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Population (year 2000): 6,393. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,722 (+5.1% change)
Males: 2,960 (46.3%), Females: 3,433 (53.7%)

Hardin County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 37.8 years
Median household income: $33,549 (year 2000)
Median house value: $62,900 (year 2000)

Silsbee, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Silsbee:

  • White Non-Hispanic (64.6%)
  • Black (32.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.4%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (13.0%), Irish (7.2%), English (5.7%), German (5.3%), French (3.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).Texas

Elevation: 81 feet

Land area: 7.5 square miles

Silsbee,

For population 25 years and over in Silsbee

  • High school or higher: 74.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Silsbee city

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 14.5%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

3.1% Foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -166 (-2.5%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Beaumont, (18.9 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Houston, (92.0 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: TX (6.0 miles Lumberton, TX Evadale, (7.9 miles TX Kountze, (9.5 miles Hill Acres, TX (10.6 miles Rose Oaks, TX (14.9 miles Bevil Forest, TX (15.6 miles Pine TX (16.0 miles Buna, Estates, TX (16.5 miles Pinewood


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 15 buildings, average cost: $87,100
  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $65,900
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $69,900
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2003: 32 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2005: 37 buildings, average cost: $98,000

Latitude: 30.35 N, Longitude: 94.18 W

Area code: 409

Silsbee, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.0%), Manufacturing (12.6%), Retail trade (11.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,357 (+21.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 992 (40.1%)

Crime in Silsbee by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 0 0 0
    per 100,000 31.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 6 3 4 3
    per 100,000 93.9 46.9 62.6 46.9
Assaults 12 7 7 5
    per 100,000 187.7 109.5 109.5 78.2
Burglaries 52 41 61 46
    per 100,000 813.4 641.3 954.2 719.5
Thefts 115 113 116 118
    per 100,000 1798.8 1767.6 1814.5 1845.8
Auto thefts 6 12 17 7
    per 100,000 93.9 187.7 265.9 109.5
214.6 166.6 201.3 162.7

Average climate in Silsbee, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Silsbee,

Silsbee-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 109% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.3 miles away from the Silsbee city center killed one person and injured 81 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/13/1982, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Ashton Hall - College basketball player (Tulsa Golden Hurricane), Eddy Fobbs - College basketball player (Sam Houston St. Bearkats).


Hospitals/medical centers near Silsbee:
  • CHRISTUS ST ELIZABETH HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; BEAUMONT, TX)
  • DUBUIS HOSP OF BEAUMONT (about 19 miles; BEAUMONT, TX)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; BEAUMONT, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Silsbee:
  • SOUTHEAST TEXAS REGIONAL (about 30 miles; BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, TX; ID: BPT)
  • LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL (about 69 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; ID: LCH)
  • CHENNAULT INTL (about 74 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; ID: CWF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Silsbee:
  • HAWTHORNE FIELD (about 5 miles; KOUNTZE/SILSBEE, TX; ID: 45R)
  • BEAUMONT MUNI (about 20 miles; BEAUMONT, TX; ID: BMT)
  • KIRBYVILLE (about 28 miles; KIRBYVILLE, TX; ID: T12)

Amtrak station near Silsbee:
  • 20 miles: BEAUMONT (2555 W. CEDAR ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
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
Police Protection - Officers 15 $44,960 $35,968 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 3 $4,748 $18,992 0 $0
Other Government Administration 3 $12,832 $51,328 0 $0
Streets and Highways 9 $22,098 $29,464 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $10,500 $25,200 2 $292
Local Libraries 3 $6,350 $25,400 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 2 $3,680 $22,080 0 $0
Sewerage 3 $8,286 $33,144 0 $0
Health 1 $2,034 $24,408 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 3 $7,292 $29,168 1 $1,414
Water Supply 13 $32,372 $29,881 0 $0
Totals for Government 60 $155,152 $31,030 3 $1,706
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Silsbee:
  • LAMAR UNIVERSITY-BEAUMONT (about 24 miles; BEAUMONT, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,888)
  • MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; FT enrollment: 6,460)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 67 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; FT enrollment: 3,099)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 78 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 2,819)
  • ANGELINA COLLEGE (about 80 miles; LUFKIN, TX; FT enrollment: 2,773)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 83 miles; PASADENA, TX; FT enrollment: 6,102)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 84 miles; HOUSTON, TX; FT enrollment: 4,735)
Public high school in Silsbee:
  • SILSBEE H S (Students: 886; Location: 1575 HWY 96 N; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Silsbee:
  • EDWARDS-JOHNSON MEMORIAL MIDDLE (Students: 485; Location: 1140 HWY 327 E; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • JOHN H KIRBY EL (Students: 470; Location: 1205 N 5TH ST; Grades: 01 - 02)
  • READ-TURRENTINE EL (Students: 456; Location: 730 S 7TH ST; Grades: 03 - 04)
  • LAURA REEVES EL (Students: 455; Location: 695 WOODROW RD; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • ROBINSON KIND (Students: 343; Location: 1355 M L K DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HARDIN CO ALTER ED (Students: 2; Location: 415 W AVE; Grades: 06 - 12)
Library in Silsbee:
  • SILSBEE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $130,429; Location: SANTA FE PARK; 49,572 books; 1,218 audio materials; 635 video materials; 50 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Hardin County Arts and Educational Foundation Center (A).

Churches in Silsbee include: Saint Beulah Baptist Church (A), Church of God in Christ (B), Saint Johns Missionary Baptist Church (C), Saint Mark Catholic Church (D), Saint Paul Baptist Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), House of Prayer Church (G), Woodrow Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Rest Haven Cemetery (1), Knupple Cemetery (2).


Silsbee compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Silsbee:
  • KSET (1300 AM; 1 kW; SILSBEE, TX; Owner: DAVE COLLIER COMMUNICATION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KQHN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEDERLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KZZB (990 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDEI (1250 AM; 5 kW; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KTXJ (1350 AM; 5 kW; JASPER, TX; Owner: LASTING VALUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIKR (1450 AM; 1 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Silsbee:
  • KAYD-FM (101.7 FM; SILSBEE, TX; Owner: HILCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIOC (106.1 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KQXY-FM (94.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KYKR (95.1 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KKMY (104.5 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVLU (91.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LAMAR UNIVERSITY)
  • KTHT (97.1 FM; CLEVELAND, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KSHN (99.9 FM; LIBERTY, TX; Owner: TRINITY RIVER VALLEY BROADCASTING CO)
  • KTCX (102.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTXB (89.7 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K277AG (103.3 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
TV broadcast stations around Silsbee:
  • K09VO (Channel 9; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BEAUMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBTV-TV (Channel 4; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, L.L.C.)
  • KBMT (Channel 12; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 12 OF BEAUMONT, INC.)
  • KFDM-TV (Channel 6; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KITU (Channel 34; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION INC)
  • KJDF-LP (Channel 46; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: ARACELIS ORTIZ, EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF CARLOS ORTIZ)
  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KEBQ-LP (Channel 22; BEAUMONT-ORANGE, TX; Owner: WELLSPRINGS BEAUMONT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KUIL-LP (Channel 64; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: BLUE BONNET COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

 

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