Silsbee, Texas

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Population in 2017: 6,724 (92% urban, 8% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 
Males: 3,084  (45.9%)
Females: 3,640  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

39.3 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77656.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,748 (it was $33,549 in 2000)
Silsbee:

$49,748
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,763 (it was $19,111 in 2000)

Silsbee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $136,343 (it was $61,600 in 2000)
Silsbee:

$136,343
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $141,372; detached houses: $147,307; mobile homes: $57,607

Median gross rent in 2017: $761.

March 2019 cost of living index in Silsbee: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.8%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.5% for Black residents, 26.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Silsbee, TX (2010)
    • 4,20663.6%White alone
    • 1,99730.2%Black alone
    • 2674.0%Hispanic
    • 831.3%Two or more races
    • 390.6%Asian alone
    • 150.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.05%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 73 registered sex offenders living in Silsbee, Texas as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Silsbee is 95 to 1.


Crime rates in Silsbee by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(59.4)
3
(43.4)
7
(102.3)
4
(58.5)
9
(130.0)
5
(70.1)
3
(44.4)
6
(88.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
1
(14.9)
2
(29.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(59.4)
9
(130.2)
12
(175.3)
12
(175.6)
19
(274.4)
15
(210.4)
15
(222.2)
6
(88.5)
8
(120.1)
6
(89.4)
11
(164.2)
13
(194.2)
14
(207.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
59
(876.8)
34
(491.9)
39
(569.8)
49
(717.0)
48
(693.3)
50
(701.5)
30
(444.4)
33
(486.5)
30
(450.3)
24
(357.8)
27
(403.0)
29
(433.3)
27
(401.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
103
(1,531)
92
(1,331)
142
(2,075)
123
(1,800)
104
(1,502)
127
(1,782)
148
(2,193)
163
(2,403)
169
(2,537)
182
(2,713)
182
(2,717)
138
(2,062)
88
(1,307)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(104.0)
5
(72.3)
6
(87.7)
2
(29.3)
8
(115.6)
6
(84.2)
6
(88.9)
3
(44.2)
5
(75.1)
4
(59.6)
7
(104.5)
3
(44.8)
14
(207.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(60.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)160.6132.5195.6177.2211.8190.2183.7177.9163.0156.2212.4159.7171.2

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City-data.com crime index in Silsbee, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 21 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Texas average:

2.04
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Ancestries: German (6.8%), American (6.8%), Irish (6.8%), English (5.3%), French (2.3%), Dutch (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 81 feet

Land area: 7.53 square miles.

Population density: 893 people per square mile   (low).

Silsbee, Texas map

97 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,692 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $903 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Beaumont, TX (18.8 miles , pop. 113,866).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (71.9 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (82.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Lumberton, TX (2.4 miles ),
Evadale, TX (2.6 miles ),
Chance-Loeb, TX (2.7 miles ),
Kountze, TX (2.9 miles ),
Rose Hill Acres, TX (3.3 miles ),
Buna, TX (3.8 miles ),
Bevil Oaks, TX (3.8 miles ),
Pine Forest, TX (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 30.35 N, Longitude: 94.18 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,188 (+16.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 697 (27.5%)

Area code: 409

Distribution of median household income in Silsbee, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Silsbee, TX in 2017
Silsbee satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $65,900
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $69,900
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2005: 37 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $72,800
  • 2008: 41 buildings, average cost: $41,500
  • 2009: 31 buildings, average cost: $58,800
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2011: 23 buildings, average cost: $70,900
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $70,900
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2014: 26 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2015: 26 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2016: 25 buildings, average cost: $204,200
  • 2017: 22 buildings, average cost: $194,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Silsbee, TX residents
Average permit cost in Silsbee, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Silsbee, TX
Historical housing units in Silsbee, TX
Most common industries in Silsbee, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Paper (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Paper (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Wood products (4.5%)
  • Utilities (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.2%)
  • Educational services (19.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Silsbee, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Carpenters (5.1%)
  • Top executives (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.1%)

Average climate in Silsbee, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Silsbee, Texas 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 69.8. This is about average.

City:

69.8
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.70
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.467. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.467
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2015 was 22.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Silsbee-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.7 miles away from the Silsbee city center killed one person and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/13/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Silsbee-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 296.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 259.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 429.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 352.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 355.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 290.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardin County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Fires: 3, Winds: 2, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Silsbee topographic map

Hospitals in Silsbee:

  • ROOSEVELT GROUP HOME (1020 ROOSEVELT)
  • THE JO ANN FRIES HOUSE (190 E AVE J)
  • WOODLEA COMMUNITY HOME (101 OGLESBEE)

Home Health Centers in Silsbee:

  • MDS CHOICE HOME HEALTH INC (1460 NORTH 5TH STREET)
  • PHYSICIANS LINK HOMECARE PLLC (1350 HWY 327 SUITE B)
  • TEXAS HOME HEALTH SKILLED SERVICES (1105 NORTH FIFTH STREET)
  • TRI COUNTY HOME HEALTH INC (809 HIGHWAY 327 EAST)

Nursing Homes in Silsbee:

  • COLUMBIA SILSBEE DOCTORS HOSPITAL (HIGHWAY 418 WEST)
  • PINE ARBOR (705 HWY 418 W)
  • SILSBEE CONVALESCENT CENTER (1105 W HWY 418)
  • SILSBEE OAKS HEALTH CARE LLP (920 E AVE L)

Airports located in Silsbee:

Amtrak station near Silsbee:

  • 20 miles: BEAUMONT (2555 W. CEDAR ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Silsbee:

  • Southeast Texas Career Institute (Full-time enrollment: 226; Location: 975 Hwy 327 E; Private, for-profit; Website: www.setxci.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Silsbee:

  • Lamar Institute of Technology (about 22 miles; Beaumont, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,023)
  • Lamar University (about 22 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 13,658)
  • McNeese State University (about 59 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 62 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • Lee College (about 64 miles; Baytown, TX; FT enrollment: 4,278)
  • Angelina College (about 73 miles; Lufkin, TX; FT enrollment: 3,478)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 74 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)

Public high school in Silsbee:

  • SILSBEE H S (Students: 859, Location: 1575 HWY 96 N, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Silsbee:

See full list of schools located in Silsbee

Library in Silsbee:

  • SILSBEE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $213,212; Location: 295 N 4TH ST; 39,305 books; 1,393 audio materials; 2,100 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 29 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Silsbee: Silsbee Fire Department (A), Silsbee Fire Marshal's Office (B), Silsbee Police Department (C), Hardin County Arts and Educational Foundation Center (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Silsbee include: Saint Paul Baptist Church (A), Saint Johns Missionary Baptist Church (B), Saint Beulah Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Calvary Missionary Baptist Church (E), House of Prayer Church (F), Church of God in Christ (G), Saint Mark Catholic Church (H), Woodrow Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Knupple Cemetery (1), Rest Haven Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: 96 Motel (3698 US Highway 96 North), Barefield Helen (870 Highway 96 South), Budget Motel (655 Highway 327 West).

Birthplace of: Mark Henry - Professional wrestler and weightlifter, Brandi McCain - College basketball player, Brandon Keith - Football player, Ashton Hall - College basketball player (Tulsa Golden Hurricane), Eddy Fobbs - College basketball player (Sam Houston St. Bearkats), James Hunter (American football) - Football player, William Graham (American football) - Football player, Reggie Garrett - Football player.

Hardin 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 Silsbee and their reported violations in the past:

BULLOCKS MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 81, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2011)
  • 38 regular monitoring violations
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.0%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
232 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
18 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
281 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Banks with branches in Silsbee (2011 data):

  • Compass Bank: Silsbee Walmart Branch at 1100 North Highway 96, branch established on 2004/04/14; Silsbee Main Branch at 100 East Avenue G, branch established on 1906/06/27. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Silsbee Office at 401 Highway 96 South, branch established on 1964/09/08. 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
  • CommunityBank of Texas, N.A.: Silsbee Branch at 645 North 5th Street, branch established on 2010/07/19. Info updated 2009/11/17: Bank assets: $1,515.3 mil, Deposits: $1,309.1 mil, headquarters in Beaumont, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Cbfh, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Silsbee:

Marital status in Silsbee, TX
  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Silsbee:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Texas average:

14.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Silsbee, TX (based on Hardin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,99378
Catholic3,2144
Mainline Protestant3,2118
Other8524
Black Protestant6125
None24,753-
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: 11
This county:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Hardin County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
This county:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Hardin County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardin County:

27.9%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.8%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Silsbee:

50.3%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.5%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Silsbee:

29.2
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Silsbee:

19.7%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Silsbee:

12.1%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.9%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Silsbee:

55.5%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Silsbee:

78.8%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Silsbee, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 16$71,603$53,7020$0
Other Government Administration 14$22,054$18,9031$901
Streets and Highways 7$23,486$40,2620$0
Water Supply 7$20,816$35,6850$0
Police - Other 5$15,020$36,0482$2,117
Sewerage 4$15,637$46,9110$0
Financial Administration 4$16,149$48,4470$0
Other and Unallocable 3$10,014$40,0560$0
Local Libraries 3$8,205$32,8200$0
Parks and Recreation 2$3,733$22,3980$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,610$33,6600$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$848
Totals for Government 67$212,327$38,0294$3,866

Silsbee government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $741,000 ($110.20)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $3,348,000 ($497.92)
    Police Protection: $1,687,000 ($250.89)
    Sewerage: $953,000 ($141.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $790,000 ($117.49)
    Water Utilities: $754,000 ($112.14)
    Regular Highways: $667,000 ($99.20)
    Central Staff Services: $329,000 ($48.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $264,000 ($39.26)
    Libraries: $229,000 ($34.06)
    General Public Buildings: $155,000 ($23.05)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $154,000 ($22.90)
    Health - Other: $56,000 ($8.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($5.06)
    Financial Administration: $25,000 ($3.72)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $232,000 ($34.50)
    Corporate Bonds: $170,000 ($25.28)
    Benefit Payments: $155,000 ($23.05)
    Withdrawals: $17,000 ($2.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $73,000 ($10.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $37,000 ($5.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,746,000 ($408.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $292,000 ($43.43)

Silsbee government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $957,000 ($142.33)
    Solid Waste Management: $932,000 ($138.61)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $117,000 ($17.40)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $25,000 ($3.72)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $995,000 ($147.98)
    Fines and Forfeits: $407,000 ($60.53)
    Interest Earnings: $100,000 ($14.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,190,000 ($176.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,634,000 ($391.73)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,312,000 ($492.56)
    Property: $835,000 ($124.18)
    Public Utilities Sales: $401,000 ($59.64)
    Other License: $79,000 ($11.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $10,000 ($1.49)

Silsbee government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,640,000 ($690.07)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,906,000 ($580.90)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $734,000 ($109.16)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $160,000 ($23.80)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,696,000 ($400.95)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $592,000 ($88.04)

7.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.38%
Texas average:

7.43%

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 Jefferson County, TX  2.55% ($59,367 average AGI)
from Orange County, TX  0.64% ($46,913)
from Harris County, TX  0.50% ($63,939)


6.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,331 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Texas average:

7.26%

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 Jefferson County, TX  1.96% ($50,108 average AGI)
to Orange County, TX  0.62% ($43,057)
to Harris County, TX  0.54% ($51,425)
Businesses in Silsbee, TX
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Nike2
CVS1Nissan1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx2T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Jack In The Box1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
McDonald's2

Strongest AM radio stations in Silsbee:

  • KSET (1300 AM; 1 kW; SILSBEE, TX; Owner: DAVE COLLIER COMMUNICATION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KQHN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEDERLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZZB (990 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDEI (1250 AM; 5 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTXJ (1350 AM; 5 kW; JASPER, TX; Owner: LASTING VALUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

Strongest FM radio stations in Silsbee:

  • KAYD-FM (101.7 FM; SILSBEE, TX; Owner: HILCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIOC (106.1 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KQXY-FM (94.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KYKR (95.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKMY (104.5 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KVST (103.7 FM; WILLIS, TX; Owner: NEW WAVO COMMUNICATION GROUP, INC.)
  • KVLU (91.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LAMAR UNIVERSITY)
  • KSHN (99.9 FM; LIBERTY, TX; Owner: TRINITY RIVER VALLEY BROADCASTING CO)
  • KTXB (89.7 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCX (102.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K277AG (103.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCOL-FM (92.5 FM; GROVES, TX; Owner: VOICE IN THE WILDERNESS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Silsbee:

  • K09VO (Channel 9; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BEAUMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBTV-TV (Channel 4; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, L.L.C.)
  • KFDM-TV (Channel 6; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KITU (Channel 34; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION INC)
  • KBMT (Channel 12; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 12 OF BEAUMONT, INC.)
  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJDF-LP (Channel 46; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KEBQ-LP (Channel 22; BEAUMONT-ORANGE, TX; Owner: WELLSPRINGS BEAUMONT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KUIL-LP (Channel 64; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BLUE BONNET COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Silsbee fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Silsbee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 47Number of bridges
  • 482ft / 147mTotal length
  • $197,000Total costs
  • 223,210Total average daily traffic
  • 20,029Total average daily truck traffic
  • 310,775Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Silsbee, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 141990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Silsbee, TX
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$110,3965$110,4225$94,8101$49,8601$86,590
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$126,2200$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$143,4802$115,0202$55,0051$108,560
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$81,2851$20,2900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$71,5200$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0307.00 , 0308.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$147,960
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0307.00 , 0308.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Silsbee, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Silsbee, TX - Value

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 53. The highest number of fire incidents - 126 took place in 2018, and the least - 1 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Silsbee, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (50.9%), and Structure Fires (32.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Silsbee, TX
    • 35350.9%Outside Fires
    • 22732.7%Structure Fires
    • 7711.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 375.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Silsbee, TX
Most common first names in Silsbee, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15367.9 years
John13973.1 years
William11774.4 years
Mary10978.6 years
Robert9167.1 years
George7374.9 years
Charles6169.3 years
Thomas5573.4 years
Willie4974.6 years
Henry3975.6 years
Most common last names in Silsbee, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9470.7 years
Jones6874.0 years
Gore6674.2 years
Williams4972.5 years
Brown4474.6 years
Davis4171.0 years
Hooks3874.6 years
Wilson3673.7 years
Richardson3677.7 years
Johnson3373.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Silsbee, TX
  • 68.0%Electricity
  • 29.7%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Silsbee, TX
  • 94.4%Electricity
  • 4.3%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Silsbee compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Silsbee on our top lists:

  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
There are 11 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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  • Jerry L. Mckinney (9)
  • James R. De Garavilla (4)
  • Royce Elton Ennis (4)
  • Royce E. Ennis (3)
  • Alton R. Holt (3)
  • Aaron Kirkendall (1)
  • Marvin Wayne Hicks (1)

Total of 25 patent applications in 2008-2020.