Sylvania, Ohio Population 2021

49,551
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Sylvania is a city located in Lucas County Ohio. Sylvania has a 2020 population of 49,551. Sylvania is currently growing at a rate of 0.58% annually and its population has increased by 2.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 48,360 in 2010. Sylvania reached it's highest population of 49,551 in 2021.

The average household income in Sylvania is $115,886 with a poverty rate of 6.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $917 per month, and the median house value is $200,100. The median age in Sylvania is 42 years, 39.3 years for males, and 44.4 years for females.

Sylvania Demographics

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

  • White: 88.29%
  • Black or African American: 3.68%
  • Asian: 3.51%
  • Two or more races: 2.90%
  • Other race: 1.54%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Sylvania, Ohio is 49,551 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 48,693.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 48,360.

Sylvania, Ohio Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White42,86688.29%
Black or African American1,7873.68%
Asian1,7043.51%
Two or More Races1,4072.90%
Some Other Race7501.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native330.07%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.01%
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Sylvania Population by Race

Sylvania Population Pyramid $2021

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Sylvania Median Age

42


Total

39.3


Male

44.4


Female

Sylvania Adults

There are 36,961 adults, (8,938 of whom are seniors) in Sylvania.

Sylvania Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Sylvania Sex Ratio

Female

24,976

51.44%

Male

23,577

48.56%

Sylvania Population by Age

Sylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.5%8.5%
All80.4%19.6%
Male73.2%26.8%
Female67.3%32.7%
Non Family63.4%36.6%

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sylvania Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,8572.5380.4
Married11,0253.1591.5
Non Family5,7721.263.4
Female1,4592.8367.3
Male6013.1473.2

3.06

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Sylvania Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2770.82%
9th to 12th Grade1,0643.13%
High School Graduate6,45519.00%
Some College6,02717.74%
Associates Degree3,1619.31%
Bachelors Degree9,43227.77%
Graduate Degree7,55422.24%
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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
White29,83728,82515,091
Black1,4021,180530
Asian1,2061,151803
Hispanic917882342
2+ Races509492230
Other Race39837242
Native American232314
Islander666

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Sylvania Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,394$66,288$40,998
Less Than 9th Grade$30,855$36,528$11,524
High School Graduate$41,250$49,804$31,427
Some College$40,056$58,377$35,389
Bachelors Degree$59,714$79,156$44,459
Graduate Degree$75,539$97,664$59,764

$53,394

Average Earnings

$66,288

Average Male

$40,998

Average Female

Sylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sylvania Language by Age

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Sylvania Language

90.90% of Sylvania residents speak only English, while 9.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 3.30% of the population.

Sylvania Language

Sylvania Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White41,1252,6476.44%
Black1,6521297.81%
Multiple1,379856.16%
Other738618.27%
Asian1,694573.36%
Hispanic1,604362.24%
Native32928.13%

6.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.81%

Male Poverty Rate

5.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sylvania is Native, with 28.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sylvania is Hispanic, with 2.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.45%.

Sylvania Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.79%
High School6.15%
Some College5.87%
Bachelors or Greater4.12%

Sylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.81%
Male Unemployed12.11%
Male Employed2.79%
Female Employed2.22%

Sylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sylvania Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$86,357$115,886
Families$108,160$133,852
Married Families$121,101-
Non Families$43,346$72,303
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Income by Household Type

Sylvania Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

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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2,282

Number of Veterans

2,163

Male Veterans

119

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam655
First Gulf War348
Korea315
Second Gulf War292
World War II209

Sylvania Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+850
65 to 74497
35 to 54479
55 to 64268
18 to 34188

Sylvania Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1166.43%
Black1429.87%
Hispanic494.26%
2+ Races243.92%

Sylvania Veterans by Race

Sylvania Veterans by Education

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6.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sylvania Veterans by Education

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65.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

3.3%

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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70.03%

Born in Sylvania

93.93%

Native Born

6.07%

Foreign Born

1.78%

Non Citizen

4.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.93% of Sylvania residents were born in the United States, with 70.03% having been born in Ohio. 1.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sylvania Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202149,5512860.58%
202049,2652860.58%
201948,9792860.59%
201848,6932040.42%
201748,4891320.27%
201648,3571140.24%
201548,243-18-0.04%
201448,261700.15%
201348,191880.18%
201248,103-89-0.18%
201148,192-168-0.35%
201048,3600.00%

Sylvania Population by Year