For population 25 years and over in Silver City:
For population 15 years and over in Silver City town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $417 (0.7%)
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
Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-2.9%).
Work and jobs in Silver City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Silver City, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Birthplace of: Spencer Haywood - Basketball player, Jack Reed (baseball) - Baseball player.
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Silver City:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.7. This is better than average. There were 22 monitors within city limits.
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.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 33.8%
(33.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.0% for Black residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Silver City compared to Mississippi state average:
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1996 2000 2008 2012
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Religion statistics for Silver City (based on Humphreys County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.79%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.55% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($19,957 average adjusted gross income)
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:
5.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,395 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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