Smyrna, DE Population

By | June 10, 2019

Population: 5,679. Estimated population in July 2020: 7,413 (+30.5% change)
Males: 2,571 (45.3%), Females: 3,108 (54.7%)

Kent County

Zip code: 19977

Median resident age: 35.1 years
Median household income: $36,212
Median house value: $97,800

Races in Smyrna:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.6%)
  • Black (22.4%)
  • Hispanic (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Other race (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

Ancestries: German (15.0%), Irish (13.5%), English (9.4%), United States (8.1%), Italian (4.7%), Polish (2.7%).

Elevation: 36 feet

Land area: 3.7 square miles

Map of Smyrna, DE

Population

For population 25 years and over in Smyrna

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Smyrna town

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

2.9% Foreign born (1.0% Asia, 0.8% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.5% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +237 (+4.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Smyrna:

  • BAYHEALTH MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; DOVER, DE)
  • ROCKFORD CENTER (about 19 miles; NEWARK, DE)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF SALEM COUNTY (about 21 miles; SALEM, NJ)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Smyrna:

  • DOVER AFB (about 17 miles; DOVER, DE; Abbreviation: DOV)
  • NEW CASTLE COUNTY (about 26 miles; WILMINGTON, DE; Abbreviation: ILG)
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 47 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Abbreviation: PHL)

Other public-use airports nearest to Smyrna:

  • SMYRNA (about 2 miles; SMYRNA, DE; Abbreviation: 38N)
  • DELAWARE AIRPARK (about 6 miles; DOVER/CHESWOLD, DE; Abbreviation: 33N)
  • CHANDELLE ESTATES (about 11 miles; DOVER, DE; Abbreviation: 0N4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smyrna:

  • DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; Dover, DE; Full-time enrollment: 2,641)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE (about 19 miles; NEWARK, DE; Full-time enrollment: 17,786)
  • DELAWARE TECHNICAL & COMM COLL-STANTON-WILMINGTON (about 24 miles; NEWARK, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,817)
  • WILMINGTON COLLEGE (about 26 miles; NEW CASTLE, DE; Full-time enrollment: 3,087)
  • WIDENER UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 42 miles; CHESTER, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,646)
  • ROWAN UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; GLASSBORO, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 7,587)
  • WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 45 miles; WEST CHESTER, PA; Full-time enrollment: 10,419)

Schools

Public high school in Smyrna:

  • SMYRNA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 926; Location: 500 DUCK CREEK PARKWAY; Grades: 08 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Smyrna:

  • SMYRNA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 630; Location: 700 DUCK CREEK PARKWAY; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • NORTH SMYRNA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 570; Location: 365 NORTH MAIN STREET; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • SMYRNA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 491; Location: 121 SOUTH SCHOOL LANE; Grades: 01 – 04)
  • SMYRNA KINDERGARTEN CENTER (Students: 234; Location: 101 SOUTH LOCUST STREET; Grades: PK – KG)
  • JOHN BASSETT MOORE SCHOOL (Location: 20 WEST FRAZIER STREET; Grades: N – N )

Libraries

Library in Smyrna:

  • SMYRNA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $105,720; Location: 107 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 15,303 books; 572 audio materials; 349 video materials; 67 serial subscriptions)