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. 41.53% 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 (8.83%), sales jobs (6.94%), and personal care services (6.87%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Siler City rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.04% of adults 25 and older in Siler City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Siler City in 2010 was $13,846, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $55,384 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. The greatest number of Siler City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Siler City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 47.80% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Siler City include Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.
Siler City also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 25.93%.
The most common language spoken in Siler City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.