Silver Lake, Minnesota

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Silver Lake is a city in McLeod County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 761 at the 2000 census.



According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.9 km²), all of it land.

Minnesota State Highway 7 serves as a main route in the city.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 761 people, 330 households, and 207 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,191.4 people per square mile (839.5/km²). There were 340 housing units at an average density of 979.1/sq mi (375.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.34% White, 0.13% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.26% Pacific Islander, and 0.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.66% of the population.

There were 330 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.5% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.0% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,833, and the median income for a family was $47,917. Males had a median income of $35,000 versus $25,060 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,126. About 3.7% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.0% of those under age 18 and 17.7% of those age 65 or over.


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