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, Silsbee isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Silsbee are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Silsbee is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Silsbee who work in office and administrative support (11.31%), management occupations (8.27%), and teaching (8.07%).
The education level of Silsbee citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.70% of adults 25 and older in Silsbee have a college degree.
The per capita income in Silsbee in 2010 was $20,066, 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 $80,264 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 10.28% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Silsbee include German, English, French , and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Silsbee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.