Silt, Colorado

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Population in 2014: 3,007 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +72.8%
Males: 1,427  (47.5%)
Females: 1,580  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  28.2 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 81652.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,204 (it was $44,632 in 2000)
Silt:

$51,204
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,762 (it was $17,723 in 2000)

Silt town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $221,358 (it was $130,500 in 2000)
Silt:

$221,358
CO:

$240,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,048.

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  • Races in Silt, CO (2010)

    Silt races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Silt: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.6%), Irish (11.9%), United States (4.9%), English (3.9%), French (3.6%), Italian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 5/1915

Elevation: 5438 feet

Land area: 2.82 square miles.

Population density: 1,066 people per square mile   (low).

Silt,CO real estate house value index trend

Silt, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Silt:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Silt town:

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

340 residents are foreign born (10.9% Latin America).

This town:

11.4%
Colorado:

9.5%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Silt, Colorado as of December 03, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Silt to the number of sex offenders is 1,486 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $932 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $687 (0.5%)

Silt satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $79,400
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 1999: 77 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2000: 56 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 2001: 58 buildings, average cost: $144,300
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2004: 38 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2005: 47 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2006: 57 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2007: 43 buildings, average cost: $173,600
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $269,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $269,000
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $193,500
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $200,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.55 N, Longitude: 107.65 W

Area code: 970

Silt household income distribution Silt home values distribution

Crime rates in Silt by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001102
per 100,000 0.00.047.245.60.079.5
Robberies 000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.043.40.0
Assaults 10109413
per 100,000 54.90.0472.4410.6173.7516.7
Burglaries 5063513
per 100,000 274.30.0283.4136.9217.1516.7
Thefts 1644484126
per 100,000 54.9286.82,078.42,189.81,780.31,033.4
Auto thefts 065644
per 100,000 0.0286.8236.2273.7173.7159.0
Arson 002102
per 100,000 0.00.094.545.60.079.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 316.0) 33.735.8264.5247.4154.1267.7

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Crime rate in Silt detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
Colorado average:

2.14
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +620 (+55.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Silt: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Silt, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 the city 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 Silt 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 (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 50.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.6%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.1% for other race residents)
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

Silt, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Colorado average:

11.4

Silt travel time to work - commute Silt mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Silt town (based on Garfield County data)

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
Garfield 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
Garfield County:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

4.9%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Garfield County:

15.4%
Colorado:

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

8.3%
State:

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
Financial Administration 1$3,098$37,1760$0
Other Government Administration 7$33,841$58,0138$3,349
Police Protection - Officers 7$34,673$59,4390$0
Police - Other 1$3,417$41,0040$0
Streets and Highways 5$22,397$53,7530$0
Health 4$11,753$35,25915$13,539
Sewerage 1$5,411$64,9320$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,590$39,5405$8,454
Water Supply 2$7,850$47,1000$0
Totals for Government 30$129,030$51,61228$25,342

Silt government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $415,000 ($138.01)
    Police Protection: $374,000 ($124.38)
    Water Utilities: $270,000 ($89.79)
    Regular Highways: $228,000 ($75.82)
    General - Other: $202,000 ($67.18)
    Sewerage: $114,000 ($37.91)
    Parks & Recreation: $102,000 ($33.92)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $730,000 ($242.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($5.99)

Silt government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $138,000 ($45.89)
    All Other: $55,000 ($18.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $16,000 ($5.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $92,000 ($30.60)
    General Revenue, NEC: $68,000 ($22.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $204,000 ($67.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $62,000 ($20.62)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $258,000 ($85.80)
    Total General Sales: $248,000 ($82.47)
    NEC: $181,000 ($60.19)
    Property: $108,000 ($35.92)
    Public Utilities: $43,000 ($14.30)
    Motor Vehicle License: $8,000 ($2.66)

Silt government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $300,000 ($99.77)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,200,000 ($1396.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $4,500,000 ($1496.51)

Silt government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,600,000 ($1197.21)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,900,000 ($964.42)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $900,000 ($299.30)

7.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,735 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.86%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($226 average AGI)
Garfield County:

0.08%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mesa County, CO  0.70% ($42,773 average AGI)
from Eagle County, CO  0.67% ($41,203)
from Pitkin County, CO  0.65% ($39,950)


9.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,535 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.28%
Colorado average:

9.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mesa County, CO  1.06% ($43,131 average AGI)
to Eagle County, CO  0.54% ($36,060)
to Denver County, CO  0.44% ($31,220)

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 fatal accident list:

Sep 24, 2011 03:36 PM, Us-6, Lat: 39.54696, Lon: -107.64625, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 4, 2010 02:57 PM, N 1st Street, Lat: 39.55477, Lon: -107.66231, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 17, 2006 04:41 PM, I-70, Lat: 39.54389, Lon: -107.64472, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 13, 1998 08:12 PM, I-70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 28, 1997 06:26 PM, I70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 17m56ftTotal length
  • $491,000Total costs
  • 33,800Total average daily traffic
  • 3,130Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Silt)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 0312 214 Rd (Lat: 39.551639 Lon: -107.655333), Call Sign: KJS811
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.805 MHzGrant Date: 01/08/2004, Expiration Date: 04/06/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/06/2014Registrant: Garfield County Emergency Communications Authority, 585 E 1 St, Rifle, CO 81650, Phone: (970) 625-8095, Fax: (970) 625-8282, Email:
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 02/06/2015, Expiration Date: 03/27/2025, Certifier: Dennis KalvelsRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 10/01/2004, Expiration Date: 10/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2014, Certifier: Gerry PaceRegistrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 54
  • Hazardous Condition: 17
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Silt

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Silt, CO
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (6%)
Businesses in Silt, CO
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Subway1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1

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 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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