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Twin Lakes, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Twin Lakes Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lake County at latitude 39.1037 and longitude -106.319. Lake County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 9,232 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Twin Lakes 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 Lakes Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Twin Lakes: Dayton.

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Twin Lakes, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 168
Population in Households 166
Population in Familes 133
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 81
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 52
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 212 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (30.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 ( 8.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 131 (61.8%)
Median Home Value $238,636
Average Home Value $267,692


Median Household Income $46,536
Average Household Income $52,379
Per Capita Income $21,325
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.42% -0.24%
Households -0.29% 0.0%
Families -0.45% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.16%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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, 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 # 365 21st
Population Density1 # 443 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 46 90th
Median Household Income # 277 40th
Per Capita Income # 363 21st

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