Sylvania, GA


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Living in Sylvania

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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sylvania who work in office and administrative support (12.20%), sales jobs (9.99%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (8.41%).

Being a small city, Sylvania does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In Sylvania, just 12.76% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Sylvania in 2010 was $16,991, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,964 for a family of four. Sylvania also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.39% 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 Irish, English, British, and French .

The most common language spoken in Sylvania is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Russian.

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