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Silver Lake, Oregon - Basic Facts

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The Silver Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 150 as of July 1, 2016. Silver Lake ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Silver Lake is located at latitude 43.1264 and longitude -121.0495 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the Silver Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,347 feet.

The Silver Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2611778) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Silver Lake Census Designated Place is located within Silver Lake-Fort Rock Division of Lake County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Silver Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Silver Lake, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 150
Population in Households 150
Population in Familes 114
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 102
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 74
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 53 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (29.5%)
Median Home Value $147,222
Average Home Value $266,509


Median Household Income $25,000
Average Household Income $38,531
Per Capita Income $17,844
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.13%
Households 0.44% 0.27%
Families 2.32% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.38%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Silver Lake, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silver Lake to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 338 11th
Population Density1 # 341 10th
Diversity Index2 # 243 36th
Median Household Income # 374 1st
Per Capita Income # 358 6th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.