is a city located in Marion County, Oregon
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 7,414.
Geography\nSilverton is located at 45°0'24" North, 122°46'57" West (45.006657, -122.782484)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 7.1 km²
). 7.1 km² (2.7 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 7,414 people, 2,707 households, and 1,886 families residing in the city. The population density
is 1,048.6/km² (2,716.3/mi²). There are 2,865 housing units at an average density of 405.2/km² (1,049.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 89.29% White, 0.22% African American
, 1.11% Native American
, 0.43% Asian
, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 6.56% from other races, and 2.36% from two or more races. 11.56% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 2,707 households out of which 39.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.8% are married couples living together, 13.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% are non-families. 25.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.71 and the average family size is 3.25.
In the city the population is spread out with 31.8% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 88.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 84.7 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $38,429, and the median income for a family is $46,196. Males have a median income of $34,707 versus $24,479 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,062. 13.0% of the population and 10.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 18.7% are under the age of 18 and 6.0% are 65 or older.