Silas, Alabama Population 2021

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Silas is a city located in Choctaw County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 414, it is the 353rd largest city in Alabama and the 14136th largest city in the United States . Silas is currently declining at a rate of -1.90% annually and its population has decreased by -8.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 452 in 2010. Silas reached it's highest population of 469 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Silas has a population density of 80 people per square mile.

The average household income in Silas is $55,783 with a poverty rate of 12.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $574 per month, and the median house value is $82,500. The median age in Silas is 44.8 years, 44.3 years for males, and 46 years for females.

Silas Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Silas was:

  • White: 65.89%
  • Black or African American: 33.72%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Silas, Alabama is 414 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 438.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 452.

Silas, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33865.89%
Black or African American17333.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.39%
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Silas Population by Race

Silas Population Pyramid $2021

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Silas Median Age

44.8


Total

44.3


Male

46


Female

Silas Adults

There are 399 adults, (136 of whom are seniors) in Silas.

Silas Age Dependency

95.1

Age Dependency Ratio

51.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Silas Sex Ratio

Female

252

49.12%

Male

261

50.88%

Silas Population by Age

Silas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Silas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.4%22.6%
All66.5%33.5%
Female53.8%46.2%
Non Family52.9%47.1%
Male0%0%

66.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Silas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2092.4566.5
Married1153.0677.4
Non Family681.1552.9
Female263.1953.8
Male00

3.09

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Silas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade338.82%
9th to 12th Grade5013.37%
High School Graduate13636.36%
Some College9124.33%
Associates Degree174.55%
Bachelors Degree256.68%
Graduate Degree225.88%
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Silas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Silas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White21917641
Black1531136
Native American22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 18.72%.

Silas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,000$63,000$26,058
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$27,024$72,083$
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$48,750$$48,125
Graduate Degree$$250,000$

$30,000

Average Earnings

$63,000

Average Male

$26,058

Average Female

Silas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Silas Language by Age

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Silas Language

96.64% of Silas residents speak only English, while 3.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.78% of the population.

Silas Language

Silas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3383410.06%
Black1733117.92%

12.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.79%

Male Poverty Rate

11.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Silas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Silas is Black, with 17.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Silas is White, with 10.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.72%.

Silas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.71%
Some College16.67%
High School11.03%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Silas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed23.86%
Female Employed3.45%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Silas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Silas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,625$55,783
Families$46,953$69,438
Married Families$58,365-
Non Families-$27,469
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Income by Household Type

Silas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Silas Married by Age and Sex

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Silas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Silas Marital Status by Race

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Silas Marital Status

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16

Number of Veterans

16

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea6
Vietnam5
First Gulf War3
World War II
Second Gulf War

Silas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+7
65 to 746
35 to 543
55 to 64
18 to 34

Silas Veterans by Age

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Silas Veterans by Race

Silas Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Silas Veterans by Education

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43%

Labor Force Participation

40.7%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Silas Employment by Age

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Silas Employment by Race

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Silas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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59.26%

Born in Silas

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Silas residents were born in the United States, with 59.26% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Silas Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021414-8-1.90%
2020422-8-1.86%
2019430-8-1.83%
2018438-2-0.45%
2017440-4-0.90%
2016444-6-1.33%
2015450-4-0.88%
2014454-1-0.22%
2013455-7-1.52%
2012462-2-0.43%
2011464-5-1.07%
20104690.00%

Silas Population by Year