Silver Lake, MN Population

Population: 761. Estimated population in July 2020: 784 (+3.0% change)
Males: 369 (48.5%), Females: 392 (51.5%)

McLeod County

Zip code: 55381

Median resident age: 35.0 years
Median household income: $36,833
Median house value: $80,300

Races in Silver Lake:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (41.5%), Polish (31.4%), Czech (19.6%), Norwegian (6.0%), Irish (4.6%), French (3.7%).

Elevation: 1030 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Silver Lake

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Silver Lake city

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 59.5%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -34 (-4.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Silver Lake:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Silver Lake:

  • ST CLOUD REGIONAL (about 45 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; Abbreviation: STC)
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 68 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Abbreviation: MSP)
  • BRAINERD LAKES RGNL (about 102 miles; BRAINERD, MN; Abbreviation: BRD)

Other public-use airports nearest to Silver Lake:

  • WINSTED MUNI (about 10 miles; WINSTED, MN; Abbreviation: 10D)
  • HUTCHINSON MUNI-BUTLER FIELD (about 13 miles; HUTCHINSON, MN; Abbreviation: HCD)
  • GLENCOE MUNI (about 14 miles; GLENCOE, MN; Abbreviation: GYL)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Silver Lake:

  • GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS COLLEGE (about 42 miles; ST PETER, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,355)
  • SAINT CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 12,913)
  • SAINT CLOUD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 46 miles; ST CLOUD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,183)
  • SOUTH CENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE-MANKATO (about 51 miles; NORTH MANKATO, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,186)
  • MINNESOTA STATE UNVERSITY-MANKATO (about 54 miles; MANKATO, MN; Full-time enrollment: 11,210)
  • HENNEPIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 59 miles; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,138)
  • NORTH HENNEPIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 59 miles; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,097)

Public primary/middle school in Silver Lake:

  • LAKESIDE EL. (Students: 442; Location: 229 LAKE AVE.; Grades: 03 – 06)

Private primary/middle school in Silver Lake:

  • HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 81; Location: PO BOX 346 700 MAIN ST; Grades: 1 – 6)