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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sylacauga is 12,373. Sylacauga, Alabama is the 2,709th largest city in the US.
Sylacauga is located entirely in Talladega County.
The peak population of Sylacauga was in 2000, when its population was 13,007. In 2000, Sylacauga was the 2,239th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,709th largest city in the US. Sylacauga is currently 4.9% smaller than it was in 2000.
Sylacauga has shrunk 4.8% since the year 2000. Sylacauga, Alabama's growth is extremely below average. 86% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Sylacauga has a population density of 654.2 people per square mile.
|2706||Patchogue, New York||12,393||3.8%|
|2710||Palmer Town, Massachusetts||12,372|
|2711||Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania||12,366||27.4%|
|2713||Spearfish, South Dakota||12,358||42.4%|
The total voting age population of Sylacauga, Alabama, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 9,057. The voting age population is 42.4% male and 57.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.7% of the residents of Sylacauga are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Sylacauga are 64.1% White, 32.8% Black, 1.3% Two or more races, 1.1% American Indian, 0.6% Other and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 1.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Sylacauga, 23.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 25.5%. On a per-household basis, 19.3% of families are below the poverty line in Sylacauga.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.6% of Sylacauga residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.2% of Sylacauga residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.7% have a bachelor's degree and 6.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Sylacauga residents aged 5 and older, 2.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Sylacauga is 8.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Sylacauga, 15.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Sylacauga is $36,068.
In Sylacauga, 55.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 44.1% of housing units in Sylacauga.
Of all the housing units in Sylacauga, 11.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Sylacauga, 8.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 490 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sylacauga is $609.
In Sylacauga, 77.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.