What is the current population of Sylvester?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Sylvester is 136. Sylvester, West Virginia is the 17,728th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Sylvester?

The peak population of Sylvester was in 2000, when its population was 194. In 2000, Sylvester was the 17,026th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 17,728th largest city in the US. Sylvester is currently 29.9% smaller than it was in 2000.

How quickly is Sylvester shrinking?

Sylvester has shrunk 29.8% since the year 2000. Sylvester, West Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 89% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the voting age population of Sylvester, West Virginia?

The total voting age population of Sylvester, West Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 171. The voting age population is 39.8% male and 60.2% female.

What percentage of Sylvester, West Virginia residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 21.7% of the residents of Sylvester are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Sylvester, West Virginia?

The racial demographics of Sylvester are 100.0% White.

What percentage of Sylvester, West Virginia residents are below the poverty line?

In Sylvester, 28.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 41.5%. On a per-household basis, 27.5% of families are below the poverty line in Sylvester.

What percentage of Sylvester, West Virginia residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 52.0% of Sylvester residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Sylvester, West Virginia residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.5% of Sylvester residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.6% have a bachelor's degree and 11.9% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Sylvester, West Virginia residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Sylvester residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.

What is the unemployment rate in Sylvester, West Virginia?

The unemployment rate in Sylvester is 14.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Sylvester, West Virginia residents work for the government?

In Sylvester, 37.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Sylvester, West Virginia?

The median household income in Sylvester is $45,000.

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Sylvester, West Virginia?

In Sylvester, 76.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Sylvester, West Virginia?

Renters occupy 23.4% of housing units in Sylvester.

What percentage of Sylvester, West Virginia housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Sylvester, 12.9% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Sylvester, West Virginia housing units were built after 2000?

In Sylvester, 25.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.

What is the median monthly rent in Sylvester, West Virginia?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sylvester is $873.

What percentage of households in Sylvester, West Virginia have broadband internet?

In Sylvester, 76.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Sylvester Population By Year

Population Graph For Sylvester
Year Population Rank in US
2019 136 17,728
2018 139 17,679
2017 142 17,633
2016 149 17,551
2015 153 17,489
2014 154 17,494
2013 159 17,419
2012 159 17,410
2011 159 17,418
2010 160 17,396
2000 194 17,026
1990 191 16,907

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
17718 Monterey, Virginia 136 -13.3%
17719 Parrott, Georgia 136 -12.2%
17720 Pick City, North Dakota 136 -18.0%
17721 Pollard, Alabama 136 13.3%
17722 Pontoosuc, Illinois 136 -20.4%
17723 Pullman, West Virginia 136 -19.5%
17724 Ranger, Georgia 136 60.0%
17725 Rockville, South Carolina 136 -0.7%
17726 St. Lucas, Iowa 136 -23.5%
17727 Stark City, Missouri 136 -19.5%
17728 Sylvester, West Virginia 136 -29.8%
17729 Thurston, Nebraska 136 8.8%
17730 Astoria, South Dakota 135 -9.3%
17731 Avoca, Minnesota 135 -7.5%
17732 Castine, Ohio 135 4.6%
17733 Clare, Iowa 135 -28.9%
17734 Dawson, Nebraska 135 -35.4%
17735 Everton, Arkansas 135 -21.0%
17736 Forksville, Pennsylvania 135 -8.1%
17737 Indian Village, Indiana 135 -6.2%
17738 Montrose, Mississippi 135 4.6%

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US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
15703 Bradshaw 271 -5.5%
15780 Flatwoods 265 -24.0%
15817 Quinwood 263 -39.4%
15827 Hundred 262 -23.6%
15836 Bayard 261 -12.4%
15863 Henderson 259 -20.3%
15882 Wardensville 258 4.8%
15886 Hendricks 257 -19.1%
15918 Cairo 254 -3.4%
16097 Iaeger 242 -31.8%
16133 Womelsdorf (Coalton) 240 -2.8%
16150 Hillsboro 238 -2.0%
16358 Keystone 223 -50.3%
16496 Hambleton 214 -13.3%
16521 Elk Garden 212 -2.7%
16558 Huttonsville 210 -2.7%
16690 Falling Spring 202 -2.8%
16696 Matoaka 202 -36.0%
17016 Blacksville 180 2.8%
17026 Anawalt 179 -33.7%
17305 Reedy 161 -18.6%
17317 Rhodell 160 -31.0%
17425 Kimball 153 -62.4%
17428 Montrose 153 -1.9%
17452 Pax 152 -12.6%
17516 Leon 148 12.1%
17522 Sand Fork 148 -15.9%
17528 Worthington 148 -12.4%
17565 Smithfield 146 -17.5%
17572 Camden-on-Gauley 145 -7.0%
17669 Harman 139 10.3%
17723 Pullman 136 -19.5%
17728 Sylvester 136 -29.8%
17992 Friendly 121 -23.8%
18138 Oakvale 112 -21.1%
18252 Brandonville 105 0.9%
18522 Auburn 88 -14.5%
18594 Bruceton Mills 84 13.5%

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