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Total population: 1,853 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,185 (64 farm, 1,121 nonfarm))

Houses: 813 (714 occupied: 498 owner occupied, 215 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

30%
State:

32%

Housing density: 111 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $16,155.

Median contract rent in 2016: $440 (lower quartile is $272, upper quartile is $295)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $158


Median gross rent in Sylvania, AL in 2016: $626

Housing units in Sylvania with a mortgage: 251 (3 second mortgage, 24 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 242

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $66,534

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,914

Median monthly housing costs: $597


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Sylvania, Alabama Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $109,047 (it was $56,800 in 2000)
Sylvania:

$109,047
Alabama:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,250 - $201,905
Median year house/condo built: 1994

Median year apartment built: 1983

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,406
  • In family households: 2,283 (272 male householders, 385 female householders)
    476 spouses, 865 children (823 natural, 22 adopted, 22 stepchildren), 121 grandchildren, 20 brothers or sisters, 50 parents, 114 other relatives, 38 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 131 (49 male householders (47 living alone)), 43 female householders (34 living alone)), 43 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 278 2-persons, 126 3-persons, 165 4-persons, 68 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 82 1-person, 8 2-persons, 2 3-persons.

382 married couples with children.
179 single-parent households (19 men, 160 women).

93.2% of residents of Sylvania speak English at home.
6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (89% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 27 (1.1%)
(18.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.2
State:

4.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sylvania, Alabama:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 11 bedroom
  • 1412 bedrooms
  • 2713 bedrooms
  • 634 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sylvania population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sylvania, Alabama:

  • 1no bedroom
  • 161 bedroom
  • 492 bedrooms
  • 1133 bedrooms
  • 454 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sylvania population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Sylvania in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 34no vehicle
  • 1001 vehicle
  • 1812 vehicles
  • 1253 vehicles
  • 474 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sylvania population

Cars and other vehicles available in Sylvania in renter-occupied apartments

  • 6no vehicle
  • 611 vehicle
  • 1092 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 384 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sylvania population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sylvania, Alabama:

  • 01 room
  • 112 rooms
  • 23 rooms
  • 794 rooms
  • 1175 rooms
  • 1116 rooms
  • 647 rooms
  • 578 rooms
  • 589+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sylvania population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sylvania, Alabama:

  • 11 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 43 rooms
  • 734 rooms
  • 535 rooms
  • 246 rooms
  • 257 rooms
  • 698 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Sylvania population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Sylvania, AL household income distribution

  • Sylvania, AL household income distribution
  • 71Less than $10,000
  • 29$10,000 to $14,999
  • 21$15,000 to $19,999
  • 16$20,000 to $24,999
  • 69$25,000 to $29,999
  • 95$30,000 to $34,999
  • 56$35,000 to $39,999
  • 39$40,000 to $44,999
  • 18$45,000 to $49,999
  • 81$50,000 to $59,999
  • 69$60,000 to $74,999
  • 75$75,000 to $99,999
  • 22$100,000 to $124,999
  • 40$125,000 to $149,999
  • 17$150,000 to $199,999
  • 6$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Sylvania, AL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Sylvania, AL
  • 16Less than $10,000
  • 13$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1$15,000 to $19,999
  • 33$20,000 to $24,999
  • 8$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 7$40,000 to $49,999
  • 13$50,000 to $59,999
  • 53$60,000 to $69,999
  • 20$70,000 to $79,999
  • 47$80,000 to $89,999
  • 21$90,000 to $99,999
  • 49$100,000 to $124,999
  • 54$125,000 to $149,999
  • 26$150,000 to $174,999
  • 9$175,000 to $199,999
  • 53$200,000 to $249,999
  • 27$250,000 to $299,999
  • 44$300,000 to $399,999
  • 5$500,000 to $749,999
  • 3$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 6$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Sylvania, AL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Sylvania, AL
  • 1$100 to $149
  • 3$150 to $199
  • 23$300 to $349
  • 27$350 to $399
  • 26$400 to $449
  • 2$450 to $499
  • 45$500 to $549
  • 8$550 to $599
  • 2$1,250 to $1,499
  • 57No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 212000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 2Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Sylvania population
Sylvania commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 56
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 89
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 83
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 247
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 188
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 120
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 185
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 10
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 51
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 20
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 20
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
Sylvania, AL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 75.4%
Number of people working at home: 6 (0.6% of all workers)

Sylvania mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 455 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 58 (11%)
  • Walked: 8 (2%)
  • Other means: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 8 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 262
 Irish: 66
 English: 61
 German: 19
 Scottish: 12
 British: 9
 Dutch: 5
 European: 3
 French (except Basque): 3
 Polish: 3

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 97%Mexico
  • 0%England
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway
  • 0%Sweden

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,796
  • Other state: 588
  • Northeast: 35
  • Midwest: 48
  • South: 475
  • West: 34

86% of Sylvania residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 30% lived in Alabama.

Sylvania:

86.3%
State average:

86.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 7
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 23
  • 9th grade: 29
  • 10th grade: 31
  • 11th grade: 25
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 378
  • Less than 1 year of college: 88
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 47
  • Associate degree: 64
  • Bachelor's degree: 38
  • Master's degree: 18
  • Professional school degree: 2
  • Doctorate degree: 11

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 4
  • 5th and 6th grade: 5
  • 7th and 8th grade: 17
  • 9th grade: 31
  • 10th grade: 30
  • 11th grade: 11
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 5
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 227
  • Less than 1 year of college: 95
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 112
  • Associate degree: 121
  • Bachelor's degree: 92
  • Master's degree: 34
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 5

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • 3.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.5%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 24.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.6%Males
Sylvania marital status for males
Sylvania marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 542
  • One, attached: 7
  • Two: 10
  • 3 or 4: 3
  • 10 to 19: 2
  • Mobile homes: 232
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Median worth of mobile homes: $41,441

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Sylvania:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sylvania
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (74.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.1%)
  • Utility gas (3.3%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • Electricity (65.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25.2%)
  • Utility gas (5.8%)
  • Wood (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 24
Here:

12.7%
Alabama:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Alabama:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 17
Here:

9.3%
Alabama:

14.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)