Silver Springs, New York

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High Points

Silver Springs strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Silver Springs Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 13% Silver Springs Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Silver Springs, New York

Comparing Silver Springs to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 8 4
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Age of the Population 6 5
Senior Citizens 5 5
Male Share of the Population 4 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4
Racial Diversity 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 4
Portion of People Married 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 5
Median Family Income 7 3
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 3
Working at Home 6 5
Short Commute Times 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
People Living Alone 6 6
Affordability of Rents 5 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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Silver Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles SE of Cheektowaga, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 43 miles E of Buffalo, New York
County Wyoming
Standard Zip Codes 14550
Phone Area Codes 585
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.66
Longitude -78.085

Silver Springs 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 6 SW
Distance 6.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 32 to 51 F
Jul Temp 57 to 77 F
Oct Temp 38 to 57 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 35 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.4 inches
Station ARCADE
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 42.5 inches
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Silver Springs Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 844 100%
Male 399 47.3%
Female 445 52.7%
Under 18 201 23.8%
18+ 643 76.2%
65+ 121 14.3%
Median Age 37.9
Average Family Size 3.02
White 828 98.1%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 9 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.9%

Estimated Silver Springs Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 813
Growth -31
Growth % -3.7%

Silver Springs 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
German 26.3%
US/American 14.9%
Irish 14.8%
Polish 11.3%
English 9.3%
Italian 9.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.7%
Dutch 2.6%
French (except Basque) 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
French Canadian 1.7%
Scottish 1.1%
Welsh 0.6%
Hungarian 0.5%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Slovak 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Silver Springs, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Rock Glen (14550)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Silver Springs 844 $43,750
Castile 1,051 $42,019
Gainesville 304 $30,500
Nunda 1,330 $47,368
Perry 3,945 $41,090
Pike 382 $45,000
Warsaw 3,814 $42,540

Silver Springs Public Libraries

Town Of Gainesville Public Library
Silver Springs, New York
(585) 493-2970

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