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Silver Creek, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Silver Creek had a population of 2,629 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Silver Creek, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,629
Daytime Population: Workers 454
Daytime Population: Residents 1,497
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,951
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 2,567
Population in Familes 2,055
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density2 2,266
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $50,540
Average Household Income $62,255
Per Capita Income $24,853


Total Housing Units 1,203 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 773 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 265 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 165 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $92,270
Average Home Value $110,188


Total Households 1,038
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 691
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.14% -0.45%
Households -0.13% -0.47%
Families -0.53% -0.59%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

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, 2017 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 # 533 56th
Population Density # 389 68th
Diversity Index # 676 43rd
Median Household Income # 856 29th
Per Capita Income # 906 24th

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