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Silt, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Silt had a population of 3,359 as of July 1, 2019. Silt ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Silt is located at latitude 39.5486 and longitude -107.6562 in Garfield County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Silt encompass a land area of 1.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Garfield County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,456 feet.

The Town of Silt (GNIS ID: 2413284) 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 Silt is located within New Castle Division of Garfield County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Silt: Ferguson.

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Silt, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Silt, CO Housing Affordability Index is 123
State of Colorado Housing Affordability Index is 97
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Silt, CO Wealth Index is 70
State of Colorado Wealth Index is 111
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,359
Population in Households 3,359
Population in Families 2,919
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,986
Diversity Index1 57
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $64,073
Average Household Income $75,962
Per Capita Income $26,139
Wealth Index3 70

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,178 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 831 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 287 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $288,000
Housing Affordability Index2 123
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,119
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 863
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.42% 1.23%
Households 1.28% 1.12%
Families 1.3% 1.09%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

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, 2019 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 # 135 71st
Population Density # 78 83rd
Diversity Index # 121 74th
Median Household Income # 182 60th
Per Capita Income # 322 30th

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