For population 25 years and over in Sylvan:
For population 15 years and over in Sylvan town:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: La Crosse, WI (42.3 miles , pop. 51,818).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (65.0 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (184.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Marshall, WI (2.3 miles ), Akan, WI (2.3 miles ), Boaz, WI (2.5 miles) , Dayton, WI (2.7 miles ), Forest, WI (2.7 miles ), Clayton, WI (2.8 miles ), Viola, WI (2.8 miles ), Readstown, WI (2.9 miles ).
Latitude: 43.41 N, Longitude: 90.60 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 608
Population change in the 1990s: +39 (+7.7%).
Work and jobs in Sylvan: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sylvan, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sylvan-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 108% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Sylvan town center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 43.5 miles away from the town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Richland County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Sylvan:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sylvan:
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Sylvan compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Sylvan (based on Richland County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.31%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,917 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,708 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 19See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Sylvan, WI
Total length: 24 meters (79ft)
Total costs: $322,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,487
Total average daily truck traffic: 519
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 7,783
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1