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Population in 2010: 1,969. Population change since 2000: +19.6%
Males: 998  (50.7%)
Females: 971  (49.3%)

Median resident age:  27.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54538.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,011 (it was $27,381 in 2000)
Lac du Flambeau:

$26,011
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,513

Lac du Flambeau CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $119,843 (it was $82,000 in 2000)
Lac du Flambeau:

$119,843
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $154,360; Detached houses: $159,148; Townhouses or other attached units: $71,797; In 2-unit structures: $48,952; Mobile homes: $39,162

Median gross rent in 2012: $404.

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  • American Indian alone - 1,199 (76.1%)
  • White alone - 164 (10.4%)
  • Two or more races - 149 (9.5%)
  • Hispanic - 48 (3.0%)
  • Asian alone - 14 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.06%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lac du Flambeau: 88.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (4.8%), Irish (3.0%), Swedish (2.5%), Polish (2.2%), French (1.6%), English (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1600 feet

Land area: 5.03 square miles.

Population density: 392 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Lac du Flambeau:

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 21.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lac du Flambeau CDP:

  • Never married: 48.5%
  • Now married: 27.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

20 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.3%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,133 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,625 (1.4%)

Lac du Flambeau satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (111.2 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (171.0 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (306.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Minocqua, WI (3.0 miles ), Arbor Vitae, WI (3.2 miles ), Manitowish Waters, WI (3.2 miles ), Boulder Junction, WI (3.6 miles ), Woodruff, WI (3.8 miles ), Hazelhurst, WI (3.9 miles ), Mercer, WI (4.1 miles ), Sayner, WI (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 45.97 N, Longitude: 89.90 W

Area code: 715

Lac du Flambeau household income distribution Lac du Flambeau home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.20
Wisconsin average:

2.37
Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (38%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (20%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Lac du Flambeau-area historical tornado activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/25/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the Lac du Flambeau place 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 20.4 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Vilas County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Ted St. Germaine - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Lac du Flambeau:

  • AVANTI HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MINOCQUA, WI)
  • DAVITA - NORTHERN STAR DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; WOODRUFF, WI)
  • DR KATE'S WOODLAND MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; WOODRUFF, WI)

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located in Lac du Flambeau:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lac du Flambeau:

  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 102 miles; Stevens Point, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,352)
  • Michigan Technological University (about 103 miles; Houghton, MI; FT enrollment: 6,330)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 113 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 9,913)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 113 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 3,059)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 117 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 119 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 121 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,184)

Public high school in Lac du Flambeau:

  • Lakeland Hi (Students: 770; Location: 9573 State Hwy 70; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lac du Flambeau:

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Library in Lac du Flambeau:

  • BEN GUTHRIE--LAC DU FLAMBEAU PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $143,770; Location: 622 PEACE PIPE ROAD; 17,100 books; 11,545 e-books; 2,296 audio materials; 50 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 6 other licensed databases; 50 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Lac du Flambeau Fire and Ambulance Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Flambeau Lake (A), Long Interlaken Lake (B), Moss Lake (C), Flambeau, Pokegama, Long I Lakes (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 27.7. This is about average.
City:

27.7
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.94. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.94
U.S.:

3.63
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 7.81. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

7.81
U.S.:

22.92
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.36
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lac du Flambeau and their reported violations in the past:

MARANIS PIZZA (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.3%
(26.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 12.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.9% for American Indian residents, 60.1% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  3.3 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  19.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lac du Flambeau, WI

Lac du Flambeau compared to Wisconsin state average:

Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lac du Flambeau travel time to work - commute


Lac du Flambeau mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (77%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lac du Flambeau CDP (based on Vilas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.94%
Here54.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Adherents56.9%9.8%8.4%6.9%6.3%
Congregations25.0%12.5%9.4%9.4%6.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Free Church of America The Evangelical Covenant ChurchNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsOther
Adherents3.2%2.7%1.7%1.2%2.7%
Congregations6.3%9.4%3.1%3.1%15.6%
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: 10
Vilas County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Vilas 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.
State:

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

9.1%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Vilas County:

26.3%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.7%
State:

13.0%

7.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,812 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Oneida County, WI  1.22% ($32,266 average AGI)
from Waukesha County, WI  0.41% ($87,730)
from Milwaukee County, WI  0.40% ($60,083)


7.03% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,442 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Oneida County, WI  1.30% ($30,750 average AGI)
to Dane County, WI  0.37% ($36,545)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.32% ($18,276)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lac du Flambeau:

  • WLKD (1570 AM; 5 kW; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WNBI (980 AM; 1 kW; PARK FALLS, WI)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lac du Flambeau:

  • WMQA-FM (95.9 FM; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHBM-FM (90.3 FM; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WCQM (98.3 FM; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: MIDWEST RADIO NETWORK, LLC)
  • WRJO (94.5 FM; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: BERNER BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lac du Flambeau:

  • WLEF-TV (Channel 36; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • W31BA (Channel 31; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W02CF (Channel 2; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJFW-TV (Channel 12; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W57AR (Channel 57; SAYNER/VILAS COUNTY, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

Lac du Flambeau fatal accident list:

Jun 22, 1988 00:20 AM, St47, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 9, Fatalities: 3, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lac du Flambeau)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lat: 45.976944 Lon: -89.881111, Call Sign: WPTE246
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.762 MHz, 462.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/07/2001, Expiration Date: 09/07/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2011, Certifier: Sandra D Thompson
    Registrant: Northway Communications Inc., 105 East Oak Street, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 842-0841, Fax: (715) 848-1413, Email:
  • Lat: 46.025583 Lon: -89.908556, Call Sign: WPWA926
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.170 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/01/2002, Expiration Date: 10/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2012, Certifier: Gary M Hand
    Registrant: Northway Communications Inc., 105 East Oak Street, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 842-0841, Fax: (715) 848-1413, Email:
  • Lat: 45.970000 Lon: -89.888889, Call Sign: WQGZ817
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/06/2007, Expiration Date: 06/06/2017, Certifier: Teresa Mitchell
    Registrant: Northway Communications Inc., 105 East Oak Street, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 842-0841, Fax: (715) 848-1413, Email:
  • LDF, 2670 County Highway H (Lat: 45.980972 Lon: -89.825278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQOA844
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.415 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/28/2011, Expiration Date: 07/28/2021, Certifier: Gary Peske
    Registrant: Psc Alliance Inc., 4921 5th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55419-5644, Phone: (612) 216-1502, Fax: (888) 384-9171, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • LAC DU FLAMB, 2670 County Highway H (Lat: 45.980972 Lon: -89.825278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQLY540
    Assigned Frequencies: 6805.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/26/2010, Expiration Date: 05/26/2020, Certifier: Gary Peske
    Registrant: Psc Alliance Inc., 4921 Fifth Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55419, Phone: (612) 720-5843, Fax: (888) 384-9171
  • LAC DU FLAM, Hwy 47 (Lat: 45.975222 Lon: -89.885139), Overall height: 71.6 m, Call Sign: WJK89
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHz, 6152.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/01/1992, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 12/10/1997
    Registrant: Gte North Incorporated, Mc:hqb07a12, Irving, TX 75015-2210

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lac du Flambeau)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 15AC (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1328H , Serial Number: 15AC-364, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Frank Gallina, 13726 E Squaw Lake Road, Lac Du Flambeau, WI 54538
  • Aircraft: NOFFS BOB FISHER DAKOTA HAWK (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: JABIRU 3300 (120 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 351RN , Serial Number: DH 35, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Robert Noffs, 8741 W Squaw Lake Rd, Lac Du Flambeau, WI 54538
  • Aircraft: AVIAT AIRCRAFT INC A-1C-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A1P (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 514ZC , Serial Number: 3025, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 06/26/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Brad Savage, Po Box 1238, Lac Du Flambeau, WI 54538


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Businesses in Lac du Flambeau, WI

  • Goodwill: 1
  • U-Haul: 1
  • YMCA: 1

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