Silsbee, Texas 

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Population

6,650

+1.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

8.7%

Median Income

$35,313

Median Home Price

$100,200

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Best Places to Live in Silsbee, Texas

Small city complex - Extreme southeast Texas near Gulf Coast and Louisiana border. October, April and March are the most pleasant months in Silsbee, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Silsbee, TX Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Outdoor recreation
Revitalized downtown
Cost of living
Cons
Uncertain hurricane effects
Industrial landscape
Hot, humid summers


What Bert Has To Say About Beaumont-Port Arthur Metro Area

The towns of Beaumont and Port Arthur are located 20 miles apart in extreme southeast Texas. Port Arthur is located on Sabine Lake, a body of water deep enough to support ocean shipping and connected to the Gulf by a canal. Beaumont is inland. The area’s destiny changed in 1901 when the first oil well blew in the nearby Spindletop field, and it changed again in September 2005 when Hurricane Rita swept through the area. The 1901 event turned the area from a quiet lumber and port town into a thriving oil and gas economy, with one of the largest concentrations of oil refineries, oil, and petrochemical-related businesses in the state.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Hardin County
Metro Area: Beaumont-Port Arthur Metro Area
Political Ideology: Strongly conservative
City: Silsbee
Zip Codes: 77656
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 16 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Silsbee is 8.7% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Silsbee jobs have decreased by 0.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Silsbee's cost of living is 19.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Silsbee's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Hardin county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 86.3% to 12.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Silsbee's population is 6,650 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Silsbee is Real Estate: $100,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.5%.

SCHOOLS
Silsbee public schools spend $9,928 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.2 students per teacher in Silsbee. More Education



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Housing Market in Silsbee

It's a good time to buy in Silsbee. Home Appreciation is up 10.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Silsbee is $100,200.

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