Silver Lake is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 1,426 people and just one neighborhood, Silver Lake is the 155th largest community in Kansas.
Real Estate Prices
Silver Lake real estate is some of the most expensive in Kansas, although Silver Lake house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Silver Lake is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Silver Lake is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Silver Lake who work in office and administrative support (11.40%), healthcare (10.70%) and management occupations (10.23%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Silver Lake is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Silver Lake really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Silver Lake perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Silver Lake is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.