Smyrna demographics profile

StatisticSmyrnaDelawareNational
Population11,081934,695318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,85036891
Median age36.039.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1855%39%43%
Speak English91%87%79%
Speak Spanish4%7%13%
Smyrna, DE has a population of 11,081 and is the 3,638th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,850 per sq mi which is 402% higher than the Delaware average and 1942% higher than the national average. The median age in Smyrna is 36 which is approximately 9% lower than the Delaware average of 40. In Smyrna, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 47% of Smyrna residents were born in Delaware, 46% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 6% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Smyrna is 402% higher than Delaware.
  • The median age in Smyrna is 9% lower than Delaware.
  • In Smyrna 67.67% of the population is White.
  • In Smyrna 27.64% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Smyrna 0.95% of the population is Asian.

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Smyrna population breakdown by race

RaceSmyrnaDelawareNational
White67.67%69.22%73.35%
Black or African American27.64%21.72%12.63%
Asian0.95%3.68%5.22%
American Indian0.74%0.37%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.08%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race2.48%2.76%3.06%
Other race0.43%2.19%4.75%
In Smyrna, 3.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Smyrna, DE demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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