Silsbee is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 6,688 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Silsbee is the 293rd largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Silsbee is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Silsbee is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Silsbee who work in sales jobs (10.41%), office and administrative support (10.29%), and management occupations (8.35%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Silsbee has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Silsbee has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Silsbee than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Silsbee may be for you.
The citizens of Silsbee are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.74% of adults in Silsbee have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Silsbee in 2010 was $20,630, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,520 for a family of four. However, Silsbee contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Silsbee is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Silsbee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Silsbee residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Silsbee also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.30% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Silsbee include German, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Silsbee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.