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Silver Creek is a township in Merrick County, in the Grand Island metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Silver Creek. For links to other places called Silver Creek, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Silver Creek is 41.332N. The longitude is -97.665W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,549 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 634.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Silver Creek demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Merrick County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 68663 ZIP code.
29% of Silver Creek residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Silver Creek ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Silver Creek was $16,500, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Silver Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Silver Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $218. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $572.
Merrick County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Silver Creek political report.
The average commute time for Silver Creek workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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