AL

National Population : 333,590,059
Alabama State Population : 5,207,608

About Sylvania, AL

Sylvania, AL is located in Dekalb County in the state of Alabama.

The total City Population for Sylvania is about 1,894 with about 82 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 1,940.

The Average Home Value is $95,200.00, which is roughly 17% lower than the Average Home Value of $115,084.00 for the state of Alabama, and roughly 50% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $45,819.00, which is roughly 4% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $43,882.00 for the state of Alabama, and roughly 20% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Sylvania is about 3.9%.

Alabama is ranked #49 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 10.63 out of 100.

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Voting

DeKalb County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 82.72% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 84.37%
Democratic: 14.58%
Other: 1.05%


Nearby Locations

Henagar, AL (5.01 mi.)
Powell, AL (5.41 mi.)
Rainsville, AL (5.41 mi.)
Shiloh, AL (5.41 mi.)
Valley Head, AL (7.14 mi.)
Hammondville, AL (7.14 mi.)
Dutton, AL (7.39 mi.)
Lakeview, AL (7.61 mi.)
Fyffe, AL (7.61 mi.)
Fort Payne, AL (9.02 mi.)
Pine Ridge, AL (9.06 mi.)
Pisgah, AL (9.71 mi.)
Section, AL (11.59 mi.)
Mentone, AL (12.18 mi.)
Ider, AL (14.46 mi.)
Hollywood, AL (15.71 mi.)
Scottsboro, AL (15.97 mi.)
Dawson, AL (16.18 mi.)
Groveoak, AL (17.00 mi.)
Flat Rock, AL (17.40 mi.)
Collinsville, AL (17.62 mi.)
Geraldine, AL (18.62 mi.)
Gaylesville, AL (18.66 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 35988
Latitude : 34.558996
Longitude : -85.786626
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 1306 ft.
Area Code(s) : 256

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.73
Male Population Estimate : 49.18%
Female Population Estimate : 50.82%
Median Age : 33.6
Male Median Age : 32.7
Female Median Age : 34.6

White Population Estimate : 91.03%
Black Population Estimate : 0.77%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 10.36%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.46%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.21%
Indian Population Estimate : 3.25%
Other Population Estimate : 7.84%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Sylvania specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Dekalb County: About 5 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Dekalb County: About 312 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Dekalb County is about 14% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 8% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.