Silverton, Colorado

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Population in 2022: 713 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +34.3%
 
Males: 386  (54.2%)
Females: 327  (45.8%)
Median resident age:

45.9 years
Colorado median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 81433.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $65,245 (it was $30,486 in 2000)
Silverton:

$65,245
CO:

$89,302

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $38,220 (it was $16,839 in 2000)

Silverton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $388,265 (it was $130,100 in 2000)
Silverton:

$388,265
CO:

$531,100

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,064.

March 2022 cost of living index in Silverton: 95.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 19.2%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.3% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Silverton, CO (2022)
    • 47476.5%White alone
    • 13021.0%Hispanic
    • 111.8%Two or more races



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Silverton, Colorado as of April 15, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Silverton is 255 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (12.3%), Italian (10.6%), Scottish (10.6%), Irish (8.5%), Czech (4.8%), English (4.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 11/15/1885

Elevation: 9305 feet

Land area: 0.81 square miles.

Population density: 881 people per square mile   (low).

Silverton, Colorado map

81 residents are foreign born (12.9% Latin America).

This town:

13.1%
Colorado:

9.5%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Silverton town:

0.5% ($612)
Colorado:

0.7% ($1,132)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (168.7 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (171.9 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (386.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Ophir, CO (3.1 miles),
Telluride, CO (3.5 miles ),
Mountain Village, CO (3.7 miles ),
Ouray, CO (3.8 miles ),
Portland, CO (4.3 miles),
Rico, CO (4.7 miles ),
Sawpit, CO (4.7 miles),
Ridgway, CO (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 37.81 N, Longitude: 107.66 W

Area code: 970

Distribution of median household income in Silverton, CO in 2022
Distribution of house value in Silverton, CO in 2022
Silverton satellite photo by USGS

Silverton tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 5 buildings, average cost: $583,300
  • 2021: 14 buildings, average cost: $289,300
  • 2020: 5 buildings, average cost: $327,800
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $242,500
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $196,400
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $221,800
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Silverton, CO residents
Average permit cost in Silverton, CO
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.2%
Colorado:

3.2%
Most common industries in Silverton, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (22.1%)
  • Construction (17.9%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (26.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (21.3%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.9%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (23.1%)
  • Educational services (15.4%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.5%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Silverton, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.4%)
  • Carpenters (7.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (10.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (16.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Registered nurses (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Art and design workers (3.8%)

Average climate in Silverton, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 25.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

72.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 14.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.6
U.S.:

19.2

Earthquake activity:

Silverton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 1181% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 492.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 555.8 miles away from Silverton center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 559.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 540.0 miles away from Silverton center
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 170.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/13/1994 at 06:01:23, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 29.0 miles away from Silverton 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 San Juan County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Silverton topographic map

Heliports located in Silverton:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Silverton:

  • Fort Lewis College (about 39 miles; Durango, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,631)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 65 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • San Juan College (about 78 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 100 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • Adams State University (about 101 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Colorado Mountain College (about 122 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 168 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)

Public high school in Silverton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Silverton:

See full list of schools located in Silverton

Library in Silverton:

  • SILVERTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $83,397; Location: 1117 REESE; 14,001 books; 1,300 audio materials; 1,648 video materials; 31 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Silverton has a new community radio station that is by far the strongest FM signal in Silverton. It is called KSJC-LP 92.5 FM Silverton Community Radio. It is owned and operated by the residents of silverton. (970)387-5752 WWW.mountainradio.org

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Silverton Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Silverton: Silverton Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: San Juan County Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1569 Greene Street).

Hotels: Canyon View Motel (661 Greene Street), Grand Imperial Hotel (1219 Greene Street), Alpine House (1234 Greene).

Court: Colorado State Government - Silverton- Courts- San Juan District Court C (1557 Greene Street).

San Juan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

44.5%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.5%


No gay or lesbian households reported

5 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000

Banks with branches in Silverton (2011 data):

  • The Citizens State Bank of Ouray: Silverton Branch at 1218 Greene Street, branch established on 1992/03/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $86.3 mil, Deposits: $75.5 mil, headquarters in Ouray, CO, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Harry A. Lowe Agency, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Silverton:

Marital status in Silverton, CO
  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Silverton:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Colorado average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Silverton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Silverton, CO (based on San Juan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1672
Mainline Protestant1162
Other371
Evangelical Protestant342
None345-
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 convenience stores (with gas): 1
This county:

17.79 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
San Juan County:

142.35 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
San Juan County:

5.1%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Juan County:

18.4%
Colorado:

18.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Silverton:

47.3%
Colorado:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Silverton:

42.0%
Colorado:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Colorado:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.4%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.6%
Colorado:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.5%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Silverton:

52.8%
Colorado:

57.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Silverton:

76.7%
State:

80.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Silverton, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$9,060$108,7200$0
Welfare 1$2,533$30,3960$0
Parks and Recreation 1$7,697$92,3640$0
Streets and Highways 1$10,532$126,3840$0
Health 1$3,924$47,0880$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$14,023
Financial Administration 0$0 1$10,595
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$106
Totals for Government 5$33,746$80,9903$24,724

Silverton government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $797,000 ($1117.81)
    General - Other: $659,000 ($924.26)
    Libraries: $99,000 ($138.85)
    General Public Buildings: $71,000 ($99.58)
    Financial Administration: $58,000 ($81.35)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $53,000 ($74.33)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($9.82)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $222,000 ($311.36)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $61,000 ($85.55)
    Other - Protective Inspection and Regulations: $50,000 ($70.13)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $893,000 ($1252.45)

Silverton government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $253,000 ($354.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $195,000 ($273.49)
    Other: $110,000 ($154.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $37,000 ($51.89)
    Highways: $9,000 ($12.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $340,000 ($476.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $36,000 ($50.49)
    General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($2.81)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $943,000 ($1322.58)
    Property: $228,000 ($319.78)
    Other: $34,000 ($47.69)
    Motor Vehicle License: $22,000 ($30.86)
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000 ($15.43)

Silverton government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $178,000 ($249.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $178,000 ($249.65)

Businesses in Silverton, CO

  • FedEx: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Silverton:

  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KIUP (930 AM; 5 kW; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, 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.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KLLV (550 AM; daytime; 2 kW; BREEN, CO; Owner: DAYSTAR RADIO, LTD.)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Silverton:

  • K288BD (105.5 FM; SILVERTON, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KOTO (91.7 FM; TELLURIDE, CO; Owner: SAN MIGUEL EDUCATIONAL FUND, INC.)
  • KIQX (101.3 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTINGS, LLC)
  • KUTE (90.1 FM; IGNACIO, CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • K210BA (89.9 FM; PURGATORY, ETC., CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • KRSJ (100.5 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K232DA (94.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • K237CR (95.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • K218BF (91.5 FM; SILVERTON, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC.)
  • KKXK (94.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KWGL (105.7 FM; OURAY, CO; Owner: WS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KPRH (88.3 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO INC)
  • KBNG (103.7 FM; RIDGWAY, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KVMT (89.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • KRYD (104.9 FM; NORWOOD, CO; Owner: ROCKY III INVESTMENTS, INC.)
  • K249DE (97.7 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KPTE (99.7 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • K265DC (100.9 FM; CORTEZ, ETC., CO; Owner: NAVAJO MISSIONS, INC.)
  • K281AC (104.1 FM; MANCOS, CO; Owner: SOUTHWEST COLORADO TV TRANSLATOR. ASSOCIATION)
  • K242AJ (96.3 FM; MANCOS, CO; Owner: SOUTHWEST COLORADO TV TRANSLATOR. ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Silverton:

  • K09AP (Channel 9; SILVERTON, CO; Owner: SILVERTON TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)

Silverton fatal accident list:

Jun 17, 2005 06:53 PM, Empire Street, 10th Street, Lat: 37.809420, Lon: -107.665060, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 5, 1982 12:50 AM, 110, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 8, 1982 08:28 PM, 110, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 30, 1982 02:30 AM, 14th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.8mTotal length
  • 3,596Total average daily traffic
  • 273Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,300Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • Mineral Street (108697) (Lat: 37.803222 Lon: -107.668528), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 44.5 m, Overall height: 46.9 m, Call Sign: KNKN245
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 10/20/2020, Expiration Date: 10/01/2030, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St, 20f, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

  • Silverton Cell Site - 347 Cement Street (Lat: 37.803222 Lon: -107.668472), Type: Mast, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: KNKN420
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 09/01/2020, Expiration Date: 10/01/2030, Certifier: William H JohnsonRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:


FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Silverton, CO)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • Purgatory, Hwy 550 - Coal Bank Hill (Lat: 37.697861 Lon: -107.778861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.7 m, Call Sign: WQCD703,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/08/2005, Expiration Date: 02/08/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/21/2005, Certifier: Richard A Craig, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, One Verizon Place, Ms: Ga3b1reg, Alpharetta, GA 30004-8511, Phone: (678) 339-4277, Fax: (678) 339-8552, Email:

  • PURGATORY, Hwy 550 - Coalbank Hill (Lat: 37.697861 Lon: -107.778861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQFY551,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 10/04/2016, Expiration Date: 11/07/2026, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:

  • SILVERTON, 0.2 Km Wnw Of Intersection Hwy Us 550 & Reese St. (Lat: 37.806417 Lon: -107.674056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQJA704,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6545.62 MHz, 11645.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/13/2018, Expiration Date: 07/08/2028, Certifier: Dennis Kalvels, Registrant: State Of Colorado, 601 E. 18th Avenue, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: (303) 764-7700, Fax: (303) 764-7764, Email:

  • COAL BANK, Coal Bank (Lat: 37.698083 Lon: -107.778611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 47.9 m, Call Sign: WQSR785,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6375.14 MHz, Grant Date: 11/05/2013, Expiration Date: 11/05/2023, Cancellation Date: 04/03/2015, Certifier: Robert Vitanza, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:

  • NM03339A, Us Hwy 550 Coal Bank Hill (Lat: 37.697889 Lon: -107.779194), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 47.9 m, Call Sign: WQUB503,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz... (+15 more), Grant Date: 05/28/2014, Expiration Date: 05/28/2024, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

  • COAL BANK, 9.5 Miles Southwest Of (Lat: 37.696472 Lon: -107.778694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WCT947,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/15/2020, Expiration Date: 08/01/2030, Registrant: Lumen Technologies, Inc., 100 Centurylink Dr. 3tcw088.2, Monroe, LA 71203, Phone: (318) 330-6883, Email:

  • SILVERTN JC, Highway's Us 550 & Colo. 110 (Lat: 37.806417 Lon: -107.674028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 16.2 m, Call Sign: WCT948,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/15/2020, Expiration Date: 08/01/2030, Registrant: Lumen Technologies, Inc., 100 Centurylink Dr. 3tcw088.2, Monroe, LA 71203, Phone: (318) 330-6883, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Silverton)
Most common first names in Silverton, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary783.0 years
Charles468.0 years
James453.8 years
Joe460.8 years
William470.5 years
Barbara253.0 years
Jesse273.5 years
John279.5 years
Nancy270.0 years
Norman283.0 years
Most common last names in Silverton, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hill383.0 years
Salazar357.0 years
Dalla276.5 years
Andreatta271.0 years
Cole262.5 years
Donnelly259.5 years
Crawford269.6 years
Gallegos265.5 years
Dailey267.1 years
Blackmore259.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Silverton, CO
  • 46.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 35.3%Wood
  • 10.0%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Coal or coke
  • 4.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Silverton, CO
  • 40.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23.0%Wood
  • 20.4%Electricity
  • 15.8%Utility gas


Silverton compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Silverton on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people driving a car to work alone (population 500+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2024.