Smyrna is a town in Georgia with a population of slightly more than 55,000. Young professionals will fit right in, as they account for an above-average percentage of the community, while retirees appear in smaller numbers. With an average age of just over 35, the city's population is younger than most cities in Georgia. Homeowners slightly outnumber renters in Smyrna by a small 52%-48% margin. The average rent for Smyrna is $181 a month more than the state average.
With an average commute time of about 32 minutes, slower than most cities in Georgia, Smyrna residents find that getting to work takes some patience. Driving is the most common mode of getting to work, chosen by 49% of residents, while public transit isn't extensively used. A small percentage of residents walk to work.
If you're looking for career options, Smyrna has you covered. The five most common industries are retail, scientific, entertainment, education, and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 32% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in management, which ranks as the top profession in the city. With an average annual income of about $83,000, Smyrna workers take home around $17,000 more than the average Georgia resident. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Smyrna has a large concentration of residents older than 25 with advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 12% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctoral degree. Further, 22% have a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.