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Demographics

People

Total Population493
Male Share of the Population53.3%
Female Share of the Population46.7%
Senior Citizens15.4%
Employed Population 16+312
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married40.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.3%
Median Earnings25+$27,105
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,346

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,969
% Above Poverty Level95.7%
% Below Poverty Level4.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time12 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work45.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone46.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,092
Median House Value$219,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)28.6%
German21.9%
Irish16.4%
English15%
Italian5.7%
Scottish4.1%
Welsh4.1%
Norwegian2%
Swedish1%
West Indian1%
Russian1%
Hungarian1%
Austrian1%
Dutch1%
Polish0.8%
Australian0.6%
Czech0.4%
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Silverton Almanac

CategoryValue
County San Juan County
P.O. Box Zip Codes81433
Phone Area Codes970
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude37.82
Approximate Longitude-107.64

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)

StationSILVERTON
Distance0.4 miles
Jan Temp-4 to 32 F
Apr Temp17 to 44 F
Jul Temp37 to 71 F
Oct Temp21 to 53 F
Annual Precip25.1 inches
StationOURAY
Distance14.2 miles
Jan Temp15 to 32 F
Apr Temp31 to 51 F
Jul Temp51 to 76 F
Oct Temp34 to 56 F
Annual Precip24.1 inches
StationTELLURIDE 4 WNW
Distance14.6 miles
Jan Temp2 to 37 F
Apr Temp22 to 51 F
Jul Temp41 to 77 F
Oct Temp23 to 59 F
Annual Precip23.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Mountain Village1,546$68,313
Ouray849$91,136
Rico186$47,000
Ridgway1,012$62,778
Telluride1,972$69,583

Silverton Public Libraries

Silverton Public Library
1117 REESE STREET
Silverton, Colorado
(970) 387-5770

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Silverton Public Schools

Silverton Elementary School
1160 Snowden Street
ZIP: 81433
Primary
Total Enrollment 33
Silverton High School
1160 Snowden Street
ZIP: 81433
High
Total Enrollment 16
Silverton Middle School
1160 Snowden Street
ZIP: 81433
Middle
Total Enrollment 13
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Silverton c1901.
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