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Sylvester is a town in Boone County, in the Charleston metro area.

The latitude of Sylvester is 38.010N. The longitude is -81.557W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 863 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 195.


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Median household income
Local
$35,625
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sylvester demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Dogpatch Reunion - July 3-4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Sylvester web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Sylvester demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Boone County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 25148 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

3% of Sylvester residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sylvester ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sylvester was $24,420, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Sylvester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Sylvester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $322.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $775.


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Boone County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sylvester political report.

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The average commute time for Sylvester workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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