Sylvester is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 5,590, it is the 124th largest city in Georgia and the 4463rd largest city in the United States. Sylvester is currently declining at a rate of -1.46% annually and its population has decreased by -9.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,188 in 2010. Sylvester reached it's highest population of 6,210 in 2011. Spanning over 7 miles, Sylvester has a population density of 852 people per square mile.
The average household income in Sylvester is $52,169 with a poverty rate of 36.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $728 per month, and the median house value is $96,300. The median age in Sylvester is 30.1 years, 26 years for males, and 34.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 77.6 males.