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Silvis is a city in Rock Island County, in the Davenport-Moline metro area.
The community was named for Richard Shippen Silvis, settler
The latitude of Silvis is 41.512N. The longitude is -90.415W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 594 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,341.
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20% of Silvis residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Silvis ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Silvis was $16,764, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Silvis residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Silvis, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $381. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $728.
Libraries in Silvis include Silvis Public Library ... View libraries
Rock Island County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Silvis political report.
The average commute time for Silvis workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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