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Sylvania, Alabama Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $91,549 (it was $56,800 in 2000)
Sylvania:

$91,549
Alabama:

$122,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,400 - $150,475
Median year house/condo built: 1983

Median year apartment built: 1970

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,185

Size of family households: 170 2-persons, 80 3-persons, 71 4-persons, 20 5-persons, 13 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 129 1-person, 5 2-persons, 2 3-persons.

214 married couples with children.
57 single-parent households (14 men, 43 women).

98.6% of residents of Sylvania speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 55% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 2 (0.2%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.7
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 21 bedroom
  • 812 bedrooms
  • 2383 bedrooms
  • 364 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sylvania, Alabama:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 181 bedroom
  • 552 bedrooms
  • 433 bedrooms
  • 54 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 21no vehicle
  • 891 vehicle
  • 1562 vehicles
  • 723 vehicles
  • 184 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

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

  • 23no vehicle
  • 551 vehicle
  • 262 vehicles
  • 173 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sylvania, Alabama:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 73 rooms
  • 394 rooms
  • 1145 rooms
  • 1166 rooms
  • 407 rooms
  • 348 rooms
  • 149+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sylvania, Alabama:

  • 01 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 93 rooms
  • 534 rooms
  • 295 rooms
  • 256 rooms
  • 37 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 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
  • 95Less than $10,000
  • 41$10,000 to $14,999
  • 42$15,000 to $19,999
  • 37$20,000 to $24,999
  • 41$25,000 to $29,999
  • 35$30,000 to $34,999
  • 27$35,000 to $39,999
  • 43$40,000 to $44,999
  • 25$45,000 to $49,999
  • 36$50,000 to $59,999
  • 25$60,000 to $74,999
  • 30$75,000 to $99,999
  • 6$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Sylvania, AL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Sylvania, AL
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 10$10,000 to $14,999
  • 20$15,000 to $19,999
  • 17$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2$25,000 to $29,999
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$35,000 to $39,999
  • 20$40,000 to $49,999
  • 12$50,000 to $59,999
  • 53$60,000 to $69,999
  • 27$70,000 to $79,999
  • 30$80,000 to $89,999
  • 22$90,000 to $99,999
  • 65$100,000 to $124,999
  • 28$125,000 to $149,999
  • 42$150,000 to $174,999
  • 7$175,000 to $199,999
  • 10$200,000 to $249,999
  • 33$250,000 to $299,999
  • 15$300,000 to $399,999
  • 3$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Sylvania, AL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Sylvania, AL
  • 6Less than $100
  • 4$100 to $149
  • 2$150 to $199
  • 9$300 to $349
  • 6$350 to $399
  • 23$400 to $449
  • 40$500 to $549
  • 3$600 to $649
  • 23No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 01995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 01985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 2Before 1965
Sylvania commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 25
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 45
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 58
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 86
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 107
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 53
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 69
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 12
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 12
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 11
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 34
  • 90 or more minutes: 11
Sylvania, AL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.3%
Number of people working at home: 8 (1.5% 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:

 United States or American: 335
 Other groups: 93
 Irish: 67
 English: 57
 German: 34
 Italian: 17
 Scotch-Irish: 14
 Dutch: 10
 French (except Basque): 8
 Scottish: 4
 Czech: 3
 Greek: 2
 Norwegian: 2
 Polish: 2

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

57% of Sylvania residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in Alabama.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 10
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 12
  • 5th and 6th grade: 15
  • 7th and 8th grade: 36
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 36
  • 11th grade: 21
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 10
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 124
  • Less than 1 year of college: 26
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 46
  • Associate degree: 17
  • Bachelor's degree: 14
  • Master's degree: 4
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 10
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 9
  • 5th and 6th grade: 15
  • 7th and 8th grade: 30
  • 9th grade: 31
  • 10th grade: 31
  • 11th grade: 12
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 20
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 135
  • Less than 1 year of college: 33
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 46
  • Associate degree: 24
  • Bachelor's degree: 14
  • Master's degree: 7
  • Professional school degree: 1
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • 4.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 50.0%Males
Sylvania marital status for males
Sylvania marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $39,979

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Sylvania:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 57.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 39.6%Electricity
  • 2.5%Utility gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 46.3%Electricity
  • 41.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.8%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

2.5%
Alabama:

10.2%

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

0.0%
Alabama:

10.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Alabama:

14.1%

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)