Silver Lake, OR 97638 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 97638: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Silver Lake, OR 97638

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 14
  • Single Family Addresses: 97
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Lake County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.132, Longitude -121.043
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Silver Lake, OR 97638 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,755
Population in Households 1,751
Population in Familes 1,339
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 801
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 486
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,208 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 572 (47.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 229 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 407 (33.7%)
Median Home Value $148,969
Average Home Value $273,295


Median Household Income $24,820
Average Household Income $38,651
Per Capita Income $17,677
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.08%
Households 0.41% 0.3%
Families 0.2% 0.16%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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 97638 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97638 to the other 428 ZIP Codes 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 # 239 44th
Population Density1 # 381 12th
Diversity Index2 # 234 46th
Median Household Income # 415 3rd
Per Capita Income # 408 5th

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