Sylva is located in west North Carolina. Sylva is part of Jackson County. Sylva has 3.19 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Sylva population is 2,581, which has grown 6.00% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.13% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Sylva median household income is $36,667 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 38.72% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 19.16% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Sylva median house value is $141,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 54.53% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 41.83% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Sylva is better than the state average in quality. The Sylva area code is 828.