Statewide Claims to Fame

Siler City is 1st in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Foreign born residents

Siler City is 1st in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Siler City is 4th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Siler City is 5th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in People per household

Siler City is 6th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents younger than 5

Siler City is 9th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Two or More

Siler City is 13th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Siler City is 15th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Siler City, North Carolina Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Siler City Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 8,158 96th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6 119th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,314.3 64th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Siler City Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 10.0% 6th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 29.8% 15th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.1% 90th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Siler City Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 57.1% 145th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 12.8% 133rd 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Siler City Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 44.0% 131st 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 19.1% 69th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.7% 4th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.4% 138th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 13th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.4% 9th 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 49.8% 1st 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 29.2% 141st 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Siler City Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 50.9% 115th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 36.8% 1st 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Siler City Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 2,890 117th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 19.3% 87th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 2,556 120th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 55.0% 96th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $97,300 131st $152,700 $186,200
People per household 3.0 5th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Siler City Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $13,600 142nd $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $33,305 119th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 20.4% 52nd 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Siler City Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 799 103rd 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $195,232 79th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $23,121 55th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $20,632 93rd $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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