Silver Lake, KS

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Population

1,537

7.35% decline

Median Age

35


Median Household Income

$61,797

3.69% decline

Poverty Rate

6.64%


Number of Employees

680

12.4% decline

Median Property Value

$145,200

2.35% decline

About

In 2017, Silver Lake, KS had a population of 1.54k people with a median age of 35 and a median household income of $61,797. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Silver Lake, KS declined from 1,659 to 1,537, a -7.35% decrease and its median household income declined from $64,167 to $61,797, a -3.69% decrease.

The population of Silver Lake, KS is 93.9% White Alone, 4.42% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.781% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. 1.22% of the people in Silver Lake, KS speak a non-English language, and 99.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Silver Lake, KS is $145,200, and the homeownership rate is 67.3%. Most people in Silver Lake, KS commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Silver Lake, KS is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Silver Lake, KS employs 680 people. The largest industries in Silver Lake, KS are Health Care & Social Assistance (106 people), Educational Services (74 people), and Retail Trade (69 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($106,563), Wholesale Trade ($77,841), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($74,583).

Median household income in Silver Lake, KS is $61,797. Males in Silver Lake, KS have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,397. The income inequality in Silver Lake, KS (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$61,797

2017 value

± $9,168

-3.69%

1 Year Growth

± 18.8%

Households in Silver Lake, KS have a median annual income of $61,797, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $64,167 in 2016, which represents a -3.69% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,808

Average Male Salary

± $1,876

$43,397

Average Female Salary

± $1,361

In 2017, full-time male employees in Silver Lake, KS made 1.4 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $49,738 ± $7,478

  2. White

    $46,915 ± $1,173

  3. American Indian

    $42,999 ± $12,605

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Silver Lake, KS workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.06 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Silver Lake, KS is from Kansas.

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.417% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Silver Lake, KS was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.64% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Silver Lake, KS (102 out of 1.54k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males < 5 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    102 ± 55

  2. Hispanic

    11 ± 49

  3. Black

    0 ± 51

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Silver Lake, KS is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

680

2017 Value

± 98

-124%

1 Year decline

± 22.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Silver Lake, KS declined at a rate of -124%, from 776 employees to 680 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Silver Lake, KS, are Management Occupations (101 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (77 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (64 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Silver Lake, KS.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Silver Lake, KS, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (101 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (77 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (64 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Silver Lake, KS has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.98 times higher than expected), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (1.56 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.5 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Silver Lake, KS, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($77,500), Management Occupations ($75,938), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($73,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

680

2017 Value

± 98

-124%

1 Year decline

± 22.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Silver Lake, KS declined at a rate of -124%, from 776 employees to 680 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Silver Lake, KS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (106 people), Educational Services (74 people), and Retail Trade (69 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Silver Lake, KS, though some of these residents may live in Silver Lake, KS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Silver Lake, KS, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (106 people), Educational Services (74 people), and Retail Trade (69 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Silver Lake, KS has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (7.58 times higher than expected), Public Administration (2.08 times), and Finance & Insurance (2.04 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Silver Lake, KS, by median earnings, are Utilities ($106,563), Wholesale Trade ($77,841), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($74,583).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.8B

  2. $24.1B

  3. $22B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $27.8B, followed by Cereal grains with $24.1B and Coal-n.e.c. and $22B.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$245B

2015 Value

$357B

Projected 2045 Value

46.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Kansas trade was $245B. This is expected to increase 46.1% to $357B by 2045.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $25.9B

  2. $18.4B

  3. $17.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $25.9B, followed by Texas with $18.4B and Nebraska and $17.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

96.9% of the population of Silver Lake, KS has health coverage, with 55.7% on employee plans, 10.5% on Medicaid, 12.1% on Medicare, 17.5% on non-group plans, and 1.11% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Silver Lake, KS was $7,651 in 2014. This is a 2.99% increase from the previous year ($7,429).

Primary care physicians in Silver Lake, KS see 1320 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.975% decrease from the previous year (1333 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1764 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 556 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Morris County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1320 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Kansas see an average of 1320 patients per year. This represents a 0.975% decrease from the previous year (1333 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,651

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,855

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,736

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,126

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Kansas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 2.99%, from $7,429 to $7,651.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.14%

Uninsured

55.7%

Employer Coverage

10.5%

Medicaid

12.1%

Medicare

17.5%

Non-Group

1.11%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Silver Lake, KS declined by 41% from 5.32% to 3.14%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Silver Lake, KS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.2% prevalence

  3. 14% prevalence

Allen County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Kansas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Kansas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Silver Lake, KS is home to a population of 1.54k people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.976% of Silver Lake, KS residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Silver Lake, KS is composed of 1.44k White Alone residents (93.9%), 68 Hispanic or Latino residents (4.42%), 12 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.781%), 10 Two or More Races residents (0.651%), 3 Asian Alone residents (0.195%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 Black or African American Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Silver Lake, KS are Spanish or Spanish Creole (11 speakers), German (9 speakers), and French Creole (0 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 5.8

74

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 44.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Silver Lake, KS was 35. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 74. But people in Silver Lake, KS are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Silver Lake, KS residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.976%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

0.301%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 0.976% of Silver Lake, KS residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Silver Lake, KS was 0.301%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    85,360 ± 7,067 people

  2. India

    11,676 ± 2,648 people

  3. Vietnam

    10,096 ± 2,463 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Silver Lake, KS was Mexico, the natal country of 85,360 Silver Lake, KS residents, followed by India with 11,676 and Vietnam with 10,096.

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Citizenship

99.9%

2017 Citizenship

99.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.9% of Silver Lake, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Silver Lake, KS was 99.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    1.44k ± 230

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    68 ± 65.6

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    12 ± 15

In 2017, there were 21.2 times more White Alone residents (1.44k people) in Silver Lake, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 68 Hispanic or Latino and 12 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Silver Lake, KS as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    11 speakers (0.67%)

  2. German

    9 speakers (0.548%)

  3. French Creole

    0 speakers (0%)

1.22% of Silver Lake, KS citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Silver Lake, KS was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 0.67% of the overall population of Silver Lake, KS are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.548% speak German and 0% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    45 ± 22

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    24 ± 19

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    20 ± 17

Silver Lake, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.88 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Silver Lake, KS was $145,200 in 2017, which is 0.667 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $148,700 to $145,200, a 2.35% decrease. The homeownership rate in Silver Lake, KS is 67.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Silver Lake, KS have an average commute time of 18.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Silver Lake, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$61,797

Median Household Income

± $9,168

563

Number of Households

± 82

In 2017, the median household income of the 563 households in Silver Lake, KS declined from $61,797 from the previous year's value of $64,167.

The following chart displays the households in Silver Lake, KS distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$145,200

2017 Median

± $6,610

$148,700

2016 Median

± $10,014

In 2017, the median property value in Silver Lake, KS declined from to $145,200 from the previous year's value of $148,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Silver Lake, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Silver Lake, KS the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Silver Lake, KS distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Silver Lake, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

67.3%

2017 Homeownership

71.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 67.3% of the housing units in Silver Lake, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Silver Lake, KS compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Silver Lake, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Silver Lake, KS have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

18.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Silver Lake, KS have a shorter commute time (18.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Silver Lake, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    87.2%

  2. Worked At Home

    6.87%

  3. Carpooled

    4.78%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Silver Lake, KS was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Carpooled.

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