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Sylvania township, OH map Land area: 28.4 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 44,253 (97% urban, 3% rural)
Males: 21,297  (48.1%)
Females: 22,956  (51.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 43,904 (38,125 owner occupied, 5,779 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

13%
State:

31%


Races in Sylvania township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 92.4%
  • Black: 1.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 2.8%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.9%
  • Two or more races: 1.0%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 39.5
Median age of females: 40.3

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Average household size: 2.64

Sylvania township:

2.6 people
Ohio:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.13

Estimated median household income in 2009: $64,251 ($61,146 in 1999)
This township:

$64,251
Ohio:

$45,395

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $597 (lower quartile is $461, upper quartile is $814)
Here:

$597
State:

$528

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $204,887 (it was $157,400 in 2000)
Sylvania township:

$204,887
Ohio:

$134,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $143,596 - $271,684

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $235,224
Here:

$235,224
State:

$165,947

Townhouses or other attached units: $177,762
Here:

$177,762
State:

$149,379

In 2-unit structures: $186,122
Here:

$186,122
State:

$118,479

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $149,682
Here:

$149,682
State:

$128,262

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $117,392
Here:

$117,392
State:

$119,997

Mobile homes: $33,760
Here:

$33,760
State:

$32,066
Population density: 1558 people per square mile 
 
 (very high).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

4.0%
Whole state:

10.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

2.2%
Whole state:

4.8%

Cities in this township include: Sylvania.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Sylvania township: R A Stranahan Senior Arboretum (A), Spuyten Duyval Country Club (B), Camp Miakonda (C), Creque's Greenhouse (D), Medcorp Emergency Medical Services (E), Sylvania Township Fire Department Station 4 (F), Sylvania Township Fire Department Station 2 (G), Sylvania Township Fire Department Station 3 (H), Whiteford Greenhouse (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Beverly Hills Plaza Shopping Center (1), Westchester Mall Shopping Center (2), Starlite Plaza Shopping Center (3), Oak Tree Shopping Center (4), Somerset Plaza Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lake Sawyer (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Sylvania township include: Wildwood Preserve Metropark (1), Nona Frances Centennial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 2,494 (62% naturalized citizens)

Sylvania township:  5.6%
State:  3.0%

62% of Sylvania township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 33% lived in Ohio.

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

  • This state: 30689
  • Northeast: 2334
  • Midwest: 5715
  • South: 2252
  • West: 588

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $116,800

Sylvania township, Ohio satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

327 people in nursing homes
21 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,910
  • One, attached: 1,117
  • Two: 278
  • 3 or 4: 438
  • 5 to 9: 580
  • 10 to 19: 648
  • 20 to 49: 326
  • 50 or more: 689
  • Mobile homes: 316

Median worth of mobile homes: $10,900


Housing units in Sylvania township with a mortgage: 9,444 (951 second mortgage, 2,008 home equity loan, 87 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,162

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 507
  • 1995 to 1998: 1,037
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,376
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,703
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,396
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,967
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,245
  • 1940 to 1949: 903
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,168

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sylvania township, Ohio:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 7
  • 3 rooms: 119
  • 4 rooms: 624
  • 5 rooms: 1,636
  • 6 rooms: 2,290
  • 7 rooms: 2,468
  • 8 rooms: 2,949
  • 9 or more rooms: 3,612

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sylvania township, Ohio:

  • 1 room: 166
  • 2 rooms: 265
  • 3 rooms: 476
  • 4 rooms: 806
  • 5 rooms: 660
  • 6 rooms: 351
  • 7 rooms: 123
  • 8 rooms: 72
  • 9 or more rooms: 42

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sylvania township:

  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 157
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,075
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,243
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,328
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 894

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sylvania township:

  • no bedroom: 166
  • 1 bedroom: 804
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,394
  • 3 bedrooms: 500
  • 4 bedrooms: 70
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 27

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

  • no vehicle: 259
  • 1 vehicle: 3,046
  • 2 vehicles: 6,966
  • 3 vehicles: 2,671
  • 4 vehicles: 535
  • 5 or more vehicles: 228

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

  • no vehicle: 446
  • 1 vehicle: 1,619
  • 2 vehicles: 715
  • 3 vehicles: 166
  • 4 vehicles: 8
  • 5 or more vehicles: 7

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Transportation equipment (8%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (3%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Sylvania township:

  • German (28.2%)
  • Polish (10.1%)
  • Irish (10.0%)
  • English (8.7%)
  • United States or American (5.8%)
  • Italian (4.8%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.6%)

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

  • India (13%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (9%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Russia (5%)
  • Lebanon (5%)
  • Ukraine (4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 19,273 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 1,307 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 107 (0%)
  • Railroad: 5 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 10 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 12 (0%)
  • Walked: 197 (1%)
  • Other means: 74 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 673 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

327 people in nursing homes
21 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

92.7% of residents of Sylvania township speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
3.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 43,975
  • In family households: 38,996 (10,003 male householders, 2,338 female householders)
    10,728 spouses, 14,480 children (13,389 natural, 499 adopted, 592 stepchildren), 319 grandchildren, 175 brothers or sisters, 200 parents, 361 other relatives, 392 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,979 (1,832 male householders (1,475 living alone)), 2,471 female householders (2,337 living alone)), 676 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 350 (325 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,076 2-persons, 2,622 3-persons, 2,849 4-persons, 1,280 5-persons, 421 6-persons, 93 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 3,812 1-person, 364 2-persons, 76 3-persons, 43 4-persons, 8 5-persons,

10,031 married couples with children.
1,790 single-parent households (386 men, 1,404 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,414
Here:

22.9%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 576
Here:

18.9%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 376
Here:

22.1%
Ohio:

23.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


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 (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Sylvania township:

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