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Population in 2012: 317 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 

Males: 151  (47.7%)
Females: 166  (52.3%)

Median resident age:  39.1 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39166.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,217 (it was $22,083 in 2000)
Silver City:

$29,217
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,256

Silver City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,091 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Silver City:

$52,091
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $158,137; Detached houses: $49,324; Mobile homes: $445,714

Median gross rent in 2012: $193.

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Silver City races chart
  • Black alone - 244 (72.4%)
  • White alone - 90 (26.7%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.9%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Silver City: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (18.0%), French (2.1%), German (2.1%), English (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 111 feet

Land area: 0.61 square miles.

Population density: 521 people per square mile 
 
 (low).




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For population 25 years and over in Silver City:

  • High school or higher: 63.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Silver City town:

  • Never married: 34.9%
  • Now married: 34.3%
  • Separated: 10.8%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 14.5%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Silver City, Mississippi as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Silver City to the number of sex offenders is 317 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $482 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (56.2 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (143.1 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (365.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Belzoni, MS (2.4 miles ), Louise, MS (3.1 miles ), Eden, MS (3.5 miles) , Isola, MS (3.6 miles ), Tchula, MS (4.1 miles ), Yazoo City, MS (4.2 miles ), Inverness, MS (4.3 miles ), Anguilla, MS (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 33.10 N, Longitude: 90.50 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 662

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

14.6%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-2.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (28%)
  • Construction (28%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (22%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Religious workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Food processing workers (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Bus drivers (8%)
  • Special education teachers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)

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

Average climate in Silver City, Mississippi

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Tornado activity:

Silver City-area historical tornado activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 230% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/9/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Silver City town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.9 miles away from the town center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Silver City-area historical earthquake activity is below Mississippi state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/2002 at 20:05:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.5 miles away from Silver City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Humphreys County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Floods: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Silver City topographic map

Birthplace of: Spencer Haywood - Basketball player, Jack Reed (baseball) - Baseball player.

Political contributions by individuals in Silver City, MS

Amtrak station near Silver City:

  • 18 miles: YAZOO CITY (222 W. BROADWAY) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

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

  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 25 miles; Moorhead, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,697)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 33 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Holmes Community College (about 35 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 4,518)
  • Delta State University (about 47 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 2,783)
  • Mississippi College (about 54 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,586)
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center (about 57 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,006)
  • Belhaven University (about 57 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,631)

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Notable location: Silver City Country Club (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Silver City: Shiloh Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 18.2. This is significantly better than average.
City:

18.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.7. This is better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
City:

16.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.00. This is significantly better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

5.00
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 40.5%
(40.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.7% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.3%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Silver City, MS

Silver City compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Silver City travel time to work - commute


Silver City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (65%)
  • Electricity (34%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Silver City town (based on Humphreys County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.79%
Here35.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaOther
Adherents66.8%16.8%6.8%3.9%5.8%
Congregations36.4%27.3%4.5%4.5%27.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Here:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Humphreys County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Humphreys County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Humphreys County:

15.2%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

41.6%
State:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.1%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,182
Totals for Government 0$0 1$1,182


4.55% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($19,957 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sunflower County, MS  0.61% ($19,947 average AGI)
from Yazoo County, MS  0.39% ($25,667)


5.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,395 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sunflower County, MS  0.86% ($23,037 average AGI)
to Yazoo County, MS  0.51% ($18,813)
to Hinds County, MS  0.45% ($13,429)

Strongest AM radio stations in Silver City:

  • WELZ (1460 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BELZONI, MS; Owner: ZOO-BEL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Silver City:

  • WBYP (107.1 FM; BELZONI, MS; Owner: ZOO-BEL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMAO-FM (90.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAGR-FM (102.5 FM; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WJNS-FM (92.1 FM; YAZOO CITY, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGNG (106.3 FM; TCHULA, MS; Owner: TEAM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYAB (93.1 FM; YAZOO CITY, MS; Owner: SSR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYJS (105.9 FM; PICKENS, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WGNL (104.3 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TEAM BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Silver City:

  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WMAO-TV (Channel 23; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WXVT (Channel 15; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7


Most common first names in Silver City, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie1070.8 years
James1075.7 years
Robert973.9 years
John874.4 years
George781.3 years
Mary682.5 years
Annie676.9 years
Alice482.5 years
Charles471.0 years
Henry473.0 years
Most common last names in Silver City, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Allen1270.7 years
Johnson1275.4 years
Williams1170.7 years
Lee969.6 years
Jones779.7 years
Richardson661.0 years
Battle670.7 years
Smith682.0 years
White574.2 years
Browder571.6 years
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