With the influx of migrants from other provinces, other non-Christian faiths, particularly Islam, is practiced in the town.Silang, like most of the towns in the province of Cavite, depends on a mainly agricultural economy.
Other Christian groups in the town include mainstream Protestants, Baptists, Adventists, and non-denominational groups (Jesus Is Lord, Victory, Word for the World, Community Harvest, Community of Praise, Jesus Christ Spreading the Good News, Lord's Vineyard Covenant Community, Conquerors For Christ Intl.
etc.), Congregations of Mormons, Iglesia ni Cristo, Jehovah's Witnesses, and Members Church of God International (Ang Dating Daan) are also present in the town.
Silang is politically subdivided into 64 barangays.
The name Silang was derived from the Tagalog word silanganan meaning "eastern", because the town is seated at the eastern portion of Cavite.
Trade and investments grew tremendously with the influx of both Manila-based and foreign investors.