U.S. Beacon August 12, 2022

Sylvania, AL

De Kalb County, Alabama

Latitude: 34.558304     Longitude: -85.796154
Population 1,238 (2005)
Elevation of Sylvania, Alabama: 1392 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:0174400, place: Sylvania town, Alabama)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 946 (100%)
In labor force: 561 (59.3%)
--Civilian labor force: 561 (59.3%)
----Employed: 539 (56.98%)
----Unemployed: 22 (2.33%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 3.9%
--Armed Forces: 0 (0%)
Not in labor force: 385 (40.7%)
Females 16 years and over: 505 (53.38%)
In labor force: 258 (27.27%)
--Civilian labor force: 258 (27.27%)
----Employed: 247 (26.11%)
Own children under 6 years: 90 (9.51%)
All parents in family in labor force: 46 (4.86%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 531 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 455 (85.69%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 58 (10.92%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 0 (0%)
Walked: 8 (1.51%)
Other means: 2 (0.38%)
Worked at home: 8 (1.51%)
Mean travel time to work: 24 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 539 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 82 (15.21%)
Service occupations: 28 (5.19%)
Sales and office occupations: 123 (22.82%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 2 (0.37%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 91 (16.88%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 213 (39.52%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 17 (3.15%)
Construction: 68 (12.62%)
Manufacturing: 215 (39.89%)
Wholesale trade.: 25 (4.64%)
Retail trade: 74 (13.73%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 17 (3.15%)
Information: 0 (0%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 5 (0.93%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 3 (0.56%)
Educational, health and social services: 51 (9.46%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 18 (3.34%)
Other services (except public administration): 28 (5.19%)
Public administration: 18 (3.34%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 445 (82.56%)
Government workers: 56 (10.39%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 36 (6.68%)
Unpaid family workers: 2 (0.37%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 490 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 95 (19.39%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 41 (8.37%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 79 (16.12%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 76 (15.51%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 95 (19.39%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 61 (12.45%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 30 (6.12%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 8 (1.63%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 0 (0%)
$200,000 or more: 5 (1.02%)
Median household income: $28,553

With earnings: 355 (72.45%)
--Mean earnings: $39,851
With Social Security income: 139 (28.37%)
--Mean Social Security income: $8,660
With Supplemental Security Income: 34 (6.94%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $6,071
With public assistance income: 6 (1.22%)
--Mean public assistance income: $2,350
With retirement income: 71 (14.49%)
--Mean retirement income: $9,862

Families: 354 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 31 (8.76%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 22 (6.21%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 60 (16.95%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 64 (18.08%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 85 (24.01%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 58 (16.38%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 26 (7.34%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 6 (1.69%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 0 (0%)
$200,000 or more: 2 (0.56%)
Median family income: $35,000

Per capita income: $15,561

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $28,681
Female full-time, year-round workers: $19,620

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 48 (13.56%)
--With related children under 18 years: 26 (7.34%)
----With related children under 5 years: 9 (2.54%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 12 (3.39%)
--With related children under 18 years: 10 (2.82%)
----With related children under 5 years: 0 (0%)
Individuals: 196 (55.37%)
--18 years and over: 142 (40.11%)
----65 years and over: 46 (12.99%)
--Related children under 18 years: 54 (15.25%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 43 (12.15%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 59 (16.67%)

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