Ladysmith, Wisconsin

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Population in 2014: 3,266 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.9%
 
Males: 1,549  (47.5%)
Females: 1,717  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  38.2 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 54848.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,798 (it was $28,274 in 2000)
Ladysmith:

$31,798
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,864 (it was $15,499 in 2000)

Ladysmith city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $90,035 (it was $63,400 in 2000)
Ladysmith:

$90,035
WI:

$163,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $593.

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  • Races in Ladysmith, WI (2013)

    Ladysmith races chart
    • 3,12292.4%White alone
    • 782.3%Hispanic
    • 581.7%Two or more races
    • 471.4%Black alone
    • 341.0%Asian alone
    • 270.8%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ladysmith: 79.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.2%), United States (10.8%), Irish (8.5%), Norwegian (6.5%), English (5.9%), Polish (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1905

Elevation: 1144 feet

Land area: 3.90 square miles.

Population density: 838 people per square mile   (low).

Ladysmith,WI real estate house value index trend

Ladysmith, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Ladysmith:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ladysmith city:

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

108 residents are foreign born (0.9% Europe, 0.9% Africa, 0.6% Asia, 0.3% Latin America).

This city:

3.2%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Ladysmith, Wisconsin as of June 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Ladysmith to the number of sex offenders is 110 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,872 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,819 (2.1%)

Ladysmith satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (48.8 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (104.3 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (303.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Flambeau, WI (1.4 miles ), Tony, WI (2.3 miles) , Grow, WI (2.5 miles ), Thornapple, WI (2.5 miles ), Conrath, WI (2.5 miles) , Bruce, WI (2.9 miles ), Willard, WI (3.2 miles ), Glen Flora, WI (3.2 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $190,100
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $318,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.46 N, Longitude: 91.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,946 (+57.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,090 (72.5%)

Area code: 715

Ladysmith household income distribution Ladysmith home values distribution

Crime rates in Ladysmith by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0400011010N/AN/A
per 100,000 0.0102.60.00.00.027.828.80.031.20.0N/AN/A
Robberies 005100000100
per 100,000 0.00.0129.526.00.00.00.00.00.029.50.00.0
Assaults 163221000773
per 100,000 25.1154.077.751.952.627.80.00.00.0206.4215.591.5
Burglaries 1215191313102515161411
per 100,000 300.8384.9492.1337.4341.8278.2719.2457.5498.629.5123.2335.5
Thefts 868912112812914013112511167960
per 100,000 2,155.92,283.83,133.93,322.13,392.13,895.43,768.73,812.13,459.0176.92,432.31,829.8
Auto thefts 391014220113
per 100,000 75.2230.925.90.026.3111.357.561.00.029.530.891.5
Arson 0N/A0000300000
per 100,000 0.0N/A0.00.00.00.086.30.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.8) 98.4207.5179.8145.2143.2176.2190.1157.4164.751.2125.9101.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Ladysmith detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.44
Wisconsin average:

2.23
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -73 (-1.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Ladysmith, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ladysmith-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/30/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the Ladysmith city center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.9 miles away from the city center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ladysmith-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 96% 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 239.6 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 251.8 miles away from Ladysmith 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 298.1 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 416.4 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 279.7 miles away from Ladysmith center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 192.6 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 Rusk County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ladysmith topographic map

Birthplace of: Ron Kovic - Marine, Jim Leonhard - Football safety, Lois Capps - Nurse, Mike Newkirk - Player of and football.

Hospitals and medical centers in Ladysmith:

  • RUSK COUNTY MEM HSPTL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 900 COLLEGE AVE WEST)
  • INDIANHEAD HOME HLTH CARE (1000 WEST COLLEGE AVE)
  • RUSK CTY DEPT OF HLTH AND HUMAN SVCS (311 MINER AVE EAST)
  • LADYSMITH NURSING HOME (1001 E 11TH ST N)
  • RUSK CTY MEM HSPTL NH (900 COLLEGE AVE W)

Airports and heliports located in Ladysmith:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ladysmith:

  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 45 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,414)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 50 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 51 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 57 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 79 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 86 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)
  • Century College (about 97 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 7,393)

Public high schools in Ladysmith:

  • LADYSMITH HIGH (Students: 349, Location: 1700 EDGEWOOD AVE E, Grades: 9-12)
  • HEALTH CARE ACADEMY OF LADYSMITH-HAWKINS SCHOOL DI (Location: 115 E 6TH ST S, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ladysmith:

Private elementary/middle school in Ladysmith:

  • OUR LADY OF SORROWS SCHOOL (Students: 104, Location: 105 WASHINGTON AVE, Grades: KG-8)
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Library in Ladysmith:

  • RUSK COUNTY COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $453,665; Location: 418 CORBETT AVE. W.; 37,426 books; 4,723 e-books; 6,549 audio materials; 4,379 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 88 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable locations in Ladysmith: Rusk County Ambulance Service (A), Ladysmith Fire and Rescue Department (B), Rusk County Jail (C), Rusk County Courthouse (D), Ladysmith Public Library (E), Ladysmith City Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ladysmith include: Church of Christ (A), Faith United Methodist Church (B), First Congregational Church (C), Hope Lutheran Church (D), Our Lady of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church (E), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (F), Saint Marys Convent (G), Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church (H), Seventh Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Ladysmith Cemetery (1), Servants of Mary Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Corbett Lake (A), Ladysmith Flowage 1940 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ladysmith include: Memorial Park (1), O J Falge Park (2), Greenwood Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Evergreen Motel (1201 Lake Avenue West), AmericInn Lodge & Suites (700 West 9th Street South), Hi-Way 8 Motel (420 Edgewood Avenue East), Best Western El Rancho Restaurant & (114 Miner Avenue East), Jue's Diner (820 East 5th Street North), Americinn (800 College Avenue West), Best Western El Rancho (8500 West Flameau Avenue), Best Western El Rancho Motel (8500 Flambeau Ave), AmericInn Motel Ste Ladysmith (800 West College Avenue).

Courts: Rusk County - Circuit Court Clerk (311 Miner Avenue East), Ladysmith City - Municipal Court Clerk- City Clerk (120 Miner Avenue East).

Rusk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.1%
(23.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 61.7% for Black residents, 82.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
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: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Ladysmith in 2010:

  • 106 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 27 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Ladysmith in 2000:

  • 185 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 143 people in nursing homes
  • 42 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Ladysmith, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Ladysmith (2011 data):

  • Pioneer Bank of Wisconsin: Iga Plus Branch at 400 West 9th Street North, branch established on 2000/01/12; Pioneer Bank Of Wisconsin at 200 Miner Avenue, branch established on 1920/07/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $60.4 mil, Deposits: $52.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Pioneer Acquisition Corp.
  • Community Bank of Northern Wisconsin: Community Bank Of Ladysmith at 810 Miner Avenue West, branch established on 2001/02/05. Info updated 2008/07/09: Bank assets: $143.7 mil, Deposits: $129.9 mil, headquarters in Rice Lake, WI, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Old Murry Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Ladysmith Branch at 100 Miner Avenue East, branch established on 1927/03/29. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Ladysmith Federal Savings and Loan Association: Ladysmith Federal Savings And Loan A at 119 West 4th Street North, branch established on 1934/06/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $49.1 mil, Deposits: $41.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Wisconsin average:

10.5

Ladysmith travel time to work - commute Ladysmith mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ladysmith city (based on Rusk County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,2568
Evangelical Protestant2,19022
Mainline Protestant2,05913
Other11
None7,249-
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: 6
Rusk County:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Rusk County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

8.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Rusk County:

29.2%
Wisconsin:

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

16.2%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ladysmith:

47.8%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.4%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Ladysmith:

28.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.1%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ladysmith:

11.8%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ladysmith:

6.9
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.2%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Ladysmith:

54.1%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Ladysmith:

76.4%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ladysmith, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$30,099$51,5980$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$775
Police Protection - Officers 9$38,526$51,3680$0
Police - Other 1$3,108$37,2960$0
Streets and Highways 6$26,681$53,3620$0
Solid Waste Management 2$8,143$48,8580$0
Sewerage 1$4,012$48,1440$0
Parks and Recreation 1$5,088$61,0560$0
Water Supply 4$13,857$41,5710$0
Local Libraries 4$13,346$40,0383$4,670
Totals for Government 35$142,860$48,9816$5,445

Ladysmith government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $1,515,000 ($463.87)
    Regular Highways: $355,000 ($108.70)
    Housing & Community Development: $9,000 ($2.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($1.53)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $604,000 ($184.94)
    Regular Highways: $593,000 ($181.57)
    Water Utilities: $451,000 ($138.09)
    General - Other: $371,000 ($113.59)
    Sewerage: $363,000 ($111.15)
    Libraries: $325,000 ($99.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $293,000 ($89.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $244,000 ($74.71)
    Transit Utilities: $171,000 ($52.36)
    Central Staff Services: $152,000 ($46.54)
    Financial Administration: $133,000 ($40.72)
    Fire Protection: $78,000 ($23.88)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $66,000 ($20.21)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $54,000 ($16.53)
    Natural Resources - Other: $49,000 ($15.00)
    Health Services - Other: $44,000 ($13.47)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $29,000 ($8.88)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($3.98)
    Housing & Community Development: $6,000 ($1.84)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($1.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $264,000 ($80.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $53,000 ($16.23)
    Fire Protection: $32,000 ($9.80)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,454,000 ($445.19)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($6.74)

Ladysmith government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $375,000 ($114.82)
    All Other: $369,000 ($112.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $236,000 ($72.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $25,000 ($7.65)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.92)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $455,000 ($139.31)
    All Other: $62,000 ($18.98)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $370,000 ($113.29)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $356,000 ($109.00)
    Rents: $327,000 ($100.12)
    Special Assessments: $167,000 ($51.13)
    Interest Earnings: $151,000 ($46.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $424,000 ($129.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,403,000 ($429.58)
    All Other: $273,000 ($83.59)
    Highways: $236,000 ($72.26)
  • Tax - Property: $660,000 ($202.08)
    NEC: $104,000 ($31.84)

Ladysmith government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $595,000 ($182.18)
    Water Utilities: $367,000 ($112.37)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,828,000 ($1172.08)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,659,000 ($1120.33)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $346,000 ($105.94)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $555,000 ($169.93)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $40,000 ($12.25)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $169,000 ($51.75)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($6.43)

Ladysmith government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,238,000 ($991.43)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $555,000 ($169.93)

4.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.82%
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 Chippewa County, WI  0.68% ($35,842 average AGI)
from Barron County, WI  0.63% ($24,543)
from Eau Claire County, WI  0.38% ($25,095)


5.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,746 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
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  0.78% ($27,295 average AGI)
to Barron County, WI  0.59% ($27,061)
to Chippewa County, WI  0.59% ($27,273)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ladysmith:

  • WLDY (1340 AM; 1 kW; LADYSMITH, WI; Owner: FLAMBEAU BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WAQE (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ladysmith:

  • WJBL (93.1 FM; LADYSMITH, WI; Owner: FLAMBEAU BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WOJB (88.9 FM; RESERVE, WI; Owner: LAC COURTE OREILLES OJIBWA PUBLIC)
  • WQRB (95.1 FM; BLOOMER, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMC-FM (96.1 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WDRK (99.9 FM; CORNELL, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Ladysmith:

  • W63AR (Channel 63; LADYSMITH, WI; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WLEF-TV (Channel 36; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
Ladysmith fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Ladysmith fatal accident list:

Jan 2, 2007 07:54 AM, Sr-27, W College Ave, Lat: 45.45549, Lon: -91.10872, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 7, 1993 10:37 AM, W College, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 7, 1980 08:32 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 11, 1979 02:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 19m62ftTotal length
  • 10,300Total average daily traffic
  • 10,300Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ladysmith)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 311 E Miner Ave (Lat: 45.464972 Lon: -91.097917), Type: Building, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPPU775
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.1200 MHzGrant Date: 12/04/2014, Expiration Date: 01/20/2025, Certifier: James B TurnerRegistrant: Rassbach Communications Service, In, 405 N. Hastings Pl., Eau Claire, WI 54701, Phone: (715) 832-6763, Fax: (715) 832-1698, Email:
  • Lat: 45.463833 Lon: -91.111250, Call Sign: WPCW569
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 154.540 MHzGrant Date: 01/05/2004, Expiration Date: 11/29/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/01/2014Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • .5 Mi S Jct Hwy 27 & 458 (Lat: 45.459694 Lon: -91.114028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 52 m, Call Sign: KUG694
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.130 MHz, 151.130 MHzGrant Date: 01/08/2013, Expiration Date: 03/29/2023, Certifier: Richard A BrandRegistrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 209-3097, Email:
  • Lat: 45.499444 Lon: -91.067222, Call Sign: WQAK423
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.775 MHzGrant Date: 06/21/2004, Expiration Date: 06/21/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2014, Certifier: David ProdenRegistrant: Fli, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • NORTH CEDAR ACADEMY, 1500 Port Arthur Road (Lat: 45.458000 Lon: -91.125167), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQUS701
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.850 MHzGrant Date: 09/30/2014, Expiration Date: 09/30/2024, Certifier: Robert KingRegistrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:
  • Lat: 45.458056 Lon: -91.125278, Call Sign: WQVD507
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.425 MHz, 467.050 MHz, 467.450 MHz, 469.075 MHz, 469.962 MHzGrant Date: 01/08/2015, Expiration Date: 01/08/2025, Certifier: Robert KingRegistrant: Rassbach Communications Svc., 405 N. Hastings Place, Eau Claire, WI 54703, Phone: (715) 832-6763, Fax: (715) 832-1698, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • STATION, Flambeau Rd 12 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 45.555500 Lon: -90.965417), Overall height: 79.9 m, Call Sign: WNEG865
    Assigned Frequencies: 2131.60 MHz, 2134.80 MHzGrant Date: 07/28/1995, Expiration Date: 07/28/2000, Cancellation Date: 09/14/1998Registrant: Phone: (715) 836-1125
  • LADYSMITH, Flambeau Rd, 12 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 45.555500 Lon: -90.965417), Type: Mast, Structure height: 75 m, Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WPOP308
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6152.75 MHzGrant Date: 06/13/2008, Expiration Date: 07/10/2018, Certifier: Ronald D ObermuellerRegistrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 416-6749, Fax: (202) 293-7783, Email:
  • LADYSMITH, 1110 W 5th Street North (Lat: 45.477361 Lon: -91.107028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQKI649
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/03/2009, Expiration Date: 06/03/2019, Certifier: Rick VerginRegistrant: Mosaic Telecom, 401 South 1 St Street 664, Cameron, WI 54822, Phone: (715) 458-5400, Fax: (715) 458-2112, Email:
  • LADYSMITH, 402 West Worden Ave (Lat: 45.463250 Lon: -91.104778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WQNN822
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHzGrant Date: 04/04/2011, Expiration Date: 04/04/2021, Certifier: Michael K O'ConnellRegistrant: Cn, 601 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W., North Building, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 347-7196, Fax: (202) 347-8237, Email:
  • FLAMBEAU PLANT WI, At Dpc Flambeau Hydro Station 2.5 Miles Ne Of (Lat: 45.494667 Lon: -91.046250), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WHH679
    Assigned Frequencies: 6750.62 MHzGrant Date: 05/28/2010, Expiration Date: 04/19/2020Registrant: Phone: (281) 586-0574

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Rusk County Airport (Lat: 45.501667 Lon: -91.001111), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB2393
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.35651 MHzGrant Date: 05/24/2006, Expiration Date: 03/09/2016Registrant: Northway Communications Inc., 105 Est Oak Street, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 842-0841, Fax: (715) 848-1413, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ladysmith)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3F-50 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 26846 , Serial Number: 4224, Year manufactured: 1939, Airworthiness Date: 09/10/1975
    Registrant (Individual): William C Fucik, N9197 Fedyn Rd, Ladysmith, WI 54848
  • Aircraft: HIRSCH REINHOLD CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 460RH , Serial Number: 1
    Registrant (Individual): John L Ziemer, N4192 Bragg Rd, Ladysmith, WI 54848
  • Aircraft: CINATL EARL F CGS HAWK ARROW II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: HKS 700E (60 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 46229 , Serial Number: HII-161-A-HKSTRI, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 07/18/2006
    Registrant (Individual): James V Cote, W10495 Old 14 Rd, Ladysmith, WI 54848
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210N (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4717C , Serial Number: 21063598, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 09/05/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Rc Aviation LLC, W8527 Gokey Rd, Ladysmith, WI 54848
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7BCM (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6093C , Serial Number: 47-1201, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Jerrold A Elling, N5836 Dam Rd, Ladysmith, WI 54848
  • Aircraft: TAPPON WAYNE A SONERAI II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 614JB , Serial Number: 604, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 07/09/1984
    Registrant (Individual): Wayne A Tappon, 515 E 11th St N, Ladysmith, WI 54848

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

LADYSMITH WATERWORKS (Population served: 3,618, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2010), St Boil Water Order (JUL-28-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2010), St Public Notif issued (AUG-04-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-04-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-20-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2009), St Public Notif issued (SEP-08-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-01-2009 and APR-07-2009, Contaminant: Tetrachloroethylene. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-12-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-07-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-08-2009), St Public Notif issued (APR-08-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2008), St Public Notif issued (MAY-21-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Tetrachloroethylene. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-12-2005), St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2005), St Public Notif received (MAR-07-2006), St Public Notif issued (MAR-07-2006)
RUSK CO FORESTRY AUDIE LK PRESSURE SYS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-22-2012), St Boil Water Order (MAY-22-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-22-2012), St Public Notif received (MAY-24-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
THORNAPPLE RIVER CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2014), St Boil Water Order (MAY-30-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-30-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-03-2014)
WINTERHAVEN 4-MOBILE HOME WELL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
RUSK CO FORESTRY PERCH LAKE CMPGD (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2013), St Boil Water Order (JUN-27-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-11-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-07-2005), St Boil Water Order (JUL-07-2005), St Public Notif issued (JUL-12-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
RUSK CO FORESTRY MURPHY FLOWAGE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2013), St Public Notif issued (JUN-27-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-27-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2013), St Boil Water Order (JUN-27-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
RUSK CO FORESTRY JOSIE CR PARK WELL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2013), St Boil Water Order (OCT-11-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-11-2013), St Public Notif issued (OCT-14-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-12-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2013), St Boil Water Order (SEP-16-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-16-2013), St Public Notif issued (SEP-16-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-11-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2007), St Public Notif issued (JUL-16-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUN-25-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • WINTERHAVEN 1-HILL WELL (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST MARYS CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WINTERHAVEN 3-BOOT LAKE WELL (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRAILS END CAMP (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WINTERHAVEN 2-HOUSE WELL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHLAND BIBLE CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Ladysmith, Wisconsin:

  • Fairbridge Inn Express, 800 W College Ave, Ladysmith, Wisconsin 54848 , Phone: (715) 532-6650, Fax: (715) 532-6987
  • Americinn Lodge & Suites, 700 W 9th St S, Ladysmith, Wisconsin 54848 , Phone: (715) 532-7811, Fax: (715) 532-7397
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Ladysmith, Wisconsin
Most common first names in Ladysmith, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6481.9 years
John5979.1 years
Robert4770.8 years
George4276.5 years
William4177.1 years
Helen3681.0 years
Joseph3575.7 years
Anna3287.8 years
Charles3177.5 years
James3173.5 years
Most common last names in Ladysmith, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2978.7 years
Nelson2881.5 years
Anderson2481.4 years
Miller2180.0 years
Peterson1979.6 years
Hanson1769.2 years
Larson1576.1 years
Smith1371.4 years
Clark1377.3 years
Schmidt1278.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
Businesses in Ladysmith, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AmericInn2RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Ladysmith compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 5 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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