Silverton is a tiny city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 686 people and just one neighborhood, Silverton is the 889th largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Silverton is a blue-collar town, with 35.40% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Silverton is a city of managers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Silverton who work in management occupations (20.44%), food service (12.77%) and farm management occupations (9.12%).
In addition, many people in Silverton have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Silverton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Silverton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Silverton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Silverton spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.62 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Silverton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.