Silver Lake, Indiana

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Silver Lake, Indiana

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Comparative Profile of Silver Lake, Indiana

Comparing Silver Lake to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 6
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 5 6
Senior Citizens 4 5
Age of the Population 4 5
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 9
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 5 3
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
Median Family Income 4 2
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 8
Affordability of Rents 5 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6
People Living Alone 3 2
Housing Recently Built 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2

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Silver Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles W of Fort Wayne, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 91 miles N of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Kosciusko
Standard Zip Codes 46982
Phone Area Codes 260
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.072
Longitude -85.891

Silver Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WARSAW
Distance 11.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
Station WABASH
Distance 20.4 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Distance 32.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 35.9 inches
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Silver Lake Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 546 100%
Male 256 46.9%
Female 290 53.1%
Under 18 149 27.3%
18+ 397 72.7%
65+ 76 13.9%
Median Age 35.5
Average Family Size 2.97
White 523 95.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.4%
Other 15 2.7%
Mixed Race 5 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 3.5%

Estimated Silver Lake Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 537
Growth -9
Growth % -1.6%

Silver Lake Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 28.2%
English 27.9%
German 14.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.1%
Irish 9.7%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Dutch 1.4%
Italian 0.8%
Scottish 0.8%
Polish 0.8%
Greek 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Silver Lake 546 $36,875
Akron 1,076 $40,833
Burket 195 $38,571
Claypool 311 $34,792
Mentone 898 $42,222
North Manchester 6,260 $46,781
Roann 400 $42,955
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