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 238 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Silver Creek, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 238
Daytime Population: Workers 25
Daytime Population: Residents 153
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 178
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 238
Population in Familes 204
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 159
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $33,320
Average Household Income $46,742
Per Capita Income $17,797


Total Housing Units 114 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $65,909
Average Home Value $85,897


Total Households 100
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 73
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.74% 1.31%
Households 1.78% 1.17%
Families 3.98% 1.07%
Median Household Income   0.23%
Per Capita Income   1.72%

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, 2017 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 # 326 10th
Population Density # 306 16th
Diversity Index # 81 78th
Median Household Income # 187 49th
Per Capita Income # 235 35th

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