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Twin Lake, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Twin Lake Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Muskegon County at latitude 43.3734 and longitude -86.1823. Muskegon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 686 feet.

The formal official name is the Twin Lake Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Twin Lake, Michigan.

The U5 Census Class Code for Twin Lake indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Twin Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.56 sq. miles.

Twin Lake Census Designated Place, MI Boundary Map


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Twin Lake, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,688
Population in Households 1,688
Population in Familes 1,475
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 712
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 625
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 490
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 789 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 569 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 ( 7.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 164 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $104,751
Average Home Value $105,942


Median Household Income $63,221
Average Household Income $72,337
Per Capita Income $27,097
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.44% -0.27%
Households -0.34% -0.23%
Families -0.98% -0.29%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   1.36%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Twin Lake, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Twin Lake to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 334 52nd
Population Density1 # 436 37th
Diversity Index2 # 365 47th
Median Household Income # 53 92nd
Per Capita Income # 149 79th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.