Silverton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 10,484 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Silverton is the 51st largest community in Oregon.
Housing costs in Silverton are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Oregon.
Unlike some cities, Silverton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Silverton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Silverton is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Silverton who work in office and administrative support (14.50%), healthcare (8.77%), and sales jobs (7.65%).
Also of interest is that Silverton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In terms of college education, Silverton is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.36% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Silverton in 2018 was $33,262, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $133,048 for a family of four. However, Silverton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Silverton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Silverton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Silverton residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Silverton include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Silverton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.