Silver Lake, Indiana

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Population in 2014: 925 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +69.4%
Males: 382  (41.4%)
Females: 543  (58.6%)
Median resident age:  31.4 years
Indiana median age:  37.5 years

Zip codes: 46982.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $40,051 (it was $33,088 in 2000)
Silver Lake:

$40,051
IN:

$50,532

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $16,787 (it was $13,561 in 2000)

Silver Lake town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $78,884 (it was $59,500 in 2000)
Silver Lake:

$78,884
IN:

$131,000

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $71,349; Detached houses: $77,798; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $70,909; Mobile homes: $28,368

Median gross rent in 2015: $876.

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  • Races in Silver Lake, IN (2015)

    Silver Lake races chart
    • 94093.8%White alone
    • 444.4%Hispanic
    • 90.9%American Indian alone
    • 40.4%Asian alone
    • 30.3%Black alone
    • 20.2%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Silver Lake: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (33.6%), German (24.1%), English (7.5%), Irish (2.4%), Italian (1.5%), Austrian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 912 feet

Land area: 0.29 square miles.

Population density: 3,176 people per square mile   (average).

Silver Lake,IN real estate house value index trend

Silver Lake, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Silver Lake:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Silver Lake town:

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

9 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Indiana:

4.8%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Silver Lake, Indiana as of September 24, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Silver Lake to the number of sex offenders is 131 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $548 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $491 (0.7%)

Silver Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (39.8 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (106.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Claypool, IN (2.0 miles ), Burket, IN (2.6 miles) , Laketon, IN (2.7 miles ), Akron, IN (2.7 miles ), North Manchester, IN (2.8 miles ), Sidney, IN (2.8 miles) , Mentone, IN (3.2 miles ), Winona Lake, IN (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $116,300

Latitude: 41.07 N, Longitude: 85.89 W

Area code: 260

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

3.6%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (59%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (36%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Production occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Silver Lake, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Silver Lake-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/12/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the Silver Lake town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1956, a category F3 tornado 7.6 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Silver Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 210.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 188.2 miles away from Silver Lake center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 223.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 236.0 miles away from Silver Lake center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 207.5 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 Kosciusko County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Silver Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Silver Lake:

  • TIMBERCREST CHURCH OF BRETHREN (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; NORTH MANCHESTER, IN)
  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • WARSAW MEADOWS (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • GRACE VILLAGE HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WINONA LAKE, IN)
  • LAKELAND MANOR (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; WARSAW, IN)
  • OTIS R BOWEN CTR FOR HUMAN SVS INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WARSAW, IN)

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

  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 38 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,075)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 41 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 41 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 41 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 45 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 45 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 5,563)
  • Taylor University (about 48 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)

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Notable location: Silver Lake Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Kosciusko County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 75.6. This is about average.

City:

75.6
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.243. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.243
U.S.:

1.912

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 19.5%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 56.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 88.9% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.7%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.2%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
8 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Silver Lake (2011 data):

  • Lake City Bank: Silver Lake Branch at 102 East Main Street, branch established on 1966/05/02. Info updated 2006/05/11: Bank assets: $2,885.4 mil, Deposits: $2,413.2 mil, headquarters in Warsaw, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Lakeland Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Indiana average:

10.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Silver Lake town (based on Kosciusko County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,83094
Mainline Protestant5,62032
Catholic4,3564
Other4273
Black Protestant191
None51,106-
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: 8
Kosciusko County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Kosciusko County:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Kosciusko County:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 61
Here:

8.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Kosciusko County:

28.9%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.6%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Silver Lake:

47.5%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Silver Lake:

40.8%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.3%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Silver Lake:

7.8%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Silver Lake:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Silver Lake:

26.8%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Silver Lake:

56.6%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Silver Lake:

75.9%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Silver Lake, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,355$26,1300$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$1,204
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,715$40,2900$0
Sewerage 3$5,942$23,7680$0
Water Supply 0$0 3$1,714
Totals for Government 7$17,012$29,1636$2,918

Silver Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,000 ($1.08)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $135,000 ($145.95)
    General - Other: $128,000 ($138.38)
    Sewerage: $108,000 ($116.76)
    Regular Highways: $40,000 ($43.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($24.86)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($1.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($21.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $20,000 ($21.62)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($17.30)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($12.97)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $235,000 ($254.05)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($15.14)

Silver Lake government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $219,000 ($236.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($24.86)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,000 ($6.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($9.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $38,000 ($41.08)
    General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($6.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $394,000 ($425.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,000 ($16.22)
    General Support: $13,000 ($14.05)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $85,000 ($91.89)
    Property: $69,000 ($74.59)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($3.24)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.08)

Silver Lake government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $300,000 ($324.32)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $360,000 ($389.19)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $310,000 ($335.14)
    Water Utilities: $290,000 ($313.51)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $50,000 ($54.05)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($10.81)

Silver Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $413,000 ($446.49)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $327,000 ($353.51)

4.78% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,897 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
Indiana average:

5.59%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($166 average AGI)
Kosciusko County:

0.03%
Indiana average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Elkhart County, IN  0.55% ($31,482 average AGI)
from Allen County, IN  0.35% ($32,190)
from Marshall County, IN  0.31% ($35,074)


5.12% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,976 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Indiana average:

5.83%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($469 average AGI)
Kosciusko County:

0.05%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Elkhart County, IN  0.64% ($31,536 average AGI)
to Allen County, IN  0.39% ($50,145)
to Whitley County, IN  0.29% ($35,101)

Strongest AM radio stations in Silver Lake:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRSW (1480 AM; 1 kW; WARSAW, IN; Owner: GBC MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: TIMES COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Silver Lake:

  • WLZQ (101.1 FM; SOUTH WHITLEY, IN; Owner: LARKO COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WRSW-FM (107.3 FM; WARSAW, IN; Owner: GBC MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WKUZ (95.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: UPPER WABASH BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WARU-FM (101.9 FM; ROANN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WHPZ (96.9 FM; BREMEN, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WLRX (95.7 FM; NAPPANEE, IN; Owner: TALKING STICK COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLAB (88.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA DISTTRICT OF THE LUTHERAN CHURCH - MO SYNOD, INC.)
  • WJOT-FM (105.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF WABASH, INC.)
  • WBCL (90.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMEE (97.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WAJI (95.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WMYK (98.5 FM; PERU, IN; Owner: MIAMI COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSHI (106.3 FM; COLUMBIA CITY, IN; Owner: JAMMIN' BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WAWC (103.5 FM; SYRACUSE, IN; Owner: WILLIAM ANDREW DIXON)
  • WCKZ (94.1 FM; ROANOKE, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WROI (92.1 FM; ROCHESTER, IN; Owner: BAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBKE-FM (89.5 FM; NORTH MANCHESTER, IN; Owner: MANCHESTER COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Silver Lake:

  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WANE-TV (Channel 15; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFFT-TV (Channel 55; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: QUOROM OF FT. WAYNE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPTA (Channel 21; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: WPTA-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFWA (Channel 39; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WISE-TV (Channel 33; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: NVG-FORT WAYNE II, LLC)
  • WSOT-LP (Channel 57; MARION, IN; Owner: SUNNYCREST MEDIA, INC.)

Silver Lake fatal accident list:

Jun 18, 2014 01:42 PM, Sr-15, Lat: 41.07783, Lon: -85.89249, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 11, 2010 11:25 AM, Cr-900, Lat: 41.10138, Lon: -85.87729, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 12, 2009 03:40 PM, Sr-14, Cr-100, Lat: 41.07301, Lon: -85.81575, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 16, 1982 03:33 PM, 15, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Silver Lake)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 600 E Of Sr 14 & Cr 200w (Lat: 41.072278 Lon: -85.871389), Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: KNEE562
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHzGrant Date: 01/11/2012, Expiration Date: 01/23/2022, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2015Registrant: Northern Indiana Public Service Company, 1261 Dakota Street, Gary, IN 46403, Phone: (219) 938-7573, Fax: (219) 938-7576, Email:
  • MOBILE, Lat: 41.073000 Lon: -85.892250, Call Sign: WQHJ971
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.910 MHz, 159.210 MHzGrant Date: 08/18/2007, Expiration Date: 08/18/2017, Certifier: Craig HollopeterRegistrant: J & K Communications, Inc., 222 South Tower View Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Nw Cor Of N Columbia & E Walnut (Lat: 41.073083 Lon: -85.888861), Structure height: 45.1 m, Overall height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WPJA246
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.663 MHzGrant Date: 08/22/1995, Expiration Date: 08/22/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2000Registrant: Phone: (219) 267-5667
  • SILVER LAKE, .23 Miles Ne Of Intersection Of Sr 14 & Sr 15, Bearing 4.4*m (Lat: 41.073056 Lon: -85.888889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQBV590
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.662 MHzGrant Date: 12/22/2004, Expiration Date: 12/22/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/21/2015, Certifier: Ed RockRegistrant: Ers Licensing, 2109 W. Godman Ave., Muncie, IN 47303, Phone: (765) 286-1623, Fax: (765) 286-2921, Email:
  • Par Kan Tower, Lat: 41.100028 Lon: -85.891167, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQML993
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/21/2010, Expiration Date: 12/01/2019, Certifier: Roland E Houin Mr.Registrant: Fourway Computer Products, Inc., 51061 S.R. 933 North, South Bend, IN 46637, Phone: (574) 277-7720, Fax: (574) 277-1253, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Silver Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 16548 , Serial Number: 28-7305280, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 02/20/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel J Metzger, 476 E State Road 14, Silver Lake, IN 46982
  • Aircraft: WEBB GEORGE E BUCKEYE DREAM MACHIN (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 23GW , Serial Number: 16442, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 04/13/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Tammi A Parker, 5355 W 1200 S, Silver Lake, IN 46982

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Silver Lake

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Most common first names in Silver Lake, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1870.0 years
Robert1571.6 years
William1476.5 years
Mary1275.7 years
Paul1178.8 years
James1073.0 years
Kenneth1073.3 years
Donald871.1 years
Mildred880.4 years
Walter772.9 years
Most common last names in Silver Lake, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1774.2 years
Whitaker973.6 years
Prater867.5 years
Miller887.5 years
Floor773.9 years
Allen783.5 years
Davis675.0 years
Helton670.6 years
Owens667.0 years
Bouse681.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (3%)

Businesses in Silver Lake, IN

  • Ford: 1

Silver Lake compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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