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Silverton, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Silverton had a population of 637 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Silverton is located at latitude 37.8111 and longitude -107.6646 in San Juan County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Silverton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Juan County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 9,308 feet.

The Town of Silverton (GNIS ID: 2413289) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Silverton is located within Silverton Division of San Juan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Silverton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Silverton: Bakers Park, Greenville, Quito, Reeseville.

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Silverton, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 637
Daytime Population: Workers 399
Daytime Population: Residents 273
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 672
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 637
Population in Familes 403
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 752
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $39,031
Average Household Income $48,891
Per Capita Income $23,760


Total Housing Units 501 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 185 (36.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 132 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 185 (36.9%)
Median Home Value $259,091
Average Home Value $272,554


Total Households 316
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 143
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% -0.35%
Households -0.13% -0.38%
Families 0.1% -0.57%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Silverton, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silverton to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 257 44th
Population Density # 231 50th
Diversity Index # 232 49th
Median Household Income # 371 19th
Per Capita Income # 348 24th

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