Silver City demographics profile

StatisticSilver CityNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)77018191
Median age42.538.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%57%55%
Speak English100%89%79%
Speak Spanish0%7%13%
Silver City, NC has a population of 1,150 and is the 14,293rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 770 per sq mi which is 325% higher than the North Carolina average and 750% higher than the national average. The median age in Silver City is 43 which is approximately 11% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In Silver City, 46% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 100% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 85% of Silver City residents were born in North Carolina, 15% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Silver City is 325% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Silver City is 11% higher than North Carolina.
  • In Silver City 9.91% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Silver City 77.91% of the population is African American.
  • In Silver City 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Silver City population breakdown by race

RaceSilver CityNorth CarolinaNational
African American77.91%21.50%12.63%
American Indian1.13%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race10.00%2.45%3.06%
Other race1.04%3.01%4.75%
In Silver City, 0.0% 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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Source: The Silver City, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).