Silver Cliff, Colorado

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Silver Cliff, Colorado

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 16% Silver Cliff Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Silver Cliff, Colorado

Comparing Silver Cliff 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Male Share of the Population 7 4
Racial Diversity 4 1
Female Share of the Population 4 7
Senior Citizens 4 7
Age of the Population 4 6
Well-Paid Single Men 3 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 5
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
Median Family Income 3 2
People Above Poverty 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Short Commute Times 8 7
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
People Living Alone 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
Affordability of Rents 4 7

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Silver Cliff Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles W of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles SW of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Custer
Standard Zip Codes 81252
Phone Area Codes 719
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.135
Longitude -105.445

Silver Cliff Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.1 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 37 F
Apr Temp 25 to 54 F
Jul Temp 45 to 79 F
Oct Temp 26 to 60 F
Annual Precip 14.1 inches
Distance 28.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 34 F
Apr Temp 28 to 55 F
Jul Temp 51 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 60 F
Annual Precip 11.5 inches
Distance 31.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 39 F
Apr Temp 29 to 54 F
Jul Temp 51 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 12.6 inches
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Silver Cliff Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 512 100%
Male 251 49%
Female 261 51%
Under 18 152 29.7%
18+ 360 70.3%
65+ 68 13.3%
Median Age 35.7
Average Family Size 2.94
White 489 95.5%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 2.7%
Other 3 0.6%
Mixed Race 5 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 2%

Estimated Silver Cliff Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 575
Growth 63
Growth % 12.3%

Silver Cliff 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
German 28.5%
US/American 16.9%
English 15.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.5%
Irish 5.9%
Italian 3.8%
Scottish 3.3%
Norwegian 2.8%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Dutch 2.1%
Polish 1.8%
Czechoslovakian 1.3%
Swiss 0.8%
Danish 0.8%
Swedish 0.5%
Slovak 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Croatian 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Horn Creek (81252)
Rosita (81252)
Tanglewood Acres (81252)

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)
Silver Cliff 512 $32,917
Canon City 15,431 $42,917
Coal Creek 303 $29,583
Rockvale 426 $33,182
Westcliffe 417 $36,250
Williamsburg 714 $34,583
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