Sylacauga is a city located in Talladega County, Alabama. With a 2020 population of 11,934, it is the 58th largest city in Alabama and the 2736th largest city in the United States. Sylacauga is currently declining at a rate of -1.04% annually and its population has decreased by -6.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,749 in 2010. Sylacauga reached it's highest population of 12,857 in 1960. Spanning over 20 miles, Sylacauga has a population density of 589 people per square mile.
The average household income in Sylacauga is $51,773 with a poverty rate of 24.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $565 per month, and the median house value is $120,800. The median age in Sylacauga is 36.5 years, 33.9 years for males, and 38.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.2 males.