.8 mi) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in York County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Smyrna:
Operable nuclear power plants near Smyrna:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smyrna:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 25.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00085. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 19.4%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Smyrna compared to South Carolina state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Smyrna (based on York County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.32%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 40
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 97
Number of full-service restaurants: 117
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($52,652 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($314 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,741 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Smyrna:
Strongest FM radio stations in Smyrna:
TV broadcast stations around Smyrna:
Smyrna fatal accident list:
Feb 27, 2000 01:25 PM, Sr-5, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Smyrna)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0619.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Smyrna, SC