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Silver Lake is a city in Shawnee County, in the Topeka metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Silver Lake. For links to other places called Silver Lake, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Silver Lake is 39.104N. The longitude is -95.858W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 912 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,340.


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Median household income
Local
$52,788
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Silver Lake demographic reports
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Silver Lake demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Shawnee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Topeka area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66539 ZIP code.

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36% of Silver Lake residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Silver Lake ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Silver Lake was $20,290, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% of Silver Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Silver Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $385.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $858.


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Libraries in Silver Lake include Silver Lake Library ... View libraries

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Shawnee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Silver Lake political report.

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The average commute time for Silver Lake workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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