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Sylvan is a township in Cass County, in the Brainerd metro area.
The latitude of Sylvan is 46.336N. The longitude is -94.41W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,188 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,965.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sylvan demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cass 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 56473 ZIP code.
31% of Sylvan residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sylvan ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sylvan was $17,493, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Sylvan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sylvan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $370. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $850.
Cass County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sylvan political report.
The average commute time for Sylvan workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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