The City of Sylvester had a population of 5,991 as of July 1, 2015. Sylvester ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Sylvester is located at latitude 31.5297 and longitude -83.833 in Worth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sylvester (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Worth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 387 feet.
The City of Sylvester (GNIS ID: 2405560) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Sylvester is located within Sylvester Division of Worth County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sylvester population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Sylvester: Isabella Station.
|Population in Households||5,853|
|Population in Familes||4,937|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||138|
|Average Household Size||2.62|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,541 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,188 (46.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,043 (41.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||310 (12.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$121,314|
|Average Home Value||$149,516|
|Median Household Income||$31,143|
|Average Household Income||$42,885|
|Per Capita Income||$16,302|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.75%|
|Per Capita Income||2.75%|
The table below compares Sylvester to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 143||77th|
|Population Density1||# 157||75th|
|Diversity Index2||# 269||57th|
|Median Household Income||# 463||26th|
|Per Capita Income||# 456||27th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.