The Town of Sylva had a population of 2,710 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Sylva is located at latitude 35.3754 and longitude -83.2184 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sylva (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,044 feet.
The Town of Sylva (GNIS ID: 2406705) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sylva population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||7,313|
|Daytime Population: Residents||1,257|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||8,570|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||3.16|
|Population in Households||2,612|
|Population in Familes||1,883|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||98|
|Median Household Income||$38,302|
|Average Household Income||$50,586|
|Per Capita Income||$22,805|
|Total Housing Units||1,428 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||600 (42.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||582 (40.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||246 (17.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$178,049|
|Average Home Value||$210,500|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.83%|
|Per Capita Income||2.78%|
The table below compares Sylva to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 268||64th|
|Population Density||# 278||63rd|
|Diversity Index||# 504||32nd|
|Median Household Income||# 461||38th|
|Per Capita Income||# 353||52nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.