Eagle River, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 1,498 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.8%
 
Males: 624  (41.7%)
Females: 874  (58.3%)
Median resident age:

35.2 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 54521.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $27,933 (it was $23,611 in 2000)
Eagle River:

$27,933
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,059 (it was $15,876 in 2000)

Eagle River city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $132,722 (it was $79,400 in 2000)
Eagle River:

$132,722
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $310,266; detached houses: $328,154; townhouses or other attached units: $260,822; in 2-unit structures: $248,224; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $185,956; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $354,754; mobile homes: $59,615

Median gross rent in 2017: $681.

March 2019 cost of living index in Eagle River: 88.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 35.9%
(36.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 31.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Eagle River, WI (2017)
    • 1,37987.4%White alone
    • 795.0%Two or more races
    • 483.0%Hispanic
    • 412.6%American Indian alone
    • 181.1%Black alone
    • 60.4%Other race alone
    • 40.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.06%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Eagle River, Wisconsin as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Eagle River is 72 to 1.


Crime rates in Eagle River by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

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)
1
(70.3)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(62.0)
1
(63.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(71.3)
1
(73.3)
1
(75.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(73.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(66.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(125.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(63.3)
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)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(62.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(114.0)
1
(60.8)
1
(71.2)
2
(142.6)
3
(219.8)
2
(150.2)
1
(74.2)
1
(73.7)
2
(140.5)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(377.8)
2
(123.9)
8
(506.6)
3
(192.9)
7
(399.1)
12
(729.9)
9
(641.0)
9
(641.5)
18
(1,319)
8
(600.6)
4
(296.7)
6
(442.5)
7
(491.9)
5
(330.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
101
(6,360)
81
(5,019)
97
(6,143)
109
(7,010)
116
(6,613)
127
(7,725)
98
(6,980)
67
(4,775)
55
(4,029)
85
(6,381)
55
(4,080)
82
(6,047)
52
(3,654)
48
(3,170)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(251.9)
4
(247.8)
4
(253.3)
3
(192.9)
2
(114.0)
1
(60.8)
4
(284.9)
2
(142.6)
4
(293.0)
4
(300.3)
4
(296.7)
3
(221.2)
3
(210.8)
4
(264.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(62.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(128.6)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(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)338.8291.2371.1309.3324.4377.1361.1332.9379.5411.4222.6364.3366.1223.9

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Eagle River, WI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.96
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (37.8%), Irish (14.4%), Italian (9.6%), Polish (5.2%), American (4.4%), English (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1937

Elevation: 1647 feet

Land area: 2.55 square miles.

Population density: 588 people per square mile   (low).

Eagle River, Wisconsin map

20 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,592 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,115 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (114.4 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (196.9 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (292.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Lincoln, WI (0.9 miles ),
Cloverland, WI (2.5 miles ),
Sugar Camp, WI (2.8 miles ),
Conover, WI (2.9 miles ),
Three Lakes, WI (3.1 miles ),
St. Germain, WI (3.4 miles ),
Phelps, WI (3.5 miles ),
Hiles, WI (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 45.92 N, Longitude: 89.25 W

Eagle River nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Snowmobile Capital of the World, Wisconsin's Cranberry Country

Area code: 715

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $81,200
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $239,300
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $280,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $262,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Eagle River, WI residents
Average permit cost in Eagle River, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +48 (+3.4%).
Most common industries in Eagle River, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.6%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Food (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Eagle River, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Carpenters (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Cashiers (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)

Average climate in Eagle River, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Eagle River, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.3. This is better than average.

City:

59.3
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.930. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.930
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.18
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.00227. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00227
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Eagle River-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/25/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the Eagle River city center killed 2 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eagle River-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 327.9 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 309.0 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 339.9 miles away from Eagle River center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 502.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 537.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 290.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Vilas County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eagle River topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Eagle River:

  • EAGLE RIVER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 201 HOSPITAL RD PO BOX 129)
  • MINISTRY EAGLE RIVER MEM HSPTL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 201 HOSPITAL RD)
  • EAGLE RIVER HLTH CARE CTR (357 RIVER ST PO BOX 1149)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Eagle River:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eagle River:

  • Northcentral Technical College (about 68 miles; Wausau, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • Michigan Technological University (about 90 miles; Houghton, MI; FT enrollment: 6,078)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 98 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Northern Michigan University (about 99 miles; Marquette, MI; FT enrollment: 8,258)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 109 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 112 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 116 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)

Public high school in Eagle River:

Public elementary/middle schools in Eagle River:

Private elementary/middle school in Eagle River:

  • CHRIST LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 51, Location: 201 N 3RD ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Eagle River

Library in Eagle River:

  • WALTER E. OLSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $205,230; Location: 203 N. MAIN ST.; 40,934 books; 11,545 e-books; 4,604 audio materials; 2,162 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 6 other licensed databases; 182 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • St. Peter the Fisherman School is now Shepherd's Way Christian School.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Eagle River: Big T Dock and Ramp (A), Trees for Tomorrow Recreation Site (B), Eagle River District Ranger Station (C), Walter E Olson Memorial Library (D), Vilas County Courthouse (E), Eagle River Village Hall (F), Eagle River Joint Municipal Fire Commission (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Eagle River include: Saint Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church (A), Saint Mary of the Snows Episcopal Church (B), Our Savior Lutheran Church (C), First Congregational United Church of Christ (D), First Church of Christ Scientist (E), Community Bible Church (F), Christ Lutheran Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Silver Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Carl's Wood Art Museum (1230 Sundstein Road), Eagle River Historical Museums (519 Sheridan St), Northwoods Childrens Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 346 West Division Street), Blondie Enterprises LLC (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1953 Highway 45 North), Decker Sno-Venture Tours (Tours & Charters; 1625 Pleasure Island Road), Eagle River Guide's Association (Tours & Charters; 702 East Wall Street), Eagle's Nest Homes (Tours & Charters; 950 Circle Drive), Fishing Hot Spots Adventures (Tours & Charters; 4315 E Wall St), God's Country Outfitters & Guide Service (Tours & Charters; 1232 Sharon Lane).

Hotels: Club Denoyer (5324 State Highway 70 West), Bridegwater Inn (431 N Railroad St. (hwy 45-n)), A'S Motel (1166 US Highway 45 South), Bayside Motor Lodge (836 US Highway 45 South), Edgewater Inn & cottages (5054 State Highway 70 West), Boettcher Glenn (1771 Morey Rd), Backyard Feed Store (1166 US Highway 45 South), Inn at Pinewood (1820 Silver Forest Lane), Hiawatha Motor Inn (1982 US Highway 45 North).

Court: Vilas County - County Courthouse- Clerk Of Circuit Court (330 Court Street).

Birthplace of: Jim Holperin - Politician, Tim Branham - Ice Hockey player, Karen Burton - Swimmer.

Vilas 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 Eagle River and their reported violations in the past:

U S F S FRANKLIN LAKE E31 TRLR LP (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-03-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-2013), St Boil Water Order (SEP-03-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
U S F S FRANKLIN LAKE E3 INTERSECTION (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-14-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-14-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2010), St Public Notif issued (JUL-16-2010)
U S F S SPECTACLE LK E6 CMPGD (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (OCT-01-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2008), St Boil Water Order (OCT-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-20-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUL-20-2005), St Public Notif issued (AUG-08-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2005)
U S F S SPECTACLE LK E7 PIC AREA (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
U S F S LAUREL LK NORTH E17 BOAT LNDG (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
U S F S SEVEN MILE LAKE E19 BOAT LNDG (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2009), St Boil Water Order (AUG-29-2009), St Public Notif issued (AUG-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2008), St Public Notif issued (OCT-01-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-06-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-06-2008), St Boil Water Order (OCT-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-15-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-22-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2007), St Public Notif issued (JUN-28-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between SEP-12-2007 and OCT-11-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-22-2007), St Public Notif issued (NOV-05-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-29-2008)
PAULS PUMP N PANTRY (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-01-2008 and JUL-15-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-09-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-09-2008), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2008), St Public Notif issued (SEP-08-2008), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-29-2008), St Compliance Meeting conducted (FEB-19-2009), St BCA signed (JUN-26-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
U S F S LAUREL LK SOUTH E18 CAMP AREA 2 (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • EAGLE RIVER WATERWORKS (Population served: 1,374, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • U S F S FRANKLIN LAKE E2 PAY STATION (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • U S F S LAC VIEUX DESERT E8 CMPGRD (Population served: 165, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • U S F S LAC VIEUX DESERT E9 BOAT LNDNG (Population served: 165, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TWELVE PINES (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • U S F S KENTUCK LK CMPGD E15 (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TOWERING PINES CENTRAL (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • U S F S ANVIL LAKE E5 CMPGRD (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • U S F S SEVEN MILE LAKE E20 CMPGRD (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • U S F S LUNA WHITE DEER E11 CMPSITE 16 (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

45.0%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.5%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
98 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Eagle River in 2000:

  • 93 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 56 people in nursing homes
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Eagle River (2011 data):

  • Peoples State Bank: Eagle River Branch at 937 East Wall Street, branch established on 2001/08/29. Info updated 2006/08/21: Bank assets: $621.9 mil, Deposits: $484.1 mil, headquarters in Wausau, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Psb Holdings, Inc.
  • Mid-Wisconsin Bank: Eagle River Branch at 325 West Pine Street, Suite 1, branch established on 2007/05/07. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $484.9 mil, Deposits: $384.4 mil, headquarters in Medford, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Mid-Wisconsin Financial Services, Inc.
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Eagle River Branch at 711 Us Highway 45 North, branch established on 1990/09/14. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Eagle River at 300 East Wall Street, branch established on 1973/01/03. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • River Valley Bank: Eagle River Branch at 141 South Willow Street, branch established on 2001/07/25. Info updated 2007/11/20: Bank assets: $984.4 mil, Deposits: $839.5 mil, headquarters in Wausau, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: River Valley Bancorporation, Inc.
  • The First National Bank of Eagle River: The First National Bank Of Eagle Riv at 400 East Wall Street, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $146.0 mil, Deposits: $106.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Ellis Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Eagle River:

Marital status in Eagle River, WI
  • Never married: 42.0%
  • Now married: 30.3%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

For population 25 years and over in Eagle River:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Wisconsin average:

10.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Eagle River, WI (based on Vilas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,9238
Evangelical Protestant2,60917
Mainline Protestant2,11111
Other531
None13,734-
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: 10
This county:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
This county:

11.34 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 85
This county:

38.55 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Vilas County:

9.1%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.3%
State:

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

18.7%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.7%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Eagle River:

46.5%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Eagle River:

28.9
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Eagle River:

18.8%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.3%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Eagle River:

6.9
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.0%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Eagle River:

55.7%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.6%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Eagle River, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 6$24,684$49,3681$859
Streets and Highways 4$18,376$55,1280$0
Electric Power 4$22,999$68,9970$0
Parks and Recreation 3$10,833$43,3320$0
Local Libraries 3$7,508$30,0321$1,291
Other and Unallocable 2$5,814$34,8840$0
Financial Administration 2$11,798$70,7880$0
Airports 2$7,999$47,9943$1,238
Other Government Administration 2$8,951$53,7060$0
Water Supply 1$3,994$47,9280$0
Sewerage 1$4,984$59,8080$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 30$127,940$51,1765$3,388

Eagle River government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $48,000 ($32.04)
    Libraries: $24,000 ($16.02)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($7.34)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.67)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,450,000 ($2303.07)
    Sewerage: $657,000 ($438.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $656,000 ($437.92)
    Regular Highways: $641,000 ($427.90)
    Police Protection: $559,000 ($373.16)
    Water Utilities: $356,000 ($237.65)
    Central Staff Services: $186,000 ($124.17)
    Libraries: $175,000 ($116.82)
    General - Other: $110,000 ($73.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $75,000 ($50.07)
    Financial Administration: $75,000 ($50.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $38,000 ($25.37)
    General Public Buildings: $31,000 ($20.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($18.69)
    Air Transportation: $27,000 ($18.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000 ($15.35)
    Health - Other: $21,000 ($14.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $314,000 ($209.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $110,000 ($73.43)
    Police Protection: $49,000 ($32.71)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,684,000 ($1124.17)

Eagle River government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $599,000 ($399.87)
    Sewerage: $576,000 ($384.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $87,000 ($58.08)
    Air Transportation: $27,000 ($18.02)
    Other: $10,000 ($6.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $26,000 ($17.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $158,000 ($105.47)
    Highways: $26,000 ($17.36)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $113,000 ($75.43)
    Donations From Private Sources: $65,000 ($43.39)
    Rents: $37,000 ($24.70)
    Sale of Property: $23,000 ($15.35)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($12.02)
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000 ($11.35)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,427,000 ($2287.72)
    Water Utilities: $424,000 ($283.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $318,000 ($212.28)
    General Local Government Support: $222,000 ($148.20)
    Other: $15,000 ($10.01)
  • Tax - Property: $1,293,000 ($863.15)
    Other Selective Sales: $215,000 ($143.52)
    Other: $37,000 ($24.70)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $26,000 ($17.36)
    Other License: $5,000 ($3.34)

Eagle River government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,271,000 ($5521.36)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,580,000 ($5060.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $690,000 ($460.61)

7.34% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($92,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.34%
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 Oneida County, WI  1.66% ($36,113 average AGI)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.46% ($39,932)
from Dane County, WI  0.26% ($98,400)


6.01% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,741 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
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 Oneida County, WI  1.46% ($44,797 average AGI)
to Marathon County, WI  0.24% ($35,913)
to Dane County, WI  0.21% ($33,250)
Businesses in Eagle River, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
Days Inn1Super 81
FedEx2U-Haul2
Ford1UPS1
H&R Block1Vans1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
McDonald's1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Eagle River:

  • WERL (950 AM; 1 kW; EAGLE RIVER, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WLKD (1570 AM; 5 kW; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOBT (1240 AM; 1 kW; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eagle River:

  • WXPR (91.7 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: WHITE PINE COMMUNITY B/CASTING, INC.)
  • WLSL (93.7 FM; THREE LAKES, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF RHINELANDER, INC.)
  • WRJO (94.5 FM; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: BERNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRLO-FM (105.3 FM; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WMQA-FM (95.9 FM; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHDG (97.5 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W296AD (107.1 FM; EAGLE RIVER, ETC., WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WRHN (100.1 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WCWL-LP (103.5 FM; CLEARWATER LAKE, WI; Owner: NORTHERN LAKES RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Eagle River:

  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJFW-TV (Channel 12; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W57AR (Channel 57; SAYNER/VILAS COUNTY, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W04CS (Channel 4; CRANDON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLEF-TV (Channel 36; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WTPX (Channel 46; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: PAXSON WAUSAU LICENSE, INC.)
  • W31BA (Channel 31; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBIJ (Channel 4; CRANDON, WI; Owner: SELENKA COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • Eagle River, Wisconsin
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:5
  • Fatalities13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents31
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Wisconsin average
  • Fatal accident count7381
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11329
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3279
  • Fatalities8284
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents18720
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents528
See more detailed statistics of Eagle River fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.8mTotal length
  • $1,633,000Total costs
  • 18,441Total average daily traffic
  • 180Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,185Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 19. The highest number of fire incidents - 50 took place in 2003, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Eagle River, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.6%), and Outside Fires (34.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Eagle River, WI
    • 15045.6%Structure Fires
    • 11234.0%Outside Fires
    • 4012.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 278.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Eagle River, WI

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Eagle River, Wisconsin:

  • Super 8, 200 W Pine St, Eagle River, Wisconsin 54521 , Phone: (715) 477-0888, Fax: (715) 477-2035
  • Best Western Derby Inn, 1800 Hwy 45 N, Eagle River, Wisconsin 54521 , Phone: (715) 479-1600, Fax: (715) 479-1143
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Eagle River, Wisconsin
Most common first names in Eagle River, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8674.5 years
William5978.6 years
Mary5979.4 years
Robert5869.6 years
Joseph5577.5 years
Frank4478.7 years
Edward4277.0 years
James4170.8 years
Helen4082.0 years
Charles3974.3 years
Most common last names in Eagle River, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2782.7 years
Anderson2275.0 years
Schmidt1981.5 years
Smith1976.2 years
Mayo1375.5 years
Miller1278.1 years
Olson1283.2 years
Brown1174.5 years
Martin1176.5 years
Slizewski1177.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Eagle River, WI
  • 92.3%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Electricity
  • 2.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Eagle River, WI
  • 52.7%Utility gas
  • 36.7%Electricity
  • 5.9%Wood
  • 4.3%Other fuel
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Eagle River compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Eagle River on our top lists:

  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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