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Sylvia is a township in Reno County, in the Hutchinson metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Sylvia. For links to other places called Sylvia, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sylvia is 37.955N. The longitude is -98.416W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,742 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 393.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sylvia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Reno 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 67581 ZIP code.
40% of Sylvia residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sylvia ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sylvia was $15,955, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Sylvia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sylvia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $233. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $546.
Reno County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sylvia political report.
The average commute time for Sylvia workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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