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Silsbee, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Silsbee had a population of 6,586 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Silsbee is located at latitude 30.3455 and longitude -94.1768 in Hardin County. 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. Hardin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 82 feet.

The City of Silsbee (GNIS ID: 2411901) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Silsbee population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Silsbee, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 6,586
Population in Households 6,354
Population in Familes 5,305
Population in Group Qrtrs 232
Population Density1 858
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 2,529
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 1,754
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,861 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,687 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 842 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 332 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $114,524
Average Home Value $143,298


Median Household Income $47,402
Average Household Income $60,232
Per Capita Income $23,881
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% 0.32%
Households 0.07% 0.35%
Families -0.1% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 329 81st
Population Density1 # 822 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 771 56th
Median Household Income # 799 54th
Per Capita Income # 664 62nd

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