Sylacauga, AL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,682 housing units in Sylacauga. This represents a 4.8% growth from 5,422 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,995 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 687 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sylacauga is about 61.8%. Sylacauga's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.6%. Average household size is 2.35 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sylacauga were built after 1964.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.70%
One Bedroom15.40%
Two Bedrooms30.50%
Three Bedrooms41%
Four Bedrooms11.20%
Five Bedrooms or more1.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.53
Median year structure was built1962
Median Value of occupied units$76,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$65,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.07
Median year structure was built1967
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$330

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.90%
Home Equity Loan4.20%
Simple Mortgage41%
Debt Free47.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.4%