Silver Lake, Florida

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Population in 2010: 1,879. Population change since 2000: -0.2%
Males: 965  (51.4%)
Females: 914  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  48.9 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 34788.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $58,909 (it was $55,347 in 2000)
Silver Lake:

$58,909
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $38,979 (it was $27,258 in 2000)

Silver Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $168,741 (it was $138,900 in 2000)
Silver Lake:

$168,741
FL:

$153,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $196,353; Detached houses: $197,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $625.

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  • Races in Silver Lake, FL (2010)

    Silver Lake races chart
    • 1,61585.9%White alone
    • 1005.3%Black alone
    • 733.9%Hispanic
    • 623.3%Asian alone
    • 201.1%Two or more races
    • 40.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

Races in Silver Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Silver Lake: 89.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (14.7%), Irish (14.0%), English (10.3%), German (9.0%), French (7.5%), Italian (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 65 feet

Land area: 2.45 square miles.

Population density: 767 people per square mile   (low).

Silver Lake,FL real estate house value index trend

Silver Lake, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Silver Lake:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Silver Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 33.8%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

65 residents are foreign born (2.7% Asia, 2.0% Latin America).

This place:

3.5%
Florida:

19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,003 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,073 (1.3%)

Silver Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Southwest Orange, FL (32.6 miles , pop. 105,946).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (72.5 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (821.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Lisbon, FL (1.9 miles ), Tavares, FL (2.1 miles ), Leesburg, FL (2.4 miles ), Yalaha, FL (2.6 miles ), Eustis, FL (2.6 miles ), Fruitland Park, FL (2.7 miles ), Howey-in-the-Hills-Okahumpka, FL (2.8 miles ), Howey-in-the-Hills, FL (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 28.84 N, Longitude: 81.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 352

Silver Lake household income distribution Silver Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Finance and insurance (21%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Business and financial operations occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (28%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Silver Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Silver Lake, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Silver Lake-area historical tornado activity is above Florida state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/2/2007, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Silver Lake place center killed 13 people and injured 51 people and caused $98 million in damages.

On 2/2/2007, a category F3 tornado 15.8 miles away from the place center killed 8 people and injured 25 people and caused $114 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Silver Lake-area historical earthquake activity is near Florida state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 346.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 297.6 miles away from Silver Lake center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 350.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 270.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 364.3 miles away from Silver Lake center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 308.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Silver Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Silver Lake:

  • ASERACARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; LEESBURG, FL)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; LEESBURG, FL)
  • FLORIDA HOSPITAL WATERMAN Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; TAVARES, FL)
  • HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; TAVARES, FL)
  • LAKE HARRIS HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LEESBURG, FL)
  • BETTER@HOME (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; LEESBURG, FL)
  • RTC - LEESBURG (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; LEESBURG, FL)

Amtrak station near Silver Lake:

  • 16 miles: WILDWOOD (601 N. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

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

  • Lake-Sumter State College (about 1 miles; Leesburg, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • Valencia College (about 30 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 30,467)
  • Seminole State College of Florida (about 31 miles; Sanford, FL; FT enrollment: 14,124)
  • Rollins College (about 32 miles; Winter Park, FL; FT enrollment: 3,085)
  • Rasmussen College-Florida (about 33 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 5,736)
  • College of Central Florida (about 33 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Stetson University (about 33 miles; DeLand, FL; FT enrollment: 2,956)

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Notable locations in Silver Lake: Lake - Sumter Community College Leesburg Campus Library (A), Progress Energy Haines Substation (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Silver Lake include: Lake Square Presbyterian Church (A), Silver Lake Community Church (B), Midway Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 53.9. This is better than average.

City:

53.9
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 16.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.1%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.2%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.2%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Florida average:

12.2

Silver Lake travel time to work - commute Silver Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Silver Lake CDP (based on Lake County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant53,875228
Catholic26,8727
Mainline Protestant20,98438
Other7,02822
Black Protestant4,36226
Orthodox1,1302
None182,801-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 51
Lake County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 35
Lake County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 107
Lake County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 180
Here:

5.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.2%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

24.3%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.1%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

57.2%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Silver Lake:

55.9%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Silver Lake:

28.2
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Silver Lake:

18.4%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Silver Lake:

9.4%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Silver Lake:

7.0
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Silver Lake:

35.1%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Silver Lake:

61.5%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Silver Lake:

78.5%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Silver Lake, FL Residents

8.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,334 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.81%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($240 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Orange County, FL  1.72% ($35,645 average AGI)
from Polk County, FL  0.47% ($30,892)
from Marion County, FL  0.44% ($26,632)


7.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.83%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($190 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orange County, FL  1.55% ($33,686 average AGI)
to Marion County, FL  0.45% ($27,772)
to Polk County, FL  0.42% ($30,280)

Strongest AM radio stations in Silver Lake:

  • WLBE (790 AM; 5 kW; LEESBURG-EUSTIS, FL; Owner: WLBE 790, INC.)
  • WQBQ (1410 AM; 10 kW; LEESBURG, FL)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WKIQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; EUSTIS, FL; Owner: MCKENZIE BROADCAST ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WTLN (950 AM; 12 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: TM2, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WVLG (640 AM; 1 kW; WILDWOOD, FL; Owner: SENIOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRZN (720 AM; 10 kW; HERNANDO, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Silver Lake:

  • WXXL (106.7 FM; TAVARES, FL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCFB (94.5 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W212BF (90.3 FM; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: CTRAL FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WMGF (107.7 FM; MOUNT DORA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOCL (105.9 FM; DELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOGK (93.7 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: OCALA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WWKQ (88.7 FM; CLERMONT, FL; Owner: HISPANIC BROADCAST SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WJHM (101.9 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOMX-FM (105.1 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJRR (101.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHE (100.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKS-FM (104.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHTQ (96.5 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WWKA (92.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPOZ (88.3 FM; UNION PARK, FL; Owner: CENTRAL FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPYO (95.3 FM; APOPKA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMFQ (92.9 FM; OCALA, FL; Owner: ASTERISK COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WLOQ (103.1 FM; WINTER PARK, FL; Owner: GROSS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W257BF (99.3 FM; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Silver Lake:

  • WESH (Channel 2; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WXXU-LP (Channel 12; ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVEN-TV (Channel 26; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFTV (Channel 9; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKMG-TV (Channel 6; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WRBW (Channel 65; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WACX (Channel 55; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WKCF (Channel 18; CLERMONT, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCEU (Channel 15; NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL; Owner: DAYTONA BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WLCB-TV (Channel 45; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOFL (Channel 35; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMFE-TV (Channel 24; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W47AL (Channel 47; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CONCILIO MISSION CRISTIANA FUENTE)
  • W21AU (Channel 21; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCAST COMPANY)
  • WPXG-LP (Channel 31; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$160,2102$138,6907$181,3871$10,6501$10,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$174,8600$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$61,0205$311,9480$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$181,8450$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0303.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$175,300
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0303.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Silver Lake compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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