New Smyrna Beach Demographics
Population (year 2000): 20,048
Males: 9,456 (47.2%), Females: 10,592 (52.8%)
Elevation: 8 feet
County: Volusia
Land area: 27.7 square miles
Zip codes: 32168, 32169
Area code: 386

Median resident age: 53.5 years
Median household income: $35,372 (year 2000)
Median house value: $101,900 (year 2000)

Races in New Smyrna Beach:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.5%)
  • Black (6.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (18.6%), English (17.1%), Irish (16.5%), Italian (8.9%), United States (8.6%), French (3.9%).

For population 25 years and over in New Smyrna Beach

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Smyrna Beach


  • Never married: 17.5%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

5.6% Foreign born (3.0% Europe, 1.0% North America, 0.9% Latin America).


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 83 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 1997: 78 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 1998: 113 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 1999: 120 buildings, average cost: $133,800
  • 2000: 109 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2001: 96 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2002: 129 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2003: 133 buildings, average cost: $154,300

Crime in New Smyrna Beach (2002):
  • 2 murders (9.5 per 100,000)
  • 8 rapes (38.2 per 100,000)
  • 19 robberies (90.6 per 100,000)
  • 85 assaults (405.5 per 100,000)
  • 214 burglaries (1020.8 per 100,000)
  • 670 larceny counts (3196.0 per 100,000)
  • 44 auto thefts (209.9 per 100,000)

Crime in New Smyrna Beach (2001):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 8 rapes (38.9 per 100,000)
  • 21 robberies (102.1 per 100,000)
  • 73 assaults (354.9 per 100,000)
  • 213 burglaries (1035.6 per 100,000)
  • 593 larceny counts (2883.3 per 100,000)
  • 54 auto thefts (262.6 per 100,000)



 
 

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