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Silver City
  • Town in New Mexico

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade C+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade D
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Silver City is a town in New Mexico with a population of 9,650. Silver City is in Grant County. Living in Silver City offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Silver City and residents tend to have moderate political views.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$150,100
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$831
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    48%
  • Own
    52%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

Working in Silver City

Jobs
grade D
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$36,853
National
$75,149

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