Smyrna is a medium-sized town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 53,070 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Smyrna is the 15th largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Smyrna is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Smyrna is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Smyrna who work in office and administrative support (14.01%), management occupations (7.37%), and sales jobs (7.10%).
Also of interest is that Smyrna has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall education level of Smyrna is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.22% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Smyrna in 2018 was $27,439, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $109,756 for a family of four. However, Smyrna contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Smyrna is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Smyrna home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Smyrna residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Smyrna also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.24% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Smyrna include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Smyrna is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.