Sylvan Heights demographics profile

StatisticSylvan HeightsNashvilleTennessee
Population density (sq mi)3,2721,353153
Median age29.834.038.5
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%57%
Speak Englishn/a83%93%
Speak Spanishn/a9%4%

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  • The population density in Sylvan Heights is 142% higher than Nashville.
  • The median age in Sylvan Heights is 13% lower than Nashville.
  • In Sylvan Heights 67.83% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Sylvan Heights 24.52% of the population is African American.
  • In Sylvan Heights 0.47% of the population is Asian.

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Sylvan Heights population breakdown by race

RaceSylvan HeightsNashvilleTennessee
African American24.52%28.04%16.81%
American Indian0.00%0.27%0.29%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.05%
Mixed race3.84%2.39%2.03%
Other race3.34%3.38%1.38%
In Sylvan Heights, 10.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Sylvan Heights age breakdown

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Source: The Sylvan Heights, Nashville, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).