In 2017, Silver City, NM had a population of 9.88k people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $35,247. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Silver City, NM declined from 10,103 to 9,882, a -2.19% decrease and its median household income declined from $38,487 to $35,247, a -8.42% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Silver City, NM are White (Hispanic) (48.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (42.1%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (2.14%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.74%), and Two or More Races (Hispanic) (1.56%). N/A% of the people in Silver City, NM speak a non-English language, and 98.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Silver City, NM are Western New Mexico University (742 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Silver City, NM is $133,000, and the homeownership rate is 60.7%. Most people in Silver City, NM commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 11.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Silver City, NM is 2 cars per household.