Silver City Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Silver City?

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There are 61,028 residents in Silver City, with a median age of 30.3. Of this, 50.84% are males and 49.16% are females. US-born citizens make up 66.13% of the resident pool in Silver City, while non-US-born citizens account for 13.59%. Additionally, 20.27% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 54,768 people in Silver City currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 61,028 1.7%
Male Population 31,028 3.4%
Female Population 30,000 0.0%
Male population 50.84%
Female population 49.16%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 30.3 -3.8%
Citizen US Born 40,359 -0.3%
Citizen not US Born 8,296 18.6%
Not Citizen 12,373 -1.3%
Citizen US Born 66.13%
Citizen not US Born 13.59%
Not Citizen 20.27%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 471 6.6%
Moved from Same County 4,039 -7.6%
Moved from Same State 330 36.9%
Moved from Different State 892 4.7%
Same House as Last Year 54,768 2.4%
Moved from Abroad 0.78%
Moved from Same County 6.68%
Moved from Same State 0.55%
Moved from Different State 1.47%
Same House as Last Year 90.53%

What are the employment statistics in Silver City?

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White-collar workers make up 57.45% of the working population in Silver City, while blue-collar employees account for 42.55%. There are also 828 entrepreneurs in Silver City (3.14% of the workforce); 22,264 workers employed in private companies (84.31%); and 1,489 people working in governmental institutions (5.64%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 15,170 -0.7%
Blue Collar 11,237 7.0%
White Collar 57.45%
Blue Collar 42.55%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 828 -9.8%
Private Companies 22,264 2.7%
Governmental Workers 1,489 -1.4%
Not for Profit Companies 1,826 9.0%
Self Employees 3.14%
Private Companies 84.31%
Governmental Workers 5.64%
Not for Profit Companies 6.91%

How many households are there in Silver City?

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There are a total of 18,865 households in Silver City, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 70.42% of these Silver City households, while non-family units account for the remaining 29.58%. Additionally, 45.76% of households have children and 54.24% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 18,865 -1.3%
Average People Per Household 3 3.2%
Family Households 13,284 -0.9%
Non-family Households 5,581 -2.1%
Family Households 70.42%
Non-family Households 29.58%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 8,632 0.7%
Households without Children 10,233 -2.9%
Households with Children 45.76%
Households without Children 54.24%

What are the median and average incomes in Silver City?

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The average annual household income in Silver City is $54,143, while the median household income sits at $41,810 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $41,984, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $47,026. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $32,625 and $31,376, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $54,143 9.0%
Median Household Income $41,810 6.4%
People below Poverty Level 14,717 -7.4%
People above Poverty Level 45,358 5.2%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Silver City?

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There are 20,914 housing units in Silver City, and the median year in which these properties were built is 0. Of the 18,865 occupied housing units in Silver City, 45.51% are owner-occupied, while 54.49% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 69.49% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $111,300. In general, housing costs reach $851 per month in Silver City.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 20,914 -2.2%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 12,643 -9.6%
Built between 1940 and 1949 2,455 5.4%
Built between 1950 and 1959 3,020 15.2%
Built between 1960 and 1969 790 12.5%
Built between 1970 and 1979 816 22.3%
Built between 1980 and 1989 455 5.3%
Built between 1990 and 1999 420 18.3%
Built between 2000 and 2009 133 4.7%
Built in 2010 or Later 182 18.2%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 18,865 -1.3%
Owner Occupied 8,585 -1.8%
Renter Occupied 10,280 -0.8%
Owner Occupied 45.51%
Renter Occupied 54.49%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 5,966 -2.5%
Without Mortgage 2,619 -0.2%
Median Value with Mortgage $111,300 1.9%
Median Value without Mortgage $95,700 -2.0%
Median Housing Costs per Month $851 0.0%
With Mortgage 69.49%
Without Mortgage 30.51%

What is the level of education in Silver City?

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Approximately 51% of the population in Silver City holds a high school degree (that's 21,283 residents), while 19.33% have attained a college certificate (7,578 locals) and 6.88% have a bachelor's degree (2,870 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 6,304 0.0%
Some High School 21,283 -1.1%
Some College 7,578 0.3%
Associate Degree 2,052 9.5%
Bachelor's Degree 2,870 3.2%
Graduate Degree 1,158 4.5%
No High School 15.1%
Some High School 51%
Some College 19.33%
Associate Degree 4.92%
Bachelor's Degree 6.88%
Graduate Degree 2.77%

What is the marital status of Silver City residents?

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A total of 21,206 people in Silver City have never been married (which represents 47.2% of the total population), while 17,784 of them are wedded (39.58%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 909 (2.02%) and 4,485 (9.98%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 21,206 1.4%
Married 17,784 2.0%
Separated 909 0.7%
Widowed 1,453 -13.8%
Divorced 4,485 -5.2%
Never Married 47.2%
Married 39.58%
Separated 2.02%
Widowed 3.23%
Divorced 9.98%

What are the most common means of transportation in Silver City?

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The top three means of transportation people in Silver City use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 23,517 residents commute by car, 1,005 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 614 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 23,517 2.9%
Bus or TrolleyBus 1,005 -10.8%
Bicycle 69 -2.8%
Motorcycle 59 110.7%
TaxiCab 25 47.1%
Walk 614 -9.4%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 53215

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