Silver City, North Carolina Population 2020

912

Silver City is a city located in North Carolina. Silver City has a 2020 population of 912. Silver City is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 3.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 882 in 2010. Silver City reached it's highest population of 1,150 in 2016.

The average household income in Silver City is $31,495 with a poverty rate of 43.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $843 per month, and the median house value is $85,600. The median age in Silver City is 43.4 years, 40.2 years for males, and 59.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.6 males.

Silver City Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 91.78%
  • Two or more races: 4.06%
  • Other race: 1.54%
  • Native American: 1.43%
  • White: 1.21%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Silver City, North Carolina is 912, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 912.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 882.

Silver City, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American83791.78%
Two or More Races374.06%
Some Other Race141.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native131.43%
White111.21%

Silver City Population Pyramid 2020

Silver City Median Age

43.4


Total

40.2


Male

59.1


Female

Silver City Adults

There are 747 adults, (202 of whom are seniors) in Silver City.

Silver City Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Silver City Sex Ratio

Female

476

52.19%

Male

436

47.81%

Silver City Households and Families

Silver City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Silver City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
Female90.3%9.7%
All78.5%21.5%
Non Family70%30%
Male48.5%51.5%

78.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3682.4878.5
Non Family160070
Female1444.0790.3
Male333.1248.5
Married312.03100

3.56

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Silver City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade162.74%
9th to 12th Grade7312.48%
High School Graduate26044.44%
Some College14524.79%
Associates Degree213.59%
Bachelors Degree569.57%
Graduate Degree142.39%

Silver City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black54745870
Other Race1414
Native American1313
White1111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 12.80%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,148$$19,821
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$19,148$$
Some College$16,544$$15,772
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$19,148

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$19,821

Average Female

Silver City Language

Silver City Language by Age

Silver City Language

100.00% of Silver City residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Silver City Poverty

Silver City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black83734941.70%
Multiple3737100.00%
Native1313100.00%

43.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

46.33%

Male Poverty Rate

41.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Silver City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Silver City is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Silver City is Black, with 41.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 73.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.44%.

Name Poverty
Some College46.39%
Less Than High School33.71%
High School23.08%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed40.63%
Male Employed17.53%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Silver City Income

Silver City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$25,255$31,495
Families-$33,751
Married Families--
Non Families$25,455$27,878

Silver City Marital Status

Silver City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

8.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

9.8%

Male Marriage Rate

7.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Silver City Married by Age and Sex

Silver City 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 55-64.

Silver City Marital Status by Race

Silver City Veterans

29

Number of Veterans

29

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam18
First Gulf War11
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7418
35 to 5411
75+
55 to 64
18 to 34

$Silver City Veterans by Education

37.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Silver City Employment Status

53.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Silver City 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

98.46%

Born in North Carolina

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Silver City residents were born in the United States, with 98.46% having been born in North Carolina. 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
20209120.00%
20199120.00%
2018912192.13%
2017893-257-22.35%
20161,15023625.82%
2015914-63-6.45%
2014977-60-5.79%
20131,037-15-1.43%
20121,05220424.06%
2011848-34-3.85%
20108820.00%