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Demographics

People

Total Population2,996
Male Share of the Population49%
Female Share of the Population51%
Senior Citizens5%
Employed Population 16+1,623
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married55.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.4%
Median Earnings25+$34,010
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,518
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,032

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,370
% Above Poverty Level86.3%
% Below Poverty Level13.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation2.6%

Housing

People Living Alone16.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,250
Median House Value$204,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)42.4%
German20.9%
Irish9%
English6.1%
French Except Basque3.9%
Italian3.5%
Russian2.9%
Swedish2.3%
Scottish1.8%
Dutch1.5%
Polish1.2%
Norwegian0.9%
Slovak0.7%
Finnish0.7%
Hungarian0.6%
Swiss0.5%
Serbian0.5%
Czech0.5%
Greek0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Danishn0.2%
Canadian0.1%
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Silt Almanac

CategoryValue
County Garfield County
Standard Zip Codes81652
Phone Area Codes970
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude39.54
Approximate Longitude-107.65

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)

StationRIFLE
Distance7.8 miles
Jan Temp10 to 37 F
Apr Temp30 to 64 F
Jul Temp52 to 90 F
Oct Temp31 to 68 F
Annual Precip12.7 inches
StationGLENWOOD SPGS #2
Distance18.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 36 F
Apr Temp31 to 63 F
Jul Temp52 to 89 F
Oct Temp33 to 67 F
Annual Precip17.9 inches
StationALTENBERN
Distance39 miles
Jan Temp11 to 36 F
Apr Temp30 to 62 F
Jul Temp50 to 89 F
Oct Temp32 to 65 F
Annual Precip17 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Glenwood Springs9,806$70,264
New Castle4,610$100,154
Parachute1,181$40,000
Rifle9,488$61,713

Silt Public Schools

Cactus Valley Elementary School
222 Grand Avenue
ZIP: 81652
Primary
Total Enrollment 402
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