Smyrna, DE Population by Age

The median age in Smyrna, DE is 35.1, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 18.85% were under the age of 15, 19.22% aged 15 to 29, 49.05% aged 30 to 64, 11.85% aged 65 to 84, and 1.03% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Smyrna, DE population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Smyrna's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 725 5.75%
5 to 9 years 815 6.46%
10 to 14 years 839 6.65%
15 to 19 years 788 6.24%
20 to 24 years 561 4.45%
25 to 29 years 1,076 8.53%
30 to 34 years 1,500 11.89%
35 to 39 years 880 6.97%
40 to 44 years 1,277 10.12%
45 to 49 years 955 7.57%
50 to 54 years 659 5.22%
55 to 59 years 405 3.21%
60 to 64 years 514 4.07%
65 to 69 years 639 5.06%
70 to 74 years 504 3.99%
75 to 79 years 183 1.45%
80 to 84 years 169 1.34%
85 years and over 130 1.03%
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Smyrna, DE population by age group

Key stats
3,728
Population under 25 years
4,733
Population aged 25-44
2,533
Population aged 45-64
1,625
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Smyrna's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Smyrna, DE population by age group. The largest age group was 30-34 years with a poulation of 1,500 (11.89% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Smyrna, DE was for the group of age 30-34 years with a population of 1,500 (11.89%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Smyrna, DE was the 85+ years with a population of 130 (1.03%).

Smyrna, DE population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Smyrna, DE's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Smyrna's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Smyrna, DE population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 8,058 (63.86% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 2,936 23.27%
18 to 64 years 8,058 63.86%
85 years and over 1,625 12.88%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Smyrna's population under 18 was 23.27%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Smyrna's working population (between 18 and 64) was 63.86%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Smyrna's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 12.88% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Smyrna, DE population pyramid

Population pyramid for Smyrna, DE is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Smyrna's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Smyrna, DE, is 27.6.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Smyrna, DE, is 18.9.
  • Total dependency ratio for Smyrna, DE is 46.5.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Smyrna, DE is 5.3.
The graph shows Smyrna's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Smyrna, DE population pyramid i.e. Smyrna population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Smyrna, DE's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 348 377 725
5 to 9 years 493 322 815
10 to 14 years 491 348 839
15 to 19 years 562 226 788
20 to 24 years 325 236 561
25 to 29 years 531 545 1,076
30 to 34 years 789 711 1,500
35 to 39 years 328 552 880
40 to 44 years 562 715 1,277
45 to 49 years 379 576 955
50 to 54 years 272 387 659
55 to 59 years 193 212 405
60 to 64 years 312 202 514
65 to 69 years 315 324 639
70 to 74 years 167 337 504
75 to 79 years 52 131 183
80 to 84 years 125 44 169
85 years and over 33 97 130
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Things to know

What is the population of Smyrna, DE under 18?

Smyrna's population under the age of 18 is 2,936, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 23.27% of the total resident population of Smyrna, DE.

What is the aging population in Smyrna, DE?

Smyrna's population aged 65 years and above was 1,625. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 12.88% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

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2023
Smyrna, DE Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Smyrna age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Smyrna population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Smyrna. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Smyrna by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Smyrna.

Key observations

The largest age group in Smyrna, DE was for the group of age 30-34 years with a population of 1,500 (11.89%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Smyrna, DE was the 85+ years with a population of 130 (1.03%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Smyrna population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Smyrna is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Smyrna total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Smyrna Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Smyrna, DE Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Smyrna - Population and Percentage Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Smyrna population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Smyrna. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Smyrna population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Smyrna population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Smyrna is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Smyrna is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Smyrna Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Smyrna, DE Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
Last updated September 16, 2023
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Smyrna, DE population pyramid, which represents the Smyrna population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Smyrna, DE, is 27.6.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Smyrna, DE, is 18.9.
  • Total dependency ratio for Smyrna, DE is 46.5.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Smyrna, DE is 5.3.

Smyrna population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Smyrna population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Smyrna for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Smyrna for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Smyrna for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Smyrna Population by Age. You can refer the same here

If you're looking for datasets from another year, please feel free to contact us at research@neilsberg.com and we'll be happy to assist you further.

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