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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    D-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    D-
  8. Weather
    NG
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Silver Lake is a suburb of New York City with a population of 3,914. Silver Lake is in Essex County. Living in Silver Lake offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Silver Lake there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Silver Lake and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Silver Lake are above average.
About Silver Lake...
Population
3,914

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$309,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,156
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    77%
  • Own
    23%
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Silver Lake Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%

Working in Silver Lake

Jobs
D-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$43,000
National
$55,322
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Silver Lake Reviews

2 reviews
Where i currently live is better than the city i moved from. there are more stores closer to my house also i like that i do not have to worry about street parking. Also, my current apartment is comfortable and safe.
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They have variety of fresh produce.