Silver Lake, New Jersey Population 2024

1,496

Silver Lake is a city located in Cumberland County and Salem County New Jersey. Silver Lake has a 2024 population of 1,496. Silver Lake is currently growing at a rate of 2.19% annually and its population has increased by 9.2% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,370 in 2020.

The average household income in Silver Lake is $140,748 with a poverty rate of 2.79%. The median age in Silver Lake is 33.4 years: 33.6 years for males, and 33.2 years for females.

Silver Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 79%
  • Two or more races: 9.07%
  • Black or African American: 7.19%
  • Native American: 4.75%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,045.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
9.2% (126)
The current population of Silver Lake, New Jersey is 1,496 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,370.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,13279%
Two or more races1309.07%
Black or African American1037.19%
Native American684.75%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Silver Lake Population by Race

Silver Lake Population Pyramid 2024

Silver Lake Median Age

33.4

Total

33.6

Male

33.2

Female

Silver Lake Adults

There are 1,194 adults, (272 of whom are seniors) in Silver Lake.

Silver Lake Age Dependency

55.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Silver Lake Sex Ratio

Female75152.41%
Male68247.59%

Silver Lake Population by Age

Silver Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5602.5688.911.1
Married3642.9697.32.7
Non Family9501000
Male762.7531.668.4
Female252.041000

2.84

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

88.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Silver Lake Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade444.22%
Associates Degree777.39%
Bachelors Degree21420.54%
Graduate Degree615.85%
High School Graduate47445.49%
Less Than 9th Grade181.73%
Some College15414.78%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Silver Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Silver Lake Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White828795239
Native American683919
Black646417
Hispanic51510
2+ Races31310

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.86%.

Silver Lake Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$69,395$0$70,521
Graduate Degree$0$250,001$0
High School Graduate$53,750$74,113$36,000
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$70,982$85,072$63,375
Some College$83,988$86,250$64,156

$70,982

Average Earnings

$85,072

Average Male

$63,375

Average Female

Silver Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Silver Lake Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Silver Lake Language

95.14% of Silver Lake residents speak only English, while 4.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.86% of the population.

Silver Lake Language

Silver Lake Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White953212.2%
Native681927.94%

2.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.47%

Male Poverty Rate

3.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Silver Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Silver Lake is Native, with 27.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Silver Lake is White, with 2.2% 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 12.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.1%.

Silver Lake Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater6.91%
High School4.43%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College0%

Silver Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.99%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed4.68%
Female Unemployed0%

Silver Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Silver Lake Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$138,359$152,850
Households$120,833$140,748
Married Families$157,826$-999,999,999
Non Families$82,917$78,737

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Silver Lake Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Silver Lake Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Silver Lake 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 55-64.

Silver Lake Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Silver Lake Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

42

Number of Veterans

23

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War19
Second Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Silver Lake Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5428
55 to 6414
18 to 340
65 to 740
75+0

Silver Lake Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White232.38%
Native American1927.94%

Silver Lake Veterans by Race

Silver Lake Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

45.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Silver Lake Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.8%

Labor Force Participation

74.8%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Silver Lake Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Silver Lake Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Silver Lake 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

89.11%

Born in Silver Lake

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Silver Lake residents were born in the United States, with 89.11% having been born in New Jersey. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Silver Lake Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,496322.19%
20231,464312.16%
20221,43313410.32%
20211,299-71-5.18%
20201,37000%

Silver Lake Population by Year