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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sylvester is 162. Sylvester, West Virginia is the 17,114th largest city in the US.
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 17,114th largest city in the US. Sylvester is currently 16.5% smaller than it was in 2000.
Sylvester has shrunk 16.4% since the year 2000. Sylvester, West Virginia is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 60% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|17108||Huttonsville, West Virginia||162||-25.0%|
|17112||St. Lawrence, South Dakota||162||-22.1%|
|17114||Sylvester, West Virginia||162||-16.4%|
|17119||Boardman, North Carolina||161||-20.2%|
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.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.7% of the residents of Sylvester are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Sylvester are 100.0% White.
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.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.0% of Sylvester residents are in the labor force.
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.
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.
The unemployment rate in Sylvester is 14.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Sylvester, 37.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Sylvester is $45,000.
In Sylvester, 76.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 23.4% of housing units in Sylvester.
Of all the housing units in Sylvester, 12.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Sylvester, 25.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sylvester is $873.
In Sylvester, 76.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.