Silver City is a tiny city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 242 people and just one neighborhood, Silver City is the 400th largest community in Iowa. Much of the housing stock in Silver City was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Real Estate Prices
Silver City real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Silver City house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Silver City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Silver City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Silver City who work in personal care services (12.68%), office and administrative support (9.86%) and sales jobs (9.86%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Silver City is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Silver City a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Silver City has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Silver City’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.