Sylva is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,830, it is the 215th largest city in North Carolina and the 6407th largest city in the United States. Sylva is currently growing at a rate of 1.91% annually and its population has increased by 9.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,588 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Sylva has a population density of 892 people per square mile.
The average household income in Sylva is $50,025 with a poverty rate of 21.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $754 per month, and the median house value is $136,200. The median age in Sylva is 36.3 years, 33.8 years for males, and 37.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.5 males.