Income/capita 25%
Household income 32%
Unemployment 44%
Income per capita$37,235$27,800$29,829
Median household income$72,936$50,674$55,322
Median income owner occupied$91,143$65,077$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,150$28,832$35,192
Median earnings male$51,017$36,579$36,919
Median earnings female$31,192$24,862$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level7.7%15.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sylvania is 25% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Sylvania is 32% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sylvania is 44% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sylvania is 49% lower than the national average

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      Sylvania employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.2%0.9%
      Manufacturing sector18.6%0.6%
      Financial & insurance services4.2%4.4%
      Wholesale & retail services16.7%11.8%
      Public administration4.3%1.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.6%0.6%
      Education, health & social services15.1%42.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ottawa Hills, OH4,497$118,700115%
      Perrysburg, OH21,367$84,50853%
      Waterville, OH5,496$79,29343%
      Whitehouse, OH4,378$76,13338%
      Berkey, OH313$69,58326%
      Sylvania, OH18,882$72,93632%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lake Forest, IL18,881$162,117193%
      Oroville, CA18,884$35,45736%
      Mayfield Heights, OH18,878$45,87517%
      Niles, OH18,877$39,31129%
      Brook Park, OH18,875$48,81312%
      Sylvania, OH18,882$72,93632%
      Source: The Sylvania, OH employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).