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Silver Creek, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Silver Creek is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lawrence County at latitude 31.6048 and longitude -90.0023. Lawrence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 272 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Silver Creek, but most people and references simply refer to it as Silver Creek, Mississippi.

The P1 Census Class Code for Silver Creek indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Town of Silver Creek, MS Boundary Map


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Silver Creek, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 217
Population in Households 217
Population in Familes 187
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 145
Diversity Index2 54
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 92
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 67
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $80,000
Average Home Value $89,527
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,519
Average Household Income $46,224
Per Capita Income $17,548
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.77% 0.09%
Households 1.05% 0.22%
Families 4.75% 0.3%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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, 2014 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 # 334 8th
Population Density1 # 319 12th
Diversity Index2 # 76 80th
Median Household Income # 145 60th
Per Capita Income # 185 49th

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