Silver Lake

Silver Lake

Welcome to Silver Lake

An Urban Oasis with a Quaint Charm

Nestled comfortably in the heart of vibrancy, Silver Lake stands as a testament to urban sophistication mixed seamlessly with small-town allure. Here, the streets are lined with an eclectic mix of boutiques, delectable eateries, and eye-catching architecture, creating a vision that’s as rich in culture as it is in style. Accessibility is the name of the game in Silver Lake. There are many major highways and public transportation options, ensuring that your commute is as breezy as a walk around the stunning Silver Lake Reservoir.

Dip your toes into a community that’s as welcoming as it is diverse. Whether you’re a young professional seeking the excitement of city life, a family searching fora safe haven, or an artist looking for inspiration around every corner, Silver Lake has something to offer. It’s a neighborhood where the energy of the city meets the tranquility of a close-knit community, creating a unique living experience that’s hard to find elsewhere.

What to Love

  • Eclectic Atmosphere: Dive into a world where modern chic meets vintage charm, creating a uniquely vibrant community.
  • Accessibility: With easy access to major highways and public transportation, your daily commute is about to get a whole lot smoother.
  • Culinary Delights: Indulge in a plethora of dining options, ranging from gourmet restaurants to cozy cafes.
  • Strong Community Bond: Feel the warmth of a neighborhood that takes pride in its inclusive and welcoming spirit.
  • Serene Nature Spots: Take a breather and unwind at the iconic Silver Lake Reservoir, a local favorite for joggers, picnickers, and nature enthusiasts alike.

Local Lifestyle

In Silver Lake, life moves at a pace that suits you. It’s a neighborhood where creative energy flows freely, and the community spirit is palpable. The streets buzz with activity as locals and visitors alike explore the array of shops, restaurants, and galleries that make Silver Lake so unique. Yet, despite the vibrancy, there’s a sense of tranquility that fills the air, creating a perfect balance between excitement and relaxation. It’s a place where you can enjoy the perks of city living without sacrificing the sense of community that makes a neighborhood truly feel like home.

Dining and Entertainment

The culinary scene in Silver Lake is nothing short of impressive, offering a diverse selection of dining options that cater to every palate. From farm-to-table restaurants like Forage, serving up fresh, local ingredients, to intimate cafes like Dinosaur Coffee, perfect for a leisurely brunch, your taste buds are in for a treat. And for those in the mood for a more exotic flair, Night + Market Song offers a delicious taste of Thai street food that's sure to delight.
When it comes to entertainment, Silver Lake is bustling with live music venues like The Satellite, art galleries, and theaters, providing endless opportunities for cultural enrichment and fun. And for a night of laughter, The Lyric Hyperion Theatre & Cafe hosts a variety of comedy shows and performances that should not be missed.

Things to Do

Embrace the outdoors and make your way to the Silver Lake Reservoir, the neighborhood’s crowning jewel. Here, you can jog along scenic paths, enjoy a picnic with friends, or simply take in the stunning views of the water. It’s a local oasis that provides a much-needed escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, all while remaining right in the heart of Silver Lake.

For those looking to explore the neighborhood’s artistic side, La Luz de Jesus Gallery offers a glimpse into the eclectic art scene of Silver Lake, showcasing works from local and international artists alike. And for a unique shopping experience, Yolk is a must-visit, offering a curated selection of design-centric goods that reflect the creative spirit of the community.

Overview for Silver Lake, CA

29,781 people live in Silver Lake, where the median age is 39 and the average individual income is $69,872. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

39 years

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Around Silver Lake, CA

There's plenty to do around Silver Lake, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including El Ranchito Taco Truck, We Rise LA, and Movement Pilates.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining · $ 4.01 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.27 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.96 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.12 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.67 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.74 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Silver Lake, CA

Silver Lake has 13,743 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Silver Lake do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 29,781 people call Silver Lake home. The population density is 15,021.039 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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52.64 / 47.37%

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Schools in Silver Lake, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Silver Lake. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Kids World School Inc & Cornerstone Academy Of L.
K - 12th
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St Teresa Of Avila School
K - 8th
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Micheltorena Street Elementary
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St Francis Of Assisi School
K - 8th
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