Sylvania, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 18,941 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.5%
 
Males: 9,057  (47.8%)
Females: 9,884  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

42.6 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 43560, 43617, 43623.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,400 (it was $57,358 in 2000)
Sylvania:

$71,400
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $38,247 (it was $28,163 in 2000)

Sylvania city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $199,747 (it was $152,000 in 2000)
Sylvania:

$199,747
OH:

$144,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $194,199; detached houses: $202,734; townhouses or other attached units: $120,624; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $146,637; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $60,853

Median gross rent in 2017: $814.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sylvania: 93.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.7%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.7% for Black residents, 23.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.4% for other race residents, 33.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sylvania, OH (2017)
    • 16,79489.7%White alone
    • 4952.6%Asian alone
    • 4682.5%Hispanic
    • 4492.4%Two or more races
    • 2951.6%Black alone
    • 140.07%American Indian alone
    • 120.06%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Sylvania, Ohio as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sylvania is 2,087 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Sylvania by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(5.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(26.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.8)
1
(3.4)
2
(6.8)
3
(15.9)
5
(16.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(11.5)
5
(19.0)
15
(57.4)
12
(45.9)
12
(46.2)
11
(37.2)
19
(64.6)
11
(37.5)
13
(44.2)
9
(30.5)
7
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
6
(20.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(15.9)
1
(3.8)
4
(15.2)
10
(38.3)
7
(26.8)
16
(61.6)
8
(27.1)
8
(27.2)
4
(13.6)
22
(74.8)
12
(40.7)
9
(30.6)
3
(15.9)
38
(128.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
46
(243.2)
106
(405.8)
91
(345.0)
133
(508.9)
108
(413.1)
113
(435.2)
132
(446.8)
143
(486.4)
88
(299.7)
85
(288.9)
93
(315.3)
99
(336.6)
12
(63.5)
67
(226.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
233
(1,232)
603
(2,308)
544
(2,062)
510
(1,951)
594
(2,272)
607
(2,338)
599
(2,027)
589
(2,004)
479
(1,631)
N/A77
(261.0)
507
(1,724)
67
(354.3)
570
(1,927)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(68.7)
47
(179.9)
32
(121.3)
23
(88.0)
24
(91.8)
17
(65.5)
35
(118.5)
38
(129.3)
34
(115.8)
27
(91.8)
21
(71.2)
26
(88.4)
7
(37.0)
21
(71.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(15.9)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)106.7139.3125.1145.6146.3158.5138.4149.4109.5126.358.2118.337.4143.9

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City-data.com crime index in Sylvania, OH

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 40 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Ohio average:

1.27
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Ancestries: German (26.5%), Polish (10.3%), American (9.2%), English (7.9%), Irish (6.0%), European (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1961

Elevation: 665 feet

Land area: 5.79 square miles.

Population density: 3,270 people per square mile   (average).

Sylvania, Ohio map

863 residents are foreign born (2.2% Asia, 1.1% Europe, 0.7% North America).

This city:

4.6%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,230 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,841 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Toledo, OH (7.3 miles , pop. 313,619).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (205.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ottawa Hills, OH (2.1 miles ),
Lambertville, MI (2.3 miles ),
Holland, OH (2.5 miles ),
Berkey, OH (2.6 miles ),
Toledo, OH (2.7 miles ),
Temperance, MI (2.7 miles ),
Maumee, OH (3.2 miles ),
Metamora, OH (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.71 N, Longitude: 83.70 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,844 (+9.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,854 (20.4%)

Area code: 419

Distribution of median household income in Sylvania, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sylvania, OH in 2017

Property values in Sylvania, OH

Sylvania satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
Ohio:

4.1%
Historical population in Sylvania, OH
Historical housing units in Sylvania, OH

Population change in the 1990s: +1,214 (+7.0%).
Most common industries in Sylvania, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.6%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
  • Machinery (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.7%)
  • Educational services (20.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Sylvania, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Top executives (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.0%)
  • Registered nurses (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)

Average climate in Sylvania, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sylvania, Ohio average temperatures Sylvania, Ohio average precipitation Sylvania, Ohio humidity Sylvania, Ohio wind speed Sylvania, Ohio snowfall Sylvania, Ohio sunshine Sylvania, Ohio clear and cloudy days

Sylvania, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.3. This is better than average.

City:

57.3
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.674. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.674
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.11
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Sylvania-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 49% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Sylvania city center killed 18 people and injured 236 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 tornado 8.4 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sylvania-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 171.7 miles away from Sylvania center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 131.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.4 miles away from Sylvania center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 242.9 miles away from Sylvania 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) earthquake occurred 315.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 150.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lucas County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sylvania topographic map

Hospitals in Sylvania:

  • FLOWER HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 5200 HARROUN ROAD)

Nursing Homes in Sylvania:

  • GOERLICH CENTER (5320 HARROUN ROAD)
  • KINGSTON CARE CENTER OF SYLVANIA (4121 KING ROAD)
  • LAKE PARK NURSING FACILITY (5100 HARROUN RD)
  • ROSARY CARE CENTER (6832 CONVENT BOULEVARD)
  • SUNSET VILLAGE (9640 SYLVANIA-METAMORA ROAD)
  • SYLVANIA CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (5757 WHITEFORD RD)

Dialysis Facilities in Sylvania:

  • DIALYSIS PARTNERS OF NW OHIO@ FLOWER HOSPITAL (5308 HARROUN RD., SUITE 60)
  • SYLVANIA DIALYSIS CENTER (7635 W. SYLVANIA AVENUE)

Home Health Centers in Sylvania:

  • CARING HOME HEALTH SERVICES (5520 MONROE ST)
  • GUARDIAN ANGEL HOME CARE, INC (5800 MONROE STREET, BLDG F, UNIT 10)

Heliports located in Sylvania:

Amtrak station near Sylvania:

  • 10 miles: TOLEDO (415 EMERALD AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Sylvania:

  • Lourdes University (Full-time enrollment: 1,653; Location: 6832 Convent Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lourdes.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Ross College-Sylvania (Full-time enrollment: 552; Location: 5834 Monroe Street, Suite F-J; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rosseducation.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sylvania:

  • University of Toledo (about 6 miles; Toledo, OH; Full-time enrollment: 18,409)
  • Owens Community College (about 13 miles; Perrysburg, OH; FT enrollment: 9,416)
  • Monroe County Community College (about 19 miles; Monroe, MI; FT enrollment: 2,553)
  • Siena Heights University (about 21 miles; Adrian, MI; FT enrollment: 2,009)
  • Bowling Green State University-Main Campus (about 24 miles; Bowling Green, OH; FT enrollment: 16,357)
  • Northwest State Community College (about 36 miles; Archbold, OH; FT enrollment: 2,406)
  • Eastern Michigan University (about 38 miles; Ypsilanti, MI; FT enrollment: 18,395)

Public high schools in Sylvania:

Private high school in Sylvania:

  • TOLEDO ISLAMIC ACADEMY (Students: 202, Location: 5225 ALEXIS RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sylvania:

Private elementary/middle schools in Sylvania:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 740, Location: 5411 MAIN ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • SYLVANIA FRANCISCAN ACADEMY (Students: 198, Location: 5335 SILICA DR, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sylvania: Sylvania Water Works (A), Highland Meadows Country Club (B), Sylvania Country Club (C), Highland Meadows Golf Course (D), Lucas County Emergency Medical Services Lifesquad 6 (E), Sylvania Branch Library (F), Sylvania Township Fire Department Station 1 (G), Umbria Hall (H), Sophia Counseling Center (I), Saint Joseph Hall (J), Saint Clare Hall (K), Rosary Care Center (L), Regina Hall (M), Portiuncula (N), Mother Adelaide Hall (O), Maria Hall (P), Madonna Hall (Q), Lourdes Hall (R), The Franciscan Center (S), Duns Scotus Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Southbriar Shopping Center (1), Sylvania Country Squire Shopping Center (2), Saxon Square Shopping Center (3), Wickford Woods Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sylvania include: Cathedral of Praise (A), First Congregational Church (B), Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (C), Saint Josephs Roman Catholic Church (D), King of Glory Church (E), Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel (F), Trinity House of Prayer (G), Olivet Church (H), First United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Toledo Memorial Park (1), Porta Coeli Cemetery (2), Ravine Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Tenmile Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Sylvania: Molander Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Champion Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 6503 Monroe Street), Sylvania Recreation Corp (Arcades & Amusements; 7060 Sylvania Ave).

Hotel: Exec-U-Suites (6455 Monroe Street).

Courts: Sylvania City - Municipal Court- Assignment Commissioner- Civil (6700 Monroe Street), Suburban Court Services (6850 Monroe Street).

Birthplace of: Alissa Czisny - Figure skater, Becky Minger - Beauty pageant winner, Ralph Comstock - Baseball player, Sam Abell - Photographer, Terry Cook - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Feb 26, 1968).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sylvania and their reported violations in the past:

SPUYTEN DUYVAL GOLF CLUB (Population served: 206, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RITE AID CHAMPLAIN (Address: Building A-2 , Serves NY, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-13-2006), St Boil Water Order (NOV-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-13-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.6%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.8%
Whole state:

6.8%


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
423 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in in-patient hospice facilities in 2010
128 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Sylvania (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Courier Service Branch, Sylvania Branch, Bankmart Kroger Sylvania Branch. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Sylvania at 4939 Holland Sylvania Rd, branch established on 1935/04/26; Monroe Street Kroger Branch at 6235 Monroe St, branch established on 2006/05/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • The Huntington National Bank: Sylvania Branch at 6370 Monroe Street, branch established on 1979/12/17. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Sylvania Branch at 6392 Monroe Street, branch established on 1989/08/14. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • The State Bank and Trust Company: Sylvania Branch at 6401 Monroe Street, branch established on 1997/01/13. Info updated 2009/01/05: Bank assets: $624.9 mil, Deposits: $521.1 mil, headquarters in Defiance, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Rurban Financial Corp.
  • KeyBank National Association: Sylvania Main Branch at 5604 North Main Street, branch established on 1900/09/07. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • The Metamora State Bank: Sylvania Banking Center Branch at 8282 Erie Street, branch established on 1995/11/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $60.3 mil, Deposits: $54.2 mil, headquarters in Metamora, OH, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Metamora Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Sylvania:

Marital status in Sylvania, OH
  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Sylvania:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Ohio average:

10.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sylvania
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sylvania, OH (based on Lucas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic92,28335
Evangelical Protestant40,272145
Mainline Protestant39,991115
Black Protestant15,13444
Other7,57829
Orthodox2,6804
None243,877-
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: 74
Lucas County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 98
This county:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 132
Lucas County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 334
Lucas County:

7.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.6%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lucas County:

30.0%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.6%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.0%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sylvania:

45.1%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Ohio:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.2%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.7%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sylvania:

35.6%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
Sylvania:

54.7%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.4%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sylvania, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 33$214,943$78,1610$0
Judicial and Legal 22$94,594$51,59713$19,862
Streets and Highways 13$68,149$62,9070$0
Other and Unallocable 11$61,867$67,4910$0
Financial Administration 10$56,265$67,5180$0
Water Supply 9$46,155$61,5400$0
Parks and Recreation 9$52,813$70,4170$0
Sewerage 7$39,864$68,3380$0
Other Government Administration 2$14,256$85,5369$14,502
Police - Other 1$4,601$55,2120$0
Totals for Government 117$653,507$67,02622$34,364

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,930,000 ($101.90)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,906,000 ($311.81)
    General - Other: $3,765,000 ($198.78)
    Financial Administration: $3,442,000 ($181.72)
    Water Utilities: $3,111,000 ($164.25)
    Sewerage: $2,370,000 ($125.13)
    Central Staff Services: $1,583,000 ($83.58)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,445,000 ($76.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,070,000 ($56.49)
    General Public Buildings: $413,000 ($21.80)
    Regular Highways: $293,000 ($15.47)
    Health - Other: $144,000 ($7.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $798,000 ($42.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $320,000 ($16.89)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,565,000 ($82.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $95,000 ($5.02)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,162,000 ($114.14)
    Other: $557,000 ($29.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,256,000 ($66.31)
    Special Assessments: $1,073,000 ($56.65)
    General Revenue - Other: $600,000 ($31.68)
    Interest Earnings: $339,000 ($17.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,387,000 ($231.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,369,000 ($72.28)
    Other: $1,147,000 ($60.56)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $10,231,000 ($540.15)
    Property: $1,836,000 ($96.93)
    Other License: $384,000 ($20.27)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,325,000 ($1178.66)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,933,000 ($1105.17)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,175,000 ($220.42)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,100,000 ($216.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,392,000 ($73.49)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $75,000 ($3.96)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,784,000 ($569.35)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,669,000 ($510.48)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,314,000 ($227.76)

4.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,662 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.12%
Ohio average:

5.23%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($165 average AGI)
Lucas County:

0.01%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Wood County, OH  0.90% ($45,438 average AGI)
from Monroe County, MI  0.42% ($42,333)
from Fulton County, OH  0.19% ($48,458)


4.74% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,813 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Ohio average:

5.51%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($775 average AGI)
Lucas County:

0.02%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Wood County, OH  0.89% ($53,919 average AGI)
to Monroe County, MI  0.36% ($57,759)
to Franklin County, OH  0.24% ($40,453)
Businesses in Sylvania, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
Audi1McDonald's1
AutoZone1New Balance2
Blockbuster1Nike1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Cold Stone Creamery1Rite Aid4
Curves1Starbucks2
DHL1Subway5
FedEx4Taco Bell1
GNC1Tim Hortons2
Jimmy John's1UPS7
KFC1Wendy's1
Kroger2Wingate1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sylvania:

  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTOD (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSPD (1370 AM; 5 kW; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDMN (1520 AM; 1 kW; TOLEDO, OH)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WCWA (1230 AM; 1 kW; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYM (730 AM; 1 kW; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sylvania:

  • WYSZ (89.3 FM; MAUMEE, OH; Owner: SIDE BY SIDE, INC.)
  • WOTL (90.3 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WWWM-FM (105.5 FM; SYLVANIA, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W264AK (100.7 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WPOS-FM (102.3 FM; HOLLAND, OH; Owner: THE MAUMEE VALLEY BROADCASTING ASSN.)
  • WGTE-FM (91.3 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WRVF (101.5 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXQQ (96.9 FM; WAUSEON, OH; Owner: CORNERSTONE CHURCH, INC.)
  • WKKO (99.9 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIOT (104.7 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVKS (92.5 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJUC (107.3 FM; SWANTON, OH; Owner: WELCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTWR-FM (98.3 FM; LUNA PIER, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAAQ (88.3 FM; ONSTED, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRWK (106.5 FM; DELTA, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRQN (93.5 FM; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXTS-FM (88.3 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: BD OF ED TOLEDO CITY SCHOOL DIST)
  • WJZE (97.3 FM; OAK HARBOR, OH; Owner: RASP BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WIMX (95.7 FM; GIBSONBURG, OH; Owner: RIVERSIDE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WLEN (103.9 FM; ADRIAN, MI; Owner: LENAWEE BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Sylvania:

  • WUPW (Channel 36; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WUPW BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTOL (Channel 11; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W64BM (Channel 64; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WGTE-TV (Channel 30; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WTVG (Channel 13; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WTVG, INC.)
  • W59DC (Channel 59; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBTL-LP (Channel 34; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WNGT-LP (Channel 48; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: L & M VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W22CO (Channel 22; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WLMB (Channel 40; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: DOMINION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBGU-TV (Channel 27; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Sylvania fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 44Number of bridges
  • 384ft / 117mTotal length
  • 680,438Total average daily traffic
  • 108,150Total average daily truck traffic
  • 766,589Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sylvania, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 291960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sylvania, OH
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED69$133,71675$137,734343$154,5449$33,4301$3,999,41014$114,610
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$119,8434$148,59342$169,2623$18,6700$01$37,010
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$144,0904$106,340119$164,67613$23,0620$02$86,835
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$193,7105$171,08260$167,9454$81,1430$03$95,337
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$124,39022$161,0681$15,0000$02$81,330

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0081.00 , 0082.01, 0082.02, 0082.03, 0083.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$147,77712$158,248
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$245,4958$182,909
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$111,6053$165,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$52,1600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$275,3001$67,210

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0081.00 , 0082.01, 0082.02, 0082.03, 0083.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sylvania, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sylvania, OH - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 57. The highest number of reported fires - 84 took place in 2004, and the least - 37 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sylvania, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (51.2%), and Outside Fires (31.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sylvania, OH
    • 49651.2%Structure Fires
    • 30831.8%Outside Fires
    • 16016.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 50.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sylvania, OH
Most common first names in Sylvania, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary18482.8 years
Robert17674.3 years
John16475.0 years
William13775.0 years
Helen10784.3 years
James9172.2 years
Dorothy8381.6 years
Ruth8183.2 years
Charles8077.4 years
Richard6871.9 years
Most common last names in Sylvania, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8277.8 years
Miller5775.6 years
Johnson4280.7 years
Brown3574.9 years
Williams30142.4 years
Snyder2479.2 years
Hall2278.1 years
Davis2174.4 years
Wilson1979.5 years
Jones1876.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sylvania, OH
  • 92.9%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sylvania, OH
  • 68.8%Utility gas
  • 28.9%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Sylvania compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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