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Silver Creek, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Silver Creek had a population of 2,675 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Silver Creek is located at latitude 42.5426 and longitude -79.1676 in Chautauqua County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Silver Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chautauqua County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 587 feet.

The Village of Silver Creek (GNIS ID: 2391134) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Silver Creek is located within Town of Hanover, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chautauqua County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Silver Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Silver Creek, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,675
Population in Households 2,609
Population in Familes 2,095
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 2,306
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 1,064
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 712
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,190 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 789 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 274 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $89,496
Average Home Value $108,915


Median Household Income $50,439
Average Household Income $60,803
Per Capita Income $24,519
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% -0.17%
Households 0.24% -0.11%
Families -0.13% -0.23%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Silver Creek, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silver Creek to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 522 56th
Population Density1 # 377 69th
Diversity Index2 # 671 44th
Median Household Income # 820 32nd
Per Capita Income # 881 26th

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