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Population (year 2000): 6,966. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,079 (+16.0% change)
Males: 3,534 (50.7%), Females: 3,432 (49.3%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 31.4 years
Median household income: $33,651 (year 2000)
Median house value: $85,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Siler City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (39.8%)
  • Hispanic (39.3%)
  • Other race (26.5%)
  • Black (19.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (10.5%), Irish (4.3%), English (3.7%), German (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).City, North Carolina

Elevation: 598 feet

Land area: 4.9 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Siler City

  • High school or higher: 55.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Siler City town

  • Never married: 26.1%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

35.7% Foreign born (35.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,851 (+36.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NC Greensboro, (34.6 miles pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (418.7 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NC (7.7 miles Staley, NC Liberty, (11.5 miles NC (13.0 miles Goldston, NC (13.1 miles Ramseur, NC (15.8 miles Franklinville, NC (18.3 miles Saxapahaw, NC Pittsboro, (19.7 miles NC (20.9 miles Alamance,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 15 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 1998: 34 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 1999: 49 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2005: 39 buildings, average cost: $95,400

Latitude: 35.73 N, Longitude: 79.46 W

Area code: 919


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (47.5%), Educational,health and social services (11.6%), Retail trade (11.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,233 (+32.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,785 (54.0%)


 

Crime in Siler City by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 1 4
    per 100,000 14.4 14.4 57.4
Robberies 26 12 16
    per 100,000 373.2 172.3 229.7
Assaults 20 21 14
    per 100,000 287.1 301.5 201.0
Burglaries 106 96 82
    per 100,000 1521.7 1378.1 1177.1
Thefts 273 282 413
    per 100,000 3919.0 4048.2 5928.8
Auto thefts 19 16 14
    per 100,000 272.8 229.7 201.0
460.2 394.5 467.7

Average climate in Siler City, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Siler City-area historical tornado activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1965, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Siler City city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 11/23/1992, a category 3 tornado 31.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Siler City:
  • CHATHAM HOSPITAL INC (WEST THIRD ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Siler City:
  • ALAMANCE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 23 miles; BURLINGTON, NC)
  • RANDOLPH HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; ASHEBORO, NC)
  • CENTRAL CAROLINA HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; SANFORD, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Siler City:
  • MOORE COUNTY (about 35 miles; PINEHURST/SOUTHERN PINES, NC; ID: SOP)
  • PIEDMONT TRIAD INTERNATIONAL (about 41 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; ID: GSO)
  • RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL (about 48 miles; RALEIGH/DURHAM, NC; ID: RDU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Siler City:
  • SILER CITY MUNICIPAL (about 4 miles; SILER CITY, NC; ID: 5W8)
  • HINSHAW (GREENACRES) (about 11 miles; LIBERTY, NC; ID: N61)
  • CAUSEY (about 16 miles; LIBERTY, NC; ID: 2A5)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4 $13,153 $39,459 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 3 $8,982 $35,928 0 $0
Water Supply 6 $15,897 $31,794 1 $1,213
Parks and Recreation 2 $5,907 $35,442 4 $2,303
Sewerage 16 $45,294 $33,970 0 $0
Streets and Highways 11 $26,570 $28,985 0 $0
Firefighters 0 $0   3 $666
Police - Other 5 $12,077 $28,984 2 $237
Police Protection - Officers 18 $54,573 $36,382 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $15,998 $47,994 8 $2,776
Totals for Government 69 $198,452 $34,513 18 $7,196
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Siler City:
  • CENTRAL CAROLINA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; SANFORD, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,400)
  • ELON COLLEGE (about 30 miles; ELON, NC; FT enrollment: 3,993)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL (about 34 miles; CHAPEL HILL, NC; FT enrollment: 22,324)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO (about 35 miles; GREENSBORO, NC; FT enrollment: 10,868)
  • GUILFORD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; JAMESTOWN, NC; FT enrollment: 4,810)
  • NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY (about 40 miles; DURHAM, NC; FT enrollment: 4,487)
  • HIGH POINT UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; HIGH POINT, NC; FT enrollment: 2,564)
Public high schools in Siler City:
  • JORDAN MATTHEWS HIGH (Students: 675; Location: 910 EAST CARDINAL STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SAGE ACADEMY (Students: 65; Location: 439 MARTIN L KING JR BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Siler City:
  • SILER CITY ELEMENTARY (Students: 662; Location: 671 ELLINGTON ROAD; Grades: KG - 04)
  • CHATHAM MIDDLE (Students: 548; Location: 2025 SOUTH 2ND AVENUE EXT; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • SILK HOPE ELEMENTARY (Students: 515; Location: 7945 SILK HOPE/GUM SPRINGS RD; Grades: PK - 08)
  • CHATHAM CHARTER (Students: 242; Location: 2200 HAMP STONE ROAD; Grades: KG - 08)
 

Siler City compared to North Carolina state average:

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Siler City:
  • WNCA (1570 AM; 1 kW; SILER CITY, NC; Owner: CHATHAM BROADCASTING CO., INC. OF SILER CITY)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPCM (920 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON-GRAHAM, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKXR (1260 AM; 5 kW; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: RANDOLPH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WRTP (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
Strongest FM radio stations in Siler City:
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTJY (89.5 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WFJA (105.5 FM; SANFORD, NC; Owner: WWGP BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
TV broadcast stations around Siler City:
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WGPX (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENSBORO LICENSE, INC.)

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