Silver Lake, Florida

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Silver Lake, Florida
Silver Lake, behind the Lake-Sumter State College campus
Silver Lake, behind the Lake-Sumter State College campus
Location in Lake County and the state of Florida
Location in Lake County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 28°50′10″N 81°47′36″W / 28.83611°N 81.79333°W / 28.83611; -81.79333Coordinates: 28°50′10″N 81°47′36″W / 28.83611°N 81.79333°W / 28.83611; -81.79333
Country United States of America
State Florida
County Lake
 • Total3 sq mi (7.9 km2)
 • Land2.4 sq mi (6.3 km2)
 • Water0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
66 ft (20 m)
 • Total1,882
 • Density627.3/sq mi (238.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code12-66062[1]
GNIS feature ID1867203[2]

Silver Lake is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lake County, Florida, United States. The population was 1,882 at the 2000 census. It is part of the OrlandoKissimmee Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Silver Lake is located at 28°50′10″N 81°47′36″W / 28.83611°N 81.79333°W / 28.83611; -81.79333 (28.836129, -81.793344).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2), of which 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2) is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) (19.93%) is water. Silver Lake, a lake with the same name as the city, is entirely within the city limits.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,882 people, 810 households, and 563 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 768.5 people per square mile (296.6/km²). There were 872 housing units at an average density of 356.1/sq mi (137.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.91% White, 3.88% African American, 0.11% Native American, 3.40% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.64% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.23% of the population.

There were 810 households, 24.7% of which had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.0% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 24.6% 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 2.32 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and 22.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $55,347, and the median income for a family was $73,750. Males had a median income of $44,053 versus $30,750 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $27,258. About 6.5% of families and 8.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.5% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or above.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.