Sylvania, DeKalb County, Alabama

Sylvania: City in DeKalb County, Alabama, United States of America

About

Sylvania is a city located in the county of DeKalb in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,837. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,860 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Sylvania

Population : 1,860 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : DeKalb County
Postal code : 35988
Phone Area Codes : 256
Water as percent of area : 1.16%
Land as percent of area : 98.84%
Altitude : 1,388 feet / 423 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 13:42:33 (29th January 2023)
Population growth : 1.24% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Sylvania is located at 34°33'44"N 85°48'45"W (34.5623100, -85.8124700).

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Demographics

The population of Sylvania increased by 1.24% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,837 - census
2011 1,868 1.66% estimation process
2012 1,861 -0.38% estimation process
2013 1,863 0.11% estimation process
2014 1,867 0.21% estimation process
2015 1,870 0.16% estimation process
2016 1,874 0.21% estimation process
2017 1,888 0.74% estimation process
2018 1,892 0.21% estimation process
2019 1,894 0.11% estimation process
2020 1,860 -1.83% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,200
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 4,826
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 7.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,231
April 1, 2010 Population : 4,865
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 27.5%
People over 65 (%) : 17.5%
Female persons, % : 52.1%
White only, percent : 93.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.7%
Asians alone % : 0.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 20.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 74.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 192
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.2%

Sylvania zip code is 35988. County name: DeKalb, County fips: 01049

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $173,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,418
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $403
2015-2019 median gross rent : $905
2015-2019 Households : 1,625
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.93
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 78.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 47.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 10,149
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 86,385
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,633
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $61,106
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,395
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 556
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 296
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 171
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 72
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 466
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 66
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 473
2010 population per square mile : 724.6
2010 land area in square miles : 6.71
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 10,565
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 74.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $115,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $954
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $348
2015-2019 median gross rent : $673
Permits for construction, 2020 : 177
2015-2019 Households : 9,170
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.56
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 80.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 70.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 80.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 15.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 15.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 11,974
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 50,732
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 214,186
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 177,374
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,884
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 32.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $37,430
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,527
Percentage of people living in poverty : 15.5%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 308
2019 total employment : 3,659
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 111,415
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -0.1%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,712
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,072
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,137
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 623
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 64
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,966
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 124
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,880
2010 population per square mile : 72.4
2010 land area in square miles : 307.14
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 545,693
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $324,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,019
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $800
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,289
Permits for construction, 2020 : 27,110
2015-2019 Households : 472,361
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.54
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 80.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 88.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.0%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 16.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 72.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,726,774
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 6,996,844
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 12,281,855
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 15,583,650
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,224
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 25.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $75,887
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $43,658
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.8%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 37,501
2019 total employment : 638,903
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 42,241,895
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 2.5%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 132,806
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 120,533
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 64,679
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 42,186
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 35,323
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 79,883
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 9,520
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 105,236
2010 population per square mile : 1,034.4
2010 land area in square miles : 990.20

Schools in Sylvania

College & universities near Sylvania, AL

Code Name City ZIP
101277 New Beginning College of Cosmetology Albertville (AL) 35951

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sylvania, AL

Code Name Address Type
ATN Anniston 126 West 4th St RAIL

Post offices near Sylvania

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sylvania Post Office Sylvania (AL) 35988

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in DeKalb County

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City Name Population Title
Fort Payne 14,041 City in Alabama, US
Rainsville 5,149 City in DeKalb County, Alabama, United States
Henagar 2,367 City in Alabama
Collinsville 1,938 Town in Alabama
Crossville 1,847 Town of the United States
Mount Vernon 1,504 Town in Mobile County, Alabama
Fyffe 1,076 City in DeKalb County, Alabama, United States of America
Powell 908 City in Alabama, United States
Geraldine 896 Town in DeKalb County, Alabama, United States
Douglas 780 Town in Marshall County, Alabama, in the United States
Ider 737 Town in Alabama, USA
Valley Head 563 Town
Hammondville 485 Town
Mentone 332 Town in Alabama
Pine Ridge 273 Town in Alabama
Oak Hill 23 Town in Alabama, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Sylvania distances to largest Alabama cities