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Smyrna

Why you'd want to live in Smyrna

Smyrna is a city northwest of the neighborhoods of Atlanta. It is in the inner ring of the Atlanta Metropolitan Area. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 51,271. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated the population in 2013 to be 53,438. It is included in the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell MSA, which is included in the Atlanta—Athens-Clarke—Sandy Springs CSA. Smyrna grew by 28% between the years 2000 and 2012. It is historically one of the fastest growing cities in the State of Georgia, and one of the most densely populated cities in the metro area. Pioneers began settling the area in 1832. By the late 1830s, a religious encampment called Smyrna Camp Ground had become a popular travel destination and was well known throughout Georgia. It was named by Greeks for the Biblical city of Smyrna, modern day Izmir in Turkey, the home of the famous Christian martyr Polycarp. After the completion of the Western and Atlantic Railroad in 1842 the area began to grow. It was known by several names until 1872 – Varner's Station, Ruff's Siding, Neal Dow and Ruff's Station. The city was incorporated with the name Smyrna in 1872. Two Civil War battles occurred in the area, the Battle of Smyrna Camp Ground and the Battle of Ruff's Mill, both on July 4, 1864. The area's businesses, homes and 1849 covered bridge (since rebuilt and still in use today) were burned by Sherman's troops. The city elected its first woman mayor, Lorena Pace Pruitt, in 1946. The nearby Bell Bomber plant that produced B-29 bombers during World War II was reopened by Lockheed in 1951 and became a catalyst for growth. The city's population grew during the next two decades, from 2,005 in 1950 to almost 20,000 by 1970. The restaurant scene in the film Joyful Noise was shot at Howard's Restaurant in Smyrna in 2011. Smyrna was ranked #4 in a 2014 study of the Best Cities for Young Adults in Georgia. via Wikipedia

Smyrna Market Report

$415,130

AVERAGE PRICE OF 619 HOMES

$292,227

AVERAGE PRICE OF 33 DISTRESSED HOMES

$1,113,833

AVERAGE PRICE OF 12 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$577,178

AVERAGE PRICE OF 115 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$493,087

AVERAGE PRICE OF 31 HOMES WITH A POOL

$411,792

AVERAGE PRICE OF 28 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $415,130
Avg Bedrooms 3.43 beds
Avg Bathrooms 3.23 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

1 bedroom $132,475
2 bedrooms $198,859
3 bedrooms $348,673
4 bedrooms $468,376
5 bedrooms $615,159
Smyrna Home Price Trends
  3/2019 2/2019 1/2019 12/2018 11/2018
Total Listings 574 537 437 485 572
Average Price $410,222 $402,117 $411,315 $409,630 $402,274
Avg Price Change +2.02% -2.29% +0.41% +1.83% -3.63%
Median Price $389,670 $375,650 $377,057 $366,414 $358,486
Med Price Change +3.73% -0.37% +2.90% +2.21% -6.12%
Avg Bedrooms 3.39 beds 3.34 beds 3.36 beds 3.44 beds 3.44 beds
Avg Bathrooms 3.16 baths 3.11 baths 3.16 baths 3.23 baths 3.21 baths
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
Campbell 559 $421,391 44 days
Osborne 7 $247,714 40 days
Pebblebrook 9 $433,334 58 days
South Cobb 24 $409,962 37 days
Wheeler 7 $270,814 66 days
Home Price by House Size
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 619 $415,130 45 days
Distressed Homes 33 $292,227 46 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 12 $1,113,833 61 days
Newly Built Homes 115 $577,178 58 days
Homes with a Pool 31 $493,087 38 days
Reduced Price Homes 28 $411,792 52 days

School Data

Highly Rated Smyrna Schools

9

KING SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

9

TIMBER RIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Elementary School
Public

10

MCCLURE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

9

HILLGROVE HIGH SCHOOL
High School
Public

8

NORTH COBB HIGH SCHOOL
High School
Public

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Marietta, GA 30064
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