Sylvester, West Virginia

Population 483

Sylvester is located in Boone County, WV. The population is 483, making Sylvester the 7th largest city in Boone County.

There are 0 public schools in Sylvester with an average Homefacts rating of NA. The total crime rate for Sylvester is high , and there are 3 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Sylvester is very high 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 Whitesville, Twilight and Seth.

Sylvester Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Not Determined
  • No High School Diploma: 17.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 66.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 16.1%

Crime Rate

90.74% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 0
  • Violent Crimes: 61
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 0
  • Property Crime: 172
  • Larceny Theft: 172

Registered Offenders

81.30% Higher than national avg.
  • 3 offenders in Sylvester
  • 62.11 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

4 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 3


Very High 4.9%
  • West Virginia unemployment average: 4.3%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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There are 0 K-12 public schools in Sylvester, WV and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Sylvester's schools as Not Determined, with an overall NA rating.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Sylvester, WV

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142 Building Permits View All

  • In 2004, the city of Sylvester, WV issued 142 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 142 permits, 128 were issued for single family homes and 14 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2003, the city of Sylvester, WV issued 0 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: $510
  • 1 Bedroom: $617
  • 2 Bedrooms: $710
  • 3 Bedrooms: $980
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,210

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Environmental Hazards

4 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (362/384)
    Sylvester, WV has 94.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Sylvester, WV is a green zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    Sylvester, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 33.82°
  • February 37.32°
  • March 47.45°
  • April 57.88°
  • May 65.59°
  • June 73.79°
  • July 75.84°
  • August 75.5°
  • September 69.02°
  • October 56.8°
  • November 45.6°
  • December 35.45°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Sylvester, WV

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Sylvester, WV: $61,250


Unemployment in Sylvester is 4.9%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 36.36%
White Collar - 63.64%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito
  • Sen. Joe Manchin III

City Representatives

  • Evan Jenkins

Neighborhood Info

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  • No fcc towers found in Sylvester, WV

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  • No library found in Sylvester, WV

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  • No retirement homes found in Sylvester, WV
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