Silver City, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 309 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.3%
 
Males: 153  (49.5%)
Females: 156  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  49.0 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 39166.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $23,621 (it was $22,083 in 2000)
Silver City:

$23,621
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,829 (it was $15,459 in 2000)

Silver City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $55,826 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Silver City:

$55,826
MS:

$97,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $136,350; Detached houses: $65,890; Mobile homes: $291,050

Median gross rent in 2013: $199.

  • Races in Silver City, MS (2010)

    Silver City races chart
    • 24472.4%Black alone
    • 9026.7%White alone
    • 30.9%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Silver City: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (15.3%), English (1.9%), French (1.4%), German (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 111 feet

Land area: 0.61 square miles.

Population density: 508 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Silver City:

  • High school or higher: 60.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Silver City town:

  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 32.7%
  • Separated: 9.9%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 11.0%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Silver City, Mississippi as of September 03, 2015.
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 2013: $731 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $339 (0.7%)

Silver City satellite photo by USGS

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

Silver City household income distribution Silver City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

13.4%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -10 (-2.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (30%)
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (30%)
  • Production occupations (27%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (38%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Silver City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 122% 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 near Mississippi state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 176.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 188.7 miles away from Silver 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 173.8 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 175.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 242.9 miles away from Silver City center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 233.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

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: 6, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 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.

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: 2,100)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 31 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • Holmes Community College (about 35 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)
  • Delta State University (about 47 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Mississippi College (about 54 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • Belhaven University (about 57 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • Jackson State University (about 58 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 35.0%
(35.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.9% 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

Silver City compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below 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 above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Mississippi average:

12.3

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 (71%)
  • Electricity (28%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,50415
Black Protestant1,0347
Mainline Protestant4776
Catholic491
Other71
None5,304-
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: 3
Humphreys County:

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
Humphreys County:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

15.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Humphreys County:

41.6%
Mississippi:

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

19.1%
State:

14.4%
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 0$0 1$2,246
Totals for Government 0$0 1$2,246

5.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($19,708 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Yazoo County, MS  0.79% ($22,000 average AGI)
from Sunflower County, MS  0.72% ($18,455)
from Hinds County, MS  0.65% ($14,600)


7.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($19,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

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 Sunflower County, MS  1.32% ($19,585 average AGI)
to Hinds County, MS  0.68% ($18,524)
to Yazoo County, MS  0.52% ($13,938)

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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