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Twin Lakes, Wisconsin
Location of Twin Lakes in Kenosha County, Wisconsin.
Location of Twin Lakes in Kenosha County, Wisconsin.
Twin Lakes, Wisconsin is located in the United States
Twin Lakes, Wisconsin
Twin Lakes, Wisconsin
Location in the United States
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Kenosha
 • Total 10.10 sq mi (26.16 km2)
 • Land 8.53 sq mi (22.10 km2)
 • Water 1.57 sq mi (4.06 km2)
801 ft (244 m)
 • Total 5,989
 • Estimate 
 • Density 727.06/sq mi (280.72/km2)
Time zone UTC−6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 262
FIPS code 55-81250
GNIS feature ID 1575813

Twin Lakes is a village in Kenosha County, Wisconsin, United States, along the Illinois-Wisconsin border. The population was 5,989 at the 2010 census. The village's name refers to the nearby Lake Mary and Lake Elizabeth.


A post office called Twin Lakes has been in operation since 1891. The village was named from its location near two nearly identical lakes.


Twin Lakes is located at 42°31′18″N 88°15′46″W / 42.52167°N 88.26278°W / 42.52167; -88.26278 (42.521554, -88.262885).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 9.75 square miles (25.25 km2), of which, 8.18 square miles (21.19 km2) of it is land and 1.57 square miles (4.07 km2) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 409
1950 637 55.7%
1960 1,497 135.0%
1970 2,276 52.0%
1980 3,474 52.6%
1990 3,989 14.8%
2000 5,124 28.5%
2010 5,989 16.9%
2019 (est.) 6,204 3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 5,989 people, 2,345 households, and 1,618 families living in the village. The population density was 732.2 inhabitants per square mile (282.7/km2). There were 3,251 housing units at an average density of 397.4 per square mile (153.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.2% White, 0.6% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 1.4% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.7% of the population.

There were 2,345 households, of which 33.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.2% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.0% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the village was 38.9 years. 24.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.1% were from 25 to 44; 29.2% were from 45 to 64; and 11.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.3% male and 49.7% female.

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