Silt, Colorado

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Silt, Colorado

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High Points

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

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Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Silt Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Silt Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Silt Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Silt, Colorado

Comparing Silt to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Colorado (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 10 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Racial Diversity 7 3
Age of the Population 1 3
Female Share of the Population 1 2
Senior Citizens 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 8
Portion of People Married 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
People Above Poverty 7 7
College Educated Adults 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Working at Home 8 5
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
People Living Alone 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 4 7
Low Violent Crime 2 2

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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

  • 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
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
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
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Silt Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,740 100%
Male 907 52.1%
Female 833 47.9%
Under 18 530 30.5%
18+ 1,210 69.5%
65+ 103 5.9%
Median Age 31.4
Average Family Size 3.21
White 1,559 89.6%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 23 1.3%
Other 129 7.4%
Mixed Race 26 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 247 14.2%

Estimated Silt Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,260
Growth 520
Growth % 29.9%

Silt 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) 23.4%
German 13.9%
English 11%
US/American 9.9%
Irish 9%
Italian 7%
Norwegian 5%
Swedish 3%
European 2.3%
Scottish 2.1%
French (except Basque) 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Polish 1.6%
Dutch 1.2%
French Canadian 1.2%
Welsh 1.2%
Austrian 0.8%
Hungarian 0.6%
Finnish 0.5%
Russian 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Czech 0.4%
Greek 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Silt 1,740 $51,736
Glenwood Springs 7,736 $52,903
New Castle 1,984 $58,889
Parachute 1,006 $34,423
Rifle 6,784 $48,714
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