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Demographics

People

Total Population1,659
Male Share of the Population51.8%
Female Share of the Population48.2%
Senior Citizens14.1%
Employed Population 16+758
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married61.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.1%
Median Earnings25+$41,937
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$62,083
Median Earnings With High School Degree$39,375

Wealth

Median Family Income$71,429
% Above Poverty Level94.2%
% Below Poverty Level5.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone20.5%
Median Gross Rent$611
Median House Value$148,700

Ancestry

German34.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.6%
English13%
Irish11%
Scottish4.3%
Swedish3.1%
French Except Basque3.1%
Polish2.6%
Italian2%
Czech1.9%
Dutch1.7%
Finnish1.5%
Hungarian1.2%
Norwegian0.8%
Romanian0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Russian0.4%
Canadian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
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Silver Lake Almanac

CategoryValue
County Shawnee County
Standard Zip Codes66539
Phone Area Codes785
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.09
Approximate Longitude-95.85

Silver Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationTOPEKA BILLARD MNCPL AP
Distance12.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 37 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp44 to 69 F
Annual Precip35.6 inches
StationPERRY LAKE
Distance23.7 miles
Jan Temp16 to 37 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp44 to 69 F
Annual Precip37.3 inches
StationHOLTON
Distance26 miles
Jan Temp15 to 36 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip37.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Delia160$56,250
Hoyt635$70,417
Maple Hill695$81,250
Rossville1,223$71,635
St. Marys2,793$62,330
Topeka127,472$58,180

Silver Lake Public Libraries

Silver Lake Library
203 RAILROAD
Silver Lake, Kansas
(785) 582-5141

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Silver Lake Public Schools

Silver Lake Elem
200 Rice Rd
ZIP: 66539
(785) 582-4081
Primary
Total Enrollment 401
Silver Lake Jr-sr High
200 E. Lake
ZIP: 66539
(785) 582-4639
High
Total Enrollment 329
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