Sylacauga, Alabama

Population 12,778

Sylacauga is located in Talladega County, AL. The population is 12,778, making Sylacauga the 2nd largest city in Talladega County.

There are 8 public schools in Sylacauga with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Sylacauga is high , and there are 75 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Sylacauga is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Sylacauga property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Sylacauga include Mignon, Oak Grove and Bon Air.

Sylacauga Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 14.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 68.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 17.1%

Crime Rate

47.87% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 262
  • Violent Crimes: 1
  • Robbery: 40
  • Burglary: 584
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

69.26% Higher than national avg.
  • 75 offenders in Sylacauga
  • 58.69 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

84 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 10
  • Superfunds: 5
  • Tanks & Spills: 68


High 19.9%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 13.3%
  • National unemployment average: 13.3%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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8 Public Schools view public schools

There are 8 K-12 public schools in Sylacauga, AL and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Sylacauga's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

75 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$129,900 compared to May 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Sylacauga, AL issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Sylacauga, AL issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $471
  • 1 Bedroom: $474
  • 2 Bedrooms: $630
  • 3 Bedrooms: $855
  • 4 Bedrooms: $878

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Environmental Hazards

84 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (279/282)
    Sylacauga, AL has 98.94% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Sylacauga, AL is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.01 Average
    Sylacauga, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 45.2°
  • February 45.6°
  • March 54.15°
  • April 62.88°
  • May 70.05°
  • June 78.42°
  • July 80.85°
  • August 80.5°
  • September 72.83°
  • October 60.7°
  • November 52.07°
  • December 44.68°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Sylacauga, AL

Sylacauga, AL has a low risk of earthquakes.
Sylacauga, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Sylacauga, AL has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Sylacauga, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Sylacauga, AL: $34,568


Unemployment in Sylacauga is 19.9%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 13.3% and 13.3% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 45.87%
White Collar - 54.13%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert Bentley
  • Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby

City Representatives

  • Mike Rogers

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

20 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

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