Siler City is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 8,396 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Siler City is the 104th largest community in North Carolina.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Siler City is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 43.06% of the Siler City workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Siler City is a town of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Siler City who work in maintenance occupations (8.48%), sales jobs (7.90%), and food service (7.75%).
In Siler City, just 11.59% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Siler City in 2010 was $13,898, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $55,592 for a family of four.
Siler City is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Siler City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Siler City, accounting for 45.50% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Siler City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Siler City include German, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
In addition, Siler City has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (26.03%).
The most common language spoken in Siler City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.