U.S. Beacon June 30, 2022

Sylacauga, AL

Talladega County, Alabama

Latitude: 33.178360     Longitude: -86.251068
Population 12,956 (2005)
Elevation of Sylacauga, Alabama: 580 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:0174352, place: Sylacauga city, Alabama)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 3,079 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 205 (6.66%)
Kindergarten: 221 (7.18%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 1,479 (48.04%)
High school (grades 9-12): 743 (24.13%)
College or graduate school: 431 (14%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 8,232 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 970 (11.78%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 1,411 (17.14%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 2,539 (30.84%)
Some college, no degree: 1,616 (19.63%)
Associate degree: 370 (4.49%)
Bachelor's degree: 757 (9.2%)
Graduate or professional degree: 569 (6.91%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 71.1%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 9,809 (100%)
Never married: 2,205 (22.48%)
Now married, except separated: 5,217 (53.19%)
Separated: 174 (1.77%)
Total Widowed: 1,205 (12.28%)
Widowed Female: 1,035 (10.55%)
Total Divorced: 1,008 (10.28%)
Divorced Female: 683 (6.96%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 369 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 238 (64.5%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 9,260 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,201 (12.97%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 2,833 (100%)
--With a disability: 195 (6.88%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 6,367 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,767 (27.75%)
----Percent employed: 35.9%
--No disability: 4,600 (72.25%)
----Percent employed: 77.6%
Population 65 years and over: 2,352 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,272 (54.08%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 11,663 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 6,864 (58.85%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 4,681 (40.14%)
--Same county: 3,063 (26.26%)
--Different county: 1,618 (13.87%)
----Same state: 858 (7.36%)
----Different state: 760 (6.52%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 118 (1.01%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 12,447 (100%)
Native: 12,324 (99.01%)
--Born in United States: 12,285 (100%)
----State of residence: 10,444 (83.91%)
----Different state: 1,841 (14.79%)
--Born outside United States: 39 (0.31%)
Foreign born: 123 (0.99%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 30 (0.24%)
--Naturalized citizen: 53 (0.43%)
--Not a citizen: 70 (0.56%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 123 (100%)
Europe: 31 (25.2%)
Asia: 49 (39.84%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 39 (31.71%)
Northern America: 4 (3.25%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 11,663 (100%)
English only: 11,249 (96.45%)
Language other than English: 414 (3.55%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 135 (1.16%)
--Spanish: 197 (1.69%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 40 (0.34%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 129 (1.11%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 47 (0.4%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 81 (0.69%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 48 (0.41%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 12,447 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 9,530% (76.56%)
Arab: 7 (0.06%)
Czech: 23 (0.18%)
Danish: 0 (0%)
Dutch: 121 (0.97%)
English: 857 (6.89%)
French (except Basque): 95 (0.76%)
French Canadian: 0 (0%)
German: 378 (3.04%)
Greek: 0 (0%)
Hungarian: 0 (0%)
Irish: 643 (5.17%)
Italian: 42 (0.34%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 21 (0.17%)
Polish: 42 (0.34%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 16 (0.13%)
Scotch-Irish: 243 (1.95%)
Scottish: 219 (1.76%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 88 (0.71%)
Swedish: 8 (0.06%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 2,586 (20.78%)
Welsh: 143 (1.15%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 3,998 (32.12%)

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