Sylvia, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Sylvia, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Sylvia had a population of 213 as of July 1, 2018.

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 (GNIS ID: 2396021) 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.

The City of Sylvia is located within Township of Sylvia, a minor civil division (MCD) of Reno County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sylvia: Senith.

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Sylvia, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 213
Population in Households 213
Population in Familes 171
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 725
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $51,266
Per Capita Income $22,671


Total Housing Units 142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (33.1%)
Median Home Value $58,696
Average Home Value $119,792


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 61
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.28% -0.47%
Households -0.25% -0.42%
Families 0.61% -0.66%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

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, 2018 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 # 423 37th
Population Density # 367 45th
Diversity Index # 320 53rd
Median Household Income # 651 3rd
Per Capita Income # 527 22nd

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