Overview

Introduction to Sylvania, Ohio

Sylvania, Ohio, in Lucas county, is 9 miles NW of Toledo, Ohio. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Toledo metropolitan area. 

Sylvania History

In 1832, General David White acquired a significant tract of land in the eastern part of what later became known as Sylvania. Initially, there was a conflict between him and Judge William Wilson regarding the name. White wanted to call the place "Whiteford" but Wilson preferred the name "sylvania" which is the Latin for "woods or trees." On July 13, 1836, the place was officially named Sylvania. The city is now a middle-class suburb of Toledo.

Sylvania and Nearby Attractions

  • Assisi Hall
  • Alverno Studio
  • Highland Meadows Golf Course
  • King Of Glory Church
  • Tenmile Creek
  • Molander Park

Things To Do In Sylvania

The city of Sylvania has a number of memorial halls. Among these are the Saint Clare Hall, Carmel Hall, Lourdes Hall, Maria Hall, Assisi Hall, as well as the Rosary Care Center, Sophia Counseling Center and Franciscan Center. There are also a number of churches and cemeteries dotting the streets of the city. The Tenmile Creek in Sylvania offers provisions for fishing. The city also offers a number of amusement parks like the Champion Amusements and the Molander Park that provide recreational opportunities for adults and kids. Golf can be played at the Highland Meadows Golf Course. There are a number of shopping complexes in the cityas well.

Sylvania Transportation

Air transportation is provided by the Toledo Express Airport.

Sylvania Higher Education

Residents of Sylvania can attend the Lourdes College for higher education. Apart from this, there are several other institutes nearby, like the Owens Community College-Toledo Campus and the University of Toledo.

Demographics

People

Total Population18,857
Male Share of the Population46.6%
Female Share of the Population53.4%
Senior Citizens18.7%
Employed Population 16+9,285
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married54.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher44.3%
Median Earnings25+$47,654
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,888

Wealth

Median Family Income$94,358
% Above Poverty Level93.3%
% Below Poverty Level6.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone27.8%
Median Gross Rent$816
Median House Value$169,100

Ancestry

German32.7%
Irish15.2%
Polish12.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.1%
English11.9%
French Except Basque5.9%
Italian4.2%
Hungarian2.6%
Arab2.1%
Scottish1.6%
Russian1.5%
Lebanese1.3%
Dutch1%
Greek1%
Swedish0.8%
Swiss0.8%
Czech0.7%
Welsh0.7%
African0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Croatian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Jamaican0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Ethiopian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Jordanian0.2%
Palestinian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Israeli0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Albanian0.1%
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Sylvania Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lucas County
Standard Zip Codes43560
Phone Area Codes4,19,567
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.71
Approximate Longitude-83.7

Sylvania Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationTOLEDO EXPRESS AP
Distance10.4 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 83 F
Oct Temp42 to 62 F
Annual Precip33.2 inches
StationMONROE
Distance21.2 miles
Jan Temp17 to 31 F
Apr Temp37 to 56 F
Jul Temp64 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip33.4 inches
StationMILAN 4 ESE
Distance24.6 miles
Jan Temp15 to 31 F
Apr Temp35 to 59 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 63 F
Annual Precip30.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Berkey282$73,000
Holland1,620$75,469
Maumee13,917$82,632
Metamora592$65,833
Rossford6,495$74,103
Toledo279,455$45,902

Sylvania Hospitals

Flower Hospital
(Non-profit)
5200 Harroun Road
(419) 824-1444
Regency Hospital Of Toledo
5220 West Alexis Road
(419) 318-5700

Sylvania Public Schools

Central Trail Elementary School
4321 Mitchaw Rd
ZIP: 43560
(419) 824-8610
Primary
Total Enrollment 583
Highland Elementary School
7720 Erie St
ZIP: 43560
(419) 824-8611
Primary
Total Enrollment 671
Hill View Elementary School
5424 Whiteford Rd
ZIP: 43560
(419) 824-8612
Primary
Total Enrollment 418
Maplewood Elementary School
6769 Maplewood Ave
ZIP: 43560
(419) 824-8613
Primary
Total Enrollment 417
Sylvan Elementary School
4830 Wickford Dr E
ZIP: 43560
(419) 824-8615
Primary
Total Enrollment 355
Sylvania Arbor Hills Junior High School
5334 Whiteford Rd
ZIP: 43560
(419) 824-8640
Middle
Total Enrollment 501
Sylvania Mccord Junior High School
4304 N Mccord Rd
ZIP: 43560
(419) 824-8650
Middle
Total Enrollment 654
Sylvania Northview High School
5403 Silica Dr
ZIP: 43560
(419) 824-8570
High
Total Enrollment 1225
Sylvania Southview High School
7225 Sylvania Ave
ZIP: 43560
(419) 824-8580
High
Total Enrollment 1165
Sylvania Timberstone Junior High School
9000 Sylvania Ave
ZIP: 43560
(419) 824-8680
Middle
Total Enrollment 553

Sylvania Private Schools

St Joseph Elementary School
5411 Main St
ZIP: 43560
Elementary
Total Enrollment 670
Sylvania Franciscan Academy
5335 Silica Dr
ZIP: 43560
Elementary
Total Enrollment 154
Toledo Islamic Academy
5225 Alexis Rd
ZIP: 43560
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 180
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