Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Population
    46,351
  • Population Density
    11,331 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    4 sq.mi.
  • Reviews
    20 3.4
Silver Lake is a neighborhood in Los Angeles with 46,351 residents. It has very high home values and high rent costs. Its citizens generally have high education levels and average income levels.

Ratings and Reviews
3.4 from 20 reviews
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    • 3
    Local Businesses: The campus does not look so welcoming
    • 4
    Weather: You can never complain about the weather. It makes everything bearable.
    • 3
    Health & Fitness: From what I can see it's not out of control but it could be addressed.
    • 3
    Overall Experience: It's not the worse neighborhood but it's never felt like home.
    • 3
    Local Businesses: I never feel safe when I go to a laundromat.

Nearby Neighborhoods

Niche Grade Name Population
2.66 Echo Park 15,391
2.66 Elysian Park 5,866
2.33 Westlake 90,396
3.33 Los Feliz 27,534
2.66 Wilshire Center 62,887
3.00 West Hollywood 126,605

Comparable Neighborhoods

Niche Grade Name Population
3.00 Glassell Park 40,510
2.00 Pico-Union 42,294
2.33 Koreatown 33,364
2.00 Lincoln Heights 28,089
3.33 Eagle Rock 25,885

Top School Districts

Niche Grade Name Total Schools
2.66 Los Angeles Unified School District 963

Top Public Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
4.33 Granada Hills Charter High School Public, Charter, Magnet 8-12 Middle, High
4.33 Palisades Charter High School Public, Charter, Magnet 9-12 High
4.33 Community Magnet Charter Elementary School Public, Charter K-5 Elementary
4.33 El Camino Real Senior High School Public, Charter 6-12 Middle, High
4.33 Dr. Olga Mohan High School Public, Charter 9-12 High
4.33 Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies Public, Alternative 6-12 Middle, High
3.66 Ivy Bound Academy of Math, Science, & Technology Public, Charter 4-8 Elementary, Middle
4.33 Synergy Charter Academy Public, Charter K-5 Elementary
3.66 KIPP Los Angeles College Preparatory School Public, Charter 5-8 Middle
3.66 Ivy Academia Charter School Public, Charter K-11 Elementary, Middle
3.66 Larchmont Charter School Public, Charter K-7 Elementary, Middle
4.33 High Tech Los Angeles Charter High School Public, Charter 7-12 Middle, High
Miguel Leonis Continuation School Public, Alternative 9-12 High
3.33 Celerity Dyad Charter School Public, Charter K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.66 Ernest P. Willenberg Special Education Center Public K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Diane S. Leichman Special Education Center Public 8-12 Middle, High
4.00 New West Charter Middle School Public, Charter 6-9 Middle
4.00 Open Charter Magnet School Public, Charter K-5 Elementary
4.00 Canyon Elementary School Public, Charter K-5 Elementary
4.00 Colfax Charter Elementary School Public, Charter K-5 Elementary
View Park Continuation High School Public, Alternative 9-12 High
4.33 Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Public, Alternative 8-12 Middle, High
Joaquin Miller Career & Transition Center Public 7-12 Middle, High
4.00 Carpenter Community Charter Public, Charter K-5 Elementary
4.00 Kenter Canyon Elementary School Public, Charter K-5 Elementary

Top Private Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
Villa Esperanza Services Private, Special Education 1-12 Elementary, High
Hillsides Education Center Private, Special Education 2-12 Elementary, High
Vista School Private, Special Education PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Harvard-Westlake School - Middle School Campus Private 7-12 High
4.33 Southwestern Academy Private, Boarding 6-12 High
4.33 Flintridge Preparatory School Private 7-12 Middle, High
4.33 Polytechnic School Private K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Marlborough School Private, All-Girls 7-12 High
4.33 Ribet Academy Private PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
4.33 Westridge School Private, All-Girls 4-12 High
Ofman Learning Center Private, Special Education 9-12 High
Bridgeport School Private, Special Education K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
Logsdon School Private, Special Education 3-12 Elementary, High
Coldwater Canyon Prep Private, Special Education 8-12 High
4.00 Pilgrim School Private, Religious PK, K-12 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle, High
Dream Center Academy Private, Religious 8-12 High
4.00 Loyola High School Private, Religious, All-Boys 9-12 High
California Technical University High School Private K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Windward School Private 7-12 High
4.00 Oakwood Secondary School Private, Religious K-12 Elementary, Middle, High
4.00 Sequoia High School Private, Religious 9-12 High
4.00 STAR Prep Academy Private 6-12 High
Tobinworld Special Education Center Private, Special Education 1-12 Elementary, High
Dubnoff Center for Child Development Private, Special Education 5-12 High
Optimist High School Private, Special Education 7-12 High

Top Colleges

Niche Grade Name
4.33 California Institute of Technology
4.33 University of Southern California
4.33 University of California - Los Angeles
4.00 Occidental College
3.66 Pepperdine University
3.66 Loyola Marymount University
3.66 Biola University
3.66 California State University - Long Beach
3.66 The Master's College & Seminary
3.33 Bethesda University of California
3.33 California State University - Fullerton
3.00 Otis College of Art & Design
3.00 Azusa Pacific University
3.00 Southern California Institute of Architecture
3.00 Life Pacific College
3.00 California State University - Northridge
3.00 Woodbury University
3.00 California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
2.66 Whittier College
2.66 American Jewish University
2.66 Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad West Coast Talmudical Seminary
2.66 Mount St. Mary's College - California
2.66 Art Center College of Design
2.33 California State University - Los Angeles
2.00 California State University - Dominguez Hills

Around Silver Lake

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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Silver Lake United States California Los Angeles Metro Area Eagle Rock Glassell Park Koreatown Lincoln Heights Pico-Union
Hispanic 40.77% 16.62% 37.89% 44.61% 40.65% 57.03% 61.01% 67.64% 78.34%
White 39.73% 63.25% 39.67% 31.28% 30.68% 20.66% 5.41% 4.44% 3.76%
Asian 13.67% 4.83% 13.11% 14.77% 24.05% 19.19% 29.76% 26.51% 13.80%
African American 2.92% 12.23% 5.72% 6.56% 1.17% 1.12% 2.66% 0.62% 3.22%
Multiracial 2.50% 2.05% 2.64% 2.12% 2.54% 1.53% 0.59% 0.45% 0.35%
Other 0.24% 0.19% 0.22% 0.23% 0.07% 0.31% 0.34% 0.27% 0.07%
Native American 0.15% 0.66% 0.39% 0.18% 0.56% 0.08% 0.15% 0.04% 0.14%
Pacific Islander 0.03% 0.16% 0.36% 0.25% 0.28% 0.08% 0.09% 0.04% 0.32%

Age

Silver Lake United States California Los Angeles Metro Area Eagle Rock Glassell Park Koreatown Lincoln Heights Pico-Union
9 years and under 9% 13% 13% 13% 9% 12% 13% 15% 13%
10 to 17 years 6% 11% 11% 11% 7% 9% 9% 10% 10%
18 to 24 years 7% 10% 11% 11% 14% 10% 10% 11% 12%
25 to 34 years 22% 13% 14% 15% 13% 16% 20% 15% 19%
35 to 44 years 19% 13% 14% 14% 14% 15% 17% 13% 17%
45 to 54 years 15% 14% 14% 14% 16% 13% 14% 13% 13%
55 to 64 years 11% 12% 11% 11% 12% 11% 9% 10% 9%
65 and over 11% 13% 12% 11% 15% 14% 8% 11% 9%

Education Levels

Silver Lake United States California Los Angeles Metro Area Eagle Rock Glassell Park Koreatown Lincoln Heights Pico-Union
Less than a high school diploma 17% 14% 19% 22% 13% 24% 39% 48% 53%
High school diploma or equivalent 14% 28% 21% 20% 15% 19% 22% 21% 21%
Some college or associate degree 22% 29% 30% 27% 28% 27% 18% 19% 15%
Bachelor's degree 32% 18% 19% 20% 28% 22% 16% 8% 9%
Master's degree or higher 15% 11% 11% 11% 15% 9% 4% 3% 3%

Gender

Silver Lake United States California Los Angeles Metro Area Eagle Rock Glassell Park Koreatown Lincoln Heights Pico-Union
Male 52.8% 49.2% 49.7% 49.3% 48.0% 51.3% 52.1% 49.5% 55.2%
Female 47.2% 50.8% 50.3% 50.7% 52.0% 48.7% 47.9% 50.5% 44.8%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Silver Lake United States California Los Angeles Metro Area Eagle Rock Glassell Park Koreatown Lincoln Heights Pico-Union
Rent 67.9% 35.1% 44.7% 50.3% 42.0% 52.5% 95.4% 72.6% 95.9%
Own 32.1% 64.9% 55.3% 49.7% 58.0% 47.5% 4.6% 27.4% 4.1%