Sylvia, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Sylvia, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Sylvia had a population of 236 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Sylvia is located at latitude 37.9592 and longitude -98.4088 in Reno County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sylvia (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Reno County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,732 feet.

The City of Sylvia 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 Sylvia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sylvia: Senith.

City of Sylvia, KS Boundary Map

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Sylvia, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 236
Population in Households 236
Population in Familes 190
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 803
Diversity Index2 17
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 106
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 69
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 155 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (31.6%)
Median Home Value $99,000
Average Home Value $166,456
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,248
Average Household Income $43,081
Per Capita Income $19,207
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.52% 0.92%
Households 1.7% 0.93%
Families 3.36% 0.85%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.72%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Sylvia, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sylvia to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 401 40th
Population Density1 # 346 49th
Diversity Index2 # 309 54th
Median Household Income # 639 5th
Per Capita Income # 607 10th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.