Silo, Oklahoma

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Population in 2019: 365 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +29.4%
 
Males: 176  (48.3%)
Females: 189  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Oklahoma median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 74701.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,019 (it was $39,375 in 2000)
Silo:

$57,019
OK:

$54,449

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,562 (it was $15,681 in 2000)

Silo town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $140,445 (it was $69,200 in 2000)
Silo:

$140,445
OK:

$147,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $129,967; detached houses: $127,422; mobile homes: $222,615

Median gross rent in 2019: $914.

March 2019 cost of living index in Silo: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.3%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 85.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.1% for American Indian residents)

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  • Races in Silo, OK (2019)
    • 29872.0%White alone
    • 7117.1%American Indian alone
    • 378.9%Two or more races
    • 71.7%Hispanic

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

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Ancestries: American (19.8%), English (13.7%), Irish (6.2%), German (2.6%), French (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 810 feet

Land area: 0.52 square miles.

Population density: 702 people per square mile   (low).

Silo, Oklahoma map

10 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe).

This town:

2.4%
Oklahoma:

6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,421 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $736 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Grayson, TX (28.3 miles , pop. 81,381).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (70.0 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (87.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Mead, OK (1.8 miles),
Durant, OK (2.4 miles ),
Armstrong, OK (2.8 miles),
Calera, OK (2.8 miles ),
Bee, OK (2.8 miles),
Kenefic, OK (3.2 miles),
Woodville, OK (3.4 miles),
New Woodville, OK (3.4 miles)

Latitude: 34.04 N, Longitude: 96.48 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 580

Distribution of median household income in Silo, OK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Silo, OK in 2019
Silo satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Oklahoma:

5.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+13.3%).
Most common industries in Silo, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (21.1%)
  • Public administration (13.8%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Construction (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (20.7%)
  • Public administration (13.8%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Hardware, plumbing & heating equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (6.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.9%)
  • Food (5.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.5%)
  • Public administration (13.8%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (7.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.2%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (6.2%)
Most common occupations in Silo, OK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (6.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.3%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (10.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (4.6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.6%)

Average climate in Silo, Oklahoma

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.5. This is about average.

City:

63.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Silo-area historical tornado activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 141% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Silo town center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1957, a category F4 tornado 6.1 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Silo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Oklahoma state average. It is 618% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 104.7 miles away from Silo center
On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi) earthquake occurred 167.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 136.4 miles away from Silo center
On 11/8/2011 at 02:46:57, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/5/2011 at 07:12:45, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 105.9 miles away from Silo center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bryan County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Fires: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Silo topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Silo:

  • HOSPICE CENTER OF DURANT, INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; DURANT, OK)
  • DAVITA - DURANT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; DURANT, OK)
  • TOTAL CARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; DURANT, OK)
  • MEDICAL CENTER OF SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; DURANT, OK)
  • GRAYSON HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; DURANT, OK)
  • FOUR SEASONS NURSING CTR OF DURANT INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DURANT, OK)
  • FOUR SEASONS REHABILITATION AND CARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DURANT, OK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Silo:

  • Southeastern Oklahoma State University (about 7 miles; Durant, OK; Full-time enrollment: 3,365)
  • Grayson College (about 25 miles; Denison, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • North Central Texas College (about 50 miles; Gainesville, TX; FT enrollment: 6,550)
  • East Central University (about 53 miles; Ada, OK; FT enrollment: 4,030)
  • Paris Junior College (about 61 miles; Paris, TX; FT enrollment: 3,875)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 62 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)
  • Texas A & M University-Commerce (about 64 miles; Commerce, TX; FT enrollment: 8,890)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Hospital-MCSO, located in Durant, OK 6.8-miles away has been omitted.

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Silo Community Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Bryan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Oklahoma:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

77.3%
Whole state:

66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.4%
Whole state:

5.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Silo:

Marital status in Silo, OK
  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Silo:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Oklahoma average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Silo, OK (based on Bryan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,75376
Mainline Protestant2,02614
Other6844
Catholic2501
None14,703-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
This county:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Bryan County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
This county:

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
Here:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bryan County:

10.5%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.0%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Silo:

47.2%
Oklahoma:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Silo:

43.8%
State:

45.2%

Average BMI:
Silo:

29.5
Oklahoma:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.0%
Oklahoma:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.3%
Oklahoma:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Oklahoma:

6.8

Overweight people:
Silo:

33.9%
Oklahoma:

33.9%

General health condition:
Silo:

54.0%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.3%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Silo, OK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$40
Totals for Government 0$0 1$40

7.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,788 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
Oklahoma average:

7.30%

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 Grayson County, TX  1.06% ($46,020 average AGI)
from Marshall County, OK  0.39% ($33,382)
from Choctaw County, OK  0.37% ($30,154)


6.58% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,229 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Oklahoma average:

7.47%

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 Grayson County, TX  0.98% ($41,838 average AGI)
to Johnston County, OK  0.31% ($32,930)
to Atoka County, OK  0.27% ($31,432)

Strongest AM radio stations in Silo:

  • KSEO (750 AM; daytime; 0 kW; DURANT, OK; Owner: TEXOMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KTBK (1700 AM; 10 kW; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KEOR (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATOKA, OK; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Silo:

  • KAYC (91.1 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KLBC (106.3 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: TEXOMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSSU (91.9 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMAD-FM (102.5 FM; WHITESBORO, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAZC (88.3 FM; TISHOMINGO, OK; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLAK (97.5 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KTDK (104.1 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KMKT (93.1 FM; BELLS, TX; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KESS-FM (107.9 FM; LEWISVILLE, TX; Owner: KECS-FM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KFYZ-FM (98.3 FM; BONHAM, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS RADIO GROUP, L.P.)
  • K211EM (90.1 FM; DURANT, OK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Silo:

  • KXII (Channel 12; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KXII LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTEN (Channel 10; ADA, OK; Owner: CHANNEL 49 ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • K46AI (Channel 46; DURANT, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)

Silo fatal accident list:

Nov 19, 2015 09:12 PM, Cr-Silo Rd, Lat: 34.028700, Lon: -96.474400, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.9mTotal length
  • $225,000Total costs
  • 100Total average daily traffic
  • 10Total average daily truck traffic
  • 160Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 1.3 Mi N Of The Silo Grocery And .3 Mi E (Lat: 34.050083 Lon: -96.483611), Structure height: 17 m, Call Sign: WNVG285,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.80240 MHz, 7.80640 MHz, 2.80540 MHz, 5.13640 MHz, 5.14140 MHz, 7.47840 MHz, 7.48140 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/2020, Expiration Date: 01/25/2031, Registrant: Oklahoma Department Of Emergency Management, Oklahoma City, OK 73153, Phone: (405) 521-2481, Fax: (405) 521-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Denison TX Region, Lat: 34.062444 Lon: -96.574778, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: KF9773,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2025.50 MHz, 2450.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/25/1988, Expiration Date: 06/01/2022, Registrant: Brooks, Pierce, Et. Al., Raleigh, NC 27602, Phone: (919) 839-0300, Fax: (919) 839-0304, Email:

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 8. The highest number of reported fires - 20 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Silo, OK When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (89.5%), and Structure Fires (7.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Silo, OK
    • 9489.5%Outside Fires
    • 87.6%Structure Fires
    • 21.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 11.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Silo, OK
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Silo, OK
  • 72.4%Electricity
  • 12.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.6%Utility gas
  • 5.7%Wood
  • 1.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Silo, OK
  • 93.1%Electricity
  • 6.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Silo compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
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