Sylvester, GA Profile: Facts & Data

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Sylvester, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Sylvester had a population of 5,983 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sylvester: Isabella Station.

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Sylvester, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,983
Population in Households 5,814
Population in Familes 4,892
Population in Group Qrtrs 169
Population Density2 909
Diversity Index3 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,846
Average Household Income $52,898
Per Capita Income $20,774

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,499 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,233 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 974 (39.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 292 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $96,656
Average Home Value $124,048
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,207
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 1,538
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.41% -0.55%
Households -0.43% -0.52%
Families -0.36% -0.63%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Sylvester, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sylvester to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 148 77th
Population Density # 181 71st
Diversity Index # 271 57th
Median Household Income # 410 35th
Per Capita Income # 346 45th

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