Sylvania, Ohio Population 2022

19,641
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Sylvania is a city located in Lucas County Ohio. Sylvania has a 2020 population of 19,641. Sylvania is currently growing at a rate of 0.56% annually and its population has increased by 2.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,082 in 2010.

The average household income in Sylvania is $100,866 with a poverty rate of 7.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $858 per month, and the median house value is $178,800. The median age in Sylvania is 43.1 years, 38.3 years for males, and 47.1 years for females.

Sylvania Demographics

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

  • White: 90.31%
  • Asian: 3.31%
  • Two or more races: 2.55%
  • Black or African American: 2.13%
  • Other race: 1.69%
  • Native American: 0.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sylvania, Ohio is 19,641 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,641.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,082.

Sylvania, Ohio Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,28890.31%
Asian6333.31%
Two or More Races4892.55%
Black or African American4082.13%
Some Other Race3241.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.01%
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Sylvania Population by Race

Sylvania Population Pyramid $2022

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Sylvania Median Age

43.1


Total

38.3


Male

47.1


Female

Sylvania Adults

There are 15,066 adults, (4,009 of whom are seniors) in Sylvania.

Sylvania Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sylvania Sex Ratio

Female

9,944

51.95%

Male

9,199

48.05%

Sylvania Population by Age

Sylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family54.7%45.3%
Female60.1%39.9%
Male70%30%
All73.6%26.4%
Married88.5%11.5%

73.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sylvania Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,8022.473.6
Married4,1263.0988.5
Non Family2,6751.1854.7
Female7612.8260.1
Male2402.870

2.98

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Sylvania Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1501.11%
9th to 12th Grade4793.53%
High School Graduate2,64219.48%
Some College2,55318.82%
Associates Degree1,42910.54%
Bachelors Degree3,75027.65%
Graduate Degree2,56118.88%
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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
White12,21111,8395,895
Asian466436263
Hispanic39636192
Black34817347
Other Race198172
2+ Races15513826

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.95%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.44%.

Sylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,853$63,877$41,066
Less Than 9th Grade$12,933$$
High School Graduate$35,995$46,000$29,948
Some College$39,260$54,034$32,159
Bachelors Degree$61,435$75,641$45,273
Graduate Degree$73,056$82,297$62,958

$51,853

Average Earnings

$63,877

Average Male

$41,066

Average Female

Sylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sylvania Language by Age

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Sylvania Language

91.75% of Sylvania residents speak only English, while 8.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.49% of the population.

Sylvania Language

Sylvania Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,6341,3037.83%
Asian623579.15%
Black3354413.13%
Multiple461245.21%
Hispanic73191.23%
OtherNaN%

7.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.92%

Male Poverty Rate

7.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sylvania is Black, with 13.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sylvania is Hispanic, with 1.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.80%.

Sylvania Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.69%
Some College6.58%
Bachelors or Greater5.72%
High School5.15%

Sylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed9.59%
Male Employed4.47%
Female Employed2.44%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sylvania Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,923$100,866
Families$100,730$115,005
Married Families$115,219-
Non Families$40,387$70,939
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Income by Household Type

Sylvania Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

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 55-64.

Sylvania Marital Status by Race

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Sylvania Marital Status

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969

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam243
First Gulf War178
World War II168
Korea156
Second Gulf War79

Sylvania Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+460
35 to 54257
65 to 74166
55 to 6464
18 to 3422

Sylvania Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8936.54%
Black5915.32%
2+ Races177.59%
Hispanic81.46%

Sylvania Veterans by Race

Sylvania Veterans by Education

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5.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sylvania Veterans by Education

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

5%

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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71.14%

Born in Sylvania

94.76%

Native Born

5.24%

Foreign Born

1.50%

Non Citizen

3.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.76% of Sylvania residents were born in the United States, with 71.14% having been born in Ohio. 1.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sylvania Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202219,6411100.56%
202119,5311100.57%
202019,4211100.57%
201919,3111100.57%
201819,201770.40%
201719,124510.27%
201619,073440.23%
201519,029-9-0.05%
201419,038260.14%
201319,012350.18%
201218,977-36-0.19%
201119,013-69-0.36%
201019,0824120.22%
200018,6701,3690.76%
199017,3011,7741.09%
198015,5273,4962.58%
197012,0316,8448.78%
19605,1870.00%

Sylvania Population by Year