Silver Lake, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 814 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.0%
 
Males: 393  (48.4%)
Females: 421  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

36.8 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 55381.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $67,451 (it was $36,833 in 2000)
Silver Lake:

$67,451
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,121 (it was $18,126 in 2000)

Silver Lake city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $155,028 (it was $81,400 in 2000)
Silver Lake:

$155,028
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $157,817; detached houses: $158,041

Median gross rent in 2019: $545.

March 2019 cost of living index in Silver Lake: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.7%
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  • Races in Silver Lake, MN (2019)
    • 86790.6%White alone
    • 485.0%Two or more races
    • 373.9%Hispanic

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

Crime rates in Silver Lake by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
1
(123.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(123.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(122.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(126.7)
1
(122.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(377.8)
1
(118.6)
1
(119.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(123.0)
1
(123.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(124.7)
2
(243.9)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(633.7)
4
(491.4)
1
(124.4)
3
(374.1)
4
(503.8)
1
(118.6)
2
(239.2)
3
(368.1)
0
(0.0)
5
(618.8)
1
(123.9)
3
(374.1)
3
(365.9)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(760.5)
10
(1,229)
4
(497.5)
4
(498.8)
7
(881.6)
4
(474.5)
4
(478.5)
9
(1,104)
14
(1,722)
10
(1,238)
18
(2,230)
7
(872.8)
8
(975.6)
11
(1,353)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(248.8)
2
(249.4)
2
(251.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(492.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(247.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(243.9)
1
(123.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(122.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index100.1108.148.566.1166.251.059.869.9231.2117.6216.986.0230.564.0

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Silver Lake, MN

Crime rate in Silver Lake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Ancestries: German (46.8%), Czech (14.7%), Norwegian (12.9%), American (6.8%), Polish (6.3%), Irish (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1030 feet

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 2,344 people per square mile   (low).

Silver Lake, Minnesota map

15 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,300 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,185 (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 )

Latitude: 44.90 N, Longitude: 94.20 W

Area code: 320

Distribution of median household income in Silver Lake, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Silver Lake, MN in 2019
Silver Lake satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $134,100
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $88,100
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $149,300
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $233,600
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $183,300
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $156,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Silver Lake, MN residents
Average permit cost in Silver Lake, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Most common industries in Silver Lake, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (15.4%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Food (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Wood products (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (10.7%)
  • Wood products (8.4%)
  • Food (7.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.5%)
  • Truck transportation (4.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (21.1%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.9%)
  • Social assistance (6.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.7%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Silver Lake, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Woodworkers (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.9%)
  • Child care workers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)

Average climate in Silver Lake, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Silver Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 23% 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 significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.1 miles away from Silver Lake center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 115.0 miles away from Silver Lake center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 261.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 143.3 miles away from Silver Lake center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 39.8 miles away from Silver Lake center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 277.0 miles away from Silver Lake center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McLeod County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Silver Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Silver Lake:

  • OUTREACH TRILLIUM WEST (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WINSTED, MN)
  • HARMONY RIVER LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HUTCHINSON, MN)
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WINSTED, MN)
  • GLENCOE AREA HEALTH CENTER LTC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GLENCOE, MN)
  • GLENCOE REGIONAL HEALTH SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GLENCOE, MN)
  • CONNECTCARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; HUTCHINSON, MN)
  • COKATO MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; COKATO, MN)

Airports located in Silver Lake:

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

  • Hennepin Technical College (about 42 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,515)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 42 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 43 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)
  • Normandale Community College (about 43 miles; Bloomington, MN; FT enrollment: 7,048)
  • Saint Cloud State University (about 45 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 12,822)
  • Minneapolis Community and Technical College (about 45 miles; Minneapolis, MN; FT enrollment: 6,726)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 46 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)

Public elementary/middle school in Silver Lake:

  • LAKESIDE ELEMENTARY (Location: 229 LAKE AVE, Grades: 3-6)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Silver Lake: Silver Lake Fire Department (A), Silver Lake City Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Silver Lake include: Church of the Holy Family (A), First Congregational Church (B), Presbyterian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Adelbert's Catholic Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: D.D. Wozniak - Chief Judge Minnesots Court of Appeals, William VanDeSteeg - Football player.

McLeod County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.8%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.9%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Banks with branches in Silver Lake (2011 data):

  • First Community Bank Silver Lake: at 201 West Main Street, branch established on 1919/10/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $24.9 mil, Deposits: $22.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Prairie Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Silver Lake:

Marital status in Silver Lake, MN
  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Silver Lake:

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Minnesota average:

10.6

Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Silver Lake
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Silver Lake, MN (based on McLeod County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,83134
Catholic8,0205
Mainline Protestant3,76813
Other3043
None6,728-
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: 6
This county:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
McLeod County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
McLeod County:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.7%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.8%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
McLeod County:

13.7%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Silver Lake:

48.5%
Minnesota:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.2%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Silver Lake:

28.9
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Silver Lake:

17.4%
State:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Silver Lake:

7.4%
Minnesota:

9.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Silver Lake:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

25.1%
Minnesota:

33.5%

General health condition:
Here:

58.5%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Silver Lake:

76.0%
Minnesota:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Silver Lake, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$9,065$54,3900$0
Other and Unallocable 2$6,297$37,7820$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,930$35,5801$376
Financial Administration 2$3,229$19,3740$0
Totals for Government 8$24,522$36,7831$376

Silver Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $71,000 ($87.22)
  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $575,000 ($706.39)
    Police Protection: $172,000 ($211.30)
    Sewerage: $163,000 ($200.25)
    Regular Highways: $157,000 ($192.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $136,000 ($167.08)
    Water Utilities: $115,000 ($141.28)
    Health - Other: $112,000 ($137.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $82,000 ($100.74)
    Financial Administration: $70,000 ($86.00)
    General - Other: $67,000 ($82.31)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($17.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($1.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($39.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $41,000 ($50.37)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($15.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($12.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($9.83)
    Liquor Stores: $7,000 ($8.60)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($4.91)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($3.69)

Silver Lake government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $167,000 ($205.16)
    Other: $147,000 ($180.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($43.00)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($6.14)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $70,000 ($86.00)
    Special Assessments: $27,000 ($33.17)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000 ($8.60)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.23)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $575,000 ($706.39)
    Water Utilities: $116,000 ($142.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $215,000 ($264.13)
    Other: $39,000 ($47.91)
  • Tax - Property: $478,000 ($587.22)
    Other License: $15,000 ($18.43)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($8.60)

Silver Lake government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,083,000 ($1330.47)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $950,000 ($1167.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $133,000 ($163.39)

Silver Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $681,000 ($836.61)

5.99% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,361 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Carver County, MN  0.63% ($45,784 average AGI)
from Wright County, MN  0.59% ($41,604)
from Meeker County, MN  0.58% ($43,899)


6.26% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,107 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hennepin County, MN  0.83% ($49,449 average AGI)
to Meeker County, MN  0.64% ($50,857)
to Carver County, MN  0.59% ($59,222)

Strongest AM radio stations in Silver Lake:

  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KDUZ (1260 AM; 1 kW; HUTCHINSON, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KWOM (1600 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, MN; Owner: WATERTOWN RADIO, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Silver Lake:

  • KARP-FM (106.9 FM; DASSEL, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTTB (96.3 FM; GLENCOE, MN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • K215DU (90.9 FM; HUTCHINSON, MN; Owner: REFUGE MEDIA GROUP)

TV broadcast stations around Silver Lake:

  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)

Silver Lake fatal accident list:

Dec 14, 2005 05:53 PM, Sr-7, Lat: 44.905753, Lon: -94.205828, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 17, 2003 08:19 AM, Sr-7, Lat: 44.905753, Lon: -94.205828, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 6, 2002 12:22 AM, Sr-7, Lat: 44.905753, Lon: -94.205828, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 21, 1998 01:10 PM, Sr-7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
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, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 18, 1981 01:50 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.4mTotal length
  • $218,000,000Total costs
  • 1,790Total average daily traffic
  • 1,546Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Silver Lake)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 211 N. Lake Ave (Lat: 44.904722 Lon: -94.195833), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WPTE687,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.360 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2001, Expiration Date: 09/13/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/19/2011, Certifier: Harlan J Wawrzyniak, Registrant: Walker, Jerry, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (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:

4
  • Call Sign: N0QES, Licensee ID: L00320463, Grant Date: 10/24/2011, Expiration Date: 12/03/2021, Certifier: David A Lamecker, Registrant: David A Lamecker, Silver Lake, MN 55381
  • Call Sign: KC0NOL, Licensee ID: L00534171, Grant Date: 03/23/2012, Expiration Date: 06/18/2022, Certifier: Chad D Schmandt, Registrant: Chad D Schmandt, 212 Gehlen Drive Se, Silver Lake, MN 55381
  • Call Sign: KD0MSK, Licensee ID: L01594136, Grant Date: 09/23/2010, Expiration Date: 09/23/2020, Certifier: Timothy F Gorka, Registrant: Timothy F Gorka, 10142 225yh St, Silver Lake, MN 55381
  • Call Sign: KE0DPR, Licensee ID: L01930677, Grant Date: 03/20/2015, Expiration Date: 03/20/2025, Certifier: Timothy J Johnson, Registrant: Timothy J Johnson, 600 Main Street West, Silver Lake, MN 55381

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: NORTH AMERICAN AT-6D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 29935, N29935, N-29935, Serial Number: 49-3085, Year manufactured: 1943, Airworthiness Date: 08/04/1982, Certificate Issue Date: 01/08/1985
    Registrant (Corporation): Radial Runners Inc, 23576 Jet Avenue, Silver Lake, MN 55381
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3562A, N3562A, N-3562A, Serial Number: 22-1836, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 09/13/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Richard L Mikulichek, 808 Main St W, Silver Lake, MN 55381
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/07/2013
  • Aircraft: MIKULICHEK RICHARD L ZENITH 601 HD (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUBARU EA-81 (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 638RM, N638RM, N-638RM, Serial Number: 23082, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 10/04/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 08/31/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Richard L Mikulichek, 808 Main St W, Silver Lake, MN 55381
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 79417, N79417, N-79417, Serial Number: 17258068, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 03/19/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 05/16/2017
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Tim Lhotka, Po Box 252, Silver Lake, MN 55381, Other Owners: Aaron Lhotka

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of fires - 17 took place in 2007, and the least - 2 in 2010. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Silver Lake, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (38.1%), and Outside Fires (36.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Silver Lake, MN
    • 5638.1%Structure Fires
    • 5436.7%Outside Fires
    • 2416.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 138.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Silver Lake, MN
Most common first names in Silver Lake, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Joseph3179.5 years
Frank2982.1 years
John2178.1 years
Mary2085.1 years
Henry1480.4 years
Edward1379.7 years
Anna1288.1 years
George1277.8 years
Helen1185.8 years
Frances1084.8 years
Most common last names in Silver Lake, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nowak1681.9 years
Mallak1581.2 years
Konerza1473.7 years
Hlavka1284.8 years
Ruzicka1277.2 years
Navratil1275.7 years
Jaskowiak980.2 years
Ardolf978.8 years
Kaczmarek876.1 years
Yurek877.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Silver Lake, MN
  • 95.5%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Silver Lake, MN
  • 62.2%Electricity
  • 32.4%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Silver Lake compared to Minnesota state average:

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

Silver Lake on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in France (population 500+)"
There are 2 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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  • Tom Holsapple (2)
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  • Daniel C. Eller (1)
  • Gary Butler (1)
  • Kevin L. Nowak (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2022.