Silver Creek, Michigan Population 2024

2,991

Silver Creek is a city located in Berrien County, Cass County, and Van Buren County Michigan. Silver Creek has a 2024 population of 2,991. Silver Creek is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -2.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,053 in 2020.

The average household income in Silver Creek is $103,255 with a poverty rate of 5.76%. The median age in Silver Creek is 46.2 years: 42.3 years for males, and 54.2 years for females.

Silver Creek Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Silver Creek was:

  • White: 92.38%
  • Two or more races: 5.73%
  • Native American: 1.41%
  • Black or African American: 0.49%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
32.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
93.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.03% (-62)
The current population of Silver Creek, Michigan is 2,991 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,053.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,82392.38%
Two or more races1755.73%
Native American431.41%
Black or African American150.49%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Silver Creek Population by Race

Silver Creek Population Pyramid 2024

Silver Creek Median Age

46.2

Total

42.3

Male

54.2

Female

Silver Creek Adults

There are 2,591 adults, (721 of whom are seniors) in Silver Creek.

Silver Creek Age Dependency

63.4

Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Silver Creek Sex Ratio

Female1,26941.52%
Male1,78758.48%

Silver Creek Population by Age

Silver Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4132.1386.413.6
Married6972.7899.10.9
Non Family5891.0869.630.4
Female753.711000
Male522.986.513.5

2.76

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

86.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Silver Creek Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1174.89%
Associates Degree1827.61%
Bachelors Degree48020.06%
Graduate Degree2249.36%
High School Graduate84935.48%
Less Than 9th Grade642.67%
Some College47719.93%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Silver Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Silver Creek Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,2632,113646
2+ Races726637
Hispanic434333
Native American433321
Black1500

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 76.74%.

Silver Creek Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$80,709$82,061$0
Graduate Degree$57,500$0$57,333
High School Graduate$47,279$47,956$27,019
Less Than 9th Grade$48,636$41,607$0
Overall$49,936$49,398$54,805
Some College$46,563$54,444$20,994

$49,936

Average Earnings

$49,398

Average Male

$54,805

Average Female

Silver Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Silver Creek Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Silver Creek Language

95.74% of Silver Creek residents speak only English, while 4.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.18% of the population.

Silver Creek Language

Silver Creek Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,8231756.2%

5.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.01%

Male Poverty Rate

8.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Silver Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Silver Creek is White, with 6.2% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Silver Creek is White, with 6.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.12%.

Silver Creek Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College6.53%
Less Than 9th Grade6.08%
Bachelors or Greater5.97%
High School3.77%

Silver Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.08%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Silver Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Silver Creek Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$79,512$118,091
Households$68,866$103,255
Married Families$95,208$-999,999,999
Non Families$55,125$80,202

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Silver Creek Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

60.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Silver Creek Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Silver Creek Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Silver Creek Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Silver Creek Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

307

Number of Veterans

296

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea75
First Gulf War68
Vietnam67
Second Gulf War46
World War II0

Silver Creek Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+109
35 to 5492
18 to 3446
55 to 6430
65 to 7430

Silver Creek Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White30712.71%

Silver Creek Veterans by Race

Silver Creek Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Silver Creek Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Silver Creek Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Silver Creek Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Silver Creek Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

53.57%

Born in Silver Creek

97.28%

Native Born

2.72%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

1.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.28% of Silver Creek residents were born in the United States, with 53.57% having been born in Michigan. 0.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Silver Creek Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,921-14-0.48%
20282,935-14-0.47%
20272,949-14-0.47%
20262,963-14-0.47%
20252,977-14-0.47%
20242,991-14-0.47%
20233,005-14-0.46%
20223,019-14-0.46%
20213,033-20-0.66%
20203,053-111-3.51%
20193,16450.16%
20183,159150.48%
20173,144130.42%
20163,13120.06%
20153,129-19-0.6%
20143,148-4-0.13%
20133,152-20-0.63%
20123,172-28-0.88%
20113,200-3-0.09%
20103,20300%

Silver Creek Population by Year