Silsbee, Texas Population 2021

6,563
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Silsbee is a city located in Hardin County Texas. With a 2020 population of 6,563, it is the 308th largest city in Texas and the 4096th largest city in the United States . Silsbee is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually and its population has decreased by -0.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,611 in 2010. Silsbee reached it's highest population of 7,684 in 1980. Spanning over 8 miles, Silsbee has a population density of 854 people per square mile.

The average household income in Silsbee is $62,192 with a poverty rate of 15.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $802 per month, and the median house value is $107,700. The median age in Silsbee is 38.8 years, 39.1 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Silsbee Demographics

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

  • White: 70.74%
  • Black or African American: 28.37%
  • Two or more races: 0.66%
  • Asian: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Silsbee, Texas is 6,563 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,644.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,611.

Silsbee, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,69370.74%
Black or African American1,88228.37%
Two or More Races440.66%
Asian150.23%
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Silsbee Population by Race

Silsbee Population Pyramid $2021

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Silsbee Median Age

38.8


Total

39.1


Male

38.4


Female

Silsbee Adults

There are 4,947 adults, (1,240 of whom are seniors) in Silsbee.

Silsbee Age Dependency

79

Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Silsbee Sex Ratio

Female

3,770

56.83%

Male

2,864

43.17%

Silsbee Population by Age

Silsbee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Silsbee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
Male72.4%27.6%
All67.8%32.2%
Non Family54.2%45.8%
Female51.8%48.2%

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Silsbee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4742.5667.8
Married1,1373.2383
Non Family8821.0954.2
Female3573.7851.8
Male983.5172.4

3.29

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Silsbee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1783.97%
9th to 12th Grade4259.49%
High School Graduate1,64136.65%
Some College1,22627.38%
Associates Degree3638.11%
Bachelors Degree45610.18%
Graduate Degree1894.22%
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Silsbee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Silsbee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,1712,835524
Black1,01379076
Hispanic29226445
2+ Races16
Asian1515

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.52%.

Silsbee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,119$44,364$25,456
Less Than 9th Grade$31,452$31,793$30,469
High School Graduate$34,348$45,729$24,583
Some College$32,171$50,323$18,190
Bachelors Degree$49,844$47,266$51,731
Graduate Degree$34,722$$35,125

$35,119

Average Earnings

$44,364

Average Male

$25,456

Average Female

Silsbee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Silsbee Language by Age

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Silsbee Language

92.56% of Silsbee residents speak only English, while 7.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.06% of the population.

Silsbee Language

Silsbee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,82950713.24%
Black1,88248425.72%
Hispanic633162.53%

15.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.01%

Male Poverty Rate

18.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Silsbee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Silsbee is Black, with 25.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Silsbee is Hispanic, with 2.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.32%.

Silsbee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.38%
High School19.82%
Some College15.35%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Silsbee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed12.35%
Male Employed0.82%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Silsbee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Silsbee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,034$62,192
Families$60,743$78,956
Married Families$71,629-
Non Families$16,604$30,682
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Income by Household Type

Silsbee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Silsbee Married by Age and Sex

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Silsbee Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Silsbee Marital Status by Race

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Silsbee Marital Status

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618

Number of Veterans

556

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam174
First Gulf War157
Second Gulf War142
Korea34
World War II27

Silsbee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54156
65 to 74149
55 to 64147
75+90
18 to 3476

Silsbee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White44411.93%
Black17414.59%
Hispanic10431.04%

Silsbee Veterans by Race

Silsbee Veterans by Education

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10.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Silsbee Veterans by Education

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54.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Silsbee Employment by Age

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Silsbee Employment by Race

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Silsbee 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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71.99%

Born in Silsbee

98.79%

Native Born

1.21%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

0.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.79% of Silsbee residents were born in the United States, with 71.99% having been born in Texas. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Silsbee Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,563-27-0.41%
20206,590-27-0.41%
20196,617-27-0.41%
20186,644-60-0.89%
20176,704610.92%
20166,643450.68%
20156,598-18-0.27%
20146,616-25-0.38%
20136,641370.56%
20126,604-92-1.37%
20116,696390.59%
20106,6572640.41%
20006,393250.04%
19906,368-1,316-1.86%
19807,6844130.55%
19707,2719941.48%
19606,2773,0987.04%
19503,1796542.33%
19402,5250.00%

Silsbee Population by Year