Latest Data (2017)
Population 5,878
Nationwide Rank 4321

Quick Facts

Sylvester, Georgia is the 4,321st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Sylvester, Georgia is a city.

Sylvester, Georgia is currently 5.0% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Sylvester, Georgia's growth is below average. 62% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Sylvester, Georgia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4311 Lake Mills, Wisconsin 5,898 21.1%
4312 Norwood, New Jersey 5,895 1.2%
4313 Norwood, Pennsylvania 5,895 -1.4%
4314 Union, Kentucky 5,895 101.6%
4315 Villa Park, California 5,895 -1.1%
4316 Brookville, Ohio 5,888 9.6%
4317 Glendale, Missouri 5,886 2.1%
4318 Waupaca, Wisconsin 5,886 2.8%
4319 Pass Christian, Mississippi 5,878 -10.7%
4320 Rensselaer, Indiana 5,878 -4.9%
4321 Sylvester, Georgia 5,878 -1.7%
4322 The Village of Indian Hill, Ohio 5,874 0.0%
4323 Erwin, Tennessee 5,869 0.4%
4324 Mount Arlington, New Jersey 5,868 24.5%
4325 Windcrest, Texas 5,866 14.8%
4326 Elburn, Illinois 5,863 106.8%
4327 Sweetwater, Tennessee 5,862 2.6%
4328 Peoria Heights, Illinois 5,858 -11.2%
4329 Salida, Colorado 5,856 4.7%
4330 Hilton, New York 5,855 -0.5%
4331 Hellertown, Pennsylvania 5,847 4.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Georgia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2786 Douglas 11,430 5.3%
2841 Jefferson 11,136 184.3%
2871 Braselton 10,947 538.3%
2901 Cordele 10,726 -7.6%
2945 Doraville 10,540 6.2%
2954 Vidalia 10,485 -0.7%
2992 Cusseta-Chattahoochee County 10,343 -31.0%
3075 Cedartown 9,939 2.4%
3081 Rincon 9,902 119.5%
3104 Fort Oglethorpe 9,831 37.9%
3121 Jesup 9,754 5.2%
3173 Cairo 9,434 1.7%
3272 Garden City 8,970 -11.3%
3318 Fort Valley 8,806 5.7%
3337 Thomaston 8,755 -7.0%
3350 Fitzgerald 8,721 -3.5%
3400 Port Wentworth 8,534 161.8%
3445 McRae-Helena 8,368
3461 Toccoa 8,336 -10.1%
3669 Hampton 7,732 96.4%
3672 Centerville 7,716 46.6%
3705 Auburn 7,622 8.1%
3753 Flowery Branch 7,477 257.2%
3754 Morrow 7,473 42.9%
3756 Swainsboro 7,471 5.0%
3797 Tyrone 7,336 84.0%
3840 Austell 7,215 35.7%
3846 LaFayette 7,198 7.0%
3903 Dahlonega 7,007 86.1%
3943 Commerce 6,881 25.5%
3950 Lovejoy 6,849 173.4%
4005 Locust Grove 6,715 148.3%
4047 Eatonton 6,597 -2.5%
4051 Thomson 6,595 -3.4%
4055 Hapeville 6,581 7.6%
4080 Barnesville 6,512 9.2%
4115 Bremen 6,428 37.9%
4126 Stone Mountain 6,368 -11.1%
4157 Cumming 6,284 46.8%
4185 Dacula 6,190 49.1%
4321 Sylvester 5,878 -1.7%
4438 Sandersville 5,571 -9.7%
4463 Waynesboro 5,514 -5.0%
4555 Adel 5,317 0.0%
4612 Hawkinsville 5,199 22.4%
4629 Byron 5,170 73.5%
4664 Eastman 5,100 -7.0%
4667 Jackson 5,097 26.5%
4669 Glennville 5,093 5.4%
4708 Camilla 5,030 -11.4%
4776 Cochran 4,906 9.6%
4816 Nashville 4,853 3.3%
4819 Adairsville 4,849 65.2%
4861 Jonesboro 4,755 30.9%
4880 Palmetto 4,718 32.0%
4884 Baxley 4,713 8.2%
4912 Folkston 4,675 44.2%
4922 Blakely 4,656 -18.0%
5026 Social Circle 4,479 29.0%
5033 Hartwell 4,469 5.6%
5055 Temple 4,432 78.3%
5128 Elberton 4,331 -12.3%
5149 Summerville 4,303 -5.5%
5151 Chatsworth 4,300 18.1%
5155 Euharlee 4,298 32.6%
5157 Lyons 4,297 -0.9%
5178 Rockmart 4,269 8.5%
5180 Cornelia 4,265 16.2%
5219 Senoia 4,213 131.6%
5225 Grayson 4,195 367.6%
5249 Dawson 4,157 -18.2%
5252 Hazlehurst 4,154 12.7%
5259 Oakwood 4,148 19.8%
5305 Madison 4,084 13.1%
5326 Forsyth 4,054 -1.7%
5362 Metter 4,000 2.2%
5367 Manchester 3,997 -4.1%
5376 Hiram 3,984 163.1%
5378 Rossville 3,984 13.8%
5383 Washington 3,982 -6.6%
5396 Springfield 3,965 104.5%
5405 Hephzibah 3,954 1.4%
5414 Echols County 3,936
5429 Walthourville 3,912 -3.4%
5446 Cleveland 3,896 89.4%
5467 Jasper 3,869 51.8%
5573 West Point 3,725 5.1%
5576 Quitman 3,718 -20.3%
5586 Vienna 3,703 24.8%
5596 Ashburn 3,683 -16.8%
5615 Wrightsville 3,657 65.0%
5639 Ocilla 3,627 10.8%
5649 Cuthbert 3,616 -2.7%
5673 Ringgold 3,584 35.3%
5703 Pelham 3,559 -13.6%
5721 Unadilla 3,532 27.2%
5733 Blackshear 3,516 8.3%
5759 Alma 3,484 7.1%
5850 Alamo 3,370 73.3%
5867 Greensboro 3,354 2.3%
5879 Nicholls 3,336 62.9%
5895 Baldwin 3,323 34.1%
5975 Lakeland 3,250 18.8%
5996 Grantville 3,226 141.4%
6017 Gray 3,197 55.3%
6042 Avondale Estates 3,173 20.7%
6059 Tallapoosa 3,160 9.6%
6071 Chickamauga 3,144 29.1%
6072 Harlem 3,143 58.4%
6094 Tybee Island 3,127 -8.1%
6120 Hogansville 3,105 12.1%
6155 Montezuma 3,078 -22.7%
6203 Soperton 3,028 -7.4%
6221 Leesburg 3,004 26.2%
6269 Hahira 2,959 80.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 5,878 4,321
2016 6,064 4,217
2015 6,049 4,213
2014 6,097 4,181
2013 6,201 4,123
2012 6,283 4,076
2011 6,318 4,050
2010 6,188 4,078
2009 5,751 4,228
2008 5,789 4,190
2007 5,695 4,215
2006 5,732 4,182
2005 5,740 4,147
2004 5,822 4,092
2003 5,864 4,057
2002 5,864 4,034
2001 5,932 3,990
2000 5,985 3,949
1990 6,063 3,566