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Silex, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Village of Silex had a population of 185 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Silex is located at latitude 39.1252 and longitude -91.0567 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Silex (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 509 feet.

The Village of Silex (GNIS ID: 2399821) 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 Silex 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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Silex, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 185
Population in Households 166
Population in Familes 144
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 958
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 56
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 43
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 84 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (33.3%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $139,362


Median Household Income $53,158
Average Household Income $62,380
Per Capita Income $21,136
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% 0.11%
Households -0.34% 0.0%
Families 2.9% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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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Silex, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silex to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri 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 # 758 26th
Population Density1 # 407 61st
Diversity Index2 # 759 26th
Median Household Income # 207 80th
Per Capita Income # 478 54th

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