Twin Lakes, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Twin Lakes, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Twin Lakes Census Designated Place had a population of 6,744 as of July 1, 2016. Twin Lakes ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Twin Lakes is located at latitude 39.8227 and longitude -105.004 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the Twin Lakes Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,246 feet.

The Twin Lakes Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409373) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Twin Lakes Census Designated Place is located within West Adams Division of Adams County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Twin Lakes population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Twin Lakes, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,744
Population in Households 6,744
Population in Familes 5,531
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4,102
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 2,319
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 1,618
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,498 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,327 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 992 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $172,351
Average Home Value $184,156


Median Household Income $49,854
Average Household Income $58,775
Per Capita Income $19,861
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.62% 1.31%
Households 1.75% 1.38%
Families 1.61% 1.29%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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 Lakes, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Twin Lakes to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 90 81st
Population Density1 # 19 96th
Diversity Index2 # 27 94th
Median Household Income # 272 41st
Per Capita Income # 407 11th

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