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Silex, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Village of Silex had a population of 175 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

The Village of Silex is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lincoln County.

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, 2017.

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Silex, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 175
Daytime Population: Workers 139
Daytime Population: Residents 111
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 250
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.43
Population in Households 155
Population in Familes 134
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 906
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $65,414
Average Household Income $68,303
Per Capita Income $24,667


Total Housing Units 84 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (10.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (36.9%)
Median Home Value $268,750
Average Home Value $352,326


Total Households 53
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 40
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.91% -0.46%
Households -1.0% -0.77%
Families 1.08% -0.51%
Median Household Income   3.48%
Per Capita Income   2.61%

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, 2017 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 # 770 25th
Population Density # 433 58th
Diversity Index # 774 26th
Median Household Income # 110 89th
Per Capita Income # 371 64th

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