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   (County: Dekalb County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Sylvania Town, Alabama give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Male:

Under 5 years : 32

5 to 9 years : 25

10 to 14 years : 28

15 to 17 years : 31

18 and 19 years : 25

20 years : 14

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 50

25 to 29 years : 81

30 to 34 years : 42

35 to 39 years : 18

40 to 44 years : 33

45 to 49 years : 39

50 to 54 years : 43

55 to 59 years : 45

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 6

65 and 66 years : 28

67 to 69 years : 10

70 to 74 years : 25

75 to 79 years : 19

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 5

Female:

Under 5 years : 30

5 to 9 years : 46

10 to 14 years : 29

15 to 17 years : 25

18 and 19 years : 20

20 years : 0

21 years : 5

22 to 24 years : 3

25 to 29 years : 96

30 to 34 years : 14

35 to 39 years : 72

40 to 44 years : 44

45 to 49 years : 51

50 to 54 years : 52

55 to 59 years : 46

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 39

65 and 66 years : 24

67 to 69 years : 19

70 to 74 years : 3

75 to 79 years : 20

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 21


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 838

Multiple ancestry : 216

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 217


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,268

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 3

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Total:

Under 5 years : 62

5 to 17 years : 184

18 to 24 years : 117

25 to 34 years : 233

35 to 44 years : 167

45 to 54 years : 185

55 to 59 years : 91

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 45

65 to 74 years : 109

75 years and over : 65

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 59

5 to 17 years : 162

18 to 24 years : 85

25 to 34 years : 189

35 to 44 years : 145

45 to 54 years : 129

55 to 59 years : 55

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 19

65 to 74 years : 76

75 years and over : 52

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 3

5 to 17 years : 19

18 to 24 years : 32

25 to 34 years : 44

35 to 44 years : 22

45 to 54 years : 56

55 to 59 years : 36

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 26

65 to 74 years : 33

75 years and over : 13

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 3

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 471

Female : 505

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 128

Female : 164

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 3

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Born in state of residence : 905

Born in other state in the United States : 276

Native: born outside the United States : 3

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 205

Now married, except separated : 462

Divorced : 70

Separated : 19

Widowed : 40

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 61

Now married, except separated : 126

Divorced : 72

Separated : 8

Widowed : 15

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 3

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Speak only English : 1,191

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Sylvania Town, Alabama

  • United States Or American: 335   (43.1%)
  • Other Groups: 128   (16.5%)
  • Irish: 101   (13.0%)
  • English: 79   (10.2%)
  • German: 47   (6.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 18   (2.3%)
  • Dutch: 18   (2.3%)
  • Italian: 17   (2.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 15   (1.9%)
  • Scottish: 4   (0.5%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 3   (0.4%)
  • Swedish: 3   (0.4%)
  • Czech: 3   (0.4%)
  • Norwegian: 2   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 2   (0.3%)
  • Polish: 2   (0.3%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Sylvania Town, Alabama is 1,271



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Sylvania Town, Alabama: 599
Female Population in Sylvania Town, Alabama: 672


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Sylvania Town, Alabama: 31.3
Median Female Resident Age in Sylvania Town, Alabama: 39.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Alabama is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Sylvania Town, Alabama


White


Both sexes

35.6

Male

34.6

Female

36.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

60.0

Male

67.3

Female

52.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

30.5

Male

16.5

Female

50.5

Asian


Both sexes

63.5

Male

76.5

Female

50.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

16.0

Male

16.0

Female

15.5

Other


Both sexes

23.0

Male

26.0

Female

20.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

20.8

Male

20.0

Female

28.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

22.0

Male

23.0

Female

20.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

36.0

Male

35.3

Female

36.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Sylvania Town, Alabama


  • White: 1,184
  • African American: 6
  • American Indian: 20
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 34
  • Two or More Races: 27



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Sylvania Town, Alabama citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Sylvania Town, Alabama

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 10   (2.6%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 12   (3.13%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 15   (3.91%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 36   (9.38%)
  • 9th Grade: 13   (3.39%)
  • 10th Grade: 36   (9.38%)
  • 11th Grade: 21   (5.47%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 10   (2.6%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 124   (32.29%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 26   (6.77%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 46   (11.98%)
  • Associate Degree: 17   (4.43%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 14   (3.65%)
  • Master's Degree: 4   (1.04%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 10   (2.39%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (2.15%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 15   (3.59%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 30   (7.18%)
  • 9th Grade: 31   (7.42%)
  • 10th Grade: 31   (7.42%)
  • 11th Grade: 12   (2.87%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 20   (4.78%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 135   (32.3%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 33   (7.89%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 46   (11%)
  • Associate Degree: 24   (5.74%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 14   (3.35%)
  • Master's Degree: 7   (1.67%)
  • Professional School Degree: 1   (0.24%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Sylvania Town, Alabama

  • Sylvania School


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P O Box 390, Sylvania, AL 35988, Phone: (256) 638-2030, Students: 911 )



Museums Near Sylvania Town, Alabama


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Sylvania Town, Alabama affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Sylvania Town, Alabama.

Area Features of Sylvania Town, Alabama


Airport


(1) Sweet Home Airport  

Building


(1) Sylvania Fire Department Station 1   (2) Sylvania Fire Department Station 2   (3) Sylvania Police Department  

Cemetery


(1) Mahan Cemetery   (2) Unity Cemetery  

Church


(1) Concord Church   (2) Free Holiness Church Historical   (3) Happy Home Church   (4) Hawkins Chapel   (5) Kings Chapel   (6) Mountain View Church   (7) Oak Grove Church   (8) Pilgrim Church   (9) Trinity Methodist Church   (10) Unity Church  

Civil


(1) Town Of Sylvania  

Dam


(1) Dekalb County Public Lake Dam  

Gap


(1) Smith Gap  

Locale


(1) Ragsdell Store Historical   (2) Wilkes Store  

Populated Place


(1) Brooks Crossroads   (2) Browntown   (3) Mahan Historical   (4) Mahan Crossroads   (5) Sylvania  

Post Office


(1) Sylvania Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Dekalb County Public Lake  

School


(1) Concord School Historical   (2) Cooper School Historical   (3) Emmett School Historical   (4) Hawkins Chapel School Historical   (5) Mahan School Historical   (6) Sylvania School  

Spring


(1) Browder Spring  

Stream


(1) Ashberry Branch   (2) Bing Branch   (3) Browder Spring Branch   (4) Mahan Branch   (5) Walker Branch   (6) West Fork Bengis Creek   (7) Wolf Branch  

Valley


(1) Frog Valley  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Sylvania Town, Alabama

35988 (pop. 1,692)


Cities Nearby Sylvania Town, Alabama

Sylvania Town, AL  (pop. 1,271) 0.0 Miles
Rainsville-sylvania Ccd, AL  (pop. 13,891) 3.3 Miles
Henagar Ccd, AL  (pop. 3,443) 5.2 Miles
Rainsville City, AL  (pop. 4,898) 5.4 Miles
Powell Town, AL  (pop. 2,135) 5.9 Miles
Henagar Town, AL  (pop. 2,400) 6.0 Miles
Dutton Town, AL  (pop. 258) 7.6 Miles
Pine Ridge Town, AL  (pop. 210) 7.8 Miles
Shiloh Town, AL  (pop. 289) 7.9 Miles
Fort Payne City, AL  (pop. 13,849) 8.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Sylvania Town, Alabama

256



Elevation in Sylvania Town, Alabama is 1,391.0 ft. (424.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Sylvania Town, Alabama

Lat: 34.558304 N        Long: -85.796154 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Sylvania Town, Alabama need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Alabama

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
  Total Electric Industry 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
  Total Electric Industry 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
  Total Electric Industry 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
  Total Electric Industry 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
  Total Electric Industry 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
  Total Electric Industry 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
  Total Electric Industry 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Sylvania Town, Alabama

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 26   (5.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 23   (4.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 69   (13.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 49   (9.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 55   (10.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 71   (13.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 55   (10.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 35   (6.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 7   (1.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 5   (1.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 4   (0.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.4%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 97   (18.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 25   (4.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 489

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 25

In 3-person carpool : 4

In 4-person carpool : 4

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 0

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 41


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Less than 5 minutes : 35

5 to 9 minutes : 23

10 to 14 minutes : 39

15 to 19 minutes : 133

20 to 24 minutes : 119

25 to 29 minutes : 34

30 to 34 minutes : 85

35 to 39 minutes : 10

40 to 44 minutes : 9

45 to 59 minutes : 3

60 to 89 minutes : 15

90 or more minutes : 17


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

With Social Security income : 168

No Social Security income : 342


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

With retirement income : 76

No retirement income : 434


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 34

$10,000 to $14,999 : 26

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3

$20,000 to $24,999 : 26

$25,000 to $29,999 : 17

$30,000 to $34,999 : 26

$35,000 to $39,999 : 30

$40,000 to $44,999 : 20

$45,000 to $49,999 : 8

$50,000 to $59,999 : 51

$60,000 to $74,999 : 44

$75,000 to $99,999 : 34

$100,000 to $124,999 : 29

$125,000 to $149,999 : 4

$150,000 to $199,999 : 12

$200,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $46,875


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Sylvania Town, Alabama

  • WWIC (1050 AM; 1.0 kW; Scottsboro, AL; Owner: Scottsboro Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WZQZ (1180 AM; 5.0 kW; Summerville, GA; Owner: Barinowski Investment Company)
  • WZOB (1250 AM; 5.0 kW; Fort Payne, AL; Owner: Central Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WZCT (1330 AM; 5.0 kW; Scottsboro, AL; Owner: Bonner And Carlile Enterprises)
  • WFPA (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Fort Payne, AL; Owner: J.a.r. Services Llc)
  • WKWN (1420 AM; 2.5 kW; Rising Fawn, GA; Owner: Dade County Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WGNQ (1480 AM; 1.0 kW; Bridgeport, AL; Owner: Mg Media, Inc.)
  • WVSM (1500 AM; 1.0 kW; Rainsville, AL; Owner: Sand Mountain Advertising Co., Inc.)
  • WLYJ (1560 AM; 1.0 kW; Centre, AL; Owner: Joy Christian Communications, Inc)
  • WQRX (870 AM; 4.7 kW; Hammondville, AL; Owner: Barinowski Investment Company)
  • WGTA (950 AM; 5.0 kW; Summerville, GA; Owner: Azteca Communications, Inc.)
  • WEIS (990 AM; 1.0 kW; Leesburg, AL; Owner: Baker Enterprises, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Sylvania Town, Alabama

  • WMXN-FM (101.7 FM; Pisgah, AL; Owner: Kea Radio, Inc.)
  • WFXO (105.9 FM; Centre, AL; Owner: Williams Communications, Inc.)
  • WFXO (105.9 FM; Leesburg, AL; Owner: Williams Communications, Inc.)
  • WJIA (88.5 FM; Grant, AL; Owner: Lake City Educational Broadcasting Inc.)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Mentone, AL; Owner: Appalachian Performing Arts Institute, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Henagar, AL; Owner: Shredding The Darkness)
  • WATG (95.7 FM; Summerville, GA; Owner: Tta Broadcasting, Inc)
  • WKEA-FM (98.3 FM; Section, AL; Owner: Kea Radio, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Sylvania Town, Alabama

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 34  (11.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 6  (2.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 40  (13.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (0.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 85  (29.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 48  (19.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 22  (8.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 83  (33.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 6  (2.4%)


(updated 2010)





There are 51 Farms In Sylvania Town, Alabama


(updated 2008)



Banks In Sylvania Town, Alabama

Horizon Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $89.6k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 7

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Sylvania Town, Alabama

  • Barwick Lafayette


    (about 30.1 miles in La Fayette, Georgia; Airport Code: GA1)

  • Albertville Regional-Thomas J Brumlik Field


    (about 34.7 miles in Albertville, Alabama; Airport Code: AL1)

  • Marion County Brown Field


    (about 36.7 miles in Jasper, Tennessee; Airport Code: APT)

  • Richard B Russell


    (about 39.0 miles in Shannon, Georgia; Airport Code: RMG)

  • Gadsen Municipal


    (about 43.7 miles in Gadsden, Alabama; Airport Code: GAD)

  • Northeast Alabama Regional


    (about 43.8 miles in Gadsden, Alabama; Airport Code: GAD)

  • Franklin County


    (about 45.1 miles in Sewanee, Tennessee; Airport Code: UOS)

  • Winchester Municipal


    (about 46.1 miles in Winchester, Tennessee; Airport Code: TN7)

  • Lovell Field


    (about 47.1 miles in Chattanooga, Tennessee; Airport Code: CHA)

  • Madison County Executive/Tom Sharp Jr. Field


    (about 48.0 miles in Meridianville, Alabama; Airport Code: AL3)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Sylvania Town, Alabama

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

85.69%

Carpooled

10.92%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.51%

Other Means

0.38%

Worked At Home

1.51%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Sylvania Town, Alabama, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 250

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 35

Female householder, no husband present : 82

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 128

Householder not living alone : 15


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 510


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 221

Renter-occupied housing units : 29

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 22

Renter-occupied housing units : 13

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 63

Renter-occupied housing units : 19

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 71

Renter-occupied housing units : 72


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 94

$10,000 to $14,999 : 53

$15,000 to $19,999 : 5

$20,000 to $24,999 : 34

$25,000 to $29,999 : 39

$30,000 to $34,999 : 26

$35,000 to $39,999 : 30

$40,000 to $44,999 : 20

$45,000 to $49,999 : 12

$50,000 to $59,999 : 66

$60,000 to $74,999 : 49

$75,000 to $99,999 : 34

$100,000 to $124,999 : 29

$125,000 to $149,999 : 4

$150,000 to $199,999 : 12

$200,000 or more : 3


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Total : 597


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Occupied : 510

Vacant : 87


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 41

Built 1990 to 1999 : 121

Built 1980 to 1989 : 124

Built 1970 to 1979 : 127

Built 1960 to 1969 : 31

Built 1950 to 1959 : 61

Built 1940 to 1949 : 51

Built 1939 or earlier : 41


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Utility gas : 23

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 194

Electricity : 268

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 25

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 15

$10,000 to $14,999 : 9

$15,000 to $19,999 : 22

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 7

$30,000 to $34,999 : 21

$35,000 to $39,999 : 11

$40,000 to $49,999 : 15

$50,000 to $59,999 : 28

$60,000 to $69,999 : 25

$70,000 to $79,999 : 11

$80,000 to $89,999 : 17

$90,000 to $99,999 : 17

$100,000 to $124,999 : 69

$125,000 to $149,999 : 17

$150,000 to $174,999 : 20

$175,000 to $199,999 : 13

$200,000 to $249,999 : 27

$250,000 to $299,999 : 12

$300,000 to $399,999 : 10

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 6

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 18

Home equity loan only : 20

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 160

Housing units without a mortgage : 179


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Sylvania Town, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $118,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $75,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $111,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $87,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $106,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $50,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $101,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $131,900


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Sylvania Town, Alabama: 74.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Alabama: 67.8%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Sylvania Town, AL): $28,553
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alabama): $34,135


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Sylvania Town): $56,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alabama): $76,700


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Sylvania Town): $313
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alabama): $447


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Sylvania Town, Alabama

Utility Gas: 3.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 53.2%
Electricity: 41.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.6%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Sylvania Town, Alabama are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Sylvania Town, Alabama

Amedisys Home Health Of Fort Payne


     Address: 501 Greenhill Blvd Suite 150, Fort Payne, Alabama 35967
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/11/2006

Dekalb County Home Care


     Address: 2401 Calvin Drive Southwest Suite 200, Fort Payne, Alabama 35967
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Highlands Home Health


     Address: 380 Woods Cove Road, Scottsboro, Alabama 35768
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 1/13/1993

Jackson County Home Care


     Address: 204 Liberty Lane, Scottsboro, Alabama 35769
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Dekalb Regional Home Health


     Address: 13280 County Road 51, Collinsville, Alabama 35961
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/30/1992

Hospitals Close To Sylvania Town, Alabama

Dekalb Regional Medical Center


     Address: 200 Med Center Drive, Fort Payne, Alabama 35968
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Highlands Medical Center


     Address: 380 Woods Cove Road, Scottsboro, Alabama 35768
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Cherokee Medical Center


     Address: 400 Northwood Dr, Centre, Alabama 35960
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Gadsden Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1007 Goodyear Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35903
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Riverview Regional Medical Center


     Address: 600 South Third Street, Gadsden, Alabama 35901
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Sylvania Town, Alabama

Crowne Health Care Of Ft Payne


     Address: 403 13th Street Northwest, Fort Payne, Alabama 35967
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 118
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Highlands Health And Rehab


     Address: 380 Woods Cove Road, Scottsboro, Alabama 35768
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 45
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Cloverdale Health Care Inc.


     Address: 412 Cloverdale Road, Scottsboro, Alabama 35768
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 137
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Collinsville Nursing Home, Inc


     Address: 685 North Valley Ave, Collinsville, Alabama 35961
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 190
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Crossville Health And Rehabilitation, Llc


     Address: 8922 Highway 227 Po Box 97, Crossville, Alabama 35962
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 140
     Percent Occupied: 98%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Sylvania Town, Alabama

Name: TVA
Address: 1101 Market Street; Chattanooga, TN 37402
Distance: 43 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Sylvania Town, Alabama

    Retired Workers: 155
    Disabled Workers: 105
    Widowers Workers: 30
    Spouses Workers: 25
    Children Workers: 45


(updated 2007)



Dekalb County, Alabama Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 29.34%
  • Bush & Cheney 69.94%
  • Other 0.72%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Sylvania Town, Alabama citizens.

Relocation to DeKalb County, AL

5.25 % of DeKalb County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $27,130

Alabama Average 6.81 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to DeKalb County, AL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Marshall County , AL 0.90 % ($21,706 AGI )
  • Jackson County , AL 0.76 % ($26,632 AGI )
  • Etowah County , AL 0.40 % ($28,221 AGI )

Relocation away from DeKalb County, AL

5.24 % of DeKalb County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $29,343

Alabama Average 6.16 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from DeKalb County, AL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Marshall County , AL 0.89 % ($26,219 AGI )
  • Jackson County , AL 0.80 % ($23,419 AGI )
  • Etowah County , AL 0.42 % ($27,022 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Alabama

Low Bracket: $500 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $3,000 (5.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Alabama

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Sylvania Town, Alabama is based on over 50 years of data.

























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Sylvania Town, Alabama directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Sylvania Town, Alabama

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robbery n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assault n/a n/a n/a 5 4 0 4 0 0 1 1 1 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 405 323 0 316 0 0 70 54 54 54
Burglary n/a n/a n/a 2 2 6 6 8 0 3 0 0 2
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 162 162 480 474 632 0 211 0 0 108
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a 10 9 0 17 8 11 26 13 13 19
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 810 727 0 1,342 632 862 1,825 704 702 1,023
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a 4 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 324 242 160 79 0 0 0 54 0 108
Arson n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a 4 4 2 6 4 3 7 4 3 6
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a 3 2 1 4 2 1 4 2 2 3


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Alabama

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
5,616 5,193 8,943 9,745 10,675 13,329 13,293 12,000 12,912 13,074


(updated 2014)



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