Silver Creek, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Silver Creek, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Silver Creek had a population of 240 as of July 1, 2016. Silver Creek ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Silver Creek is located at latitude 31.6048 and longitude -90.0023 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Silver Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 272 feet.

The Town of Silver Creek (GNIS ID: 2407341) 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 Town of Silver Creek is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lawrence 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, 2016.

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Silver Creek, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 240
Population in Households 240
Population in Familes 206
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 161
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 101
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 73
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 80 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $62,500
Average Home Value $85,802


Median Household Income $33,695
Average Household Income $44,056
Per Capita Income $16,971
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.16% 1.14%
Households 2.23% 1.16%
Families 4.63% 1.07%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   1.19%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Silver Creek, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silver Creek to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 330 9th
Population Density1 # 308 15th
Diversity Index2 # 88 76th
Median Household Income # 171 53rd
Per Capita Income # 236 35th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.