Silver City demographics profile

StatisticSilver CityNew MexicoNational
Population density (sq mi)1,0111791
Median age39.836.837.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%53%55%
Speak English70%64%79%
Speak Spanish29%29%13%

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  • The population density in Silver City is 5850% higher than New Mexico.
  • The median age in Silver City is 8% higher than New Mexico.
  • In Silver City 88.28% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Silver City 0.70% of the population is African American.
  • In Silver City 0.17% of the population is Asian.

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Silver City population breakdown by race

RaceSilver CityNew MexicoNational
African American0.70%2.04%12.60%
American Indian2.60%9.15%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.04%0.06%0.17%
Mixed race3.18%3.13%2.91%
Other race5.04%11.08%4.70%
In Silver City, 56.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Silver City age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

Source: The Silver City, NM demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.