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Population (year 2000): 40,999. Estimated population in July 2005: 47,643 (+16.2% change)
Males: 20,010 (48.8%), Females: 20,989 (51.2%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 32.0 years
Median household income: $47,572 (year 2000)
Median house value: $129,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Smyrna:

  • White Non-Hispanic (53.5%)
  • Black (27.2%)
  • Hispanic (13.8%)
  • Other race (6.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Asian Indian (1.6%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (8.5%), German (8.4%), United States (7.9%), Irish (7.8%), Italian (2.4%), Subsaharan African (2.2%).Georgia forum

Land area: 13.9 square miles

Smyrna,

For population 25 years and over in Smyrna

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Smyrna city

  • Never married: 36.0%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

17.5% Foreign born (10.5% Latin America, 3.6% Asia).

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


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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: GA Atlanta, (11.1 miles pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (592.4 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: GA Vinings, (3.4 miles Oaks, GA (3.8 miles Fair GA (5.5 miles Mableton, GA Marietta, (5.8 miles GA (9.0 miles Austell, Springs, GA (10.8 miles Lithia GA Atlanta, (11.1 miles Springs, GA (11.1 miles Powder


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 238 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 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

Latitude: 33.87 N, Longitude: 84.52 W


Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (16.4%), Educational,health and social services (14.2%), Retail trade (10.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +923 (+2.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,235 (14.0%)


 

Crime in Smyrna by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002
Murders 1 3 0
    per 100,000 2.4 7.3 0.0
Rapes 6 9 13
    per 100,000 14.6 22.0 31.7
Robberies 91 133 89
    per 100,000 222.0 324.4 217.1
Assaults 74 71 69
    per 100,000 180.5 173.2 168.3
Burglaries 384 376 422
    per 100,000 936.6 917.1 1029.3
Thefts 1,718 1,513 1,389
    per 100,000 4190.3 3690.3 3387.9
Auto thefts 274 240 209
    per 100,000 668.3 585.4 509.8
397.6 406.7 359.8

Average climate in Smyrna, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Smyrna,

Smyrna-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 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 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Galen Gardenhire - College basketball player (Alabama A&M Bulldogs).


Hospitals/medical centers in Smyrna:
  • EMORY-ADVENTIST HOSPITAL (3949 SOUTH COBB DRIVE)
  • RIDGEVIEW INSTITUTE (3995 S COBB DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Smyrna:
  • WELLSTAR KENNESTONE HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; MARIETTA, GA)
  • WELLSTAR WINDY HILL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; MARIETTA, GA)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-ATLANTA (about 7 miles; ATLANTA, GA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Smyrna:
  • DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE (about 3 miles; MARIETTA, GA; ID: MGE)
  • THE WILLIAM B HARTSFIELD ATLANTA INTL (about 18 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: ATL)
  • RICHARD B RUSSELL (about 55 miles; ROME, GA; ID: RMG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Smyrna:
  • FULTON COUNTY AIRPORT-BROWN FIELD (about 8 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: FTY)
  • COBB COUNTY-MC COLLUM FIELD (about 10 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: RYY)
  • DEKALB-PEACHTREE (about 16 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: PDK)

Amtrak station near Smyrna:
  • 11 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:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Housing and Community Development(Local) 12 $37,691 $37,691 0 $0
Water Supply 7 $17,066 $29,256 0 $0
Local Libraries 8 $23,639 $35,458 0 $0
Other Government Administration 17 $64,208 $45,323 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 12 $27,511 $27,511 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 91 $286,049 $37,720 2 $2,524
Police - Other 38 $95,910 $30,287 0 $0
Firefighters 65 $227,156 $41,936 0 $0
Fire - Other 5 $12,454 $29,889 0 $0
Correction 15 $31,550 $25,240 0 $0
Financial Administration 18 $58,326 $38,884 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 27 $60,154 $26,735 0 $0
Sewerage 14 $31,760 $27,222 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 28 $67,024 $28,724 15 $8,413
Other and Unallocable 17 $37,355 $26,368 5 $2,956
Streets and Highways 41 $101,127 $29,598 0 $0
Totals for Government 415 $1,178,979 $34,090 22 $13,893
College/University in Smyrna:
  • MEDIX SCHOOLS (Full-time enrollment: 389; Location: 2108 COBB PARKWAY; Private, for-profit; Website: medixschool.com)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smyrna:
  • LIFE UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; MARIETTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,881)
  • SOUTHERN POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; MARIETTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,559)
  • CHATTAHOOCHEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 5 miles; MARIETTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 4,652)
  • MOREHOUSE COLLEGE (about 11 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • MORRIS BROWN COLLEGE (about 11 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,708)
  • GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 11 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 13,841)
Public high school in Smyrna:
  • CAMPBELL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,143; Location: 5265 WARD STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Smyrna:
  • CAMPBELL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,259; Location: 3295 SOUTH ATLANTA ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GRIFFIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,038; Location: 4010 KING SPRINGS ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GREEN ACRES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 869; Location: 2000 GOBER AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NICKAJACK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 784; Location: 4555 MAVELL ROAD, SOUTH EAST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORTON PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 730; Location: 3041 GRAY ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ARGYLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 640; Location: 2420 SPRING ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RUSSELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 639; Location: 3920 SOUTH HURT ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • KING SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 619; Location: 1041 REED ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • TEASLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 554; Location: 3640 SPRINGHILL ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BELMONT HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 400; Location: 605 GLENDALE PLACE; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Smyrna:
  • COVERED BRIDGE MONTESSORI SCH (Students: 145; Location: 3941 COBERED BRIDGE RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • 1ST BAPT WEEKDAY KINDERGARTEN (Students: 37; Location: 1275 CHURCH STREET; Grades: PK - KG)
 

Smyrna compared to Georgia state average:
Strongest AM radio stations in Smyrna:
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WAOS (1600 AM; 20 kW; AUSTELL, GA; Owner: LA FAVORITA, 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.)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, 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.)
  • WAMJ (102.5 FM; MABLETON, GA; Owner: NEW MABLETON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WREK (91.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO COMMNS. BD, GEORGIA INST. TECH)
  • 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.)
  • WCLK (91.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WJZZ-FM (107.5 FM; ROSWELL, GA; Owner: ROA LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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)

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