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Silverton, Oregon - Basic Facts

Silverton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Silverton.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Marion County at latitude 45.0051 and longitude -122.7831. Marion County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 256 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Silverton (see map) encompass a land area of 3.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

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Silverton, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 9,444
Population in Households 9,372
Population in Familes 7,889
Population in Group Qrtrs 72
Population Density1 2,757
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 3,530
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 2,496
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,719 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,229 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,301 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 189 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $207,609
Average Home Value $232,503


Median Household Income $51,365
Average Household Income $61,996
Per Capita Income $22,907
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.56% 0.7%
Households 0.53% 0.72%
Families 0.52% 0.59%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
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 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 64 83rd
Population Density1 # 81 79th
Diversity Index2 # 104 72nd
Median Household Income # 115 70th
Per Capita Income # 179 53rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.