Silver Creek, New York Population 2021

2,421
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Silver Creek is a city located in Chautauqua County New York. With a 2020 population of 2,421, it is the 270th largest city in New York and the 6933rd largest city in the United States . Silver Creek is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -8.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,656 in 2010. Silver Creek reached it's highest population of 3,310 in 1960. Spanning over 1 miles, Silver Creek has a population density of 2,087 people per square mile.

The average household income in Silver Creek is $67,284 with a poverty rate of 13.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $867 per month, and the median house value is $85,600. The median age in Silver Creek is 38.7 years, 39.5 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Silver Creek Demographics

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

  • White: 95.42%
  • Two or more races: 1.61%
  • Native American: 1.32%
  • Black or African American: 1.24%
  • Other race: 0.41%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Silver Creek, New York is 2,421 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,475.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,656.

Silver Creek, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,31595.42%
Two or More Races391.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native321.32%
Black or African American301.24%
Some Other Race100.41%
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Silver Creek Population by Race

Silver Creek Population Pyramid $2021

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Silver Creek Median Age

38.7


Total

39.5


Male

37.9


Female

Silver Creek Adults

There are 1,820 adults, (411 of whom are seniors) in Silver Creek.

Silver Creek Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Silver Creek Sex Ratio

Female

1,361

56.10%

Male

1,065

43.90%

Silver Creek Population by Age

Silver Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Silver Creek Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.5%8.5%
All81.6%18.4%
Male80%20%
Non Family77%23%
Female58.8%41.2%

81.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Silver Creek Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9872.4381.6
Married4733.0791.5
Non Family3431.2277
Female1363.158.8
Male353.0980

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Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Silver Creek Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade211.28%
9th to 12th Grade1036.27%
High School Graduate53932.79%
Some College31319.04%
Associates Degree25715.63%
Bachelors Degree27316.61%
Graduate Degree1388.39%
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Silver Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Silver Creek Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5781,461392
Hispanic292919
Native American1616
Black1414
Other Race1010
2+ Races7

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 65.52%.

Silver Creek Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,250$47,069$32,381
Less Than 9th Grade$15,694$41,500$15,278
High School Graduate$38,077$42,313$30,156
Some College$40,114$45,938$31,080
Bachelors Degree$52,593$57,500$47,813
Graduate Degree$55,179$55,179$55,000

$41,250

Average Earnings

$47,069

Average Male

$32,381

Average Female

Silver Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Silver Creek Language by Age

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Silver Creek Language

97.82% of Silver Creek residents speak only English, while 2.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Silver Creek Language

Silver Creek Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,28630013.12%
Native321753.13%
Multiple3937.69%

13.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.89%

Male Poverty Rate

17.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Silver Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Silver Creek is Native, with 53.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Silver Creek is Multiple, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.43%.

Silver Creek Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.13%
High School14.84%
Some College9.47%
Bachelors or Greater2.43%

Silver Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed66.67%
Male Unemployed38.10%
Female Employed11.83%
Male Employed5.34%

Silver Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Silver Creek Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,766$67,284
Families$71,771$79,436
Married Families$82,396-
Non Families$35,875$40,854
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Income by Household Type

Silver Creek Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Silver Creek Married by Age and Sex

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Silver Creek Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Silver Creek Marital Status by Race

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Silver Creek Marital Status

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142

Number of Veterans

142

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam53
Korea29
First Gulf War12
Second Gulf War12
World War II

Silver Creek Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+43
35 to 5441
65 to 7439
55 to 6419
18 to 34

Silver Creek Veterans by Age

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Silver Creek Veterans by Race

Silver Creek Veterans by Education

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9.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Silver Creek Veterans by Education

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67.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Silver Creek Employment by Age

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Silver Creek Employment by Race

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Silver Creek Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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84.34%

Born in Silver Creek

97.73%

Native Born

2.27%

Foreign Born

0.82%

Non Citizen

1.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.73% of Silver Creek residents were born in the United States, with 84.34% having been born in New York. 0.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Silver Creek Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,421-18-0.74%
20202,439-18-0.73%
20192,457-18-0.73%
20182,475-22-0.88%
20172,497-18-0.72%
20162,515-29-1.14%
20152,544-31-1.20%
20142,575-24-0.92%
20132,599-14-0.54%
20122,613-20-0.76%
20112,633-17-0.64%
20102,650-246-0.88%
20002,896-31-0.11%
19902,927-161-0.53%
19803,088-94-0.30%
19703,182-128-0.39%
19603,3102420.76%
19503,06810.00%
19403,067-93-0.30%
19303,160-100-0.31%
19203,2607482.64%
19102,5120.00%

Silver Creek Population by Year