Sylvania is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 18,965 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Sylvania is the 97th largest community in Ohio.
Sylvania real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Sylvania house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Sylvania is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.24% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sylvania is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sylvania who work in office and administrative support (11.60%), sales jobs (10.64%), and management occupations (10.00%).
Also of interest is that Sylvania has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Sylvania is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.32% of adults in Sylvania have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Sylvania in 2010 was $35,248, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $140,992 for a family of four. However, Sylvania contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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, Polish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Sylvania is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.