Sylva, NC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Sylva, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
2,687
Unemployment
9.3%
Poverty
26.2%
Median Home
$144,400
Median Income
$35,583
Median Rent
$697

Sylva SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
6
Education
8
Commute
8.5

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Rankings for Sylva in North Carolina

Map Of Sylva, NC

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Population over time in Sylva

Year Population % Change
2019 2,687 0.6%
2018 2,672 2.3%
2017 2,612 0.5%
2016 2,599 0.1%
2015 2,597 0.6%
2014 2,581 -0.1%
2013 2,584 -1.6%
2012 2,627 2.1%
2011 2,573 0.1%
2010 2,571 -

Race / Ethnicity in Sylva

White
72.5% (1,949)
African American
4.2% (114)
American Indian
2.2% (60)
Asian
2.2% (59)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
12.4% (334)
Hispanic
6.4% (171)
Race Sylva NC USA
White 72.5% 63.1% 60.7%
African American 4.2% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 2.2% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.2% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 12.4% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.4% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Sylva

Female
56.3% (1,513)
Male
43.7% (1,173)
Gender Sylva NC USA
Female 56.3% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 43.7% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sylva for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (214)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (107)
High School / GED
23.0% (618)
Some College
21.0% (564)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (188)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (618)
Master's Degree
11.0% (295)
Professional Degree
1.0% (26)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (53)
Education Sylva NC USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Sylva, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
12.6% (33,850)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.9% (24,045)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.7% (36,884)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.8% (37,118)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.8% (26,379)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.0% (53,693)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.9% (29,414)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.9% (18,442)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.0% (7,937)
$200,000 or more
0.3% (933)
Income Sylva NC USA
Less than $10,000 12.6% 6.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.9% 5.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.7% 10.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.8% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.8% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.0% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.9% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.9% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.0% 5.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 0.3% 5.4% 7.7%

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