Silverton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 9,753 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Silverton is the 55th largest community in Oregon.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Silverton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (13.60%), management occupations (11.37%), and sales jobs (9.90%).
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.
Being a small city, Silverton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The overall education level of Silverton citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.46% of adults in Silverton have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Silverton in 2010 was $25,288, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,152 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Silverton include English, Irish, Norwegian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Silverton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.