The Town of Silver City had a population of 10,407 as of July 1, 2016. Silver City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Silver City is located at latitude 32.7786 and longitude -108.2694 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Silver City (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,935 feet.
The Town of Silver City (GNIS ID: 2413285) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Silver City is located within Silver City Division of Grant County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Silver City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Silver City: San Vicente, San Vicente de la Cienaga.
|Population in Households||10,095|
|Population in Familes||7,642|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||312|
|Average Household Size||2.27|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||5,151 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,621 (50.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,835 (35.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||695 (13.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$156,087|
|Average Home Value||$177,222|
|Median Household Income||$37,527|
|Average Household Income||$52,690|
|Per Capita Income||$23,220|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.38%|
|Per Capita Income||1.27%|
The table below compares Silver City to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 23||95th|
|Population Density1||# 47||90th|
|Diversity Index2||# 169||62nd|
|Median Household Income||# 241||46th|
|Per Capita Income||# 164||63rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.