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, 2017)


Total Population 30,055
Daytime Population: Workers 10,929
Daytime Population: Residents 18,878
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 29,807
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 29,465
Population in Familes 22,952
Population in Group Qrtrs 590
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $39,052
Average Household Income $55,507
Per Capita Income $24,161


Total Housing Units 15,520 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,135 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,724 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,661 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $149,391
Average Home Value $179,546


Total Households 12,859
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 7,941
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.25% -0.21%
Households 0.3% -0.18%
Families 0.0% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.5%