Sylvania, PA Profile: Facts & Data

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Sylvania, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Sylvania had a population of 222 as of July 1, 2019. Sylvania ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sylvania is located at latitude 41.8051 and longitude -76.8569 in Bradford County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Sylvania encompass a land area of 1.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bradford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,280 feet.

The Borough of Sylvania (GNIS ID: 1214958) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.


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Sylvania, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Sylvania, PA Housing Affordability Index is 184
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Sylvania, PA Wealth Index is 107
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 222
Population in Households 222
Population in Familes 188
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 199
Diversity Index1 13
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,694
Average Household Income $80,438
Per Capita Income $30,210
Wealth Index3 107

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 90 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $158,333
Housing Affordability Index2 184
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 83
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 63
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.15% -0.18%
Households 0.13% 0.0%
Families 0.35% -0.32%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Sylvania, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sylvania to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1593 10th
Population Density # 1668 5th
Diversity Index # 894 49th
Median Household Income # 983 44th
Per Capita Income # 648 63rd

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