Silver City, IA Profile: Facts & Data


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Silver City, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Silver City had a population of 251 as of July 1, 2018. Silver City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Silver City is located at latitude 41.1133 and longitude -95.6372 in Mills County. The formal boundaries for the City of Silver City encompass a land area of 0.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mills County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,047 feet.

The City of Silver City (GNIS ID: 2395887) 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 City of Silver City is located within Township of Ingraham, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mills County.

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Silver City, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 251
Population in Households 251
Population in Familes 219
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,154
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $80,000
Average Household Income $99,356
Per Capita Income $36,749


Total Housing Units 116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89 (76.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $196,970
Average Home Value $231,389


Total Households 105
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 81
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.29% 0.4%
Households 0.12% 0.38%
Families 0.3% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

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, 2018 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 # 648 36th
Population Density # 219 78th
Diversity Index # 354 65th
Median Household Income # 54 95th
Per Capita Income # 83 92nd

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