Sylvania, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 2,452 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.3%
 
Males: 1,117  (45.6%)
Females: 1,335  (54.4%)
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30467.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,089 (it was $27,426 in 2000)
Sylvania:

$32,089
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,089 (it was $16,181 in 2000)

Sylvania city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,263 (it was $62,800 in 2000)
Sylvania:

$89,263
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $111,776; detached houses: $118,014; mobile homes: $38,755

Median gross rent in 2017: $625.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sylvania: 71.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.7%
(34.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.6% for Black residents, 93.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sylvania, GA (2010)
    • 1,49250.5%Black alone
    • 1,35445.8%White alone
    • 411.4%Hispanic
    • 341.2%Asian alone
    • 301.0%Two or more races
    • 40.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 62 registered sex offenders living in Sylvania, Georgia as of January 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sylvania is 42 to 1.


Crime rates in Sylvania by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.7)
1
(40.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(74.8)
1
(39.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.1)
0
(0.0)
4
(133.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(74.8)
9
(356.9)
3
(120.5)
3
(120.3)
3
(114.9)
1
(33.4)
11
(374.0)
8
(315.0)
2
(77.6)
1
(39.6)
3
(118.7)
1
(39.8)
7
(287.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
14
(523.6)
8
(317.2)
15
(602.7)
6
(240.6)
9
(344.8)
4
(133.6)
9
(306.0)
9
(354.3)
11
(426.9)
28
(1,109)
17
(672.7)
3
(119.3)
5
(205.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
17
(635.8)
19
(753.4)
26
(1,045)
26
(1,043)
37
(1,418)
26
(868.1)
25
(850.1)
28
(1,102)
15
(582.1)
19
(752.5)
12
(474.9)
31
(1,233)
39
(1,603)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
85
(3,179)
109
(4,322)
94
(3,777)
118
(4,731)
109
(4,176)
68
(2,270)
99
(3,366)
91
(3,583)
83
(3,221)
65
(2,574)
81
(3,205)
61
(2,426)
90
(3,699)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(74.8)
2
(79.3)
3
(120.5)
7
(280.7)
4
(153.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(102.0)
4
(157.5)
4
(155.2)
2
(79.2)
7
(277.0)
4
(159.1)
7
(287.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(38.3)
N/A0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)364.6513.5470.9401.0382.0295.2375.7398.4290.6427.3432.9231.9443.5

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City-data.com crime index in Sylvania, GA

Crime rate in Sylvania detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.11
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: German (7.4%), English (5.3%), American (5.2%), Irish (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%), Scottish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 236 feet

Land area: 3.79 square miles.

Population density: 647 people per square mile   (low).

Sylvania, Georgia map

40 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $723 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $984 (1.0%)

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 )

Latitude: 32.75 N, Longitude: 81.64 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,083 (+39.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 493 (44.7%)

Area code: 912

Distribution of median household income in Sylvania, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sylvania, GA in 2017
Sylvania satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,600
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $39,300
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $64,100
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $59,900
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,500
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $170,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Sylvania, GA residents
Average permit cost in Sylvania, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Sylvania, GA
Historical housing units in Sylvania, GA
Most common industries in Sylvania, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.8%)
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (12.4%)
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.6%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Utilities (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.8%)
  • Health care (21.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.7%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Sylvania, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Registered nurses (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.0%)
  • Plant and system operators (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (12.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)

Average climate in Sylvania, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sylvania-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 11% smaller 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 slightly below Georgia state average. It is 86% 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 Sylvania center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from the city 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 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 102.1 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 259.5 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 Sylvania center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Screven County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sylvania topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Sylvania:

  • SCREVEN COUNTY HOSPITAL (215 MIMS ROAD)
  • SYL-VIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (411 PINE STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Sylvania:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sylvania:

  • Georgia Southern University (about 24 miles; Statesboro, GA; Full-time enrollment: 18,824)
  • East Georgia State College (about 41 miles; Swainsboro, GA; FT enrollment: 2,345)
  • Denmark Technical College (about 50 miles; Denmark, SC; FT enrollment: 2,050)
  • Augusta Technical College (about 52 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,494)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 54 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 56 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (about 57 miles; Savannah, GA; FT enrollment: 9,964)

Public high school in Sylvania:

Private high school in Sylvania:

  • BUILDING BRIDGES ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION ACADEMY (Students: 41, Location: 440 ARNETT SCHOOL RD, Grades: PK-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sylvania:

Private elementary/middle school in Sylvania:

  • COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN (Students: 46, Location: 603 E OGEECHEE ST, Grades: PK-6)
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Library in Sylvania:

  • SCREVEN-JENKINS REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $687,579; Location: 106 S. COMMUNITY DR.; 81,002 books; 1,586 audio materials; 4,025 video materials; 88 local licensed databases; 146 state licensed databases; 118 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sylvania: Sylvania Fire Department (A), Sylvania City Hall (B), Screven County Library (C), Screven County Courthouse (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Brantley Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Sylvania include: Bible Church (A), Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), First Methodist Church (D), Saint Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church (E), Saint Paul Baptist Church (F), Our Lady of the Assumption Church (G), Great Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (H), Memorial Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotels: Days Inn Of Sylvania (404 W Ogeechee St), Dreamland Motel (301 North Avenue).

Birthplace of: William M. Hobby - Navy officer for whom a Navy ship was named, Jim Osborne (American football) - Football player.

Screven County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.2%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.5%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Sylvania in 2010:

  • 112 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
146 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Sylvania (2011 data):

  • Farmers and Merchants Bank: Westside Branch, Filbert Street Branch, Farmers And Merchants Bank. Info updated 2009/10/26: Bank assets: $128.7 mil, Deposits: $113.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Screven Bancshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Sylvania Main Branch at 105 South Main Street, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Queensborough National Bank & Trust Company: Sylvania Branch at 301 Mims Road, branch established on 1996/09/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $875.3 mil, Deposits: $744.4 mil, headquarters in Louisville, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Queensborough Company, The
  • Bank of Newington: Sylvania Branch at 107 West Ogeechee Street, branch established on 1998/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $70.4 mil, Deposits: $63.7 mil, headquarters in Newington, GA, negative income in the last year, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Sylvania:

Marital status in Sylvania, GA
  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 6.8%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Sylvania:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 15.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sylvania
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Religion statistics for Sylvania, GA (based on Screven County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,87134
Mainline Protestant1,99019
Black Protestant1,42010
Catholic1701
Other31
None6,139-
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: 3
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Screven County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Screven County:

7.98 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Screven County:

5.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Screven County:

14.3%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.9%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Screven County:

11.7%
State:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

55.8%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.5%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sylvania:

18.0%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.7%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Sylvania:

36.6%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

58.4%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

82.4%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sylvania, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$28,580$38,1070$0
Streets and Highways 8$19,236$28,8540$0
Electric Power 7$31,848$54,5970$0
Firefighters 7$25,081$42,9962$682
Water Supply 5$13,396$32,1500$0
Solid Waste Management 5$13,527$32,4650$0
Financial Administration 4$12,542$37,6260$0
Other and Unallocable 3$11,380$45,5200$0
Gas Supply 2$6,937$41,6220$0
Sewerage 2$6,687$40,1220$0
Police - Other 2$5,069$30,4140$0
Other Government Administration 2$11,273$67,6387$1,600
Welfare 1$3,268$39,2162$1,597
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$900
Totals for Government 57$188,824$39,75212$4,779

Sylvania government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,263,000 ($515.09)
    Sewerage: $842,000 ($343.39)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $26,777,000 ($10920.47)
    Gas Utilities: $3,304,000 ($1347.47)
    Police Protection: $941,000 ($383.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $648,000 ($264.27)
    Water Utilities: $497,000 ($202.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $465,000 ($189.64)
    Sewerage: $331,000 ($134.99)
    Regular Highways: $323,000 ($131.73)
    Financial Administration: $318,000 ($129.69)
    Central Staff Services: $233,000 ($95.02)
    General - Other: $203,000 ($82.79)
    Public Welfare - Other: $143,000 ($58.32)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $60,000 ($24.47)
    Housing and Community Development: $58,000 ($23.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($3.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $184,000 ($75.04)
    Regular Highways: $155,000 ($63.21)
    Electric Utilities: $153,000 ($62.40)
    Police Protection: $46,000 ($18.76)
    General - Other: $30,000 ($12.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000 ($7.75)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($6.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($4.89)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($2.04)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($1.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,566,000 ($1046.49)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Sylvania government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $488,000 ($199.02)
    Sewerage: $435,000 ($177.41)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $15,000 ($6.12)
    Other: $15,000 ($6.12)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $9,000 ($3.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $421,000 ($171.70)
    General Local Government Support: $180,000 ($73.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $162,000 ($66.07)
    General Revenue - Other: $34,000 ($13.87)
    Royalties: $17,000 ($6.93)
    Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($3.67)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $27,117,000 ($11059.14)
    Gas Utilities: $3,566,000 ($1454.32)
    Water Utilities: $653,000 ($266.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $411,000 ($167.62)
    Other: $84,000 ($34.26)
    Highways: $66,000 ($26.92)
  • Tax - Property: $368,000 ($150.08)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $151,000 ($61.58)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $110,000 ($44.86)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $52,000 ($21.21)
    Public Utilities Sales: $33,000 ($13.46)
    Other Selective Sales: $15,000 ($6.12)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $10,000 ($4.08)

Sylvania government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,538,000 ($627.24)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,538,000 ($627.24)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000 ($4.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,000 ($4.89)

Sylvania government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,032,000 ($2460.03)

5.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($28,702 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Georgia average:

9.49%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bulloch County, GA  1.28% ($30,052 average AGI)
from Effingham County, GA  0.60% ($28,074)
from Chatham County, GA  0.46% ($37,095)


5.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,047 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bulloch County, GA  1.91% ($29,586 average AGI)
to Chatham County, GA  0.55% ($40,480)
to Effingham County, GA  0.51% ($32,957)
Businesses in Sylvania, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Advance Auto Parts1RadioShack1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
Ford1Subway1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sylvania:

  • WSYL (1490 AM; 1 kW; SYLVANIA, GA; Owner: SAM-MAC BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPTB (850 AM; 1 kW; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WRDW (1480 AM; 10 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WCHZ LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sylvania:

  • WZBX (106.5 FM; SYLVANIA, GA; Owner: RADIO STATESBORO, INC.)
  • WMCD (100.1 FM; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: RADIO STATESBORO, INC.)
  • WHKN (94.9 FM; MILLEN, GA; Owner: MULTI-SERVICE CORP.)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBAW-FM (99.1 FM; BARNWELL, SC; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZAT (102.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAEV (97.3 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQBT (94.1 FM; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAKB (96.9 FM; WRENS, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE OF AUGUSTA, LLC)
  • WZNY (105.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPMX (102.9 FM; STATESBORO, GA; Owner: MULTI-SERVICE CORP.)
  • WIIZ (97.9 FM; BLACKVILLE, SC; Owner: NICWILD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sylvania:

  • WTOC-TV (Channel 11; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WSAV-TV (Channel 3; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WVAN-TV (Channel 9; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTGS (Channel 28; HARDEEVILLE, SC; Owner: BLUENOSE BROADCASTING OF SAVANNAH LLC)
  • WJCL (Channel 22; SAVANNAH, GA; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF SAVANNAH LICENSE LLC)
  • WCES-TV (Channel 20; WRENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WGSA (Channel 34; BAXLEY, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN TV CORPORATION)
  • WEBA-TV (Channel 14; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WFXG (Channel 54; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
Sylvania fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Sylvania fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 29.4mTotal length
  • $6,071,000Total costs
  • 38,740Total average daily traffic
  • 2,851Total average daily truck traffic
  • 57,405Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sylvania, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sylvania, GA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sylvania)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 163 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Sylvania, GA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (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: 30 (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: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 97
  • Hazardous Condition: 117
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 5
Fire incident types in Sylvania, GA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sylvania, GA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sylvania, GA
  • 71.1%Electricity
  • 26.5%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sylvania, GA
  • 62.8%Electricity
  • 33.3%Utility gas
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 1.4%Wood


Sylvania compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Sylvania on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other noninstitutional group quarters (population 1,000+)"
There are 13 pilots and 18 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Thomas K. Bragg (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.