Barnes Lake-Millers Lake, Michigan

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Barnes Lake-Millers Lake, Michigan
Census-designated place (CDP) & Unincorporated community
Location of Barnes Lake-Millers Lake CDP within Lapeer County, Michigan
Location of Barnes Lake-Millers Lake CDP within Lapeer County, Michigan
Barnes Lake-Millers Lake, Michigan is located in Michigan
Barnes Lake-Millers Lake, Michigan
Barnes Lake-Millers Lake, Michigan
Location within the state of Michigan
Coordinates: 43°10′46″N 83°18′44″W / 43.17944°N 83.31222°W / 43.17944; -83.31222Coordinates: 43°10′46″N 83°18′44″W / 43.17944°N 83.31222°W / 43.17944; -83.31222
Country United States
State Michigan
County Lapeer
Township Deerfield
 • Total 3.4 sq mi (8.9 km2)
 • Land 3.1 sq mi (7.9 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 784 ft (239 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,187
 • Density 387.4/sq mi (149.6/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 26-05470[2]
GNIS feature ID 2393327[1]

Barnes Lake-Millers Lake is a census-designated place (CDP) and Unincorporated community within Deerfield Township, Lapeer County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The CDP is used for statistical purposes and has no legal status as a municipality. The population was 1,187 at the 2000 census.

The CDP area is centered on two small lakes in north-central Lapeer County: Barnes Lake (43°11′04″N 83°18′03″W / 43.18444°N 83.30083°W / 43.18444; -83.30083[3]) and Millers Lake (43°10′45″N 83°19′15″W / 43.17917°N 83.32083°W / 43.17917; -83.32083[4]). M-24 runs between the lakes, with Barnes Lake on the east and Millers Lake on the west. Both lakes drain into the Flint River, which is about one mile (1.6 km) to the north. The Village of Columbiaville is about five miles (8 km) west-southwest. The City of Lapeer is about nine miles (14 km) south.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.4 square miles (8.8 km2), of which 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2) is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2) (11.05%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,187 people, 454 households, and 345 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 387.4 per square mile (149.8/km²). There were 641 housing units at an average density of 209.2 per square mile (80.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.55% White, 0.25% African American, 0.42% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 1.18% from other races, and 1.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.61% of the population.

There were 454 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.2% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.8% were non-families. 18.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $48,889, and the median income for a family was $59,514. Males had a median income of $39,375 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,103. None of the families and 2.5% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.