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Silt, Colorado - Basic Facts

Silt is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Silt.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Garfield County at latitude 39.5486 and longitude -107.6562. Garfield County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,456 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Silt (see map) encompass a land area of 1.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Silt: Ferguson.

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Silt, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silt to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 137 70th
Population Density1 # 65 86th
Diversity Index2 # 106 77th
Median Household Income # 146 68th
Per Capita Income # 244 47th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Silt, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,017
Population in Households 3,017
Population in Familes 2,626
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,090
Diversity Index2 60
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,005
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 777
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,077 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 735 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 270 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $208,654
Average Home Value $243,401
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,118
Average Household Income $74,307
Per Capita Income $25,661
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.69% 0.73%
Households 0.45% 0.61%
Families 0.49% 0.56%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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