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Silverton is a city in Marion County, in the Salem metro area.
The community was named for Silver Creek.
The latitude of Silverton is 45.005N. The longitude is -122.781W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 253 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,781.
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22% of Silverton residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Silverton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Silverton was $18,062, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Silverton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Silverton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $499. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,169.
Libraries in Silverton include Silver Falls Library District ... View libraries
Newspapers in Silverton include Silverton Appeal
Marion County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Silverton political report.
The average commute time for Silverton workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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