Sylvania strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alabama):
Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
Low Property Crime
Comparing Sylvania to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alabama (State):
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|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Low Property Crime|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||42 miles SW of Chattanooga, Tennessee (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||97 miles NW of Atlanta, Georgia|
|Standard Zip Codes||35988|
|Phone Area Codes||256|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||26 to 48 F|
|Apr Temp||42 to 70 F|
|Jul Temp||65 to 88 F|
|Oct Temp||44 to 72 F|
|Annual Precip||58.3 inches|
|Jan Temp||28 to 50 F|
|Apr Temp||45 to 72 F|
|Jul Temp||67 to 90 F|
|Oct Temp||46 to 74 F|
|Annual Precip||58.6 inches|
|Station||LAFAYETTE 5 SW|
|Jan Temp||29 to 48 F|
|Apr Temp||43 to 71 F|
|Jul Temp||66 to 88 F|
|Oct Temp||46 to 72 F|
|Annual Precip||58.3 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.89|
|American Indian & Alaskan||14||1.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||8||0.7%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,238|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||14.4%|
|French (except Basque)||1.2%|
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Penn Foster College
Penn Foster College offers a complete learning experience for busy adults looking to advance their education around their schedule. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your degree or undergraduate certificate online and at a pace that’s right for you.
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Technology changes everything®
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Interested in a career as a professional dog trainer? Animal Behavior College is the place to start.
Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.
133 1ST ST NW
Serves 870 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8
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|1. Granby, Missouri||91.9||26.7%||15.7%||5.9%||27||$32,455||7.2%||4.4%||2,121||16.1%||20.3||1%||5.2|
|2. Pound, Virginia||89.1||25.7%||16%||12.2%||28||$33,688||7.5%||1.3%||1,089||23%||21.1||1.4%||2.8|
|3. Coleman, Michigan||84.8||30.9%||14.8%||5.7%||28||$36,544||6.8%||3.1%||1,296||17%||18.5||0.7%||3.9|
|4. Howe, Texas||82.5||21.1%||8.9%||10.4%||26||$41,125||9.1%||5.1%||2,478||12.4%||7.7||0.6%||4|
|5. Golden Meadow, Louisiana||82||21.8%||15.5%||8.1%||27||$36,944||6.8%||7.5%||2,193||18.8%||19.6||2.6%||5.5|
|6. Ward, Arkansas||81.7||18.9%||7.7%||8.6%||31||$34,702||8.9%||2.7%||2,580||16.5%||9.7||0.5%||1.9|
|7. Brown City, Michigan||79.5||26.8%||13.6%||10.6%||31||$40,000||8.5%||2.1%||1,334||11.7%||25.5||0.5%||3|
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