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Silverton, Oregon - Basic Facts

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The City of Silverton had a population of 9,959 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Silverton, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,959
Daytime Population: Workers 4,364
Daytime Population: Residents 5,252
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,616
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 9,885
Population in Familes 8,285
Population in Group Qrtrs 74
Population Density2 2,907
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $55,335
Average Household Income $74,811
Per Capita Income $27,492


Total Housing Units 3,887 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,296 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,377 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 214 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $272,997
Average Home Value $311,961


Total Households 3,673
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 2,588
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.07% 1.1%
Households 0.86% 1.0%
Families 0.8% 0.9%
Median Household Income   3.55%
Per Capita Income   3.41%

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, 2017 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 # 59 85th
Population Density # 78 80th
Diversity Index # 105 72nd
Median Household Income # 114 70th
Per Capita Income # 132 65th

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