Sylvania, Georgia Population 2022

2,570
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Sylvania is a city located in Screven County Georgia. Sylvania has a 2020 population of 2,570. It is also the county seat of Screven County. Sylvania is currently declining at a rate of -1.23% annually and its population has decreased by -2.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,634 in 2010.

The average household income in Sylvania is $46,738 with a poverty rate of 17.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $460 per month, and the median house value is $86,800. The median age in Sylvania is 38.8 years, 36.8 years for males, and 44.4 years for females.

Sylvania Demographics

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

  • White: 51.70%
  • Black or African American: 44.78%
  • Two or more races: 1.46%
  • Asian: 1.07%
  • Other race: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sylvania, Georgia is 2,570 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,634.

Sylvania, Georgia Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,20351.70%
Black or African American1,04244.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.13%
Asian251.07%
Some Other Race200.86%
Two or More Races341.46%
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Sylvania Population by Race

Sylvania Population Pyramid 2022

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Sylvania Median Age

54.3


Total

50.5


Male

56.3


Female

Sylvania Adults

There are 2,025 adults, (714 of whom are seniors) in Sylvania.

Sylvania Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

54.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23

Child Dependency Ratio

Sylvania Sex Ratio

Female

1,399

60.12%

Male

928

39.88%

Sylvania Population by Age

Sylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.3%4.7%
Male60%40%
All59.1%40.9%
Non Family48.8%51.2%
Female29.5%70.5%

59.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sylvania Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0212.1659.1
Married2953.4895.3
Male102.860
Female1733.4829.5
Non Family5431.0148.8

3.42

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Sylvania Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1115.84%
9th to 12th Grade23312.25%
High School Graduate76440.17%
Some College38120.03%
Associates Degree874.57%
Bachelors Degree1899.94%
Graduate Degree1377.20%
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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
Hispanic1087555
Asian20206
White889795252
2+ Races19192
Black86564813
Native American33

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 hispanic people with a rate of 50.93%.

Sylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,009$38,676$17,000
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,281$32,171$22,016
Some College$16,563$30,938$14,964
Bachelors Degree$$96,484$
Graduate Degree$48,958$$

$22,009

Average Earnings

$38,676

Average Male

$17,000

Average Female

Sylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sylvania Language by Age

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Sylvania Language

96.78% of Sylvania residents speak only English, while 3.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.34% of the population.

Sylvania Language

Sylvania Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,01319018.76%
Black1,02916516.03%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic1082422.22%

17.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.01%

Male Poverty Rate

21.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sylvania is White, with 18.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sylvania is Hispanic, with 22.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.63%.

Sylvania Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.20%
High School17.87%
Some College3.97%
Bachelors or Greater8.49%

Sylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.04%
Male Unemployed88.89%
Female Employed14.93%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sylvania Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,595$44,187
Families$44,688$63,882
Married Families$78,162-
Non Families$17,712$26,657
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Income by Household Type

Sylvania Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

32.8%

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

Sylvania Marital Status by Race

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Sylvania Marital Status

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154

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War17
First Gulf War17
Vietnam86
Korea11
World War II

Sylvania Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5417
55 to 6417
65 to 7452
75+68

Sylvania Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White908.62%
Black646.82%

Sylvania Veterans by Race

Sylvania Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sylvania Veterans by Education

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44.5%

Labor Force Participation

44%

Employment Rate

1%

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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73.27%

Born in Sylvania

97.85%

Native Born

2.15%

Foreign Born

0.60%

Non Citizen

1.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.85% of Sylvania residents were born in the United States, with 73.27% having been born in Georgia. 0.60% 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
19402,5310.00%
19502,9394081.51%
19603,4695301.67%
19703,199-270-0.81%
19803,3521530.47%
19902,871-481-1.54%
20002,675-196-0.70%
20102,9562811.00%
20112,924-32-1.08%
20122,892-32-1.09%
20132,860-32-1.11%
20142,828-32-1.12%
20152,796-32-1.13%
20162,764-32-1.14%
20172,732-32-1.16%
20182,700-32-1.17%
20192,668-32-1.19%
20202,634-34-1.27%
20212,602-32-1.21%
20222,570-32-1.23%

Sylvania Population by Year