Crystal Lake, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 757. Population change since 2000: -2.7%
 
Males: 388  (51.3%)
Females: 369  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  47.4 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54826.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,643 (it was $37,109 in 2000)
Crystal Lake:

$42,643
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,097 (it was $16,040 in 2000)

Crystal Lake town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $132,950 (it was $80,300 in 2000)
Crystal Lake:

$132,950
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $148,371; Detached houses: $165,728; In 2-unit structures: $190,989; Mobile homes: $27,712
Crystal Lake races chart
  • White alone - 734 (97.0%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.5%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Crystal Lake: 151.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (42.2%), Norwegian (22.6%), Italian (9.5%), Irish (6.8%), Swedish (6.8%), United States (5.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 32.7 square miles.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (very low).

Crystal Lake,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Crystal Lake:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crystal Lake town:

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

6 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.8%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Crystal Lake town:  1.5% ($1,238)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (56.3 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (62.6 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (336.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cumberland, WI (2.0 miles ), Maple Plain, WI (2.4 miles ), Almena, WI (2.6 miles ), Turtle Lake, WI (2.8 miles ), Lakeland, WI (3.0 miles ), Stanfold, WI (3.4 miles ), Georgetown, WI (3.5 miles ), Apple River, WI (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 45.51 N, Longitude: 92.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Crystal Lake household income distribution Crystal Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.9%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +95 (+13.9%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Machinery (11%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Food (8%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

Work and jobs in Crystal Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Crystal Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.9 miles away from the Crystal Lake town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/23/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Crystal Lake-area historical earthquake activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 95% 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 191.1 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 203.3 miles away from Crystal Lake center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 369.3 miles away from the city 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 231.2 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 322.7 miles away from Crystal Lake center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 145.6 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 Barron County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Crystal Lake:

  • CUMBERLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 4 miles away; CUMBERLAND, WI)
  • CUMBERLAND MEM HSPTL ECU (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CUMBERLAND, WI)
  • BARRON CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BARRON, WI)
  • MAYO DIALYSIS - BARRON (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; BARRON, WI)
  • MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM - NORTHLAND, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; BARRON, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crystal Lake:

  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 19 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,414)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 44 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 53 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)
  • Century College (about 54 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 7,393)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 58 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 58 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • Bethel University (about 61 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,061)

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Notable location: Cumberland Golf Club (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Comstock Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Mud Lake (A), North Lake (B), Scott Lake (C), Staples Lake (D), Lake of the Woods (E), Crystal Lake (F), Wickerts Lake (G), Gates Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Crystal Lake include: Loon Lake Woods State Natural Area (1), Loon Lake State Wildlife Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Barron 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 town:  2.4 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

11.2%
Whole state:

8.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.5%
Whole state:

3.7%
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
7 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Crystal Lake compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (69%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Crystal Lake town (based on Barron County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.61%
Here: 62.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan Church
Adherents33.2%31.4%9.2%7.7%3.2%
Congregations21.3%11.3%10.0%10.0%2.5%
Name Mennonite Church of God in ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)New Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.5%1.5%1.5%1.2%9.5%
Congregations3.8%1.3%3.8%3.8%32.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Barron County:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Barron County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Here:

9.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Barron County:

28.2%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.1%
State:

13.0%

5.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Polk County, WI  0.48% ($25,300 average AGI)
from Chippewa County, WI  0.39% ($31,616)
from Washburn County, WI  0.38% ($25,083)


5.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,856 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.52% ($27,622 average AGI)
to Polk County, WI  0.47% ($27,404)
to Chippewa County, WI  0.35% ($35,123)

Strongest AM radio stations in Crystal Lake:

  • WAQE (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WXCE (1260 AM; 5 kW; AMERY, WI; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WCSW (940 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHELL LAKE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMC (1240 AM; 1 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crystal Lake:

  • WLMX-FM (104.9 FM; BALSAM LAKE, WI; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WGMO (95.3 FM; SHELL LAKE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJMC-FM (96.1 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WKFX (97.7 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WAQE-FM (97.7 FM; BARRON, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • WATQ (106.7 FM; CHETEK, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEQ-FM (92.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Crystal Lake:

  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W57AS (Channel 57; SPOONER, WI; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Ricky S Vergin, The North East 10 Acre Parcel At The Instersection Of 4 1/2 Street And 23rd Aven (Lat: 45.539250 Lon: -92.060750), Type: 88.4, Overall height: 88.4 m
    Registrant: 2026590830, , 2120 L STREET, N.W., SUITE 300
  • Ricky S Vergin, The North East 10 Acre Parcel At The Instersection Of 4 1/2 Street And 23rd Aven (Lat: 45.539250 Lon: -92.060750), Type: 88.4, Overall height: 88.4 m
    Registrant: 2026590830, , 2120 L STREET, N.W., SUITE 300

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CUMBERLAND, The North East 10 Acre Parcel At The Instersection Of 4 1/2 Street And 23rd Aven (Lat: 45.539250 Lon: -92.060750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: WQLP320
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/2010, Expiration Date: 03/19/2020, Certifier: Rick Vergin
    Registrant: Americas Communications LLC, 2502 E University Drive Bld B-2 Suite 290, Phoenix, AZ 85034, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791

Businesses in Crystal Lake, WI

  • Jimmy John's: 2
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