The Town of Smyrna is the 9th largest city in Delaware with a population of 11,967 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Smyrna is located at latitude 39.2919 and longitude -75.6067 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Smyrna (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 33 feet.
While the primary coordinates for Town of Smyrna are located in Kent County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and New Castle County.
The Town of Smyrna (GNIS ID: 2391416) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Delaware is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Smyrna is located within Smyrna Division of Kent County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Smyrna population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Smyrna: Cross Roads, Duck Creek, Duck Creek Cross Roads, Duck Creek Town.
|Population in Households||11,810|
|Population in Familes||9,925|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||157|
|Average Household Size||2.72|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,687 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,282 (70.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,064 (22.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||341 ( 7.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$221,398|
|Average Home Value||$229,683|
|Median Household Income||$61,334|
|Average Household Income||$74,083|
|Per Capita Income||$26,521|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.22%|
|Per Capita Income||1.41%|
The table below compares Smyrna to the other 77 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Delaware by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 9||90th|
|Population Density1||# 22||73rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 26||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 31||61st|
|Per Capita Income||# 42||47th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Delaware Census Data Comparison Tool.