Sylvester demographics profile

StatisticSylvesterWest VirginiaNational
Population density (sq mi)7387791
Median age38.241.937.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)84%59%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1856%37%43%
Speak English100%98%79%
Speak Spanish0%1%13%
Sylvester, WV has a population of 186 and is the 24,794th largest city in the United States. The population density is 738 per sq mi which is 863% higher than the West Virginia average and 714% higher than the national average. The median age in Sylvester is 38 which is approximately 9% lower than the West Virginia average of 42. In Sylvester, 84% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 100% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 93% of Sylvester residents were born in West Virginia, 7% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Sylvester is 863% higher than West Virginia.
  • The median age in Sylvester is 9% lower than West Virginia.
  • In Sylvester 99.46% of the population is White.
  • In Sylvester 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Sylvester 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Sylvester population breakdown by race

RaceSylvesterWest VirginiaNational
Black or African American0.00%3.43%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race0.54%1.83%3.06%
Other race0.00%0.31%4.75%
In Sylvester, 0.0% 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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Source: The Sylvester, WV demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).