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Encyclopedia > Sylvan Springs

Sylvan Springs is a town located in Jefferson County, Alabama. As of the 2000 census, the population of the town is 1,465.


Location of Sylvan Springs, Alabama

Sylvan Springs is located at 33°30'46" North, 87°1'14" West (33.512650, -87.020636)1.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 9.0 km˛ (3.5 mi˛). 9.0 km˛ (3.5 mi˛) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 1,465 people, 589 households, and 461 families residing in the town. The population density is 162.1/km˛ (420.3/mi˛). There are 610 housing units at an average density of 67.5/km˛ (175.0/mi˛). The racial makeup of the town is 98.63% White, 0.68% Black or African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.27% from two or more races. 0.48% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 589 households out of which 26.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.6% are married couples living together, 7.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 21.7% are non-families. 19.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.49 and the average family size is 2.85.

In the town the population is spread out with 18.0% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 28.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 93.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $42,692, and the median income for a family is $49,853. Males have a median income of $37,500 versus $23,350 for females. The per capita income for the town is $20,338. 4.7% of the population and 3.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 5.0% of those under the age of 18 and 7.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=33.51265&longitude=-87.020636&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=33.51265&lon=-87.020636&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-87.020636&lat=33.51265&w=750&h=500)

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Sylvan Springs Alabama Resource Guide, City or community of Sylvan Springs, Alabama Facts, Information, Relocation, ... (201 words)
The population of Sylvan Springs is approximately 1,470.
The distance from Sylvan Springs to Washington DC is 692 miles.
Sylvan Springs is positioned 33.51 degrees north of the equator and 87.03 degrees west of the prime meridian.
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Population for Sylvan Springs, AL (2000): 1,465 comprising 708 (48.3%) males and 757 (51.7%) females.
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