Silver Lake, KS 66539 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 66539: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Silver Lake, KS 66539

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 48
  • Single Family Addresses: 945
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Shawnee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.142, Longitude -95.866
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 66539 has segments in 2 Counties (Jackson, Shawnee).

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Silver Lake, KS 66539 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,021
Population in Households 2,975
Population in Familes 2,647
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 61
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 1,105
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 867
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,148 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 865 (75.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 240 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $180,322
Average Home Value $197,197


Median Household Income $68,572
Average Household Income $83,397
Per Capita Income $30,844
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.31%
Households 0.26% 0.2%
Families 0.2% 0.16%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Silver Lake, KS 66539 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 66539 to the other 696 ZIP Codes in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 189 73rd
Population Density1 # 165 76th
Diversity Index2 # 441 37th
Median Household Income # 59 92nd
Per Capita Income # 113 84th

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