Sylvania is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 2,538 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Sylvania is the 212th largest community in Georgia.
Unlike some cities, Sylvania isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sylvania are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sylvania is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sylvania who work in office and administrative support (11.58%), healthcare (11.23%), and sales jobs (9.59%).
As is often the case in a small city, Sylvania doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Sylvania with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.69% of adults in Sylvania have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sylvania in 2010 was $17,999, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,996 for a family of four. Sylvania also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.44% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Sylvania is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sylvania home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sylvania residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sylvania include German, English, Scottish, and British.
The most common language spoken in Sylvania is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.