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Silas, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Silas had a population of 447 as of July 1, 2017. Silas ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Silas is located at latitude 31.7678 and longitude -88.3259 in Choctaw County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Silas (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Choctaw County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 243 feet.

The Town of Silas (GNIS ID: 2407336) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Silas is located within Silas Division of Choctaw County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Silas population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Silas, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 447
Daytime Population: Workers 81
Daytime Population: Residents 335
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 416
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 447
Population in Familes 383
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 86
Diversity Index3 50
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,162
Average Household Income $46,167
Per Capita Income $18,924

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 238 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $56,250
Average Home Value $96,626
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 195
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 134
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.15% -0.63%
Households 0.14% -0.52%
Families 0.0% -0.6%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   1.64%

Silas, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silas to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 418 28th
Population Density # 487 16th
Diversity Index # 127 79th
Median Household Income # 392 33rd
Per Capita Income # 419 28th

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