Sylvania, Alabama Population 2022

1,780
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Sylvania is a city located in Alabama. Sylvania has a 2020 population of 1,780. Sylvania is currently declining at a rate of -0.28% annually and its population has decreased by -0.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,790 in 2010.

The average household income in Sylvania is $65,679 with a poverty rate of 10.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $565 per month, and the median house value is $86,900. The median age in Sylvania is 34.5 years, 34.8 years for males, and 34 years for females.

Sylvania Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sylvaniawas:

  • White: 88.85%
  • Other race: 9.26%
  • Native American: 1.22%
  • Two or more races: 0.50%
  • Black or African American: 0.17%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sylvania, Alabama is 1,780 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,790.

Sylvania, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,12088.85%
Black or African American40.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native291.22%
Some Other Race2219.26%
Two or More Races120.50%
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Sylvania Population by Race

Sylvania Population Pyramid 2022

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Sylvania Median Age

35.5


Total

39


Male

34.1


Female

Sylvania Adults

There are 1,732 adults, (288 of whom are seniors) in Sylvania.

Sylvania Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Sylvania Sex Ratio

Female

1,244

52.14%

Male

1,142

47.86%

Sylvania Population by Age

Sylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
Non Family73.3%26.7%
All70%30%
Male41.3%58.8%
Female32.7%67.3%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sylvania Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8402.8470
Married3983.5388.7
Male803.8141.3
Female1562.8832.7
Non Family2061.0973.3

3.33

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

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Sylvania Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1177.37%
9th to 12th Grade1579.89%
High School Graduate57035.89%
Some College27817.51%
Associates Degree19011.96%
Bachelors Degree19812.47%
Graduate Degree784.91%
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Sylvania Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American292917
2+ Races1277
White1,3411,163252
Other Race173103
Hispanic192101

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 native american people with a rate of 58.62%.

Sylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,875$34,250$22,324
Less Than 9th Grade$22,054$25,536$
High School Graduate$34,688$36,789$25,104
Some College$21,534$24,205$21,078
Bachelors Degree$41,250$88,333$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,875

Average Earnings

$34,250

Average Male

$22,324

Average Female

Sylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sylvania Language by Age

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Sylvania Language

91.64% of Sylvania residents speak only English, while 8.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.99% of the population.

Sylvania Language

Sylvania Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black44100.00%
Multiple12541.67%
White2,03823311.43%
Other8NaN%
Hispanic293165.46%

10.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.54%

Male Poverty Rate

11.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sylvania is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sylvania is Hispanic, with 5.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.62%.

Sylvania Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.80%
High School12.11%
Some College6.20%
Bachelors or Greater1.09%

Sylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.64%
Male Unemployed13.51%
Female Employed5.70%
Female Unemployed42.86%

Sylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sylvania Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,526$62,577
Families$57,679$71,672
Married Families$67,241-
Non Families$24,762$32,631
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Income by Household Type

Sylvania Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sylvania Married by Age and Sex

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Sylvania 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.

Sylvania Marital Status by Race

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Sylvania Marital Status

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77

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War11
Vietnam43
Korea12
World War II

Sylvania Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 547
55 to 64
65 to 7436
75+34

Sylvania Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White765.05%
Native American13.45%
Hispanic125.22%

Sylvania Veterans by Race

Sylvania Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sylvania Veterans by Education

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66.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sylvania Employment by Age

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Sylvania Employment by Race

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Sylvania 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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75.57%

Born in Sylvania

93.04%

Native Born

6.96%

Foreign Born

6.96%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.04% of Sylvania residents were born in the United States, with 75.57% having been born in Alabama. 6.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sylvania Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,8370.00%
20111,832-5-0.27%
20121,827-5-0.27%
20131,822-5-0.27%
20141,817-5-0.27%
20151,812-5-0.28%
20161,807-5-0.28%
20171,802-5-0.28%
20181,797-5-0.28%
20191,792-5-0.28%
20201,790-2-0.11%
20211,785-5-0.28%
20221,780-5-0.28%

Sylvania Population by Year