Sylvester is located in south Georgia. Sylvester is between the Worth, Dougherty county. Sylvester has 6.17 square miles of land area and 0.04 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Sylvester population is 6,180, which has grown 3.17% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.03% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Sylvester median household income is $28,898 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 19.84% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 16.28% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Sylvester median house value is $80,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 25.00% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 33.09% and is much lower 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 Sylvester is close to the state average in quality. The Sylvester area code is 229.