Silver City Information

Silver City Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Silver City, NM

General Silver City Information

State: New Mexico

County: Grant County

Close cities: Gila, NM, Cliff, NM, Hanover, NM, Bayard, NM, Faywood, NM, Arenas Valley, NM, Mimbres, NM, Pinos Altos, NM, Tyrone, NM, Fort Bayard, NM, Santa Clara, NM

Silver City Population (census data)
Total 9,977 (-6.3% since 2000)
Male 4,752 (47.6%)
Female 5,225 (52.4%)

Population Density: 984 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 87.3 (US Avg is 100)

Silver City Elevation: 5,938 feet above sea level

Land Area: 10.1 square miles

Median Household Income: $30,749

Zip Codes: 88061, 88062, 88022, 88036, and 88053.

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Silver City Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Hispanic (52.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (44.5%)
  • Other race (22.4%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)
  • Black (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (10.6%)
  • English (10.5%)
  • Irish (6.9%)
  • United States (6.2%)
  • Italian (2.8%)
  • French (2.2%)
Foriegn Born: 435 people (4.4%)
  • Latin America (76.9%)
  • Europe (12.8%)
  • North America (10.3%)

Local Silver City Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Arizona Diamondbacks, Colorado Rockies
NFL Football: San Diego Chargers, Arizona Cardinals
NBA Basketball: Denver Nuggets, Phoenix Suns
NHL Hockey:
NCAA Sports: University of New Mexico, New Mexico State University

Silver City School Information

High Schools
Silver High (3200 North Silver Street, Silver City, NM, 88061 - Silver Consolidated Schools District)
Middle Schools
La Plata Middle (3500 North Silver Street, Silver City, NM, 88061 - Silver Consolidated Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Harrison Schmitt Elementary (4042 Highway 90 SW, Silver City, NM, 88061 - Silver Consolidated Schools District)
Jose Barrios Elementary (1625 Little Walnut Road, Silver City, NM, 88061 - Silver Consolidated Schools District)
Sixth Street Elementary (405 West Sixth, Silver City, NM, 88061 - Silver Consolidated Schools District)
Stout Elementary (2600 North Swan, Silver City, NM, 88061 - Silver Consolidated Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Aldo Leopold Charter (111 Stoud Street, Silver City, NM, 88061 - Silver Consolidated Schools District)
El Grito Preschool (300 South Copper, Silver City, NM, 88061 - Silver Consolidated Schools District)
Homebound Hospital (201 N Black, Silver City, NM, 88061 - Silver Consolidated Schools District)
Western U. Presch (12th Street And Virginia Street, Silver City, NM, 88061 - Silver Consolidated Schools District)

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