Sylvan Springs, Alabama Population 2021

1,476
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Sylvan Springs is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,476, it is the 222nd largest city in Alabama and the 8772nd largest city in the United States . Sylvan Springs is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -4.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,542 in 2010. Sylvan Springs reached it's highest population of 1,541 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Sylvan Springs has a population density of 170 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sylvan Springs is $78,365 with a poverty rate of 2.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $761 per month, and the median house value is $161,200. The median age in Sylvan Springs is 42.4 years, 42.2 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Sylvan Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 86.98%
  • Black or African American: 9.31%
  • Two or more races: 2.86%
  • Asian: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sylvan Springs, Alabama is 1,476 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,500.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,542.

Sylvan Springs, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,64486.98%
Black or African American1769.31%
Two or More Races542.86%
Asian110.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.26%
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Sylvan Springs Population by Race

Sylvan Springs Population Pyramid $2021

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Sylvan Springs Median Age

42.4


Total

42.2


Male

42.6


Female

Sylvan Springs Adults

There are 1,430 adults, (354 of whom are seniors) in Sylvan Springs.

Sylvan Springs Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sylvan Springs Sex Ratio

Female

927

49.05%

Male

963

50.95%

Sylvan Springs Population by Age

Sylvan Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sylvan Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married95.5%4.5%
All93%7%
Male86.5%13.5%
Non Family83.8%16.2%

93.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sylvan Springs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6452.9393
Married4213.4995.5
Non Family1301.0883.8
Female573.05100
Male372.8686.5

3.34

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

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Sylvan Springs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade372.91%
9th to 12th Grade1148.98%
High School Graduate51840.79%
Some College28722.60%
Associates Degree1007.87%
Bachelors Degree13410.55%
Graduate Degree806.30%
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Sylvan Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sylvan Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,1791,035151
Black665944
Asian111111
2+ Races996
Native American552

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Sylvan Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,750$53,203$46,364
Less Than 9th Grade$42,308$50,250$36,250
High School Graduate$41,563$50,625$35,446
Some College$54,219$60,833$53,125
Bachelors Degree$60,682$71,932$49,792
Graduate Degree$50,625$$57,569

$49,750

Average Earnings

$53,203

Average Male

$46,364

Average Female

Sylvan Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sylvan Springs Language by Age

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Sylvan Springs Language

99.38% of Sylvan Springs residents speak only English, while 0.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.62% of the population.

Sylvan Springs Language

Sylvan Springs Poverty by Race

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2.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.92%

Male Poverty Rate

2.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sylvan Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sylvan Springs is White, with 3.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sylvan Springs is White, with 3.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.36%.

Sylvan Springs Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College9.56%
High School3.09%
Less Than 9th Grade1.32%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Sylvan Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed29.63%
Female Unemployed29.03%
Female Employed1.76%
Male Employed0.00%

Sylvan Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sylvan Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,368$78,365
Families$77,386$85,349
Married Families$84,896-
Non Families$39,375$43,982
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Income by Household Type

Sylvan Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Sylvan Springs Married by Age and Sex

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Sylvan Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sylvan Springs Marital Status by Race

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Sylvan Springs Marital Status

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127

Number of Veterans

122

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam62
Second Gulf War17
Korea11
First Gulf War9
World War II

Sylvan Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+42
65 to 7437
35 to 5426
55 to 6417
18 to 345

Sylvan Springs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1259.47%
Native American240.00%

Sylvan Springs Veterans by Race

Sylvan Springs Veterans by Education

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11.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sylvan Springs Veterans by Education

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58%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Sylvan Springs Employment by Age

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Sylvan Springs Employment by Race

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Sylvan Springs Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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90.42%

Born in Sylvan Springs

99.15%

Native Born

0.85%

Foreign Born

0.85%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.15% of Sylvan Springs residents were born in the United States, with 90.42% having been born in Alabama. 0.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sylvan Springs Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,476-8-0.54%
20201,484-8-0.54%
20191,492-8-0.53%
20181,500-7-0.46%
20171,507-10-0.66%
20161,517-12-0.78%
20151,529-7-0.46%
20141,536-4-0.26%
20131,5400.00%
20121,540-1-0.06%
20111,5410.00%
20101,5410.00%

Sylvan Springs Population by Year