Silver Lake

Streets come alive with avant-garde street art, artisanal expressions, and culinary adventures.

Welcome to Silver Lake

Discover eclectic charm and modern elegance in this LA neighborhood

Silver Lake, or should we say Silverlake? However you spell it, the unique neighborhood has an irresistibly quirky charm. Nestled between creativity and artistic vibrancy, Silver Lake is a canvas with a spectrum of architectural wonders. From the soft lines of charismatic Californian bungalows to the striking presence of modern masterpieces, every corner tells a story of stylistic harmony and innovation. The streets are a delightful network where everything you desire seems just a stroll away, inviting explorers to immerse in the neighborhood's vibrant tapestry without the constant need for four wheels.
Immerse yourself in the communal atmosphere of diverse pockets, where closeness promotes a shared appreciation for the district’s delightful offerings. The atmosphere buzzes with a subtle blend of historical nostalgia and a fresh, contemporary vibe, reflecting the versatile inhabitants ranging from imaginative artists to profound architectural connoisseurs.

What to Love

  • Experience a blend of urban sophistication and suburban tranquility
  • A historic canvas where silent movie glamor meets modern-day elegance
  • Coveted homes where every square foot is a luxurious rarity
  • Destined for remarkable transformations, envisioning a vibrant communal oasis
  • A global tapestry of residents, weaving a rich, cultural mosaic

Local Lifestyle

In Silver Lake, every day is a new canvas of possibilities, illustrating an authentic lifestyle blossoming within its eclectic confines. Streets come alive with avant-garde street art, artisanal expressions, and culinary adventures. As the rhythmic beats from indie music venues fill the air, explore a trail of trendy boutiques, creative Asian eateries, and vegan havens that highlight the neighborhood's contemporary spirit and devotion to diverse experiences.

Dining and Entertainment

Intelligentsia Coffee brews a symphony of exquisite flavors, turning each cup into a remarkable journey through the art of coffee. Here, every sip celebrates meticulous craftsmanship, beckoning coffee enthusiasts into a realm of unmatched sensory delights.
Venture into Cafe Stella, where each meal is a beautiful ballet of flavors, and the ambiance pirouettes between charm and contemporary elegance. It’s a culinary theatre where dishes take center stage, captivating the senses with their delightful culinary choreography.
At Bar Stella, escape into a Parisian dream where cocktails enhance the atmosphere, swirling with charismatic allure. It’s a place where the art of mixology paints the night with strokes of memorable experiences.
Indulge in a tapestry of flavors at The Ruby Fruit, where diverse culinary tales unfold amidst vibrant atmospheres, crafting stories of exquisite dining adventures. Santo combines the delightful harmonies of extraordinary Japanese dishes, Mexican flavors, and cocktails, turning each visit into a cherished melody of culinary brilliance.
Experience a tropical odyssey at Tiki-Ti, where every sip is a passport to an exotic escape, and the ambiance reverberates with vivacious tiki traditions. Silverlake Wine unfolds the world’s vineyard treasures, crafting a sublime odyssey through the realms of exquisite bottles and tantalizing tastes.

Things to Do

Embrace the outdoors by the enchanting shores of Silver Lake Reservoir, where pathways invite you to wander amidst nature’s embrace, and spaces like The Meadow unfold as serene escapes for leisure and connection. Athletic spirits will find joy at Silver Lake Recreation Center, an arena where basketball dreams ignite and playful adventures blossom in a vibrant playground.
Music echoes through the neighborhood’s history, reverberating with legendary notes from iconic venues like Spaceland. A stage where stars like Beck and The White Stripes once fueled the night with rhythmic brilliance, it illuminates Silver Lake’s musical legacy, forever resonating with unforgettable melodies and groundbreaking performances.


School-aged children in Silver Lake have several viable educational options. Students may attend:

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 Luong Hao Water, Agis Caribbean , and Baking Dankums.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining · $ 3.24 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.35 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.71 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.62 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.28 miles 20 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.54 miles 5 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
K - 5th
St Francis Of Assisi School
K - 8th
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