Twin Lakes, Virginia

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Population in 2010: 1,647.
Males: 811  (49.3%)
Females: 836  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

38.5 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $69,427
Twin Lakes:

$69,427
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $33,631

Twin Lakes CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $249,990
Twin Lakes:

$249,990
VA:

$288,800

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $206,101; detached houses: $210,287; mobile homes: $158,996

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,058.

March 2019 cost of living index in Twin Lakes: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.5%
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  • Races in Twin Lakes, VA (2019)
    • 1,04281.2%White alone
    • 13010.1%Black alone
    • 755.8%Asian alone
    • 251.9%Two or more races

Races in Twin Lakes detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: American (16.6%), European (15.5%), English (12.0%), Greek (11.7%), Scotch-Irish (5.4%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

53 residents are foreign born (0.7% Latin America).

This place:

4.1%
Virginia:

12.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,289 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,246 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dale City, VA (65.7 miles , pop. 55,971).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (89.9 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (214.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Stanardsville, VA (1.8 miles ),
Ruckersville, VA (2.0 miles ),
Piney Mountain, VA (2.5 miles ),
Rivanna, VA (3.0 miles ),
Hollymead, VA (3.0 miles ),
Free Union, VA (3.1 miles),
Madison, VA (3.7 miles ),
Elkton, VA (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 38.25 N, Longitude: 78.44 W

Distribution of median household income in Twin Lakes, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Twin Lakes, VA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
Virginia:

4.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 54.5. This is better than average.

City:

54.5
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 1.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.58
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.25. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.25
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Twin Lakes-area historical tornado activity is near Virginia state average. It is 33% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/30/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.5 miles away from the Twin Lakes place center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/25/1985, a category F3 tornado 3.7 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Twin Lakes-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 36.2 miles away from Twin Lakes center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 33.3 miles away from Twin Lakes center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 37.8 miles away from Twin Lakes center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 54.5 miles away from Twin Lakes center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 190.5 miles away from Twin Lakes center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 35.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greene County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Twin Lakes:

  • GRACE HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER OF GREENE COUNTY (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; STANARDSVILLE, VA)
  • CHARLOTTESVILLE NORTH DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • SENTARA HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • CARESOUTH HOMECARE PROFESSIONALS (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CHARLOTTESVLE, VA)
  • OUR LADY OF PEACE INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • THE LAURELS OF CHARLOTTESVILLE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)
  • KIMBERLY QUALITY CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA)

Amtrak station near Twin Lakes:

  • 16 miles: CHARLOTTSVILLE (CHARLOTTESVILE, 810 W. MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Twin Lakes:

  • University of Virginia-Main Campus (about 16 miles; Charlottesville, VA; Full-time enrollment: 22,274)
  • Piedmont Virginia Community College (about 17 miles; Charlottesville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • James Madison University (about 27 miles; Harrisonburg, VA; FT enrollment: 19,727)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 28 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; FT enrollment: 2,891)
  • Germanna Community College (about 37 miles; Locust Grove, VA; FT enrollment: 4,455)
  • University of Mary Washington (about 53 miles; Fredericksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 4,506)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 56 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 4,144)

Points of interest:

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Church in Twin Lakes: Swift Run Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Skyline (A), Lake Shenandoah (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Deep Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Greene County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.1 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

78.5%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.1%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Twin Lakes:

Marital status in Twin Lakes, VA
  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 64.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Twin Lakes:

  • High school or higher: 92.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Virginia average:

12.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Twin Lakes, VA (based on Greene County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,19716
Mainline Protestant1,1118
Catholic2391
Other51
None14,851-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Greene County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

3.93 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Greene County:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Greene County:

27.4%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Greene County:

5.9%
State:

18.6%

7.67% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,533 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.67%
Virginia average:

9.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Albemarle County, VA  2.29% ($59,052 average AGI)
from Charlottesville city, VA  0.53% ($45,650)
from Orange County, VA  0.45% ($46,029)


7.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
Virginia average:

9.76%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Albemarle County, VA  2.10% ($57,828 average AGI)
to Charlottesville city, VA  0.53% ($36,675)
to Orange County, VA  0.41% ($58,839)

Strongest AM radio stations in Twin Lakes:

  • WKTR (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; EARLYSVILLE, VA; Owner: WKTR, INC.)
  • WCHV (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINA (1070 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCI (970 AM; 5 kW; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKCY (1300 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WHBG (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Twin Lakes:

  • WHTE-FM (101.9 FM; RUCKERSVILLE, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WACL (98.5 FM; ELKTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVTU (89.3 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WMXH-FM (105.7 FM; LURAY, VA; Owner: EASY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCYK-FM (99.7 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWWV (97.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUMX (107.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: AIR VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WVTW (88.5 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WNRN (91.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: STU-COMM, INC.)
  • WTJU (91.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA)
  • WMRY (103.5 FM; CROZET, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)
  • W240AF (95.9 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WUVA (92.7 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: WUVA, INC.)
  • WQPO (100.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WCUL (103.1 FM; CULPEPER, VA; Owner: JOYNER LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WPVA (90.1 FM; WAYNESBORO, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WJMA-FM (98.9 FM; ORANGE, VA; Owner: PIEDMONT COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WQMZ (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: EURE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMRA (90.7 FM; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY BOARD OF VISITORS)

TV broadcast stations around Twin Lakes:

  • WVIR-TV (Channel 29; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHTJ (Channel 41; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W50CM (Channel 50; CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA; Owner: SHENANDOAH VALLEY EDUCUCATIONAL TV CORP.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 18.3mTotal length
  • $3,015,000Total costs
  • 7,240Total average daily traffic
  • 51Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,263Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Twin Lakes, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Twin Lakes, VA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Twin Lakes, VA
  • 87.7%Electricity
  • 8.5%Other fuel
  • 3.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Twin Lakes, VA
  • 73.9%Electricity
  • 26.1%No fuel used


Twin Lakes compared to Virginia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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