Sylvester, Georgia

Population 6,230

Sylvester is located in Worth County, GA. The population is 6,230, making Sylvester the largest city in Worth County.

There are 5 public schools in Sylvester with an average Homefacts rating of C. The total crime rate for Sylvester is high , and there are 28 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Sylvester is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Sylvester property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Sylvester include Poulan, Sumner and Ty Ty.

Sylvester Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 23.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 63.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 12.7%

Crime Rate

56.09% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 312
  • Violent Crimes: 1
  • Robbery: 220
  • Burglary: 972
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

64.76% Higher than national avg.
  • 28 offenders in Sylvester
  • 44.94 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

52 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 51


Low 4.4%
  • Georgia unemployment average: 4.4%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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5 Public Schools view public schools

There are 5 K-12 public schools in Sylvester, GA and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Sylvester's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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28 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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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Sylvester, GA

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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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  • Rented
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Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Sylvester, GA 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 Sylvester, GA issued 4 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: $635
  • 1 Bedroom: $660
  • 2 Bedrooms: $785
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,025
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,145

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Environmental Hazards

52 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (214/215)
    Sylvester, GA has 99.53% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Sylvester, GA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.94 Average
    Sylvester, GA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 50.3°
  • February 52.15°
  • March 59.55°
  • April 67.28°
  • May 75.53°
  • June 82.3°
  • July 83.1°
  • August 82.6°
  • September 78.48°
  • October 68.14°
  • November 57.47°
  • December 52.68°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Sylvester, GA

Sylvester, GA has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Sylvester, GA has no risk of hurricanes.
Sylvester, GA has a low risk of hail storms.
Sylvester, GA has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Sylvester, GA: $26,017


Unemployment in Sylvester is 4.4%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.4% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 54.49%
White Collar - 45.51%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Nathan Deal
  • Sen. Johnny Isakson
  • Sen. David Perdue

City Representatives

  • Austin Scott

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

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11 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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