Silver Lake, Indiana

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Silver Lake, Indiana
Town
Downtown buildings
Downtown buildings
Location of Silver Lake in the state of Indiana
Location of Silver Lake in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 41°4′21″N 85°53′26″W / 41.07250°N 85.89056°W / 41.07250; -85.89056Coordinates: 41°4′21″N 85°53′26″W / 41.07250°N 85.89056°W / 41.07250; -85.89056
Country United States
State Indiana
County Kosciusko
Township Lake
Area[1]
 • Total 0.53 sq mi (1.37 km2)
 • Land 0.53 sq mi (1.37 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 899 ft (274 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 915
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 914
 • Density 1,726.4/sq mi (666.6/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 46982
Area code(s) 260
FIPS code 18-69768[4]
GNIS feature ID 0443507[5]
Website http://townofsilverlake.com/

Silver Lake is a town in Lake Township, Kosciusko County, Indiana, United States. The population was 915 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Silver Lake is located at 41°4′21″N 85°53′26″W / 41.07250°N 85.89056°W / 41.07250; -85.89056 (41.072434, -85.890427)[6].

According to the 2010 census, the town has a total area of 0.53 square miles (1.4 km2), all land.[7]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 915 people, 366 households, and 244 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,726.4 inhabitants per square mile (666.6 /km2). There were 475 housing units at an average density of 896.2 per square mile (346.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.7% White, 0.9% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 366 households of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.6% were married couples living together, 11.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 33.3% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the town was 38.1 years. 23.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.5% were from 25 to 44; 27.1% were from 45 to 64; and 13.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 46.9% male and 53.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 546 people, 207 households, and 156 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,874.9 people per square mile (726.9/km²). There were 221 housing units at an average density of 758.9 per square mile (294.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.79% White, 0.37% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 2.75% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.48% of the population.

Silver Lake from the air.

There were 207 households out of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.9% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 22.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 88.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,088, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $31,442 versus $21,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,561. About 9.4% of families and 12.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.5% of those under age 18 and 10.2% of those age 65 or over.

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