Silvis, Illinois Population 2021

7,467
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Silvis is a city located in Rock Island County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 7,467, it is the 270th largest city in Illinois and the 3803rd largest city in the United States . Silvis is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually and its population has decreased by -0.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,479 in 2010. Silvis reached it's highest population of 7,606 in 2013. Spanning over 4 miles, Silvis has a population density of 1,743 people per square mile.

The average household income in Silvis is $60,201 with a poverty rate of 20.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $798 per month, and the median house value is $117,600. The median age in Silvis is 38.4 years, 38.7 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Silvis Demographics

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

  • White: 79.29%
  • Black or African American: 10.44%
  • Two or more races: 7.18%
  • Other race: 1.20%
  • Asian: 1.17%
  • Native American: 0.67%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Silvis, Illinois is 7,467 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,479.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,479.

Silvis, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,94479.29%
Black or African American78310.44%
Two or More Races5387.18%
Some Other Race901.20%
Asian881.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native500.67%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.05%
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Silvis Population by Race

Silvis Population Pyramid $2021

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Silvis Median Age

38.4


Total

38.7


Male

38.2


Female

Silvis Adults

There are 5,536 adults, (1,206 of whom are seniors) in Silvis.

Silvis Age Dependency

73.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Silvis Sex Ratio

Female

3,913

52.19%

Male

3,584

47.81%

Silvis Population by Age

Silvis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Silvis Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.8%12.2%
All52.6%47.4%
Male49.4%50.6%
Female36.1%63.9%
Non Family33.7%66.3%

52.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Silvis Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3592.2352.6
Non Family1,4501.1233.7
Married1,0732.9987.8
Female5813.5536.1
Male2552.3449.4

2.96

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

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Silvis Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1212.37%
9th to 12th Grade2905.68%
High School Graduate1,62531.81%
Some College1,53630.07%
Associates Degree67813.27%
Bachelors Degree4699.18%
Graduate Degree3897.62%
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Silvis Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Silvis Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,7423,460661
Hispanic76264890
Black45443975
2+ Races13913927
Asian646428
Other Race5544
Native American3939
Islander444

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Silvis Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,766$50,758$26,918
Less Than 9th Grade$15,380$12,321$
High School Graduate$34,288$50,684$14,583
Some College$31,496$55,120$21,641
Bachelors Degree$52,500$52,870$48,571
Graduate Degree$64,167$91,667$63,056

$39,766

Average Earnings

$50,758

Average Male

$26,918

Average Female

Silvis Earnings by Educational Attainment

Silvis Language by Age

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Silvis Language

88.64% of Silvis residents speak only English, while 11.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.62% of the population.

Silvis Language

Silvis Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,97781016.27%
Hispanic1,22835628.99%
Black78329637.80%
Multiple53811020.45%
Other907684.44%
Native501428.00%

20.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.30%

Male Poverty Rate

22.54%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Silvis

The race most likely to be in poverty in Silvis is Other, with 84.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Silvis is White, with 16.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.39%.

Silvis Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.91%
High School21.17%
Some College18.83%
Bachelors or Greater7.46%

Silvis Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed66.47%
Male Unemployed44.04%
Female Employed10.43%
Male Employed7.35%

Silvis Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Silvis Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,634$60,201
Families$62,797$70,844
Married Families$85,547-
Non Families$31,429$41,079
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Income by Household Type

Silvis Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Silvis Married by Age and Sex

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Silvis Marriage

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

Silvis Marital Status by Race

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Silvis Marital Status

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598

Number of Veterans

545

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam274
Second Gulf War74
First Gulf War59
Korea53
World War II18

Silvis Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74194
75+148
55 to 64131
35 to 54100
18 to 3425

Silvis Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White53711.36%
Hispanic495.41%
Black377.97%
Asian2437.50%

Silvis Veterans by Race

Silvis Veterans by Education

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15.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Silvis Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Silvis Employment by Age

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Silvis Employment by Race

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Silvis 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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76.58%

Born in Silvis

94.97%

Native Born

5.03%

Foreign Born

1.56%

Non Citizen

3.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.97% of Silvis residents were born in the United States, with 76.58% having been born in Illinois. 1.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Silvis Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,467-4-0.05%
20207,471-4-0.05%
20197,475-4-0.05%
20187,479-36-0.48%
20177,515-66-0.87%
20167,581911.21%
20157,490-70-0.93%
20147,560-46-0.60%
20137,606751.00%
20127,531350.47%
20117,496-23-0.31%
20107,5192500.34%
20007,2693430.48%
19906,926-204-0.29%
19807,1301,2231.90%
19705,9071,9344.05%
19603,9739182.66%
19503,055650.22%
19402,9903401.21%
19302,6501090.42%
19202,5410.00%

Silvis Population by Year