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Population (year 2000): 7,269. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,489 (+3.0% change)
Males: 3,471 (47.8%), Females: 3,798 (52.2%)

Rock Island County

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Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $35,047 (year 2000)
Median house value: $71,800 (year 2000)

Silvis, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Silvis:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.2%)
  • Hispanic (14.4%)
  • Other race (6.5%)
  • Black (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (19.5%), Irish (13.4%), United States (6.8%), English (6.5%), Swedish (6.0%), French (2.8%).

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Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 3.6 square miles

Silvis,

For population 25 years and over in Silvis

  • High school or higher: 75.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Silvis city

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

4.1% Foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 0.9% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +382 (+5.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IA Davenport, (12.5 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WI Madison, (129.3 miles pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (189.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cliff, IL (1.2 miles Carbon Moline, IL East (1.6 miles IL (3.8 miles Hampton, IA Riverdale, (4.3 miles Panorama Park, IA (4.6 miles) , IL Colona, (4.8 miles Valley, IL Coal (5.3 miles IL Moline, (6.2 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 11 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $89,600
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2002: 26 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2003: 38 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2004: 41 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $124,900

Latitude: 41.50 N, Longitude: 90.41 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 309


Silvis, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (17.9%), Retail trade (14.2%), Educational,health and social services (14.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -655 (-9.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 568 (17.2%)


 

Crime in Silvis by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 3 4 5 4 6
    per 100,000 13.8 41.3 55.0 68.8 55.0 82.5
Robberies 1 1 3 1 3 3
    per 100,000 13.8 13.8 41.3 13.8 41.3 41.3
Assaults 18 17 44 16 44 36
    per 100,000 247.6 233.9 605.3 220.1 605.3 495.3
Burglaries 37 45 46 40 46 42
    per 100,000 509.0 619.1 632.8 550.3 632.8 577.8
Thefts 196 230 311 253 311 229
    per 100,000 2696.4 3164.1 4278.4 3480.5 4278.4 3150.4
Auto thefts 3 8 8 5 8 5
    per 100,000 41.3 110.1 110.1 68.8 110.1 68.8
205.9 246.1 379.7 258.9 379.7 316.4


Average climate in Silvis, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Silvis-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1966, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Silvis city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/29/1981, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.1 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: James Hughes - College basketball player (Northern Illinois Huskies).


Hospital/medical center in Silvis:
  • ILLINI HOSPITAL (801 HOSPITAL ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Silvis:
  • GENESIS MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; DAVENPORT, IA)
  • TRINITY MEDICAL CENTER WEST (about 11 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL)
  • TRINITY MEDICAL CENTER NORTH (about 15 miles; DAVENPORT, IA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Silvis:
  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 8 miles; MOLINE, IL; ID: MLI)
  • CLINTON MUNI (about 23 miles; CLINTON, IA; ID: CWI)
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 55 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; ID: SQI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Silvis:
  • QUAD-CITY (about 7 miles; MOLINE, IL; ID: I04)
  • DAVENPORT MUNI (about 14 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; ID: DVN)
  • GEN-AIRPARK (about 23 miles; GENESEO, IL; ID: 3G8)

Amtrak stations near Silvis:
  • 8 miles: MOLINE (QUAD CITY AIRPORT, 2200 69TH ST.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 12 miles: DAVENPORT (BURLINGTON DEPOT, 304 WEST RIVER DR.) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, taxi stand.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1 $2,938 $35,256 9 $2,878
Police Protection - Officers 13 $46,204 $42,649 0 $0
Police - Other 7 $20,825 $35,700 0 $0
Firefighters 1 $4,448 $53,376 30 $6,664
Sewerage 2 $9,188 $55,128 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 2 $6,432 $38,592 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 1 $3,735 $44,820 0 $0
Streets and Highways 5 $15,516 $37,238 0 $0
Water Supply 2 $5,885 $35,310 0 $0
Local Libraries 2 $3,374 $20,244 9 $9,445
Financial Administration 3 $9,239 $36,956 2 $2,296
Totals for Government 39 $127,783 $39,317 50 $21,283


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Silvis:
  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 7 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; FT enrollment: 2,310)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 11 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 12 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; FT enrollment: 4,180)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 71 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; FT enrollment: 6,404)
  • WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; MACOMB, IL; FT enrollment: 11,096)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; PEORIA, IL; FT enrollment: 5,262)
Public primary/middle schools in Silvis:
  • GEORGE O BARR SCHOOL (Students: 470; Location: 1305 5TH AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BOWLESBURG ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 312; Location: 2221 10TH ST; Grades: KG - 04)
  • EAGLE RIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 274; Location: 2002 EAGLE RIDGE DRV; Grades: KG - 08)
  • SILVIS JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 232; Location: 1305 5TH AVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
Library in Silvis:
  • SILVIS P.L. (Operating income: $137,914; Location: 105 8TH STREET; 36,325 books; 1,755 audio materials; 176 video materials; 78 serial subscriptions)

Shopping Center: Crosstown Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Silvis include: Silvis United Methodist Church (A), Silvis Heights Church (B), Holy Spirit Church (C), Saint Marks Episcopal Church (D), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (E), Our Lady of Guadalupe Church (F), Church of the Nazarene (G), Grace United Methodist Church (H).

Cemetery: Bowlesburg Cemetery (1).

Parks in Silvis include: Norman Schadt Park (1), Schadt Park (2), Seventeenth Street Park (3), 17th Street Park (4), Hero Street Park (5), Friendship Park (6).

Post office: (A).  


Silvis compared to Illinois state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Silvis:
  • WKBF (1270 AM; 5 kW; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WOC (1420 AM; 5 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDLM (960 AM; 1 kW; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WFXN (1230 AM; 1 kW; MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOC (1170 AM; 1 kW; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WAIK (1590 AM; 5 kW; GALESBURG, IL; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Silvis:
  • WLLR-FM (103.7 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVIK (90.3 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE)
  • KCQQ (106.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDLM-FM (89.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KMXG (96.1 FM; CLINTON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUUL (101.3 FM; EAST MOLINE, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHTS (98.9 FM; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KORB (93.5 FM; BETTENDORF, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXLP (96.9 FM; MOLINE, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAXR (88.1 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KBOB-FM (104.9 FM; GENESEO, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K276DE (103.1 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: POWER DU PREE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALA (88.5 FM; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: ST. AMBROSE COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Silvis:
  • WBQD-LP (Channel 26; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: FOUR SEASONS PEORIA, LLC)
  • WHBF-TV (Channel 4; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Owner: CORONET COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • K61HD (Channel 61; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
  • KLJB-TV (Channel 18; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: QUAD CITIES TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WQAD-TV (Channel 8; MOLINE, IL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WQPT-TV (Channel 24; MOLINE, IL; Owner: BLACK HAWK COLLEGE)
  • KQIN (Channel 36; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)

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