Сильвания — это город в графстве Лукас, штат Огайо, США. Население 18965 по переписи 2010 года. Сильвания является пригородом Толедо. По его северной границе проходит южная граница штата Мичиган. Почтовое отделение под названием Сильвания находится в эксплуатации с 1859 года.
As of the census of 2010, there were 18,965 people, 7,642 households, and 5,092 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,926.7 inhabitants per square mile (1,130.0/km2). There were 8,165 housing units at an average density of 1,260.0 per square mile (486.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 92.4% White, 2.7% African American, 0.1% Native American, 2.3% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.7% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population.
There were 7,642 households of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.4% were non-families. 28.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 3.02.
The median age in the city was 42.7 years. 23.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.5% were from 25 to 44; 29.9% were from 45 to 64; and 17.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 18,670 people, 7,151 households, and 5,070 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,223.2 people per square mile (1,245.0/km²). There were 7,392 housing units at an average density of 1,276.2 per square mile (492.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.20% White, 1.00% African American, 0.10% Native American, 2.10% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.64% from other races, and 0.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.63% of the population. The city has a significant Jewish community.
There were 7,151 households out of which 37.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.8% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families. 25.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.16.
In the city, the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 26.7% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 90.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $57,358, and the median income for a family was $73,947. Males had a median income of $52,892 versus $34,583 for females. The per capita income for the city was $28,163. About 3.7% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.2% of those under age 18 and 3.9% of those age 65 or over.
В городе есть несколько парков, в том числе Оландера Парк, Pacesetter Парк, Мемориал ветеранов и Burnham парка. Оландера Парк имеет большой пруд (площадь 28 акров), а также другие спутниковые парки (Fossil Park, Сильван Prairie Park, Ветстоун Park и Southview Oak Savanna), Pacesetter Парк имеет лакросс, футбольное и бейсбольное поля, и Burnham парк содержит Пламмер бассейн.
Большинство развлекательных мероприятий в Сильвании проходят в Департаменте отдыха (Sylvania Rec.) У них есть здание с двумя ледовыми катками и двумя крытыми футбольными полями. Здесь можно заниматься футболом, бейсболом, лакроссом, хоккеем на льду, и коньками.
В нескольких десятках километров от города начинается Э́ри (англ. Erie [ˈɪri], фр. Érié) — озеро в Канаде и США, четвёртое сверху в системе Великих озёр. Имея площадь 25 700 км², Эри занимает по этому параметру 11 место среди озёр мира (считая Каспийское море) и 4 место в США. Озеро вытянуто с запад-юго-запада на восток-северо-восток на 388 км при ширине до 92 км. Озеро омывает берега американских штатов Мичиган, Огайо, Пенсильвания и Нью-Йорк и канадской провинции Онтарио. Абсолютная отметка зеркала вод +173,8 м.