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Twin Lake, Michigan
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Twin Lake, Michigan

Twin Lake is an unincorporated community located in Muskegon County, Michigan. It is a Census-designated place (CDP) used for statistical purposes. As of the 2000 census, the community had a total population of 1,613.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the community has a total area of 7.5 km² (2.9 mi²). 6.2 km² (2.4 mi²) of it is land and 1.3 km² (0.5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 17.93% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 1,613 people, 593 households, and 472 families residing in the community. The population density is 261.7/km² (677.4/mi²). There are 688 housing units at an average density of 111.6/km² (288.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the community is 95.47% White, 0.56% African American, 1.67% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.37% from other races, and 1.86% from two or more races. 1.92% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 593 households out of which 35.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.5% are married couples living together, 5.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 20.4% are non-families. 16.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.72 and the average family size is 3.02.

In the community the population is spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 103.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 106.8 males.

The median income for a household in the community is $49,141, and the median income for a family is $51,341. Males have a median income of $42,112 versus $31,107 for females. The per capita income for the community is $18,501. 10.2% of the population and 7.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 10.9% are under the age of 18 and 8.6% are 65 or older.