Silver City, NM Micropolitan Statistical Area NM Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Silver City, NM Micropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Silver City, NM Micropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 30,484
Population in Households 29,894
Population in Familes 23,302
Population in Group Qrtrs 590
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 13,079
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 8,109
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,768 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,114 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,965 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,689 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $152,846
Average Home Value $183,767


Median Household Income $39,608
Average Household Income $54,249
Per Capita Income $23,682
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.52% 0.31%
Households 0.62% 0.37%
Families 0.34% 0.19%
Median Household Income   0.5%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.