Silverton, TX Population

Population: 771. Estimated population in July 2020: 706 (-8.4% change)
Males: 358 (46.4%), Females: 413 (53.6%)

Briscoe County

Zip code: 79257

Median resident age: 38.4 years
Median household income: $27,014
Median house value: $25,700

Races in Silverton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (70.0%)
  • Hispanic (28.1%)
  • Other race (15.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.5%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Black (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (24.1%), Irish (5.7%), German (4.9%), English (4.5%), Scottish (2.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Elevation: 3278 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Silverton

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Silverton city

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 2.9%

6.6% Foreign born (6.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-0.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Silverton:

  • W J MANGOLD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; LOCKNEY, TX)
  • SWISHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; TULIA, TX)
  • COVENANT HOSPITAL PLAINVIEW (about 35 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Silverton:

  • AMARILLO INTL (about 59 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 67 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • CANNON AFB (about 140 miles; CLOVIS, NM; Abbreviation: CVS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Silverton:

  • FLOYDADA MUNICIPAL (about 33 miles; FLOYDADA, TX; Abbreviation: Q41)
  • JOE VAUGHN SPRAYING (about 33 miles; KRESS, TX; Abbreviation: 29F)
  • CITY OF TULIA/SWISHER COUNTY MUNI (about 33 miles; TULIA, TX; Abbreviation: Q06)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Silverton:

  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 63 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 97 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 143 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 175 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
Public primary/middle school in Silverton:

  • SILVERTON SCHOOL (Students: 234; Location: 700 LORETTA ST; Grades: PK – 12)

Libraries

Library in Silverton:

  • SILVERTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $7,287; Location: 415 MAIN ST; 7,502 books; 35 audio materials; 32 video materials; 3 serial subscriptions)