Silver Lake, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Silver Lake, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Silver Lake (historical) had a population of 2,511 as of July 1, 2018. Silver Lake ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Silver Lake is located at latitude 42.5461 and longitude -88.1656 in Kenosha County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Silver Lake (historical) (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kenosha County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 755 feet.

The Village of Silver Lake (historical) (GNIS ID: 1584162) has a X1 Census Class Code which indicates deleted feature that was a governmental entity. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Silver Lake: Silverlake.

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Silver Lake, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,511
Population in Households 2,508
Population in Familes 2,047
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 1,863
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $73,821
Average Household Income $91,496
Per Capita Income $34,936


Total Housing Units 1,080 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 692 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 246 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $242,526
Average Home Value $287,482


Total Households 938
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 636
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.49% 0.5%
Households 0.39% 0.42%
Families 0.13% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

Silver Lake, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silver Lake to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 232 70th
Population Density # 84 89th
Diversity Index # 258 67th
Median Household Income # 99 87th
Per Capita Income # 117 85th

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