Silverton, Oregon

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Population in 2017: 10,313 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +39.1%
Males: 4,793  (46.5%)
Females: 5,520  (53.5%)
Median resident age:

37.8 years
Oregon median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 97381.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,447 (it was $38,429 in 2000)
Silverton:

$63,447
OR:

$60,212

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,804 (it was $18,062 in 2000)

Silverton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $287,362 (it was $148,800 in 2000)
Silverton:

$287,362
OR:

$319,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $299,163; detached houses: $305,336; townhouses or other attached units: $386,488; mobile homes: $156,403

Median gross rent in 2017: $987.

March 2019 cost of living index in Silverton: 96.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.4%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Silverton, OR (2017)
    • 8,58285.2%White alone
    • 1,05110.4%Hispanic
    • 2392.4%Two or more races
    • 570.6%American Indian alone
    • 360.4%Asian alone
    • 150.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.02%Black alone

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

Crime rates in Silverton by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
1
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(12.2)
4
(43.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(40.4)
1
(10.1)
4
(42.9)
3
(31.9)
2
(21.3)
4
(42.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(30.4)
5
(49.3)
2
(19.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(24.3)
4
(43.5)
1
(10.3)
3
(30.3)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(32.0)
1
(10.6)
1
(10.5)
1
(10.1)
3
(29.6)
1
(9.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(97.3)
7
(76.1)
4
(41.3)
6
(60.6)
20
(202.0)
12
(128.8)
6
(63.9)
4
(42.6)
10
(106.3)
4
(41.8)
5
(50.7)
10
(98.7)
9
(85.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
73
(888.0)
44
(478.3)
33
(340.8)
20
(202.1)
23
(232.3)
27
(289.7)
24
(255.5)
28
(298.5)
50
(531.7)
38
(397.5)
25
(253.5)
39
(384.8)
31
(295.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
221
(2,688)
175
(1,902)
131
(1,353)
103
(1,041)
108
(1,091)
106
(1,137)
108
(1,150)
173
(1,844)
165
(1,755)
150
(1,569)
151
(1,531)
149
(1,470)
160
(1,527)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(206.8)
10
(108.7)
7
(72.3)
11
(111.2)
16
(161.6)
3
(32.2)
11
(117.1)
6
(64.0)
7
(74.4)
11
(115.1)
16
(162.3)
30
(296.0)
23
(219.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(12.2)
1
(10.9)
1
(10.3)
1
(10.1)
4
(40.4)
1
(10.7)
3
(31.9)
3
(32.0)
1
(10.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.3)
3
(29.6)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)222.7181.3115.8118.2124.3128.4111.6156.3193.1111.3149.8177.5134.7

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City-data.com crime index in Silverton, OR

Crime rate in Silverton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 19 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Oregon average:

1.53
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Ancestries: German (15.7%), Russian (14.1%), European (8.8%), Irish (8.6%), American (8.3%), English (5.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1885

Elevation: 249 feet

Land area: 2.73 square miles.

Population density: 3,778 people per square mile   (average).

Silverton, Oregon map

230 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.5% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

2.3%
Oregon:

9.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,239 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,233 (1.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 45.01 N, Longitude: 122.78 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -21 (-0.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,311 (31.8%)

Area code: 503

Distribution of median household income in Silverton, OR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Silverton, OR in 2017
Silverton satellite photo by USGS

Silverton tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Oregon:

4.6%
Historical population in Silverton, OR
Historical housing units in Silverton, OR

Population change in the 1990s: +1,550 (+26.4%).
Most common industries in Silverton, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.0%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Wood products (6.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.0%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Silverton, OR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Child care workers (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.6%)

Average climate in Silverton, Oregon

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Silverton, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.1. This is about average.

City:

71.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 6.43. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.43
U.S.:

8.46

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 the city 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 Silverton 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 the city center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 161.2 miles away from Silverton 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 (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Silverton topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

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

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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Silverton:

Marital status in Silverton, OR
  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Silverton:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Oregon average:

11.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Silverton
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Religion statistics for Silverton, OR (based on Marion County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

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

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

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

8.2%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.5%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.4%
Oregon:

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
Police Protection - Officers 16$82,318$61,7390$0
Other and Unallocable 8$36,336$54,5044$2,867
Water Supply 7$29,202$50,0610$0
Sewerage 5$24,779$59,4700$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$16,036$48,1080$0
Financial Administration 3$13,396$53,5840$0
Other Government Administration 2$12,974$77,8440$0
Streets and Highways 2$7,357$44,1420$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,181$26,1720$0
Police - Other 1$3,239$38,8681$2,730
Judicial and Legal 1$2,674$32,0880$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 3$3,451
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 50$230,492$55,3188$9,048

Silverton government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $692,000 ($67.10)
    General Public Buildings: $177,000 ($17.16)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($2.42)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($1.84)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,161,000 ($209.54)
    Sewerage: $1,100,000 ($106.66)
    Central Staff Services: $906,000 ($87.85)
    Water Utilities: $893,000 ($86.59)
    General - Other: $886,000 ($85.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $374,000 ($36.26)
    Regular Highways: $366,000 ($35.49)
    Financial Administration: $292,000 ($28.31)
    General Public Buildings: $244,000 ($23.66)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $202,000 ($19.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $140,000 ($13.58)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $61,000 ($5.91)
    Parking Facilities: $7,000 ($0.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $645,000 ($62.54)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $108,000 ($10.47)
    Police Protection: $28,000 ($2.72)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($2.72)
    General Public Building: $21,000 ($2.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($1.94)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($0.78)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,964,000 ($287.40)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $83,000 ($8.05)

Silverton government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,528,000 ($245.13)
    Other: $51,000 ($4.95)
    Parking Facilities: $33,000 ($3.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($2.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($1.07)
    Other: $2,000 ($0.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $561,000 ($54.40)
    Fines and Forfeits: $203,000 ($19.68)
    Special Assessments: $154,000 ($14.93)
    General Revenue - Other: $109,000 ($10.57)
    Donations From Private Sources: $13,000 ($1.26)
    Rents: $11,000 ($1.07)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($0.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,634,000 ($158.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $574,000 ($55.66)
    General Local Government Support: $193,000 ($18.71)
    Other: $44,000 ($4.27)
    Housing and Community Development: $33,000 ($3.20)
  • Tax - Property: $2,907,000 ($281.88)
    Public Utilities Sales: $514,000 ($49.84)
    Other License: $358,000 ($34.71)
    Other Selective Sales: $194,000 ($18.81)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $44,000 ($4.27)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.10)

Silverton government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,275,000 ($1772.04)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,384,000 ($1685.64)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $891,000 ($86.40)

Silverton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,449,000 ($431.40)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,787,000 ($755.07)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,783,000 ($172.89)

7.32% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,031 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.32%
Oregon average:

8.52%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($860 average AGI)
Marion County:

0.15%
Oregon average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Polk County, OR  0.95% ($47,179 average AGI)
from Clackamas County, OR  0.79% ($50,893)
from Washington County, OR  0.55% ($48,204)


5.96% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,818 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
Oregon average:

7.23%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,189 average AGI)
Marion County:

0.20%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Polk County, OR  0.96% ($46,220 average AGI)
to Clackamas County, OR  0.51% ($58,661)
to Linn County, OR  0.43% ($45,012)
Businesses in Silverton, OR
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Rite Aid1
Curves1Starbucks1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
McDonald's1Vons1

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Silverton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 210ft / 64.4mTotal length
  • $8,195,000Total costs
  • 81,345Total average daily traffic
  • 5,148Total average daily truck traffic
  • 112,955Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Silverton, OR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Silverton, OR
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 in Silverton, OR
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Silverton, OR - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 39. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 76 took place in 2008, and the least - 6 in 2017. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Silverton, OR When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (39.2%), and Outside Fires (39.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Silverton, OR
    • 26239.2%Structure Fires
    • 26239.2%Outside Fires
    • 12919.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 152.2%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Silverton, OR
  • 69.2%Utility gas
  • 24.1%Electricity
  • 5.7%Wood
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Silverton, OR
  • 64.7%Electricity
  • 30.6%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Wood


Silverton compared to Oregon state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

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  • #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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