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Silver Creek, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Silver Creek had a population of 350 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Silver Creek is located at latitude 41.3144 and longitude -97.6671 in Merrick County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Silver Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Merrick County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,542 feet.

The Village of Silver Creek (GNIS ID: 2399823) 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 Village of Silver Creek is located within Township of Silver Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Merrick 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, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 350
Population in Households 350
Population in Familes 290
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,272
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 163
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 111
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 194 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $72,727
Average Home Value $107,341


Median Household Income $48,874
Average Household Income $60,084
Per Capita Income $25,212
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.54% -0.52%
Households -0.48% -0.37%
Families 2.18% -0.55%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
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, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silver Creek to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska 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 # 251 57th
Population Density1 # 152 74th
Diversity Index2 # 248 58th
Median Household Income # 294 49th
Per Capita Income # 402 31st

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