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Silsbee, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Silsbee is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hardin County at latitude 30.3455 and longitude -94.1768. Hardin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 82 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Silsbee, but most people and references simply refer to it as Silsbee, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Silsbee indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Silsbee (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

City of Silsbee, TX Boundary Map


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Silsbee, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,631
Population in Households 6,381
Population in Familes 5,332
Population in Group Qrtrs 250
Population Density1 864
Diversity Index2 53
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,541
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 1,761
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,854 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,702 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 839 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 313 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $97,149
Average Home Value $119,489
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,588
Average Household Income $57,901
Per Capita Income $22,974
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.07% 0.1%
Households 0.2% 0.13%
Families -0.03% 0.07%
Median Household Income   3.74%
Per Capita Income   3.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Silsbee, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silsbee to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 320 82nd
Population Density1 # 812 54th
Diversity Index2 # 769 56th
Median Household Income # 808 54th
Per Capita Income # 721 59th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.