The Town of Sylvania had a population of 1,732 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Sylvania is located at latitude 34.562 and longitude -85.8047 in DeKalb County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sylvania (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. DeKalb County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,388 feet.
The Town of Sylvania (GNIS ID: 2406707) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sylvania population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||1,732|
|Population in Familes||1,524|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.74|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||752 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||497 (66.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||135 (18.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||120 (16.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$92,964|
|Average Home Value||$112,223|
|Median Household Income||$38,591|
|Average Household Income||$48,339|
|Per Capita Income||$18,215|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.89%|
|Per Capita Income||1.85%|
The table below compares Sylvania to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 236||59th|
|Population Density1||# 334||42nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 293||49th|
|Median Household Income||# 254||56th|
|Per Capita Income||# 393||32nd|
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