Smyrna, TN

    Smyrna has a population of 25,383. Smyrna has a fairly mild climate throughout the year, consisting of warm summers and brisk winters. Smyrna is a wonderful place for families to live. There are activities always going on from community based activities, such as team sports and city council participation, to solitary activities, like golfing and nature trail exploration.

Smyrna is ideally situated 20 miles from Nashville. While those in Smyrna are close enough to drive into Nashville if the need arises, the down home feel of Smyrna is inviting to those who enjoy the peaceful suburban streets, yet don't want to give up the amenities big city life has to offer. However, despite its growing population Smyrna, Tennessee has managed to maintain its small town appeal that keeps attracting both tourists and new residents to the area. Smyrna has some of the best real estate offers in the region being offered in the state of Tennessee.

Smyrna, Tennessee is home to a new public library, several park and recreational facilities, that are kept in impeccible condition thanks to the Smyrna Department of Park and Recreation. There are also several new walking trails, to explore the glories of the natural setting around you. It is home to part of Percy Priest Lake. The shoreline of the lake stretches over 22 miles in length and is located between Smyrna and La Vergne. There are plenty of water activities the whole family can partake in, from boating to fishing, swimming, and water skiing even the biggest water sport enthusiasts will not be disappointed.

Smyrna is home to several businesses and other programs including the Tennessee Army National Guard, the historic Sam Davis Home and Nissan. Nissan is the first Japanese automobile manufacturer to build a plant in the United States and they have chosen Smyrna, Tennessee as their American home. Smyrna is located in Rutherford County, Tennessee. Rutherford County boasts a healthy economy with a diverse blend of business and industry, a low unemployment rate and a thriving restaurant and retail market. As Tennessee's fifth most populated county, Smyrna has achieved unprecedented growth in all areas of its economy. All economic indicators point toward the same continued growth well into the future.  Smyrna is also home to the brand new multi-million dollar Stone Crest Medical Center as well as General Mills, Cumberland Swan, Square D, and International Paper.

Demographics

  Smyrna, TN 37167 National Average
Population of Smyrna 40267 11535
Median Age 32.3 years 37.47 years
Median Household Income $52552 $42350.95
Percentage of Single Households 39.2% 41.53%
Percentage of Married Households 60.8% 58.46%
Percentage Families (households with children) 30.6% 24.32%
Average Household Size 2.78 people 2.57 people
Percentage College or Better 19.9% 20.14%
Percentage White Collar 53.8% 47.14%

Cost of Living

  Smyrna, TN 37167 National Average
Cost of Living Index 84.3 99.52
Average Yearly Utility Cost 3091 3196.27
Average Household Total Consumer Expenditures $43438 per year $41075.28 per year
Average Household Education Expenditures $412 per year $450.93 per year
Average Household Entertainment Expenditures $2338 per year $2207.08 per year
Average Household Transportation Expenditures $1640 per year $1563.85 per year
Average Household Retail Expenditures $19634 per year $18600.46 per year
Average Household Non-RetailExpenditures $23804 per year $22474.81 per year

Quality of Life

  Smyrna, TN 37167 National Average
Average Winter High Temperature 44.7 degrees 41.29 degrees
Average Winter Low Temperature 28.7 degrees 22.88 degrees
Average Summer High Temperature 89.2 degrees 86.56 degrees
Average Summer Low Temperature 68.7 degrees 62.35 degrees
Average Annual Precipitation 48.8 inches 38.69 inches
Air Quality Index 48 44.59
Total Crime Index 3 3.60
Personal Crime Index 3 3.43
Culture Index 112 93.65