Silver City, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Silver City, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Silver City Census Designated Place had a population of 851 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Silver City is located at latitude 34.9972 and longitude -79.2291 in Hoke County. The formal boundaries for the Silver City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hoke County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 249 feet.

The Silver City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402853) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Silver City Census Designated Place is located within Township of Raeford, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hoke County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Silver City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Silver City, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 851
Population in Households 850
Population in Familes 725
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 570
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 345
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 241
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 427 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 218 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 128 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $73,052
Average Home Value $87,673


Median Household Income $32,905
Average Household Income $39,942
Per Capita Income $15,783
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.57% -0.17%
Households -0.28% 0.0%
Families 0.07% -0.17%
Median Household Income   -0.93%
Per Capita Income   0.96%
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.

Silver City, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silver City to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 468 37th
Population Density1 # 420 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 513 31st
Median Household Income # 570 23rd
Per Capita Income # 672 9th

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