Sylvan Springs, Alabama Population 2020

1,479

Sylvan Springs is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,479, it is the 216th largest city in Alabama and the 8757th largest city in the United States. Sylvan Springs is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -4.09% 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 $73,774 with a poverty rate of 3.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,086 per month, and the median house value is $155,700. The median age in Sylvan Springs is 42.1 years, 39 years for males, and 43.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.7 males.

Sylvan Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 93.83%
  • Black or African American: 5.09%
  • Asian: 0.54%
  • Two or more races: 0.30%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sylvan Springs, Alabama is 1,479, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,501.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,542.

Sylvan Springs, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,56793.83%
Black or African American855.09%
Asian90.54%
Two or More Races50.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.24%

Sylvan Springs Population Pyramid 2020

Sylvan Springs Median Age

42.1


Total

39


Male

43.3


Female

Sylvan Springs Adults

There are 1,297 adults, (326 of whom are seniors) in Sylvan Springs.

Sylvan Springs Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sylvan Springs Sex Ratio

Female

824

49.34%

Male

846

50.66%

Sylvan Springs Households and Families

Sylvan Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sylvan Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married93.2%6.8%
All92%8%
Non Family88.8%11.2%
Male75.9%24.1%

92.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5992.7992
Married3813.3393.2
Non Family1341.1188.8
Female553.02100
Male292.9775.9

3.22

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sylvan Springs Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade373.11%
9th to 12th Grade11910.00%
High School Graduate46038.66%
Some College29024.37%
Associates Degree1149.58%
Bachelors Degree847.06%
Graduate Degree867.23%

Sylvan Springs Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,118962122
Black474737
Hispanic99
Asian999
Native American442
Multiple Races33

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,658$49,808$42,308
Less Than High School$41,667$49,464$
High School Grad$37,500$43,542$35,750
Some College$47,083$52,019$42,125
Bachelors Degree$54,750$69,167$47,000
Graduate Degree$55,500$$56,083

$45,658

Average Earnings

$49,808

Average Male

$42,308

Average Female

Sylvan Springs Language

Sylvan Springs Language by Age

Sylvan Springs Language

99.43% of Sylvan Springs residents speak only English, while 0.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.57% of the population.

Sylvan Springs Poverty

Sylvan Springs Poverty by Race

3.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.96%

Male Poverty Rate

3.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sylvan Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sylvan Springs is White, with 3.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sylvan Springs is White, with 3.27% 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 9.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.11%.

Name Poverty
Some College7.67%
High School3.26%
Less Than High School3.21%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.29%
Male Unemployed28.00%
Female Employed1.64%
Male Employed0.00%

Sylvan Springs Income

Sylvan Springs Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,306$73,774
Families$69,583$81,245
Married Families$78,393-
Non Families$33,182$42,751

Sylvan Springs Marital Status

Sylvan Springs Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.6%

Male Marriage Rate

58.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Sylvan Springs Married by Age and Sex

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

Sylvan Springs Veterans

114

Number of Veterans

108

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam49
Second Gulf War22
First Gulf War19
Korea11
World War II

$Sylvan Springs Veterans by Education

12.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sylvan Springs Employment Status

57.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Sylvan Springs Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

89.70%

Born in Alabama

99.22%

Native Born

0.78%

Foreign Born

0.78%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.22% of Sylvan Springs residents were born in the United States, with 89.70% having been born in Alabama. 0.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,479-11-0.74%
20191,490-11-0.73%
20181,501-5-0.33%
20171,506-11-0.73%
20161,517-11-0.72%
20151,528-5-0.33%
20141,533-4-0.26%
20131,5370.00%
20121,537-1-0.07%
20111,538-3-0.19%
20101,5410.00%