Silverton, Oregon

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Population in 2014: 9,493 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +28.0%
Males: 4,255  (44.8%)
Females: 5,238  (55.2%)
Median resident age:  35.6 years
Oregon median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 97381.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,596 (it was $38,429 in 2000)
Silverton:

$51,596
OR:

$50,251

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,182 (it was $18,062 in 2000)

Silverton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $201,746 (it was $148,800 in 2000)
Silverton:

$201,746
OR:

$229,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $214,247; Detached houses: $231,450; Townhouses or other attached units: $192,493; In 2-unit structures: $185,818; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $153,499; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $168,552; Mobile homes: $95,411; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $250,505

Median gross rent in 2013: $710.

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  • Races in Silverton, OR (2013)

    Silverton races chart
    • 8,22387.4%White alone
    • 7728.2%Hispanic
    • 2432.6%Asian alone
    • 1701.8%Two or more races
    • 90.10%American Indian alone
    • 40.04%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Silverton: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.4%), English (11.2%), Irish (9.9%), Norwegian (5.8%), French (4.4%), United States (3.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1885

Elevation: 249 feet

Land area: 2.73 square miles.

Population density: 3,478 people per square mile   (average).

Silverton,OR real estate house value index trend

Silverton, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Silverton:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Silverton city:

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 16.9%

590 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America).

This city:

6.3%
Oregon:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,656 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,789 (1.4%)

Silverton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Salem, OR (13.2 miles , pop. 136,924).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (28.2 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (790.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Mount Angel, OR (2.1 miles ), Scotts Mills, OR (2.5 miles ), Brooks, OR (3.0 miles ), Gervais, OR (3.0 miles ), Labish Village, OR (3.1 miles ), Hayesville, OR (3.1 miles ), Woodburn, OR (3.2 miles ), Four Corners, OR (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 33 buildings, average cost: $157,400
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 1999: 42 buildings, average cost: $161,100
  • 2000: 45 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2001: 51 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2002: 42 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2003: 58 buildings, average cost: $185,400
  • 2004: 53 buildings, average cost: $221,100
  • 2005: 228 buildings, average cost: $183,800
  • 2006: 178 buildings, average cost: $183,800
  • 2007: 93 buildings, average cost: $194,400
  • 2008: 24 buildings, average cost: $193,400
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $176,600
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $197,300
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $189,400
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2013: 26 buildings, average cost: $223,400
  • 2014: 58 buildings, average cost: $213,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.01 N, Longitude: 122.78 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -394 (-4.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,201 (29.0%)

Area code: 503

Silverton household income distribution Silverton home values distribution

Crime rates in Silverton by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000001000011
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.010.30.00.00.00.010.710.6
Rapes 211140414324
per 100,000 26.212.912.712.243.50.040.410.142.931.921.342.5
Robberies 001241310031
per 100,000 0.00.012.724.343.510.330.310.10.00.032.010.6
Assaults 1844874620126410
per 100,000 235.951.550.997.376.141.360.6202.0128.863.942.6106.3
Burglaries 434631734433202327242850
per 100,000 563.5591.8394.6888.0478.3340.8202.1232.3289.7255.5298.5531.7
Thefts 382342268221175131103108106108173165
per 100,000 5,005.94,399.83,411.02,688.21,902.21,353.01,040.91,090.91,137.31,149.71,844.31,754.8
Auto thefts 40151317107111631167
per 100,000 524.2193.0165.5206.8108.772.3111.2161.632.2117.164.074.4
Arson 514111141331
per 100,000 65.512.950.912.210.910.310.140.410.731.932.010.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.5) 363.5263.4209.4231.5188.4120.3122.9129.2133.5116.0162.4200.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Silverton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Oregon average:

1.65

Silverton tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.9%
Oregon:

5.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,550 (+26.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Silverton, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Silverton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 189% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 155.8 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 144.4 miles away from Silverton center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 329.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 280.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 265.8 miles away from Silverton center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 161.2 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Silverton topographic map

Birthplace of: Donald Pettit - Astronaut, Scott Gragg - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Feb 28, 1972), Bill Grier - Basketball player-coach, Andy Maurer - Football player, Betty Komp - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Silverton:

  • SILVERTON HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 342 FAIRVIEW STREET)
  • MARQUIS CARE AT SILVER GARDENS (115 S. JAMES STREET)
  • RIVERVIEW CONVALESCENT CENTER (1164 S WATER ST)

airports located in Silverton:

Amtrak station near Silverton:

  • 13 miles: SALEM (500 13TH ST. SE) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Silverton:

  • Chemeketa Community College (about 10 miles; Salem, OR; Full-time enrollment: 10,746)
  • Willamette University (about 14 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Pioneer Pacific College (about 22 miles; Wilsonville, OR; FT enrollment: 2,194)
  • George Fox University (about 23 miles; Newberg, OR; FT enrollment: 2,954)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 25 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)
  • Western Oregon University (about 25 miles; Monmouth, OR; FT enrollment: 5,131)
  • Portland Community College (about 30 miles; Portland, OR; FT enrollment: 23,600)

Public high school in Silverton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Silverton:

Private elementary/middle school in Silverton:

  • SILVERTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 82, Location: 229 EUREKA AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Silverton

Library in Silverton:

  • SILVER FALLS LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $720,808; Location: 410 S WATER ST; 62,669 books; 7,859 audio materials; 5,007 video materials; 27 state licensed databases; 142 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Silverton: Oregon Garden Amphitheatre (A), Silverton Silver Trolley Dispatch (B), Silverton Water Treatment Plant (C), Silver Falls Library District (D), Silverton Fire District Headquarters (E), Silverton City Hall (F), Silverton Municipal Court (G), Silverton Public Works Department Office (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Silverton: First Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Silverton Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Gordon House Conservancy (Museums; 879 West Main St), The Oregon Garden (Botanical Gardens; 879 W Main St), Countryman Public House (Tours & Charters; 1405 Mill).

Hotel: Nordic Motel (310 North Water Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 70.4. This is about average.

City:

70.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 5.93. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.93
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.4%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 20.7% for other race residents, 54.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.7%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Silverton in 2010:

  • 40 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
75 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Silverton, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Silverton (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Silverton Branch at 265 C Street, branch established on 1986/11/03. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Citizens Bank: Silverton Branch at 217 East Main Street, branch established on 2000/04/24. Info updated 2009/02/23: Bank assets: $448.2 mil, Deposits: $356.5 mil, headquarters in Corvallis, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Silverton Branch at 301 Westfield Street, branch established on 1997/09/10. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • West Coast Bank: Silverton Branch at 315 East Main Street, branch established on 1961/01/03. Info updated 2010/09/16: Bank assets: $2,424.8 mil, Deposits: $1,925.6 mil, headquarters in Lake Oswego, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 63 total offices, Holding Company: West Coast Bancorp
  • Willamette Valley Bank: Silverton Branch at 701a Mcclaine Street, branch established on 2009/04/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $121.5 mil, Deposits: $102.1 mil, headquarters in Salem, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Oregon Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Oregon average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Silverton city (based on Marion County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic62,60715
Evangelical Protestant46,619186
Mainline Protestant12,79741
Other11,66346
Black Protestant1891
Orthodox--
None181,460-
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: 53
Marion County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 50
Marion County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Marion County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 207
Here:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

29.5%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.4%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Silverton:

46.6%
Oregon:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Silverton:

42.6%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Silverton:

28.7
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.8%
Oregon:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Silverton:

11.1%
State:

10.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Silverton:

33.3%
State:

33.1%

General health condition:
Silverton:

53.1%
Oregon:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Silverton:

76.9%
State:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Silverton, OR 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 3$13,396$53,5840$0
Other Government Administration 2$12,974$77,8440$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,674$32,0880$0
Police Protection - Officers 16$82,318$61,7390$0
Police - Other 1$3,239$38,8681$2,730
Streets and Highways 2$7,357$44,1420$0
Sewerage 5$24,779$59,4700$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,181$26,1720$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$16,036$48,1080$0
Water Supply 7$29,202$50,0610$0
Transit 0$0 3$3,451
Other and Unallocable 8$36,336$54,5044$2,867
Totals for Government 50$230,492$55,3188$9,048

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,571,000 ($270.83)
    Regular Highways: $104,000 ($10.96)
    Parking Facilities: $76,000 ($8.01)
    Sewerage: $75,000 ($7.90)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,207,000 ($127.15)
    Sewerage: $713,000 ($75.11)
    Water Utilities: $515,000 ($54.25)
    Central Staff Services: $484,000 ($50.98)
    Regular Highways: $234,000 ($24.65)
    Financial Administration: $222,000 ($23.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $166,000 ($17.49)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $149,000 ($15.70)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $120,000 ($12.64)
    General Public Buildings: $75,000 ($7.90)
    Transit Utilities: $50,000 ($5.27)
    Parking Facilities: $16,000 ($1.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $538,000 ($56.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $47,000 ($4.95)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($3.90)
    Police Protection: $33,000 ($3.48)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($3.37)
    Central Staff: $28,000 ($2.95)
    Parking Facilities: $17,000 ($1.79)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($0.63)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $4,000 ($0.42)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,861,000 ($196.04)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $99,000 ($10.43)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,449,000 ($152.64)
    Parking Facilities: $14,000 ($1.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($0.84)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $15,000 ($1.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,000 ($0.53)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $598,000 ($62.99)
    General Revenue, NEC: $424,000 ($44.66)
    Interest Earnings: $172,000 ($18.12)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $863,000 ($90.91)
    Transit Utilities: $4,000 ($0.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $368,000 ($38.77)
    General Support: $127,000 ($13.38)
    Transit Utilities: $88,000 ($9.27)
    Water Utilities: $75,000 ($7.90)
    Housing & Community Development: $27,000 ($2.84)
    All Other: $5,000 ($0.53)
  • Tax - Property: $1,310,000 ($138.00)
    Public Utilities: $286,000 ($30.13)
    NEC: $167,000 ($17.59)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($0.11)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,026,000 ($213.42)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $11,206,000 ($1180.45)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,957,000 ($206.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,153,000 ($226.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $10,690,000 ($1126.09)
    Water Utilities: $2,003,000 ($211.00)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $320,000 ($33.71)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($2.42)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $150,000 ($15.80)
    End of Fiscal Year: $150,000 ($15.80)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,251,000 ($553.14)

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,112 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Oregon average:

7.22%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($93 average AGI)
Marion County:

0.02%
Oregon average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Polk County, OR  0.92% ($33,555 average AGI)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.49% ($38,273)
from Linn County, OR  0.39% ($33,138)


5.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,312 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Oregon average:

6.82%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($166 average AGI)
Marion County:

0.03%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Polk County, OR  0.86% ($35,768 average AGI)
to Clackamas County, OR  0.53% ($38,604)
to Multnomah County, OR  0.48% ($34,982)

Strongest AM radio stations in Silverton:

  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSLM (1390 AM; 10 kW; SALEM, OR)
  • KYKN (1430 AM; 5 kW; KEIZER, OR; Owner: WILLAMETTE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KKSL (1290 AM; 10 kW; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KWIP (880 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, OR; Owner: JUPITER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KCCS (1220 AM; 1 kW; SALEM, OR; Owner: CHRISTIAN CENTER OF SALEM)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Silverton:

  • KRSK (105.1 FM; MOLALLA, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • K273AJ (102.5 FM; ELWOOD, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KLVU (107.1 FM; SWEET HOME, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K231AB (94.1 FM; TURNER, OR; Owner: STATE OF OREGON / STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • K225AI (92.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OREGON, INC.)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMHD (89.1 FM; GRESHAM, OR; Owner: MT. HOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KVMX (107.5 FM; BANKS, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLTH (106.7 FM; LAKE OSWEGO, OR; Owner: INIFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • KUPL-FM (98.7 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF PORTLAND INC.)
  • K228DT (93.5 FM; HAPPY HOLLOW, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KNRK (94.7 FM; CAMAS, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))
  • KBVM (88.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING NORTHWEST, INC)
  • KBPS-FM (89.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: SCHOOL DISTRICT #1, MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR)
  • KGON (92.3 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC (DE))

TV broadcast stations around Silverton:

  • KPXG (Channel 22; SALEM, OR; Owner: PAXSON SALEM LICENSE, INC.)
  • KWBP (Channel 32; SALEM, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KATU (Channel 2; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND TV, L.L.C.)
  • KPDX (Channel 49; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPTV (Channel 12; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K57IF (Channel 57; SALEM, OR; Owner: LaGRANDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOIN (Channel 6; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KNMT (Channel 24; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KGW (Channel 8; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOPB-TV (Channel 10; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KWBP-LP (Channel 4; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K18EL (Channel 18; NEWBERG/TIGARD, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K61CC (Channel 61; SALEM, OR; Owner: NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • K50GG (Channel 50; SALEM, OR; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • K67GU (Channel 67; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Silverton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Silverton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • $907,000Total costs
  • 17,636Total average daily traffic
  • 1,309Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,167Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED25$186,98022$209,225126$200,2503$151,40714$150,0604$126,430
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$124,9983$184,54719$205,2541$3,5800$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$190,0916$192,05845$198,8222$52,9304$114,2708$114,626
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$162,1333$159,75029$195,5480$01$178,8304$83,690
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$164,5201$207,4406$178,8250$01$164,5201$85,840
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$240,9144$229,0750$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$148,7833$212,6831$131,620
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$324,0300$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$216,0200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Silverton and their reported violations in the past:

SILVER SPUR RV PARK LLC (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2014)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-13-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-16-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-29-2012)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAR-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-16-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-20-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-08-2010)
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
CHATEAU MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 136, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-26-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-04-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-25-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-26-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2006)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
LAZY ACRES MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 59, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Arsenic
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-17-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (2 times from SEP-24-2013 to SEP-24-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-24-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-13-2012 to JAN-25-2013)
  • 12 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-18-2008)
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 13 regular monitoring violations
SILVERTON RESERVOIR REC AREA (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
BELLE PASSI ESTATES (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2012), St Public Notif requested (APR-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-15-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-15-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-03-2011), St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-15-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2012)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-15-2011), St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2012)
  • 9 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-23-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: State No Longer Subject to Rule (DEC-25-2010)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 5 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 57
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Silverton, OR
Most common first names in Silverton, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8975.0 years
William7578.5 years
Robert6773.1 years
Mary5682.3 years
James4875.2 years
Charles4377.0 years
George4078.9 years
Helen3479.3 years
Dorothy3378.8 years
Margaret3280.7 years
Most common last names in Silverton, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3477.0 years
Smith2777.9 years
Anderson2679.6 years
Jones2375.3 years
Brown2075.6 years
King1774.9 years
Thomas1774.2 years
Miller1774.1 years
Taylor1676.9 years
Kuenzi1578.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Silverton, OR
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Rite Aid1
Curves1Starbucks1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
McDonald's1Vons1

Silverton compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.

Silverton on our top lists:

  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2002 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 (97381) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swiss first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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