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Sylvester is a town in Green County, in the Monroe metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Sylvester. For links to other places called Sylvester, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sylvester is 42.637N. The longitude is -89.542W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 873 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 809.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sylvester demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Green 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 53550 ZIP code.
36% of Sylvester residents report German ancestry, and 8% 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 $23,871, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Sylvester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sylvester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $433. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,092.
Green County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sylvester political report.
The average commute time for Sylvester workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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