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Silverton, Oregon - Basic Facts

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The City of Silverton had a population of 9,711 as of July 1, 2016. Silverton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Silverton is located at latitude 45.0034 and longitude -122.7809 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the City of Silverton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 256 feet.

The City of Silverton (GNIS ID: 2411902) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Silverton is located within Silverton Division of Marion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Silverton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Silverton, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,711
Population in Households 9,637
Population in Familes 8,083
Population in Group Qrtrs 74
Population Density1 2,834
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 3,592
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 2,532
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,801 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,214 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,378 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 209 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $253,367
Average Home Value $308,841


Median Household Income $53,273
Average Household Income $70,465
Per Capita Income $25,989
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.83% 0.97%
Households 0.64% 0.85%
Families 0.58% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Silverton, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silverton to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 62 84th
Population Density1 # 77 80th
Diversity Index2 # 105 72nd
Median Household Income # 114 70th
Per Capita Income # 143 62nd

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