Silas, Alabama Population 2020

416

Silas is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 416, it is the 351st largest city in Alabama and the 14100th largest city in the United States. Silas is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually and its population has decreased by -7.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 452 in 2010. Silas reached it's highest population of 451 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, Silas has a population density of 80 people per square mile.

The average household income in Silas is $53,866 with a poverty rate of 28.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $532 per month, and the median house value is $63,800. The median age in Silas is 41 years, 37 years for males, and 42.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.4 males.

Silas Demographics

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

  • White: 71.78%
  • Black or African American: 27.90%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • 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 416, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 420.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 452.

Silas, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44071.78%
Black or African American17127.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.33%

Silas Population Pyramid 2020

Silas Median Age

41


Total

37


Male

42.4


Female

Silas Adults

There are 463 adults, (133 of whom are seniors) in Silas.

Silas Age Dependency

85.8

Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Silas Sex Ratio

Female

309

50.41%

Male

304

49.59%

Silas Households and Families

Silas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Silas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.6%23.4%
All69%31%
Female64.7%35.3%
Non Family59.4%40.6%
Male0%0%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2102.9269
Married1073.0576.6
Non Family691.0959.4
Female346.2464.7
Male00

3.66

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

0%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Silas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6414.78%
9th to 12th Grade7617.55%
High School Graduate14934.41%
Some College9020.79%
Associates Degree143.23%
Bachelors Degree235.31%
Graduate Degree173.93%

Silas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28619036
Black1451014
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 12.59%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,833$28,352$
Less Than High School$2,500$2,500$
High School Grad$27,727$$13,750
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$56,250$$56,250
Graduate Degree$$250,000$

$25,833

Average Earnings

$28,352

Average Male

$

Average Female

Silas Language

Silas Language by Age

Silas Language

97.51% of Silas residents speak only English, while 2.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.83% of the population.

Silas Poverty

Silas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White44015134.32%
Black1712212.87%

28.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.64%

Male Poverty Rate

29.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Silas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Silas is White, with 34.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Silas is Black, with 12.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 52.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.08%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School52.14%
Some College23.08%
High School12.75%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed19.51%
Male Employed16.67%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Silas Income

Silas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,955$53,866
Families$44,813$66,197
Married Families$56,375-
Non Families$14,886$23,039

Silas Marital Status

Silas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Silas Married by Age and Sex

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

Silas Veterans

13

Number of Veterans

13

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea6
Vietnam4
World War II
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+8
65 to 745
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

$Silas Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Silas Employment Status

38.1%

Labor Force Participation

36.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Silas Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

54.81%

Born in Alabama

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Silas residents were born in the United States, with 54.81% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020416-2-0.48%
2019418-2-0.48%
2018420-3-0.71%
2017423-2-0.47%
2016425-7-1.62%
2015432-2-0.46%
2014434-3-0.69%
2013437-6-1.35%
20124430.00%
2011443-8-1.77%
20104510.00%