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Income/capita 6%
Household income 30%
Unemployment 90%
IndexSilvertonColoradoNational
Income per capita$28,188$33,230$29,829
Median household income$38,681$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$46,250$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$36,438$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$26,971$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$17,083$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate8.8%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level4.3%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Silverton is 6% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Silverton is 30% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Silverton is 90% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Silverton is 72% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,784$38,681$77,362
      City
      $41,675$62,520$125,040
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Silverton median earnings by income bracket

      Silverton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry21.5%3.9%
      Manufacturing sector7.7%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.9%
      Wholesale & retail services15.3%30.1%
      Public administration7.7%5.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.0%21.4%
      Other40.7%34.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ouray, CO849$66,92321%
      Telluride, CO1,972$62,92914%
      Ophir, CO173$57,5004%
      Mountain Village, CO1,546$39,64328%
      Silverton, CO493$38,68130%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Templeton, VA493$22,30060%
      North Salem, IN493$41,16126%
      Canby, CA493$42,25024%
      Otho, IA493$43,47221%
      Sharon, SC493$41,25025%
      Silverton, CO493$38,68130%
      Source: The Silverton, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).