Silver Lake, WI Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,341. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,513 (+7.3% change)
Males: 1,175 (50.2%), Females: 1,166 (49.8%)

Zip code: 53170

Median resident age: 35.0 years
Median household income: $50,431 (year 2000)
Median house value: $117,500 (year 2000)

Races in Silver Lake:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.3%)
  • Hispanic (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (46.2%), Irish (14.1%), Polish (11.2%), Italian (7.6%), English (6.8%), Norwegian (5.5%).

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Silver Lake

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Silver Lake village

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

2.9% Foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.6% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +483 (+26.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Silver Lake:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL CORP OF BURLINGTON (about 11 miles; BURLINGTON, WI)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS MEDICAL CENTER (about 15 miles; MCHENRY, IL)
  • LAKEVIEW NEUROREHAB CTR MIDWEST 272 (about 18 miles; WATERFORD, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Silver Lake:

  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 18 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 33 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; ID: MKE)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 45 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Silver Lake:

  • CAMP LAKE (about 2 miles; CAMP LAKE, WI; ID: 49C)
  • WESTOSHA (about 5 miles; WILMOT, WI; ID: 5K6)
  • VINCENT (about 10 miles; GENOA CITY, WI; ID: 64C)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Silver Lake:

  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 18 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,973)
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 21 miles; KENOSHA, WI; FT enrollment: 2,575)
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; FT enrollment: 2,707)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 32 miles; PALATINE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,229)
  • CARROLL COLLEGE (about 33 miles; WAUKESHA, WI; FT enrollment: 2,332)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 34 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE (about 35 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; FT enrollment: 18,994)
Public primary/middle school in Silver Lake:

  • RIVERVIEW EL (Students: 598; Location: 300 PROSSER ST; Grades: KG – 08)