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Silver City, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Silver City had a population of 392 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Silver City is located at latitude 33.0937 and longitude -90.499 in Humphreys County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Silver City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Humphreys County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 108 feet.

The Town of Silver City (GNIS ID: 2407340) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Silver City is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Humphreys 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Silver City: Palmetto Home.

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


Total Population 392
Population in Households 392
Population in Familes 326
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 649
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 144
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 94
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 147 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 99 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $53,261
Average Home Value $72,980


Median Household Income $36,819
Average Household Income $41,013
Per Capita Income $15,294
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.45% 0.95%
Households 2.42% 0.82%
Families 2.41% 0.84%
Median Household Income   0.13%
Per Capita Income   0.87%
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, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silver City to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi 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 # 298 18th
Population Density1 # 125 66th
Diversity Index2 # 169 54th
Median Household Income # 129 65th
Per Capita Income # 285 22nd

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