Sylvania, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 1,853 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +56.2%
Males: 978  (52.8%)
Females: 875  (47.2%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35988.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,172 (it was $28,553 in 2000)
Sylvania:

$41,172
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,526 (it was $15,561 in 2000)

Sylvania town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $104,513 (it was $56,800 in 2000)
Sylvania:

$104,513
AL:

$122,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $611.

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  • Races in Sylvania, AL (2013)

    Sylvania races chart
    • 1,66788.0%White alone
    • 1719.0%Hispanic
    • 201.1%American Indian alone
    • 201.1%Two or more races
    • 100.5%Asian alone
    • 60.3%Black alone

Races in Sylvania detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sylvania: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (20.7%), Irish (12.2%), English (6.5%), German (4.2%), Scottish (1.1%), Italian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1392 feet

Land area: 7.33 square miles.

Population density: 253 people per square mile   (very low).

Sylvania,AL real estate house value index trend

Sylvania, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Sylvania:

  • High school or higher: 78.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sylvania town:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.2%
Alabama:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $322 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $263 (0.3%)

Sylvania satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (45.1 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (92.2 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (514.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rainsville, AL (2.3 miles ), Powell, AL (2.4 miles ), Henagar, AL (2.5 miles ), Dutton, AL (2.8 miles ), Pine Ridge, AL (2.8 miles ), Shiloh, AL (2.8 miles ), Fort Payne, AL (3.0 miles ), Hammondville, AL (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 34.56 N, Longitude: 85.80 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Sylvania household income distribution Sylvania home values distribution

Crime rates in Sylvania by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 5404001
per 100,000 405.2323.10.0315.70.00.070.2
Burglaries 2266803
per 100,000 162.1161.6480.4473.6631.90.0210.5
Thefts 10901781126
per 100,000 810.4727.00.01,341.8631.9862.11,824.6
Auto thefts 4321000
per 100,000 324.1242.3160.178.90.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.3) 156.9129.548.3162.772.435.9105.9

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Crime rate in Sylvania detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Alabama average:

2.27
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +250 (+26.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Sylvania: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sylvania, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sylvania-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 119% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the Sylvania town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/6/2008, a category F4 tornado 8.1 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 12 people.

Earthquake activity:

Sylvania-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 10.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 115.6 miles away from Sylvania center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 134.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 195.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 293.3 miles away from Sylvania center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 130.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 14, Tornadoes: 12, Winds: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sylvania topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sylvania:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF FORT PAYNE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • CROWNE HEALTH CARE OF FT PAYNE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • DEKALB REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • AMERICA'S BEST CARE PLUS, INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; RAINSVILLE, AL)
  • JACKSON COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; SCOTTSBORO, AL)
  • NEW BEACON OF SCOTTSBORO (Hospital, about 16 miles away; SCOTTSBORO, AL)
  • HIGHLANDS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; SCOTTSBORO, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sylvania:

  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 7 miles; Rainsville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,409)
  • Snead State Community College (about 33 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Berry College (about 40 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 41 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 43 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 44 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 45 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)

Public high school in Sylvania:

  • SYLVANIA SCH (Students: 979, Location: 133 1ST ST NW, Grades: KG-12)
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Notable locations in Sylvania: Sylvania Fire Department Station 1 (A), Sylvania Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sylvania include: Trinity Methodist Church (A), Mountain View Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mahan Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

DeKalb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 55.7. This is better than average.

City:

55.7
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.44
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 22.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.4%
(21.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 21.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 65.0% for American Indian residents, 2.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.2%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Sylvania (2011 data):

  • Horizon Bank: Sylvania Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1994/08/05. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $95.0 mil, Deposits: $76.9 mil, headquarters in Fyffe, AL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Alabama average:

11.9

Sylvania travel time to work - commute Sylvania mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Sylvania town (based on DeKalb County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant32,536144
Mainline Protestant3,92536
Catholic2,6571
Other2522
Black Protestant-1
None31,739-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
DeKalb County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
DeKalb County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
DeKalb County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

31.7%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sylvania:

47.1%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.2%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Sylvania:

29.3
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sylvania:

24.8%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sylvania:

12.0%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sylvania:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.9%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Sylvania:

53.9%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Sylvania:

76.6%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sylvania, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 7$3,291$5,6420$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,126$25,5121$886
Police Protection - Officers 3$9,079$36,3162$1,276
Streets and Highways 1$2,214$26,5680$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,949$23,3880$0
Other and Unallocable 2$554$3,3240$0
Totals for Government 15$19,213$15,3703$2,162

5.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,591 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marshall County, AL  0.82% ($23,344 average AGI)
from Jackson County, AL  0.75% ($23,246)
from Etowah County, AL  0.35% ($21,474)


4.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Alabama average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marshall County, AL  0.99% ($24,626 average AGI)
to Jackson County, AL  0.65% ($29,083)
to Etowah County, AL  0.30% ($26,239)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sylvania:

  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WZOB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FORT PAYNE, AL; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WVSM (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; RAINSVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN ADVERTISING CO., INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZCT (1330 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: BONNER AND CARLILE ENTERPRISES)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WGTA (950 AM; 5 kW; SUMMERVILLE, GA; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sylvania:

  • WKEA-FM (98.3 FM; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WMXN-FM (101.7 FM; STEVENSON, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WMXF-FM (97.3 FM; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WATG (95.7 FM; TRION, GA; Owner: TTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTWX-FM (95.9 FM; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; Owner: GUNTERSVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sylvania:

  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • Sylvania, Alabama
  • Fatal accident count15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents26
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:4
  • Fatalities17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents54
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Alabama average
  • Fatal accident count112
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents176
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons30
  • Fatalities123
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents292
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents11
See more detailed statistics of Sylvania fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • $4,985,000Total costs
  • 20,693Total average daily traffic
  • 361Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,815Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sylvania)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • ENTERPRISE, 14 Enterprise St (Lat: 34.561056 Lon: -85.802444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 23 m, Call Sign: WQLF410
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.827 MHz, 155.647 MHzGrant Date: 01/05/2010, Expiration Date: 01/05/2020, Certifier: Debbie LesterRegistrant: Sylvania, 22957 Al Hwy 75, Sylvania, AL 35988, Phone: (256) 638-2604, Fax: (256) 638-7670, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Sylvania Gap, Lat: 34.498611 Lon: -85.742222, Type: Tank, Structure height: 41.5 m, Call Sign: WQID246
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/08/2008, Expiration Date: 01/08/2018, Certifier: James F JohnsonRegistrant: Bennet & Bennet, Pllc, 6124 Macarthur Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20816, Phone: (202) 371-1500, Fax: (202) 371-1558, Email:
  • RAINSVL NRTH, 533 3rd Street Sw (Lat: 34.555389 Lon: -85.820972), Type: Mast, Structure height: 91.5 m, Overall height: 92.1 m, Call Sign: WQOZ907
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/15/2012, Expiration Date: 03/15/2022, Certifier: Chris HarrisRegistrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sylvania)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 169BT , Serial Number: 28-3776, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 12/02/1966
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Robert R Wofford, Po Box 333, Sylvania, AL 35988, Other Owners: Anthony D Hammonds
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 62SM , Serial Number: 17261862, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 07/02/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Jesse Douglas Carter, 325 Michael Rd, Sylvania, AL 35988

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sylvania, AL
Most common first names in Sylvania, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James962.6 years
Mary978.6 years
William778.0 years
George579.0 years
John576.6 years
Thomas567.8 years
David451.5 years
Betty366.0 years
Leon380.7 years
Edward375.0 years
Most common last names in Sylvania, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Newsome875.0 years
Benefield670.2 years
Smith666.0 years
Gilbreath582.0 years
Wilbanks557.4 years
Furgerson467.5 years
Camp473.8 years
Martin472.0 years
Murdock476.8 years
Pack484.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Sylvania compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
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