Silver City employment information

IndexSilver CityNew MexicoNational
Income per capita$22,360$23,948$28,555
Median household income$38,258$44,968$53,482
Median income owner occupied$45,366$55,397$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,782$28,298$33,219
Median earnings male$20,083$31,026$36,116
Median earnings female$19,114$22,331$25,692
Unemployment rate4.8%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level23.8%20.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Silver City is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Silver City is 28% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Silver City is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Silver City is 53% higher than the national average.

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Silver City median earnings by income bracket

Silver City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.7%0.8%
Manufacturing sector4.5%4.9%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.7%
Wholesale & retail services5.0%15.1%
Public administration7.3%4.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.8%1.4%
Education, health & social services24.3%44.2%

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Silver City, NM10,245$38,25828%

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Fort Knox, KY10,240$50,9885%
Watervliet, NY10,250$44,15917%
Bel Air town, MD10,240$67,92527%
Kalaoa, HI10,257$62,27216%
Smithfield, UT10,233$57,6978%
Silver City, NM10,245$38,25828%
Source: The Silver City, NM employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.