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Silver Creek, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The Silver Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 275 as of July 1, 2017. Silver Creek ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Silver Creek is located at latitude 45.3082 and longitude -93.9864 in Wright County. The formal boundaries for the Silver Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Wright County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 991 feet.

The Silver Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628692) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Silver Creek Census Designated Place is located within Township of Silver Creek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wright 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, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 275
Daytime Population: Workers 35
Daytime Population: Residents 128
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 163
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.59
Population in Households 273
Population in Familes 241
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 185
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $83,249
Average Household Income $104,576
Per Capita Income $37,960


Total Housing Units 112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 88 (78.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 ( 9.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $300,000
Average Home Value $340,556


Total Households 99
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 78
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 0.99% 1.0%
Households 1.02% 0.99%
Families 0.92% 1.01%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Silver Creek, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Silver Creek to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota 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 # 635 30th
Population Density # 712 21st
Diversity Index # 765 16th
Median Household Income # 72 92nd
Per Capita Income # 87 90th

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