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Sylvester, Georgia - Basic Facts

Sylvester is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Sylvester.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Worth County at latitude 31.5307 and longitude -83.8355. Worth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 387 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Sylvester (see map) encompass a land area of 6.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sylvester: Isabella Station.

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Sylvester, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sylvester to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 143 77th
Population Density1 # 153 76th
Diversity Index2 # 269 57th
Median Household Income # 410 34th
Per Capita Income # 417 33rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Sylvester, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,136
Population in Households 6,001
Population in Familes 5,072
Population in Group Qrtrs 135
Population Density1 995
Diversity Index2 54
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,286
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 1,602
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,551 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,236 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,050 (41.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 265 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $107,299
Average Home Value $133,522
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,832
Average Household Income $42,994
Per Capita Income $16,328
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.2% -0.5%
Households 0.0% -0.46%
Families 0.27% -0.57%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.66%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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