Bayfield, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 473 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -22.6%
Males: 221  (46.7%)
Females: 252  (53.3%)
Median resident age:

56.0 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 54814.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,443 (it was $32,266 in 2000)
Bayfield:

$39,443
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,543 (it was $18,377 in 2000)

Bayfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $176,892 (it was $96,100 in 2000)
Bayfield:

$176,892
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $211,387; detached houses: $219,999; townhouses or other attached units: $301,970; in 2-unit structures: $160,946; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $309,423; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $198,452; mobile homes: $87,874; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $52,698

Median gross rent in 2017: $667.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bayfield: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.8%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Bayfield, WI (2017)
    • 30867.0%White alone
    • 9119.8%American Indian alone
    • 275.9%Two or more races
    • 153.3%Black alone
    • 102.2%Hispanic
    • 40.9%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Bayfield, Wisconsin as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bayfield is 54 to 1.


Crime rates in Bayfield by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(205.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(211.4)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(655.7)
5
(827.8)
1
(172.7)
1
(174.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(409.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(204.9)
2
(410.7)
1
(208.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(424.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(165.6)
4
(690.8)
5
(871.1)
3
(530.0)
6
(1,227)
2
(407.3)
4
(819.7)
5
(1,027)
6
(1,250)
11
(2,301)
5
(1,057)
11
(2,335)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(1,475)
16
(2,649)
16
(2,763)
29
(5,052)
22
(3,887)
24
(4,908)
8
(1,629)
23
(4,713)
20
(4,107)
39
(8,125)
19
(3,975)
17
(3,594)
10
(2,123)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(331.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(176.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(203.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(208.3)
2
(418.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(636.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)190.2309.6193.4297.9206.7364.0110.0286.9482.5470.8353.6281.2384.3

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City-data.com crime index in Bayfield, WI

Crime rate in Bayfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.37
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: French Canadian (12.3%), German (9.8%), Northern European (9.8%), Irish (6.4%), Norwegian (5.9%), English (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1913

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 0.87 square miles.

Population density: 544 people per square mile   (low).

Bayfield, Wisconsin map

17 residents are foreign born (1.7% North America, 0.9% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

3.7%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,797 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,478 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (61.4 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (169.4 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (377.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

La Pointe, WI (2.4 miles ),
Russell, WI (2.7 miles ),
Bayview, WI (2.8 miles ),
Washburn, WI (3.2 miles ),
Cornucopia, WI (3.7 miles),
Bell, WI (3.7 miles ),
Diaperville, WI (3.9 miles),
Ashland, WI (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 46.81 N, Longitude: 90.82 W

Area code: 715

Distribution of median household income in Bayfield, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bayfield, WI in 2017
Bayfield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $142,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $172,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $194,800
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $256,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $217,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $181,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $300,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Bayfield, WI residents
Average permit cost in Bayfield, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.9%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Most common industries in Bayfield, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (20.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (17.3%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Public administration (9.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (21.7%)
  • Construction (19.4%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Public administration (10.9%)
  • Water transportation (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (27.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.9%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Public administration (7.8%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Bayfield, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (12.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.2%)
  • Carpenters (6.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.2%)

Average climate in Bayfield, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Earthquake activity:

Bayfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 261.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 273.3 miles away from Bayfield center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 297.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 382.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 453.1 miles away from Bayfield center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 236.9 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 Bayfield County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bayfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bayfield:

  • BAYFIELD COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; WASHBURN, WI)
  • NORTHERN LIGHTS HCC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WASHBURN, WI)
  • ASHLAND CO HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; ASHLAND, WI)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-COURT MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; ASHLAND, WI)

Airports located in Bayfield:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bayfield:

  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 60 miles; Duluth, MN; Full-time enrollment: 10,612)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 61 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 61 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Lake Superior College (about 63 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 91 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • Michigan Technological University (about 110 miles; Houghton, MI; FT enrollment: 6,078)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 139 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)

Public high school in Bayfield:

  • BAYFIELD HIGH (Students: 122, Location: 300 N 4TH ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bayfield:

See full list of schools located in Bayfield

Libraries in Bayfield:

  • BAYFIELD CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $127,348; Location: 37 N. BROAD ST.; 15,177 books; 11,545 e-books; 3,997 audio materials; 3,408 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 6 other licensed databases; 101 print serial subscriptions)
  • RED CLIFF PUBLIC LIBRARY (Location: 88840 CHURCH ROAD)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bayfield: Old Bayfield County Courthouse (A), Bayfield Carnegie Library (B), Bayfield Community Ambulance Service (C), Bayfield Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bayfield include: Holy Family Catholic Church (A), Faith Baptist Church (B), Christ Episcopal Church (C), Bethesda Lutheran Church (D), Bayfield Presbyterian Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Bayfield: Bayfield Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Bayfield Heritage Association Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 30 North Broad), Living Adventure Inc (Tours & Charters; 88260 State Highway 13), Last Resort (Tours & Charters; 7 Washington).

Hotels: Isaac Wing House (17 South 1), Harbor's Edge Motel (33 Front), Apostle View Inn (83285 State Highway 13), Bay Front Inn & Gifts (1 Rittenhouse Avenue), Brookside Hide-A-Way (Po Box 650), Brookside Motel (Port Superior Village), Lucy's Place (120 South Sixth Street), Greunke's First Street Inn (17 Rittenhouse Avenue), Bayfield Inn (20 Rittenhouse Avenue).

Birthplace of: Kenneth J. O'Connell - Judge.

Bayfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bayfield and their reported violations in the past:

BAYFIELD WATERWORKS (Population served: 488, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2009), St Boil Water Order (SEP-28-2009), St Public Notif issued (SEP-28-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
LAPOINTE ELEMENTARY LIBRARY AND CLINIC (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-04-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2007), St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2007), St Public Notif issued (OCT-12-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-25-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2006)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bayfield that have no violations reported:

  • MOUNT ASHWABAY (Population served: 220, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • U S N P APOSTLE IS LITTLE SAND BAY LSW01 (Population served: 38, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • U S N P APOSTLE IS STOCKTON IS PI STW01 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • U S N P APOSTLE IS SAND ISLAND EB SAW01 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PORT SUPERIOR DOCKS RESTAURANT & SHOP (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PORT SUPERIOR CONDOS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WILD RICE RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RUSSELL COMMUNITY CENTER (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RUSSELL COMMUNITY WELL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

49.8%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.4%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
2 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents in 2000

Banks with branches in Bayfield (2011 data):

  • Chippewa Valley Bank: Bayfield Branch at 117 South Broad Street, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2008/08/27: Bank assets: $248.1 mil, Deposits: $212.3 mil, headquarters in Winter, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Chippewa Valley Agency, Ltd.
  • Bremer Bank, National Association: Bayfield Branch at 129 South Broad Street, branch established on 1941/05/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $667.4 mil, Deposits: $488.2 mil, headquarters in Menomonie, WI, positive income, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Otto Bremer Foundation

For population 15 years and over in Bayfield:

Marital status in Bayfield, WI
  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Bayfield:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bayfield
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bayfield, WI (based on Bayfield County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,10910
Mainline Protestant2,24714
Evangelical Protestant84710
Other11
Orthodox--
None8,810-
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: 5
This county:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Bayfield County:

8.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

26.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.6%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.0%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bayfield:

43.8%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Bayfield:

29.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.4%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.5%
State:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bayfield:

6.5
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bayfield:

35.7%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Bayfield:

51.8%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

84.1%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bayfield, WI Residents

Bayfield government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $855,000 ($1807.61)
    Natural Resources - Other: $12,000 ($25.37)
    Libraries: $7,000 ($14.80)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($10.57)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($8.46)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $516,000 ($1090.91)
    Police Protection: $246,000 ($520.08)
    Water Utilities: $228,000 ($482.03)
    Regular Highways: $204,000 ($431.29)
    General - Other: $169,000 ($357.29)
    Central Staff Services: $157,000 ($331.92)
    Local Fire Protection: $141,000 ($298.10)
    Libraries: $128,000 ($270.61)
    General Public Buildings: $124,000 ($262.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $69,000 ($145.88)
    Financial Administration: $57,000 ($120.51)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $52,000 ($109.94)
    Health - Other: $34,000 ($71.88)
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000 ($35.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($33.83)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $14,000 ($29.60)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $11,000 ($23.26)
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000 ($8.46)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $62,000 ($131.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $66,000 ($139.53)
    Police Protection: $37,000 ($78.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $669,000 ($1414.38)

Bayfield government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $454,000 ($959.83)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $223,000 ($471.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($86.68)
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000 ($35.94)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($21.14)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($10.57)
    Other: $4,000 ($8.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $155,000 ($327.70)
    Sewerage: $41,000 ($86.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $164,000 ($346.72)
    Interest Earnings: $20,000 ($42.28)
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($31.71)
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000 ($14.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $238,000 ($503.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $428,000 ($904.86)
    General Local Government Support: $96,000 ($202.96)
    Highways: $66,000 ($139.53)
    Transit Utilities: $1,000 ($2.11)
  • Tax - Property: $525,000 ($1109.94)
    Other Selective Sales: $306,000 ($646.93)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $37,000 ($78.22)
    Other: $3,000 ($6.34)

Bayfield government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,740,000 ($5792.81)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,458,000 ($5196.62)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $996,000 ($2105.71)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $714,000 ($1509.51)

Bayfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,802,000 ($3809.73)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $326,000 ($689.22)

6.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,866 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

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 Ashland County, WI  1.19% ($39,615 average AGI)
from Douglas County, WI  0.78% ($43,275)


5.34% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,261 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

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 Ashland County, WI  0.97% ($35,492 average AGI)
to Douglas County, WI  0.75% ($39,837)

Businesses in Bayfield, WI

  • Ace Hardware: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bayfield:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WATW (1400 AM; 1 kW; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING)
  • KDAL (610 AM; 5 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WNMT (650 AM; 10 kW; NASHWAUK, MN; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bayfield:

  • WEGZ (105.9 FM; WASHBURN, WI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJJH (96.7 FM; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBSZ (93.3 FM; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: GERALD JAMES HACKMAN)

TV broadcast stations around Bayfield:

  • W45CI (Channel 45; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WAST-LP (Channel 25; ASHLAND, WI; Owner: RESOURCE RECOVERY OF WISCONSIN, INC.)

Bayfield fatal accident list:

Jul 11, 2001 02:50 PM, Sr-13, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 16, 2001 10:00 PM, Sr-13, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 14, 1999 06:50 AM, Sr-13, Lat: 46.812747, Lon: -90.813782, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 6, 1987 06:15 PM, 13, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 3.7mTotal length
  • 4,300Total average daily traffic
  • 299Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,470Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bayfield)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Bayfield Fire Twr 2.5 Mi Nw (Lat: 46.833833 Lon: -90.851861), Call Sign: KNFU667, Licensee ID: L00102977,
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.5800 MHz, 155.400 MHz, 457.475 MHz, Grant Date: 05/07/1997, Expiration Date: 05/19/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/22/2002, Registrant: State Of Wisconsin, 1 W Wilson St, Madison, WI 53701, Phone: (608) 266-0471
  • Located On Madeline Island Near (Lat: 46.789639 Lon: -90.669056), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WPSN392,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.400 MHz, Grant Date: 04/08/2011, Expiration Date: 06/27/2021, Certifier: Thomas L Tuttle, Registrant: State Of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53707, Phone: (608) 266-2497, Fax: (608) 267-4495, Email:
  • Fire Tower Road West Of Hwy J (Lat: 46.833889 Lon: -90.851861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Overall height: 60.8 m, Call Sign: WPUD290,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.200 MHz, Grant Date: 12/22/2011, Expiration Date: 02/07/2022, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 46.810833 Lon: -90.818056, Call Sign: WPWI228, Licensee ID: L00552588,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.850 MHz, 467.875 MHz, 467.900 MHz, 467.925 MHz, 467.762 MHz, 467.812 MHz, Grant Date: 09/15/2012, Expiration Date: 11/20/2022, Certifier: Mark A Jansen, Registrant: School District Of Bayfield, Bayfield, WI 54814, Phone: (715) 779-3201, Fax: (715) 779-5268
  • Lat: 46.811361 Lon: -90.846194, Call Sign: WQMQ971,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.437 MHz, Grant Date: 10/26/2010, Expiration Date: 10/26/2020, Certifier: Rob Ganson, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bayfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: SYKES DANIEL C KITFOX (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3DS , Serial Number: 56, Year manufactured: 1989, Airworthiness Date: 08/23/1989, Certificate Issue Date: 12/20/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond L Peters, Po Box 701, Bayfield, WI 54814
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 4540A , Serial Number: 22-3849, Certificate Issue Date: 06/25/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Larry R Jorstad, Po Box 732, Bayfield, WI 54814
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 86186 , Serial Number: 11AC-617, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 12/06/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond L Peters, Po Box 701, Bayfield, WI 54814
  • Aircraft: MEDDOCK GARY 6M-981 WD (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 7044W , Serial Number: 981WD, Certificate Issue Date: 05/07/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Gary A Meddock, Po Box 245, Bayfield, WI 54814
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/07/1969

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bayfield, Wisconsin:

  • Harbor's Edge Motel, 33 N Front St, Bayfield, Wisconsin 54814 , Phone: (715) 779-3962
  • Legendary Waters Casino, 37600 Onigamiing Dr, Bayfield, Wisconsin 54814 , Phone: (715) 779-3712, Fax: (715) 779-9499
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bayfield, Wisconsin
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bayfield, WI
  • 69.7%Utility gas
  • 23.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.5%Electricity
  • 1.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bayfield, WI
  • 58.9%Utility gas
  • 34.6%Electricity
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 1.9%Other fuel


Bayfield compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 5 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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