Sylvan Springs, Alabama Population 2024

1,570

Sylvan Springs is a city located in Jefferson County Alabama. Sylvan Springs has a 2024 population of 1,570. Sylvan Springs is currently declining at a rate of -1.26% annually and its population has decreased by -4.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,649 in 2020.

The average household income in Sylvan Springs is $82,628 with a poverty rate of 1.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sylvan Springs is 40.7 years, 42.3 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Sylvan Springs Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sylvan Springs was:

  • White: 85.34%
  • Two or more races: 8.22%
  • Black or African American: 5.52%
  • Asian: 0.53%
  • Other race: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
8.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
180.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.79% (-79)
The current population of Sylvan Springs, Alabama is 1,570 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,649.

Sylvan Springs, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,29885.34%
Two or more races1258.22%
Black or African American845.52%
Asian80.53%
Other race50.33%
Native American10.07%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sylvan Springs Population by Race

Sylvan Springs Population Pyramid 2024

Sylvan Springs Median Age

40.7

Total

42.3

Male

38.7

Female

Sylvan Springs Adults

There are 1,170 adults, (342 of whom are seniors) in Sylvan Springs.

Sylvan Springs Age Dependency

83.7

Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sylvan Springs Sex Ratio

Female68444.97%
Male83755.03%

Sylvan Springs Population by Age

Sylvan Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5512.7687.512.5
Married3463.2190.89.2
Non Family1091.1570.629.4
Male793.0396.23.8
Female172.7688.211.8
showing: 5 rows

3.12

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

87.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sylvan Springs Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sylvan Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sylvan Springs Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 16.07%.

Sylvan Springs Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$52,750

Average Earnings

$65,156

Average Male

$38,571

Average Female

Sylvan Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sylvan Springs Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sylvan Springs Language

99.1% of Sylvan Springs residents speak only English, while 0.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.42% of the population.

Sylvan Springs Language

Sylvan Springs Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,298141.08%
Black84910.71%
Native11100%
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1.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.2%

Male Poverty Rate

2.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sylvan Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sylvan Springs is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sylvan Springs is White, with 1.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.2%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.53%.

Sylvan Springs Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade5.21%
Some College3.64%
High School0.88%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Sylvan Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.52%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Sylvan Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sylvan Springs Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sylvan Springs Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

64.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Sylvan Springs Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sylvan Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sylvan Springs Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sylvan Springs Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

109

Number of Veterans

89

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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Sylvan Springs Veterans by War

count

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Sylvan Springs Veterans by Age

count

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Sylvan Springs Veterans by Race

Sylvan Springs Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

74.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sylvan Springs Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sylvan Springs Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sylvan Springs Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sylvan Springs Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.79%

Born in Sylvan Springs

99.54%

Native Born

0.46%

Foreign Born

0.2%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.54% of Sylvan Springs residents were born in the United States, with 81.79% having been born in Alabama. 0.2% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Sylvan Springs Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,470-20-1.34%
20281,490-20-1.32%
20271,510-20-1.31%
20261,530-20-1.29%
20251,550-20-1.27%
20241,570-20-1.26%
20231,590-20-1.24%
20221,610-20-1.23%
20211,630-19-1.15%
20201,64915510.37%
20191,494-10-0.66%
20181,504-6-0.4%
20171,510-10-0.66%
20161,520-12-0.78%
20151,532-7-0.45%
20141,539-6-0.39%
20131,545-1-0.06%
20121,546
20111,546
20101,546
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Sylvan Springs Population by Year