For population 25 years and over in Sylvania:
For population 15 years and over in Sylvania city:
12 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $664 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (52.2 miles , pop. 195,182).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (168.1 miles , pop. 735,617).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (617.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Hiltonia, GA (3.0 miles ), Rocky Ford, GA (3.5 miles) , Newington, GA (3.7 miles ), Millhaven, GA (3.7 miles ), Oliver, GA (4.1 miles ), Sardis, GA (4.1 miles ), Millen, GA (4.2 miles ), North Ogeechee, GA (4.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.75 N, Longitude: 81.64 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,557 (+52.0%)
Area code: 912
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Sylvania detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 16 (11 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -248 (-8.5%).
Work and jobs in Sylvania: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sylvania, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sylvania-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 32% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/13/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.4 miles away from the Sylvania city center injured 21 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/23/1983, a category F3 tornado 31.1 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sylvania-area historical earthquake activity is near Georgia state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from Sylvania center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1995 at 13:45:57, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/13/2003 at 20:15:16, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.1 miles away from Sylvania center
On 1/18/2000 at 22:19:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Screven County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: William M. Hobby - Navy officer for whom a Navy ship was named, Jim Osborne (American football) - Football player.
Airports and heliports located in Sylvania:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Sylvania and their reported violations in the past:PINEVALE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 117, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 30.7%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.1% for Black residents, 20.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 99.1% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
146 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
People in group quarters in Sylvania in 2010:
Sylvania compared to Georgia state average:
Banks with branches in Sylvania (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Sylvania (based on Screven County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.52%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
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Sylvania government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,204 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:
6.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,278 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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See more detailed statistics of Sylvania fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 48 meters (157ft)
Total costs: $4,301,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,410
Total average daily truck traffic: 250
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sylvania)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 108 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sylvania, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sylvania)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sylvania)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 32 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.