Silver Lake, Essex County, New Jersey

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Silver Lake, New Jersey
Census-designated place
Silver Lake, New Jersey is located in Essex County, New Jersey
Silver Lake, New Jersey
Silver Lake, New Jersey
Silver Lake's location in Essex County. Inset: Location of Essex County in New Jersey.
Coordinates: 40°46′50″N 74°10′58″W / 40.780434°N 74.182817°W / 40.780434; -74.182817Coordinates: 40°46′50″N 74°10′58″W / 40.780434°N 74.182817°W / 40.780434; -74.182817
Country  United States
State  New Jersey
County Essex
Townships Belleville and Bloomfield
 • Total 0.326 sq mi (0.845 km2)
 • Land 0.326 sq mi (0.845 km2)
 • Water 0.000 sq mi (0.000 km2)  0.00%
Elevation[2] 112 ft (34 m)
Population (2010 Census)[3]
 • Total 4,243
 • Density 13,011.5/sq mi (5,023.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
FIPS code 3467590[4]
GNIS feature ID 02628225[5]

Silver Lake is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Essex County, New Jersey, United States, that is split between Belleville (with 3,769 of the CDP's residents) and Bloomfield (474 of the total).[6][7] As of the 2010 United States Census, the CDP's total population was 4,243.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Silver Lake had a total area of 0.326 square miles (0.845 km2), all of which was land.[1][8]


Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 4,243
Population sources: 2010[3]

Census 2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census counted 4,243 people, 1,587 households, and 1,051 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 13,011.5 per square mile (5,023.8/km2). The CDP contained 1,733 housing units at an average density of 5,314.4 per square mile (2,051.9/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 51.50% (2,185) White, 10.49% (445) Black or African American, 0.16% (7) Native American, 12.63% (536) Asian, 0.05% (2) Pacific Islander, 20.15% (855) from other races, and 5.02% (213) from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 47.14% (2,000) of the population.[3]

Out of a total of 1,587 households, 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.2% were married couples living together, 21.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.8% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.26.[3]

In the CDP, 23.6% of the population were under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35.0 years. For every 100 females the census counted 88.2 males, but for 100 females at least 18 years old, it was 83.5 males.[3]