Silver City, NM
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Silver City, New Mexico Info Snack

Population
9,627
Unemployment
6.7%
Poverty
33.8%
Median Home
$134,400
Median Income
$31,620
Median Rent
$666

Silver City SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
4
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
10

Silver City, NM Cost Of Living

88
Silver City's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Silver City New Mexico National Average
Overall 88 92 100
Services 91 92 100
Groceries 107 99 100
Health 97 99 100
Housing 72 86 100
Transportation 99 97 100
Utilities 83 87 100

Silver City, NM Photos

Silver City New Mexico City Hall
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Silver City in New Mexico

Map Of Silver City, NM

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Population over time in Silver City

Year Population % Change
2019 9,627 -1.6%
2018 9,783 -1.0%
2017 9,882 -2.2%
2016 10,103 -0.8%
2015 10,184 -0.6%
2014 10,245 -0.5%
2013 10,298 -0.3%
2012 10,331 -0.1%
2011 10,337 -0.1%
2010 10,343 -

Race / Ethnicity in Silver City

White
44.2% (4,253)
African American
0.5% (45)
American Indian
1.0% (100)
Asian
1.4% (131)
Hawaiian
0.0% (3)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.2% (19)
Hispanic
52.7% (5,076)
Race Silver City NM USA
White 44.2% 37.4% 60.7%
African American 0.5% 1.8% 12.3%
American Indian 1.0% 8.7% 0.7%
Asian 1.4% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.2% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 52.7% 48.8% 18.0%

Gender in Silver City

Female
52.3% (5,036)
Male
47.7% (4,591)
Gender Silver City NM USA
Female 52.3% 50.5% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 49.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Silver City for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (288)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (770)
High School / GED
23.0% (2,214)
Some College
25.0% (2,406)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (577)
Bachelor's Degree
21.0% (2,021)
Master's Degree
9.0% (866)
Professional Degree
2.0% (192)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (288)
Education Silver City NM USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 8.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 21.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Silver City, New Mexico

Less than $10,000
17.4% (167,525)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.4% (71,666)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.9% (152,689)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.8% (123,247)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.9% (123,932)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.8% (103,847)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.1% (97,228)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.3% (70,296)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.3% (31,953)
$200,000 or more
2.1% (20,313)
Income Silver City NM USA
Less than $10,000 17.4% 8.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.4% 5.6% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.9% 11.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.8% 10.8% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.9% 13.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.8% 17.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.1% 11.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.3% 12.2% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.3% 4.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.1% 4.1% 7.7%

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