For population 25 years and over in Silver Lake:
For population 15 years and over in Silver Lake city:
14 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,742 (1.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Minnetonka, MN (36.1 miles , pop. 51,301).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (45.7 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (390.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Biscay, MN (2.6 miles) , Lester Prairie, MN (2.8 miles ), Winsted, MN (2.9 miles ), Hutchinson, MN (3.0 miles ), Glencoe, MN (3.1 miles ), New Germany, MN (3.4 miles ), Cokato, MN (3.4 miles ), Plato, MN (3.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.90 N, Longitude: 94.20 W
Area code: 320
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Silver Lake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -34 (-4.3%).
Work and jobs in Silver Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Silver Lake, Minnesota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Silver Lake-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/19/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the Silver Lake city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/6/1965, a category F4 tornado 23.4 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 175 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Silver Lake-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in McLeod County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: D.D. Wozniak - Chief Judge Minnesots Court of Appeals, William VanDeSteeg - Football player.
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Local government website: www.cityofsilverlake.org
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Public elementary/middle schools in Silver Lake:
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.3%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Banks with branches in Silver Lake (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Silver Lake city (based on McLeod County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 87.95%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
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7.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,840 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,289 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Silver Lake fatal accident list:
Sep 11, 1992 06:00 PM, 7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Dec 13, 1991 01:22 AM, 7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 18, 1981 01:50 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Silver Lake)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.