Smyrna, DE Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,273 housing units in Smyrna. This represents a 21% growth from 1,878 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,254 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 19 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Smyrna is about 59.3%. Smyrna's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.5%. Average household size is 2.46 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Smyrna were built after 1969.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.30%
One Bedroom13.90%
Two Bedrooms25.20%
Three Bedrooms42.90%
Four Bedrooms13.10%
Five Bedrooms or more3.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.53
Median year structure was built1967
Median Value of occupied units$97,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$82,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.36
Median year structure was built1972
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$613

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage8.50%
Home Equity Loan8.50%
Simple Mortgage46.10%
Debt Free36.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.5%