Smyrna, GA Neighborhoods and Homes For Sale
Smyrna has a younger population due to the more affordable housing options and ambitious nature of its residents. Smyrna has grown rapidly from what it was starting in the late 1980s, completing a development plan of downtown in half of the estimated time. The city has been ranked by national publications as one of the best places to live. Business and job opportunities are on the rise with projected job growth over the next few years. The Village Green is the heart of the city built around a fountain that is made up of apartments and shopping, playing host to events and festivals throughout the year.
Cost of Living
The cost of living in Smyrna is considerably higher than the state average but only slightly higher than the national average. The median home price typically stays in the low to midrange, making it one of the most affordable places in metro Atlanta for homebuyers. Smyrna is considered one of the best, most affordable suburbs in Atlanta for millennials and first-time homebuyers.
Smyrna is conveniently located just 15 miles from Atlanta via I-285, I-75 and I-20 with much better traffic conditions than Atlanta. It’s just a 30-minute drive to the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The Cobb Community Transit system provides public bus transportation within Smyrna and connects to the MARTA bus and rail stations in Atlanta.
Smyna is part of the Cobb County School District and is centered around Campbell High School in downtown Smyrna with 10 elementary schools and two middle schools preceding it. There are also three private schools located in Smyrna. Campbell High School has high scores in key factors relating to college readiness with a high graduation rate.
Some of the most popular activities in Smyrna take advantage of its great outdoors, like the Silver Comet Trail, the Concord Covered Bridge, and the Fox Creek Golf Course & Driving Range. Most of the action takes place at the Village Green and the adjacent Market Village in the historic downtown where there’s great dining, entertainment, shopping, a library, and a community center.
Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Maponics and are subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries.
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