The Town of Silver City had a population of 10,086 as of July 1, 2020. 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 32.7701 and longitude -108.2803 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Silver City 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Silver City: San Vicente, San Vicente de la Cienaga.
|Total Population||10,086 (100%)|
|Population in Households||9,776 (96.9%)|
|Population in Families||7,306 (72.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||310 ( 3.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$34,562|
|Average Household Income||$51,708|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||19%|
|Per Capita Income||$22,516|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||5,111 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,332 (45.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,021 (39.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||758 (14.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$157,409|
|Average Home Value||$182,797|
|Housing Affordability Index3||138|
|Average Household Size||2.25|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.35%|
|Per Capita Income||1.13%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.42%|
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, 2020 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||# 25||95th|
|Population Density||# 44||90th|
|Median Household Income||# 304||32nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 193||44th|
|Per Capita Income||# 214||52nd|
|Diversity Index||# 185||59th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Mexico Census Data Comparison Tool.