Sylvester is a city located in Worth County Georgia. Sylvester has a 2020 population of 5,863. It is also the county seat of Worth County. Sylvester is currently growing at a rate of 0.50% annually but its population has decreased by -5.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,186 in 2010.
The average household income in Sylvester is $53,147 with a poverty rate of 32.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $687 per month, and the median house value is $106,400. The median age in Sylvester is 34.9 years, 29.5 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sylvesterwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 57.14%.
99.60% of Sylvester residents speak only English, while 0.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.28% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Sylvester is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Sylvester is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.73%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Sylvester
99.40% of Sylvester residents were born in the United States, with 85.78% having been born in Georgia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.
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