Silver City

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Silver City is located in North Central Mills County on County Road L55. The City is approximately 25 miles southeast of the Omaha/ Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area and is tucked away in the beautiful scenic loess hills. Silver City can be reached from Highway 92, eight miles to the north on County L55 or US Highway 34, six miles to the south of L55.

Business Climate

The Wabash Trace Nature Trail passes through the community where bicyclists enjoy scenic parks, churches, restaurant, and specialty foods such as Poppin’ Pickles a locally produced gourmet pickle producer.  An aronia berry processing business is new to the area as well as several local wineries offering visitors a unique get away from the hustle and bustle of the city.


Silver City

Population

Total Population

261

Population
Growth Rate

0.69%

Median Age

45

Diversity Index

12.400

Housing & Income

Households

110

Total Housing Units

117


Owner Occupied

93

Renter Occupied

18

Vacant

7

Median Home Value

$239,706


Average Home Value

$267,857

Income
Growth Rate

Median
Household Income

0.61%


Per Capita Income

1.90%

Income Projection

Median Household

$81,645 $86,029


Average Household

$90,933 $101,293


Per Capita

$34,193 $37,569

Workforce

Total Businesses

7

Total Employed

13

Workers 16+

110

AG/Forestry/Fish/Hunting

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Construction

Businesses

1

Employed

2

Manufacturing

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Some
High School

9

Graduated
High School

50

Associates
Degree

31

Bachelor's
Degree

24

Graduate
Degree

13

Average Commute Time

0 min.



Resident Commuters

40

Non-Resident Commuters

39

Drive Alone

90

Carpooled

18

Public

2

Work At Home

0

Business Climate

The Wabash Trace Nature Trail goes through, attracting many bicycle riders.  An aronia berry processing business is new to the area, located in Silver City.