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Population in 2010: 1,879. Population change since 2000: -0.2%
Males: 960  (51.1%)
Females: 919  (48.9%)

Median resident age:  49.3 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 34788.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,438 (it was $55,347 in 2000)
Silver Lake:

$46,438
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,312

Silver Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $182,640 (it was $138,900 in 2000)
Silver Lake:

$182,640
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $218,976; Detached houses: $218,976

Median gross rent in 2012: $823.

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  • White alone - 1,615 (85.9%)
  • Black alone - 100 (5.3%)
  • Hispanic - 73 (3.9%)
  • Asian alone - 62 (3.3%)
  • Two or more races - 20 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Silver Lake: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Silver Lake, Florida on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Silver Lake is mentioned 53 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: United States (18.9%), Irish (15.1%), German (11.1%), English (8.4%), French (6.7%), Italian (4.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 65 feet

Land area: 2.45 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in Silver Lake:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Silver Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 32.2%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

56 residents are foreign born (2.7% Asia).

This place:  3.1%
Florida:  19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,452 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,335 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Orlando, FL (32.9 miles , pop. 185,951).

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (18%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (11%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Top executives (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Silver Lake-area historical tornado activity is above Florida state average. It is 124% 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.

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: 5, Fires: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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 (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 5 miles away; TAVARES, 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:

  • Seminole State College of Florida (about 31 miles; Sanford, FL; Full-time enrollment: 7,064)
  • Rollins College (about 32 miles; Winter Park, FL; FT enrollment: 2,715)
  • Valencia Community College (about 33 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 17,591)
  • Central Florida Community College (about 33 miles; Ocala, FL; FT enrollment: 3,440)
  • Stetson University (about 33 miles; DeLand, FL; FT enrollment: 3,258)
  • Full Sail University (about 35 miles; Winter Park, FL; FT enrollment: 7,516)
  • Everest University-South Orlando (about 36 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 3,028)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 23.0. This is better than average.
City:

23.0
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.5
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.5%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Silver Lake, FL

Silver Lake compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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 significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Silver Lake travel time to work - commute


Silver Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (91%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.67%
Here39.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents30.6%23.0%11.8%6.4%2.9%
Congregations17.5%2.1%8.2%5.2%10.8%
NameEpiscopal ChurchLutheran ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.9%2.5%2.5%2.4%14.8%
Congregations2.6%2.1%3.6%2.1%45.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 51
Lake County:

1.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

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

5.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lake County:

11.2%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

24.3%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.1%
State:

14.0%

12.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.39%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($145 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Orange County, FL  2.48% ($46,482 average AGI)
from Seminole County, FL  0.69% ($51,249)
from Broward County, FL  0.40% ($51,706)


8.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,280 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.61%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($154 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Orange County, FL  1.47% ($43,093 average AGI)
to Polk County, FL  0.53% ($35,330)
to Marion County, FL  0.51% ($37,765)

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


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  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations:"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Service occupations:"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Music stores"
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  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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