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 218 as of July 1, 2015. 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.

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, 2015.

Town of Silver Creek, MS Boundary Map

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Silver Creek, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 218
Population in Households 218
Population in Familes 188
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 146
Diversity Index2 54
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 93
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $76,515
Average Home Value $86,000
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,112
Average Household Income $45,828
Per Capita Income $17,703
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.72%
Households 1.06% 0.85%
Families 4.12% 0.58%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 332 9th
Population Density1 # 318 12th
Diversity Index2 # 74 80th
Median Household Income # 160 56th
Per Capita Income # 162 56th

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