Silas, Alabama

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Silas, Alabama

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High Points

Silas strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alabama):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Silas Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Silas Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Silas Affordability of Rents
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Silas Low Property Crime
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 19% Silas Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Silas, Alabama

Comparing Silas to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alabama (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Racial Diversity 7 4
Age of the Population 6 7
Senior Citizens 5 5
Male Share of the Population 3 5
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 3 5
College Educated Adults 2 2
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2
Median Family Income 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 9
Public Transportation Use 6 6
Working at Home 2 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 10 9
Housing Recently Built 9 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 10
People Living Alone 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 10 10

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Silas Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 76 miles N of Mobile, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 162 miles NE of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Choctaw
Standard Zip Codes 36919
Phone Area Codes 251
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.765
Longitude -88.329

Silas Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 78 F
Annual Precip 58 inches
Distance 30.8 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 59.9 inches
Distance 46.4 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 58.6 inches
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Silas Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 529 100%
Male 248 46.9%
Female 281 53.1%
Under 18 139 26.3%
18+ 390 73.7%
65+ 77 14.6%
Median Age 38.1
Average Family Size 2.94
White 380 71.8%
African-American 136 25.7%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 12 2.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Silas Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 495
Growth -34
Growth % -6.4%

Silas Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 42.7%
US/American 40.2%
English 5.3%
European 5%
Irish 2.5%
German 1.5%
Scottish 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Italian 0.6%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Silas, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bladon Springs (36919)
Bolinger (36919)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Silas 529 $25,833
Butler 1,952 $43,056
Chatom 1,193 $41,563
Coffeeville 360 $33,125
Gilbertown 187 $44,167
Millry 615 $32,500
Toxey 152 $27,143
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Silas High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 326 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

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