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Proximity to Population

Jackson, MS     67 mi
Memphis, TN   163 mi

U. S CENSUS 2000


Town of Silver City, Mississippi

Silver City Buildings, Sites, and Community & Economic Overview

There were 124 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.5% were married couples living together, 24.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.7% were non-families. 36.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.59.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 87.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 68.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $22,083, and the median income for a family was $20,000. Males had a median income of $23,125 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,459. About 36.6% of families and 49.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 70.8% of those under age 18 and 38.6% of those age 65 or over.

School District: Humphreys County School District

Notable Natives:

  • Birthplace of Jack Reed, New York Yankees, 1962-63