Linden is a city in Genesee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. Linden is surrounded by Fenton Township and is a few miles northwest of the city of Fenton. The population was 3,991 at the 2010 United States Census, an increase of 39.5% from 2000.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.43 square miles (6.29 km), of which 2.36 square miles (6.11 km) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km) is water.
As of 2000, the median income for a household in the city was $50,932, and the median income for a family was $57,798. Males had a median income of $50,000 versus $29,758 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,620. About 2.5% of families and 4.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.
As of the census of 2010, there were 3,991 people, 1,552 households, and 1,067 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,691.1 inhabitants per square mile (652.9/km). There were 1,695 housing units at an average density of 718.2 per square mile (277.3/km). The racial makeup of the city was 96.8% White, 0.5% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.
There were 1,552 households of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.3% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.04.
The median age in the city was 39.5 years. 25.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.9% were from 25 to 44; 23% were from 45 to 64, and 19.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.0% male and 53.0% female.
Linden Michigan neighborhoods include: Argentine, Byram Lake Linden, Byram Ridge, Chestnut Grove, Crane Lake, Eastman, Jennings Rd. Fenton Towns, Lakeside Acres, Linden Crossings, Linden Meadows, Linden Mill Pond, Linden Rd, Lobdell Lake, Loon Harbor, Marl and Silver Lake, McCaslin Lake, Minnetonka Drive, Pine Lake Island, Pine Ridge, Rolston Rd/Bridge St, Rural Linden Cohoctah, Saddlebrook Farms, Squanemah Shores, Stony Brook, The Woods at River Ridge