For population 25 years and over in Silverton:
For population 15 years and over in Silverton city:
75 residents are foreign born (6.7% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,370 (2.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amarillo, TX (59.0 miles , pop. 173,627).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (224.8 miles , pop. 506,132).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (284.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Quitaque, TX (4.0 miles ), Turkey, TX (4.9 miles ), Lockney, TX (5.0 miles ), Kress, TX (5.1 miles ), Tulia, TX (5.2 miles ), Seth Ward, TX (5.4 miles ), Plainview, TX (5.5 miles ), Floydada, TX (5.8 miles ).
Latitude: 34.47 N, Longitude: 101.30 W
Area code: 806
Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-0.9%).
Work and jobs in Silverton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Silverton, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Silverton-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 172% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/15/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.3 miles away from the Silverton city center killed 21 people and injured 80 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/18/1970, a category F4 tornado 17.8 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 42 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Silverton-area historical earthquake activity is above Texas state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/17/2000 at 01:08:05, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 69.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/2000 at 22:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from Silverton center
On 10/14/2008 at 03:07:28, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/18/2006 at 05:49:41, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/24/2003 at 15:02:09, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.0 miles away from Silverton center
On 8/7/2000 at 17:19:08, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Briscoe County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Airports located in Silverton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Silverton:
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Public high school in Silverton:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.1%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 70.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 15.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Silverton compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Silverton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2004 2008 2012
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Religion statistics for Silverton (based on Briscoe County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 104.97%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Silverton government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,080 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
6.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,806 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Silverton fatal accident list:
Sep 23, 1979 11:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Silverton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Silverton, TX