Nationwide Claims to Fame

Sylvester is 42nd out of 6,406 other cities in Female residents

Statewide Claims to Fame

Sylvester is 6th in Georgia out of 154 other cities in Female residents

Sylvester is 9th in Georgia out of 154 other cities in Income below poverty line

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Sylvester Rank Georgia US
Current population (2012) 6,283 110th 9,919,945 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.2 118th 57,513.5 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,002.9 100th 168.4 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Sylvester Rank Georgia US
Residents younger than 5 8.5% 46th 6.8% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 27.7% 58th 25.1% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.8% 21st 11.5% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Sylvester Rank Georgia US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 69.6% 140th 84.0% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 10.6% 139th 27.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Sylvester Rank Georgia US
Race - White 38.5% 116th 62.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 59.6% 22nd 31.2% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.0% 154th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.6% 141st 3.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 106th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.1% 143rd 1.8% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.1% 152nd 9.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 38.0% 105th 55.1% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Sylvester Rank Georgia US
Female residents 56.2% 6th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.7% 143rd 9.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Sylvester Rank Georgia US
Housing units 2,541 138th 4,102,992 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 21.6% 102nd 20.5% 25.9%
Households 2,398 128th 3,490,754 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 58.8% 63rd 66.8% 66.1%
Home median value $95,500 135th $160,200 $186,200
People per household 2.5 108th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Sylvester Rank Georgia US
Income per capita $17,393 121st $25,383 $27,915
Income per household $30,577 123rd $49,736 $52,762
Income below poverty line 35.5% 9th 16.5% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Sylvester Rank Georgia US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 707 118th 901,105 27,092,908
Retail sales $51,942 124th $117,516,907 $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $9,121 97th $12,326 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $6,144 118th $16,976,235 $613,795,732

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