Siler City, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 8,190 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.6%
 
Males: 3,751  (45.8%)
Females: 4,439  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

32.6 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27344.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $26,254 (it was $33,651 in 2000)
Siler City:

$26,254
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $14,315 (it was $13,947 in 2000)

Siler City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $116,980 (it was $79,300 in 2000)
Siler City:

$116,980
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $115,742; detached houses: $129,501; mobile homes: $22,483

Median gross rent in 2017: $564.

March 2019 cost of living index in Siler City: 92.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.1%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.4% for Black residents, 42.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 34.3% for other race residents, 51.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Siler City, NC (2010)
    • 3,92549.8%Hispanic
    • 2,30529.2%White alone
    • 1,46918.6%Black alone
    • 941.2%Two or more races
    • 370.5%Other race alone
    • 330.4%Asian alone
    • 170.2%American Indian alone
    • 70.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Siler City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Siler City, North Carolina as of January 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Siler City is 338 to 1.


Crime rates in Siler City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(24.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(12.2)
5
(60.7)
3
(34.7)
3
(34.4)
1
(11.4)
1
(11.2)
2
(25.0)
1
(12.4)
3
(36.4)
5
(60.7)
3
(35.9)
1
(11.8)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(134.0)
7
(85.0)
14
(162.1)
13
(149.0)
13
(148.7)
11
(123.1)
6
(75.1)
11
(136.6)
4
(48.5)
8
(97.1)
10
(119.5)
13
(153.0)
11
(128.9)
9
(109.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
16
(194.8)
36
(436.9)
28
(324.2)
19
(217.8)
17
(194.4)
27
(302.1)
11
(137.7)
14
(173.9)
20
(242.6)
16
(194.2)
17
(203.2)
25
(294.2)
46
(539.2)
55
(668.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
43
(523.6)
68
(825.2)
94
(1,088)
73
(836.7)
77
(880.6)
100
(1,119)
86
(1,077)
69
(857.0)
74
(897.7)
84
(1,020)
141
(1,685)
71
(835.5)
72
(844.0)
71
(863.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
236
(2,874)
232
(2,816)
281
(3,254)
291
(3,335)
251
(2,871)
240
(2,685)
277
(3,468)
270
(3,354)
241
(2,924)
287
(3,484)
294
(3,513)
266
(3,130)
287
(3,364)
280
(3,404)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(219.2)
26
(315.5)
21
(243.2)
22
(252.1)
15
(171.5)
14
(156.6)
11
(137.7)
5
(62.1)
10
(121.3)
15
(182.1)
9
(107.6)
13
(153.0)
10
(117.2)
18
(218.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
2
(23.2)
2
(22.9)
2
(22.9)
2
(22.4)
1
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)306.7357.0367.1327.9282.8326.9295.2284.8281.7341.9372.3310.1358.9414.7

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City-data.com crime index in Siler City, NC

Crime rate in Siler City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 17 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Siler City, NC City Guides:

Ancestries: American (4.7%), English (2.2%), German (1.4%), Scottish (1.3%), Irish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 598 feet

Land area: 4.91 square miles.

Population density: 1,668 people per square mile   (low).

Siler City, North Carolina map

2,104 residents are foreign born (23.0% Latin America).

This town:

24.8%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,307 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,011 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greensboro, NC (31.6 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (377.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Staley, NC (2.6 miles ),
Liberty, NC (3.3 miles ),
Ramseur, NC (3.3 miles ),
Goldston, NC (3.4 miles ),
Bennett, NC (3.5 miles ),
Franklinville, NC (3.6 miles ),
Gulf, NC (3.9 miles),
Pittsboro, NC (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 35.73 N, Longitude: 79.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +391 (+4.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 999 (30.3%)

Area code: 919

Distribution of median household income in Siler City, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Siler City, NC in 2017
Siler City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 1998: 34 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 1999: 49 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2005: 39 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2007: 38 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $132,300
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,100
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $141,200
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2017: 29 buildings, average cost: $100,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Siler City, NC residents
Average permit cost in Siler City, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Siler City, NC
Historical housing units in Siler City, NC

Population change in the 1990s: +1,851 (+36.2%).
Most common industries in Siler City, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (16.0%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.5%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Wood products (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (16.3%)
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Wood products (8.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food (15.6%)
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.0%)
  • Apparel (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Siler City, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.0%)
  • Food processing workers (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.1%)
  • Food processing workers (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11.6%)
  • Food processing workers (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)

Average climate in Siler City, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Siler City, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.5. This is better than average.

City:

58.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.01
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0848. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0848
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.29. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.29
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Siler City-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.2 miles away from the Siler City town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/7/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Siler City-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 214.4 miles away from Siler City center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 155.1 miles away from Siler City center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 199.3 miles away from Siler City center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 301.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 188.8 miles away from Siler City center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 170.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chatham County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Siler City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Siler City:

  • CHATHAM HOSPITAL INC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 475 PROGRESS BLVD)
  • SILER CITY CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (900 W DOLPHIN ST)
  • CAROLINA DIALYSIS SILER CITY (192 CAMPUS DRIVE)
  • UNC HOME HEALTH (401 EAST THIRD STREET)

Airports located in Siler City:

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College/University in Siler City:

  • Body Therapy Institute (Full-time enrollment: 41; Location: 300 Southwind Road; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bti.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Siler City:

  • Randolph Community College (about 21 miles; Asheboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,528)
  • Alamance Community College (about 25 miles; Graham, NC; FT enrollment: 3,614)
  • Central Carolina Community College (about 26 miles; Sanford, NC; FT enrollment: 3,675)
  • Elon University (about 27 miles; Elon, NC; FT enrollment: 6,403)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (about 27 miles; Chapel Hill, NC; FT enrollment: 24,946)
  • North Carolina A & T State University (about 30 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 9,805)
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro (about 31 miles; Greensboro, NC; FT enrollment: 16,174)

Public high schools in Siler City:

Private high school in Siler City:

  • AULDERN ACADEMY (Students: 45, Location: 990 GLOVERS GROVE CHURCH RD, Grades: 9-12, Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Siler City:

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Library in Siler City:

  • CHATHAM COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES (Operating income: $763,422; Location: 500 N. 2ND AVE.; 92,362 books; 4,336 audio materials; 6,298 video materials; 56 state licensed databases; 132 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Chatham Square (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Park Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Siler City include: West End Church (A), Brookdale Church (B), Saint Marks Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Oakwood Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Siler City: Bray Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Dial-A-Story (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 500 North 2nd Avenue).

Hotels: Days Inn (235 Chatham Square), Country Hearth Inn-Siler City (1515 E 11th St), Bill's Motor Inn (1240 East 11th Street).

Birthplace of: George Edwards (American football) - Football player and coach, Eddie Mason - Football player, David Mote - Racing driver.

Chatham County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Siler City and their reported violations in the past:

SILER CITY PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS (Population served: 155, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-18-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-19-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-19-2014), St Public Notif requested (FEB-19-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-31-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-13-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2010)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LAMBERT CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
EVANS CHAPEL AMEZ CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-18-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
JOY BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-27-2008), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-27-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
ST. JULIA CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
AULDERN ACADEMY (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
RIVES CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
LIGHTHOUSE FWB CHURCH (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Siler City that have no violations reported:

  • ROCKY RIVER BAPT CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FARMER MISSIONARY BAPT CHURCH (Address: C/O WATER SOLUTIONS LLC , Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.9 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.2%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Siler City in 2010:

  • 185 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
131 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Siler City (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Siler City at 413 North Second Avenue, branch established on 1962/11/21. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Woodforest National Bank: Siler City Wal-Mart Branch at 14215 Us Highway 64 West, branch established on 2007/04/28. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Carter Bank & Trust: East Raleigh Street Branch at 101 East Raleigh Street, branch established on 2002/02/22. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $3,970.4 mil, Deposits: $3,610.0 mil, headquarters in Martinsville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices
  • The Fidelity Bank: Siler City Branch at 1426 East 11th Street, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Siler City Branch at 100 North Second Street, branch established on 1962/02/15. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Communityone Bank, National Association: Siler City Branch at 1711 East Eleventh Street, branch established on 1990/07/23. Info updated 2007/12/11: Bank assets: $1,666.0 mil, Deposits: $1,443.4 mil, headquarters in Asheboro, NC, negative income in the last year, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb United Corp.
  • Capital Bank, National Association: Siler City Branch at 300 East Raleigh Street, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2011/09/21: Bank assets: $6,448.0 mil, Deposits: $5,135.4 mil, headquarters in Miami, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 152 total offices, Holding Company: North American Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Siler City Main Branch at 501 North Second Avenue, branch established on 1972/09/14. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Siler City:

Marital status in Siler City, NC
  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 5.5%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

For population 25 years and over in Siler City:

  • High school or higher: 63.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.1
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Siler City
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Siler City:

(Siler City, North Carolina Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Siler City, NC (based on Chatham County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,53564
Mainline Protestant5,71338
Black Protestant4,13721
Catholic1,0661
Other2144
None36,840-
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Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Chatham County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Here:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Chatham County:

5.57 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Chatham County:

9.1%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Chatham County:

24.6%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.0%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Siler City:

46.1%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.5%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Siler City:

28.2
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.9%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Siler City:

10.3%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.4%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Siler City:

54.1%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Siler City:

80.3%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Siler City, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 21$72,610$41,4910$0
Other and Unallocable 16$114,869$86,1523$19,948
Sewerage 12$39,635$39,6350$0
Streets and Highways 8$19,984$29,9761$266
Water Supply 5$16,647$39,9530$0
Police - Other 5$14,063$33,7513$1,293
Other Government Administration 3$17,238$68,9520$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,638$39,82810$5,668
Financial Administration 1$5,019$60,2280$0
Firefighters 1$2,794$33,5284$1,417
Totals for Government 74$309,497$50,18921$28,592

Siler City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $2,313,000 ($282.42)
    Water Utilities: $1,937,000 ($236.51)
    Police Protection: $1,770,000 ($216.12)
    Liquor Stores: $838,000 ($102.32)
    Regular Highways: $775,000 ($94.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $526,000 ($64.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $415,000 ($50.67)
    Central Staff Services: $261,000 ($31.87)
    Financial Administration: $254,000 ($31.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $227,000 ($27.72)
    Housing and Community Development: $157,000 ($19.17)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $152,000 ($18.56)
    General - Other: $129,000 ($15.75)
    General Public Buildings: $117,000 ($14.29)
    Transit Utilities: $82,000 ($10.01)
    Air Transportation: $70,000 ($8.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $41,000 ($5.01)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($1.71)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($5.13)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Health - Other: $4,000 ($0.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $96,000 ($11.72)
    Financial Administration: $71,000 ($8.67)
    Police Protection: $26,000 ($3.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($2.44)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($1.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($0.85)
    General Public Building: $4,000 ($0.49)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $212,000 ($25.89)

Siler City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,292,000 ($157.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $258,000 ($31.50)
    Other: $38,000 ($4.64)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $28,000 ($3.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($2.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $258,000 ($31.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $39,000 ($4.76)
    Interest Earnings: $16,000 ($1.95)
    General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($0.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,550,000 ($311.36)
    Liquor Stores: $906,000 ($110.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $446,000 ($54.46)
    Highways: $212,000 ($25.89)
    Other: $185,000 ($22.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $26,000 ($3.17)
  • Tax - Property: $1,935,000 ($236.26)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,500,000 ($183.15)
    Other License: $108,000 ($13.19)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $65,000 ($7.94)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $34,000 ($4.15)
    Motor Vehicle License: $26,000 ($3.17)
    Amusements Sales: $3,000 ($0.37)

Siler City government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,067,000 ($1961.78)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,942,000 ($1824.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,125,000 ($137.36)

Siler City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,016,000 ($490.35)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $376,000 ($45.91)

8.87% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($103,684 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.87%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Wake County, NC  1.73% ($127,947 average AGI)
from Orange County, NC  1.23% ($103,321)
from Durham County, NC  0.86% ($122,093)


6.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Wake County, NC  1.08% ($82,938 average AGI)
to Durham County, NC  0.65% ($75,651)
to Orange County, NC  0.62% ($67,789)
Businesses in Siler City, NC
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1T-Mobile1
Cricket Wireless1Taco Bell1
Curves1U-Haul1
Days Inn1UPS2
Domino's Pizza1Waffle House1
Dunkin Donuts1Walgreens1
FedEx1Walmart1
Ford1Wendy's1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Siler City:

  • WNCA (1570 AM; 1 kW; SILER CITY, NC; Owner: CHATHAM BROADCASTING CO., INC. OF SILER CITY)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WKXR (1260 AM; 5 kW; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: RANDOLPH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WPCM (920 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON-GRAHAM, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRTP (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Siler City:

  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WTJY (89.5 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFDD (88.5 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMQX-FM (93.1 FM; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXYC (89.3 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: STUDENT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFJA (105.5 FM; SANFORD, NC; Owner: WWGP BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Siler City:

  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WGPX (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENSBORO LICENSE, INC.)
Siler City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Siler City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 66Number of bridges
  • 407ft / 124mTotal length
  • 242,025Total average daily traffic
  • 27,927Total average daily truck traffic
  • 334,550Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Siler City, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 231980-1989
  • 111990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 92010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Siler City, NC
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$122,9737$104,46924$139,4732$39,0103$141,0271$87,180
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$69,5603$92,0270$01$55,8201$20,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$88,1002$57,09015$101,5691$109,9801$93,6903$76,327
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$68,7201$130,7106$161,2720$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$86,8100$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.00 , 0204.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$128,8501$85,380
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.00 , 0204.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Siler City, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Siler City, NC - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 123
  • Hazardous Condition: 69
  • Service Call: 1
Fire incident types in Siler City, NC

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Siler City, NC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Siler City, North Carolina:

  • Days Inn & Suites Siler City, 1515 E 11th St, Siler city, North Carolina 27344 , Phone: (919) 663-2511, Fax: (919) 663-2632
  • Americas Best Inn, 235 Chatham Sq, Siler city, North Carolina 27344 , Phone: (919) 663-1818, Fax: (919) 663-1261
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Siler City, North Carolina
Most common first names in Siler City, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13271.0 years
William10572.6 years
John9271.7 years
Mary8079.0 years
Robert6372.1 years
Annie5083.1 years
Thomas5074.5 years
Margaret4777.1 years
George4175.0 years
Clyde4071.1 years
Most common last names in Siler City, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson11576.9 years
Smith10576.8 years
Brooks7271.5 years
Siler6872.6 years
Phillips5977.6 years
Alston5867.9 years
Williams5371.6 years
White4376.7 years
Headen4369.4 years
Jones4074.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Siler City, NC
  • 59.8%Electricity
  • 30.3%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Siler City, NC
  • 79.8%Electricity
  • 17.4%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Siler City compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Siler City on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Caribbean (population 500+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
There are 10 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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