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Encyclopedia > Smyrna, Delaware
South Main Street in Smyrna in 2006
South Main Street in Smyrna in 2006

Smyrna is a town in Kent County, Delaware. According to 2006 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the town is 7,413.[1] Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 380 pixelsFull resolution (2827 × 1343 pixel, file size: 2. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 380 pixelsFull resolution (2827 × 1343 pixel, file size: 2. ... Kent County is a county located in the central part of the state of Delaware. ... Official language(s) None Capital Dover Largest city Wilmington Area  Ranked 49th  - Total 2,491 sq mi (6,452 km²)  - Width 30 miles (48 km)  - Length 100 miles (161 km)  - % water 21. ...


The international jurist John Bassett Moore was born in Smyrna, as were politicians Louis McLane and James Williams. John Bassett Moore (December 3, 1860 - November 12, 1947) was an American authority on international law who was a member of the Hague Tribunal and the first US judge to serve on the International Court of Justice (the World Court). He was born in Smyrna, Delaware, and was admitted to... Louis McLane Louis McLane (May 28, 1786–October 7, 1857) represented the state of Delaware in both the United States House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate and served as the Secretary of the Treasury and later the Secretary of State under President Andrew Jackson. ... James Williams (1825–1899) was an American farmer from Kent County, Delaware. ...

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Geography

Location of Smyrna, Delaware

Smyrna is located at 39°17′49″N, 75°36′28″W (39.296815, -75.607708)GR1. Adapted from Wikipedias DE county maps by Bumm13. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 9.7 km² (3.8 mi²). 9.5 km² (3.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (2.13%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 5,679 people, 2,114 households, and 1,462 families residing in the town. The population density was 595.8/km² (1,541.9/mi²). There were 2,242 housing units at an average density of 235.2/km² (608.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 72.88% White, 22.42% African American, 0.51% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 1.44% from other races, and 2.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.42% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 2,114 households out of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.9% were married couples living together, 18.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% were non-families. 24.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.02. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the town the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 82.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.0 males.


The median income for a household in the town was $36,212, and the median income for a family was $42,355. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $22,135 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,443. About 7.9% of families and 10.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.0% of those under age 18 and 6.2% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


See also

The Smyrna River is a river, approximately 15 mi (24 km) long, in central Delaware in the United States. ...

References

  1. ^ Annual Estimates of the Population for All Incorporated Places in Deleware (CSV). 2005 Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division (June 21, 2006). Retrieved on November 21, 2006.

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External links

  • Official website
  • Maps and aerial photos for 39°17′49″N 75°36′28″W / 39.296815, -75.607708Coordinates: 39°17′49″N 75°36′28″W / 39.296815, -75.607708

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