Silverton, Colorado

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Population in 2014: 655 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +23.4%
 
Males: 393  (60.0%)
Females: 262  (40.0%)
Median resident age:  42.6 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 81433.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,589 (it was $30,486 in 2000)
Silverton:

$38,589
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,965 (it was $16,839 in 2000)

Silverton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $246,711 (it was $130,100 in 2000)
Silverton:

$246,711
CO:

$240,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $920.

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  • Races in Silverton, CO (2010)

    Silverton races chart
    • 54084.8%White alone
    • 7712.1%Hispanic
    • 101.6%Two or more races
    • 71.1%Asian alone
    • 20.3%Other race alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Silverton: 98.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.9%), English (10.0%), Irish (9.1%), Scottish (6.4%), Italian (3.5%), Dutch (3.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 11/15/1885

Elevation: 9305 feet

Land area: 0.81 square miles.

Population density: 809 people per square mile   (low).

Silverton,CO real estate house value index trend

Silverton, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Silverton:

  • High school or higher: 94.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Silverton town:

  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 39.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

21 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 0.5% Oceania).

This town:

3.3%
Colorado:

9.5%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Silverton, Colorado as of December 08, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Silverton to the number of sex offenders is 314 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,146 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $956 (0.4%)

Silverton satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $93,500
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $114,200
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $139,700
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $221,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $196,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.81 N, Longitude: 107.66 W

Area code: 970

Silverton household income distribution Silverton home values distribution

Silverton tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -188 (-26.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (36%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (23%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (28%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Silverton, Colorado

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Earthquake activity:

Silverton-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 225% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 555.8 miles away from the city 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 Silverton 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 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 the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 538.7 miles away from Silverton center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/2/1992 at 10:26:20, a magnitude 5.9 (5.7 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.9 ML, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 323.6 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 San Juan County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 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

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 20.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

20.8
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 4.12. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.12
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.5%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Colorado average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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
San Juan County:

17.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

142.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.1%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Juan County:

18.4%
Colorado:

18.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Silverton:

48.1%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Silverton:

43.4%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.5
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.3%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.6%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

38.1%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Silverton:

54.3%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Silverton:

77.1%
State:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Silverton, 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 0$0 1$3,584
Other Government Administration 1$9,904$118,8480$0
Streets and Highways 1$11,512$138,1440$0
Welfare 1$2,770$33,2400$0
Health 1$4,289$51,4680$0
Parks and Recreation 1$8,415$100,9800$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$4,743
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$36
Totals for Government 5$36,890$88,5363$8,363

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $150,000 ($229.01)
    Police Protection: $135,000 ($206.11)
    Sewerage: $71,000 ($108.40)
    Water Utilities: $67,000 ($102.29)
    Regular Highways: $58,000 ($88.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $53,000 ($80.92)
    Libraries: $39,000 ($59.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($18.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $700,000 ($1068.70)
    Regular Highways: $73,000 ($111.45)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($1.53)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($1.53)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $349,000 ($532.82)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $180,000 ($274.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $470,000 ($717.56)
    Highways: $3,000 ($4.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($15.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $180,000 ($274.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $29,000 ($44.27)
    General Support: $3,000 ($4.58)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $349,000 ($532.82)
    Property: $147,000 ($224.43)
    NEC: $39,000 ($59.54)
    Public Utilities: $11,000 ($16.79)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,000 ($4.58)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $738,000 ($1126.72)

9.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($21,040 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.12%
Colorado average:

9.68%

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

10.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,533 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.75%
Colorado average:

9.12%

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

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, 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, Drunken persons involved: 1
May 30, 1982 02:30 AM, 14th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • $673,000Total costs
  • 2,505Total average daily traffic
  • 154Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,586Total future (year 2031) 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: 11/16/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, 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: 09/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private 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 MHzGrant Date: 02/08/2005, Expiration Date: 02/08/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/21/2005, Certifier: Richard A CraigRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 11/07/2006, Expiration Date: 11/07/2016, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • SILVERTON, 0.2 Km Wnw Of Intersection Hwy Us 550 & Reese St. (Lat: 37.806417 Lon: -107.674056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQJA704, Licensee ID: L00001440
    Assigned Frequencies: 6545.62 MHzGrant Date: 07/08/2008, Expiration Date: 07/08/2018, Certifier: Dennis KalvelsRegistrant: State Of Colorado, 601 E. 18th Avenue, 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 MHzGrant Date: 11/05/2013, Expiration Date: 11/05/2023, Cancellation Date: 04/03/2015, Certifier: Robert VitanzaRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 05/28/2014, Expiration Date: 05/28/2024, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: 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: 37.696083 Lon: -107.778667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Overall height: 29 m, Call Sign: WCT947
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11095.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/08/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020Registrant: Qwest Corporation, 700 W. Mineral Ave., Rm. Nd-E02.34, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone: (303) 707-8714, Fax: (303) 707-9624, Email:
  • SILVERTN JC, Highway's Us 550 & Colo. 110 (Lat: 37.806361 Lon: -107.673944), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4.9 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WCT948
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/08/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020Registrant: Qwest Corporation, 700 W. Mineral Ave., Rm. Nd-E02.34, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone: (303) 707-8714, Fax: (303) 707-9624, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Silverton)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1
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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41%)
  • Wood (27%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Coal or coke (6%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Businesses in Silverton, CO

  • FedEx: 1

Silverton compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income below 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly 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 2008-2016.