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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Silver Lake is a neighborhood in Los Angeles, California with a population of 33,596. Silver Lake is in Los Angeles County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Silver Lake offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Silver Lake there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Silver Lake and residents tend to be liberal.
About Silver Lake...
Population
33,596

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$736,334
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,536
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    67%
  • Own
    33%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    126.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    5.9
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    67.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    1,053.9
    500.1
  • Theft
    997.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    478.2
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$75,024
National
$55,322
Families with Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    37%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    13%
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Silver Lake Reviews

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Absolutely picturesque. A small getaway from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles. Incredibly green, beautiful reservoir, and very dog-friendly! Always something to do.
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Lots of traffic which on the main roads is unbearable. It’s not particularly diverse, friendly or affordable at all but centrally located. Has one good elementary school. The reservoir was cleaned up but still came across a dude smoking crack along the path recently - I would be concerned in many la places right now conditions seem to be devolving. I’d give two stars but this website keeps your comments in error until you change to 3. Interesting...
Excellently located, easy to get to freeways. Urban vibe with a neighborhood feeling. Lots of people and dogs walking always. Could use more inexpensive grocery stores and grab-and-go restaurants.