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Silver Springs, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Silver Springs is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Wyoming County at latitude 42.6601 and longitude -78.0845. Wyoming County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,414 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Silver Springs, but most people and references simply refer to it as Silver Springs, New York.

The P1 Census Class Code for Silver Springs indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Silver Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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Silver Springs, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 774
Population in Households 774
Population in Familes 553
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 813
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 340
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 197
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 223 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $77,813
Average Home Value $80,804


Median Household Income $36,374
Average Household Income $41,683
Per Capita Income $18,134
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.24% -0.26%
Households 0.0% -0.12%
Families 0.0% -0.2%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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 Springs, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silver Springs to the other 1,189 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 900 24th
Population Density1 # 781 34th
Diversity Index2 # 1053 12th
Median Household Income # 1135 5th
Per Capita Income # 1151 3rd

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