Silt, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 3,129 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +79.8%
Males: 1,536  (49.1%)
Females: 1,593  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

31.7 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 81652.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,352 (it was $44,632 in 2000)
Silt:

$65,352
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,785 (it was $17,723 in 2000)

Silt town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $284,394 (it was $130,500 in 2000)
Silt:

$284,394
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $255,827; detached houses: $284,989; townhouses or other attached units: $177,992; mobile homes: $34,470

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,466.

March 2019 cost of living index in Silt: 90.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.7%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.5% for other race residents, 8.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Silt, CO (2010)
    • 1,98267.6%White alone
    • 87229.8%Hispanic
    • 411.4%Two or more races
    • 180.6%Asian alone
    • 100.3%American Indian alone
    • 70.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Silt, Colorado as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Silt is 516 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Silt by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(45.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(79.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.8)
1
(36.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(67.5)
1
(33.4)
2
(66.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.6)
1
(32.1)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(410.6)
4
(173.7)
13
(516.7)
3
(112.7)
1
(35.8)
1
(36.1)
2
(67.1)
1
(33.7)
3
(100.3)
2
(66.8)
1
(33.0)
1
(32.6)
5
(160.5)
3
(94.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(136.9)
5
(217.1)
13
(516.7)
11
(413.1)
12
(430.0)
5
(180.7)
6
(201.3)
14
(472.2)
9
(300.9)
6
(200.3)
8
(264.0)
3
(97.8)
3
(96.3)
3
(94.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
48
(2,190)
41
(1,780)
26
(1,033)
34
(1,277)
43
(1,541)
25
(903.5)
40
(1,342)
59
(1,990)
51
(1,705)
42
(1,402)
43
(1,419)
18
(586.5)
19
(609.8)
25
(791.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(273.7)
4
(173.7)
4
(159.0)
2
(75.1)
1
(35.8)
5
(180.7)
1
(33.5)
6
(202.4)
2
(66.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(66.0)
2
(65.2)
5
(160.5)
3
(94.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(45.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(79.5)
1
(37.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(66.8)
1
(33.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)237.7148.1257.2108.5130.499.483.9189.5151.5136.887.177.9101.764.9

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City-data.com crime index in Silt, CO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (9.3%), German (8.8%), English (6.1%), Irish (2.0%), Dutch (1.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 5/1915

Elevation: 5438 feet

Land area: 2.82 square miles.

Population density: 1,109 people per square mile   (low).

Silt, Colorado map

426 residents are foreign born (13.5% Latin America).

This town:

13.6%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,070 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $737 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (131.3 miles , pop. 94,673).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (136.2 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (483.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

New Castle, CO (2.5 miles ),
Rifle, CO (2.6 miles ),
Chacra, CO (3.3 miles ),
Glenwood Springs, CO (4.1 miles ),
No Name, CO (4.4 miles),
Cattle Creek, CO (4.7 miles ),
Battlement Mesa, CO (4.7 miles ),
Parachute, CO (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 39.55 N, Longitude: 107.65 W

Area code: 970

Distribution of median household income in Silt, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Silt, CO in 2017
Silt satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Colorado:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +620 (+55.4%).
Most common industries in Silt, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (27.1%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (42.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.6%)
  • Educational services (3.4%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (2.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Silt, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Carpenters (7.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.6%)

Average climate in Silt, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Silt, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.2. This is about average.

City:

62.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.70
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.11
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Silt-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 204% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 445.5 miles away from Silt center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 525.5 miles away from Silt center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 304.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 172.4 miles away from Silt center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 282.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 225.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Garfield County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Silt topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Silt:

  • GRAND RIVER MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; RIFLE, CO)
  • COLORADO STATE VETERANS NURSING HOME-RIFLE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RIFLE, CO)
  • E DENE MOORE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RIFLE, CO)

Heliports located in Silt:

Amtrak station near Silt:

  • 18 miles: GLENWOOD SPRINGS (413 7TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for car rental service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Silt:

  • Colorado Mountain College (about 18 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,463)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 58 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 80 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 130 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 131 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 134 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 137 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)

Public elementary/middle school in Silt:

  • CACTUS VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 222 GRAND AVENUE, Grades: PK-4)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Burning Mountains Fire Protection District Station 1 Silt (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Dry Hollow Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Silt Historical Park (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 707 Orchard Avenue).

Court: Silt Town - Recreation Department- Clerk & Recorder- City Hall- Municipal C (231 North 7th Street).

Garfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

GLENWOOD SPRINGS CITY OF (Population served: 9,428, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-25-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 31 regular monitoring violations
MINEOTA ESTATES (Population served: 105, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-04-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-13-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-03-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2008)
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
ASGARD SUBDIVISION WA (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Selenium. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2014), St Public Notif received (SEP-16-2014)
  • MCL, Average - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-06-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Selenium. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Selenium. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Selenium. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Selenium. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-24-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-02-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2011)
  • 5 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, State - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-06-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-09-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-01-2007 to AUG-25-2008)
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

3.0 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

77.2%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Silt:

Marital status in Silt, CO
  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Silt:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Colorado average:

11.3

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Silt
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Silt, CO (based on Garfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,3686
Evangelical Protestant5,10840
Other2,29312
Mainline Protestant1,73312
None40,887-
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:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Garfield County:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Garfield County:

15.18 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

4.9%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

15.4%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.3%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Silt:

46.0%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Silt:

42.7%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Silt:

28.9
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.9%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.6%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Silt:

32.8%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Silt:

55.4%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.8%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Silt, CO 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 7$34,673$59,4390$0
Other Government Administration 7$33,841$58,0138$3,349
Streets and Highways 5$22,397$53,7530$0
Health 4$11,753$35,25915$13,539
Parks and Recreation 2$6,590$39,5405$8,454
Water Supply 2$7,850$47,1000$0
Financial Administration 1$3,098$37,1760$0
Police - Other 1$3,417$41,0040$0
Sewerage 1$5,411$64,9320$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 30$129,030$51,61228$25,342

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

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • Construction - Financial Administration: $29,000 ($9.27)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $579,000 ($185.04)
    Police Protection: $489,000 ($156.28)
    Sewerage: $475,000 ($151.81)
    Central Staff Services: $273,000 ($87.25)
    Natural Resources - Other: $249,000 ($79.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $218,000 ($69.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $196,000 ($62.64)
    Regular Highways: $189,000 ($60.40)
    Financial Administration: $185,000 ($59.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $137,000 ($43.78)
    Public Welfare Institutions: $118,000 ($37.71)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $91,000 ($29.08)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $17,000 ($5.43)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($1.28)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $301,000 ($96.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $16,000 ($5.11)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($5.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,128,000 ($360.50)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $109,000 ($34.84)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $875,000 ($279.64)
    Natural Resources - Other: $339,000 ($108.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $206,000 ($65.84)
    Other: $156,000 ($49.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $104,000 ($33.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($2.56)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $30,000 ($9.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $92,000 ($29.40)
    Fines and Forfeits: $46,000 ($14.70)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($6.39)
    Royalties: $1,000 ($0.32)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,046,000 ($334.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $96,000 ($30.68)
    Other: $24,000 ($7.67)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $590,000 ($188.56)
    Property: $409,000 ($130.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $79,000 ($25.25)
    Other Selective Sales: $35,000 ($11.19)
    Other License: $27,000 ($8.63)
    Motor Vehicle License: $12,000 ($3.84)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000 ($1.92)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $3,000 ($0.96)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.32)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,575,000 ($1781.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,125,000 ($1637.90)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000 ($143.82)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,339,000 ($1067.11)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $591,000 ($188.88)

9.13% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,747 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
Colorado average:

10.99%

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 Eagle County, CO  0.92% ($68,569 average AGI)
from Pitkin County, CO  0.81% ($62,966)
from Mesa County, CO  0.63% ($37,115)


7.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,686 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.68%
Colorado average:

9.96%

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 Mesa County, CO  0.97% ($46,281 average AGI)
to Eagle County, CO  0.64% ($53,109)
to Pitkin County, CO  0.45% ($71,289)
Businesses in Silt, CO
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Subway1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Silt:

  • KRGS (690 AM; 1 kW; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KGLN (980 AM; 1 kW; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO WEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRAI (550 AM; 5 kW; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILD WEST RADIO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Silt:

  • KKCH (92.7 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)
  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • KLXV (91.9 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRVG (95.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • K247AD (97.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • KZKS-FM2 (105.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K276AI (103.1 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K256AD (99.1 FM; PALISADE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • K205CK (88.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CA (90.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K210CE (89.9 FM; MESA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K259AC (99.7 FM; GYPSUM, ETC., CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KTUN (101.5 FM; EAGLE, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • KAYW (98.1 FM; MEEKER, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • KQZR (102.5 FM; CRAIG, CO; Owner: CRAIG BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K272DL (102.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K216ES (91.1 FM; CARDIFF, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K244AN (96.7 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: COLORADO WEST BROADCASTING INC.)
  • K202BJ (88.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Silt:

  • KREG-TV (Channel 3; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K04GM (Channel 4; DIVIDE CREEK, ETC., CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K06GW (Channel 6; DIVIDE CREEK, ETC., CO; Owner: ROCKY MT. PUBLIC B/C NETWORK, INC.)
  • K08HT (Channel 8; UPPER DIVIDE CREEK, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K10IQ (Channel 10; UPPER DIVIDE CREEK, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K11KR (Channel 2; RIFLE, CO; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K12LM (Channel 12; DIVIDE CREEK, ETC., CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K05GY (Channel 5; NEW CASTLE, ETC., CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • K07JF (Channel 7; NEW CASTLE, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K09JT (Channel 9; NEW CASTLE, ETC., CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K11JZ (Channel 11; NEW CASTLE, ETC., CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K02JD (Channel 2; EAST ELK CREEK, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K04JL (Channel 4; EAST ELK CREEK, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K06JS (Channel 6; EAST ELK CREEK, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K08JS (Channel 8; EAST ELK CREEK, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K10LN (Channel 10; EAST ELK CREEK, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • Silt, Colorado
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents28
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Colorado average
  • Fatal accident count6157
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9233
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2340
  • Fatalities6839
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents16434
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents829
See more detailed statistics of Silt fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 187ft / 57.3mTotal length
  • $491,000Total costs
  • 64,087Total average daily traffic
  • 6,943Total average daily truck traffic
  • 70,343Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
New bridges in Silt, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 71970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Silt, CO

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Silt)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Int 70 At Mile 96.5 (Lat: 39.542750 Lon: -107.671167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPPZ348,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.500 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2015, Expiration Date: 03/27/2025, Certifier: Dennis Kalvels, Registrant: State Of Colorado, 601 East 18th Avenue, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: (303) 764-7700, Fax: (303) 764-7764, Email:
  • Lat: 39.522472 Lon: -107.779556, Call Sign: WQBG700,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.662 MHz, Grant Date: 10/01/2004, Expiration Date: 10/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2014, Certifier: Gerry Pace, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Silt)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Silt)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 31. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 54 took place in 2006, and the least - 11 in 2014. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Silt, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (63.9%), and Structure Fires (19.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Silt, CO
    • 29963.9%Outside Fires
    • 9319.9%Structure Fires
    • 5912.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 173.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Silt, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Silt, Colorado:

  • Holiday Inn Express Silt / Rifle, 1535 Riv Frontage Rd, Silt, Colorado 81652 , Phone: (970) 876-5100, Fax: (970) 876-5105
  • Rio West Hospitality DBA as Holiday Inn Express and Suites, 1535 Riv Frontage Rd, Silt, Colorado 81652 , Phone: (970) 876-5100
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Silt, Colorado
Most common first names in Silt, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1680.4 years
Robert864.1 years
Richard862.2 years
William877.9 years
James671.6 years
Florence578.4 years
George585.4 years
Thomas463.5 years
Guy474.8 years
Kenneth461.5 years
Most common last names in Silt, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Antonelli676.5 years
Jones576.2 years
Dwire477.2 years
Brown474.8 years
Fazzi482.2 years
Lewis481.3 years
Sievers467.5 years
Smith467.0 years
Costanzo381.6 years
Gilbertson373.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Silt, CO
  • 80.5%Utility gas
  • 13.1%Electricity
  • 5.4%Wood
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Silt, CO
  • 56.3%Utility gas
  • 40.6%Electricity
  • 3.1%Wood


Silt compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 11 pilots and 14 other airmen in this city.
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  • Joel Brian Cotton (1)
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