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People

Total Population 2,946
Male Share of the Population 53.3%
Female Share of the Population 46.7%
Senior Citizens 6.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,421
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 58%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.1%
Median Earnings25+ $33,190
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $29,643
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,302

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,112
% Above Poverty Level 86.3%
% Below Poverty Level 13.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 34 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 15.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,113
Median House Value $201,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 42.9%
US/American 0%
English 6%
Irish 7.7%

Silt Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 130 miles W of Boulder, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 142 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Garfield
Standard Zip Codes 81652
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.548
Longitude -107.655

Silt Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station RIFLE
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 37 F
Apr Temp 30 to 64 F
Jul Temp 52 to 90 F
Oct Temp 31 to 68 F
Annual Precip 12.7 inches
Station GLENWOOD SPGS #2
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 36 F
Apr Temp 31 to 63 F
Jul Temp 52 to 89 F
Oct Temp 33 to 67 F
Annual Precip 17.9 inches
Station ALTENBERN
Distance 39 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 36 F
Apr Temp 30 to 62 F
Jul Temp 50 to 89 F
Oct Temp 32 to 65 F
Annual Precip 17 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Glenwood Springs 9,668 $67,310
New Castle 4,538 $80,638
Parachute 1,172 $33,333
Rifle 9,397 $56,875
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