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Silver Lake, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Silver Lake had a population of 934 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Silver Lake is located at latitude 41.0743 and longitude -85.8929 in Kosciusko County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Silver Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kosciusko County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 906 feet.

The Town of Silver Lake (GNIS ID: 2397664) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Silver Lake is located within Township of Lake, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kosciusko County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Silver Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Silver Lake: Silver Lake Junction, Silver Lakeville, Silverlake, Silverlake Junction.

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Silver Lake, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 934
Population in Households 924
Population in Familes 762
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 1,738
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 370
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 261
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 489 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 301 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 69 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 119 (24.3%)
Median Home Value $90,600
Average Home Value $104,983


Median Household Income $50,973
Average Household Income $53,664
Per Capita Income $20,514
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.38%
Households 0.17% 0.32%
Families 1.08% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Silver Lake, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silver Lake to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 352 48th
Population Density1 # 201 71st
Diversity Index2 # 190 72nd
Median Household Income # 297 56th
Per Capita Income # 511 25th

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