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Silver City, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Silver City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Mills County at latitude 41.1114 and longitude -95.6379. Mills County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,047 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Silver City, but most people and references simply refer to it as Silver City, Iowa.

The P1 Census Class Code for Silver City indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Silver City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Silver City, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 242
Population in Households 242
Population in Familes 213
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,113
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 103
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 79
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $205,769
Average Home Value $227,247


Median Household Income $77,394
Average Household Income $86,046
Per Capita Income $32,067
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.29% -0.25%
Households -0.23% -0.19%
Families 0.0% -0.51%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silver City to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 663 35th
Population Density1 # 243 76th
Diversity Index2 # 371 63rd
Median Household Income # 43 96th
Per Capita Income # 86 92nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.