Sylvania, OH
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Sylvania profile

Living in Sylvania

Sylvania is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 19,011 people and 11 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.

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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sylvania who work in healthcare (10.67%), management occupations (9.94%), and office and administrative support (9.91%).

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.

Because of many things, Sylvania is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Sylvania a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Sylvania has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Sylvania’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Sylvania is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 48.85% 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 2018 was $41,037, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $164,148 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Sylvania include German, Irish, Polish, English, and French.

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