Silverhill is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 1,035 people and just one neighborhood, Silverhill is the 319th largest community in Alabama. Silverhill has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Silverhill, where the median household income is $49,375.00.
Silverhill real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Silverhill house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some towns, Silverhill isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Silverhill are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Silverhill is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Silverhill who work in sales jobs (17.16%), teaching (15.28%), and office and administrative support (13.67%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Silverhill is worth considering.
Being a small town, Silverhill does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Silverhill is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.92% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Silverhill in 2018 was $46,638, which is wealthy relative to Alabama and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $186,552 for a family of four. However, Silverhill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Silverhill is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Silverhill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Silverhill residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Silverhill also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.21% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Silverhill include Irish, German, English, Swedish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Silverhill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 36.6% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 97.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Silverhill are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 16.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 61.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 36.2% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 33.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.1%), and 11.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.4%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Silverhill, AL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (12.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.0%), and residents who report English roots (8.5%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (3.3%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (3.3%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (83.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (5.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.