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People

Total Population 552
Male Share of the Population 54.7%
Female Share of the Population 45.3%
Senior Citizens 18.3%
Employed Population 16+ 299
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 42.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,875
% Above Poverty Level 81.9%
% Below Poverty Level 18.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 11 minutes
% Working from Home 5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 50.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 45.9%
Median Gross Rent $940
Median House Value $223,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.3%
US/American 0%
English 15.6%
Irish 13.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Silverton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 169 miles W of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 169 miles SW of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County San Juan
P.O. Box Zip Codes 81433
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.811
Longitude -107.663

Silverton 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 SILVERTON
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 32 F
Apr Temp 17 to 44 F
Jul Temp 37 to 71 F
Oct Temp 21 to 53 F
Annual Precip 25.1 inches
Station OURAY
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 31 to 51 F
Jul Temp 51 to 76 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 24.1 inches
Station TELLURIDE 4 WNW
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 37 F
Apr Temp 22 to 51 F
Jul Temp 41 to 77 F
Oct Temp 23 to 59 F
Annual Precip 23.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Mountain Village 1,405 $67,734
Ouray 853 $95,848
Rico 199 $46,250
Ridgway 898 $63,889
Telluride 2,019 $69,659

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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1117 REESE
Silverton, Colorado
(970) 387-5770

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Silverton High Schools

SILVERTON HIGH SCHOOL
1160 SNOWDEN STREET
970-387-5543
Serves 14 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.4

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