Silver Creek, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Silver Creek, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Silver Creek had a population of 359 as of July 1, 2017. Silver Creek ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

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, 2017.

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


Total Population 359
Daytime Population: Workers 124
Daytime Population: Residents 169
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 293
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 359
Population in Familes 298
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,305
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $49,654
Average Household Income $64,900
Per Capita Income $27,201


Total Housing Units 194 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $79,000
Average Home Value $115,000


Total Households 167
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 113
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 -0.11% -0.11%
Households -0.08% -0.12%
Families 2.13% -0.18%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   4.07%

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, 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 # 244 58th
Population Density # 146 75th
Diversity Index # 249 57th
Median Household Income # 327 44th
Per Capita Income # 334 43rd

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