Ladysmith, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 3,154 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: -19.8%
 
Males: 1,371  (43.5%)
Females: 1,783  (56.5%)
Median resident age:

48.9 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 54848.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,383 (it was $28,274 in 2000)
Ladysmith:

$39,383
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,948 (it was $15,499 in 2000)

Ladysmith city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,820 (it was $63,400 in 2000)
Ladysmith:

$89,820
WI:

$178,900

Median gross rent in 2017: $668.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ladysmith: 76.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.6%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 25.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ladysmith, WI (2010)
    • 3,25595.3%White alone
    • 531.6%Hispanic
    • 381.1%Two or more races
    • 290.8%American Indian alone
    • 190.6%Black alone
    • 200.6%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Ladysmith, Wisconsin as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ladysmith is 96 to 1.


Crime rates in Ladysmith by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

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)
1
(31.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.8)
1
(28.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(26.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(51.9)
2
(52.6)
1
(27.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
7
(206.4)
7
(215.5)
3
(91.5)
4
(123.7)
8
(254.2)
6
(190.5)
5
(160.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(337.4)
13
(341.8)
10
(278.2)
25
(719.2)
15
(457.5)
16
(498.6)
1
(29.5)
4
(123.2)
11
(335.5)
7
(216.5)
8
(254.2)
2
(63.5)
3
(96.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
128
(3,322)
129
(3,392)
140
(3,895)
131
(3,769)
125
(3,812)
111
(3,459)
6
(176.9)
79
(2,432)
60
(1,830)
43
(1,330)
54
(1,716)
41
(1,302)
21
(673.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.3)
4
(111.3)
2
(57.5)
2
(61.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.5)
1
(30.8)
3
(91.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.8)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(86.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)174.7172.2212.0228.7189.4198.261.6151.5122.393.1226.297.291.3

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Crime rate in Ladysmith 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:

1.92
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (40.1%), Norwegian (9.9%), Irish (8.9%), European (4.1%), Polish (3.4%), Ethiopian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1905

Elevation: 1144 feet

Land area: 3.90 square miles.

Population density: 809 people per square mile   (low).

Ladysmith, Wisconsin map

66 residents are foreign born (1.2% Africa, 0.8% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This city:

2.0%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,801 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,831 (2.0%)

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)

Latitude: 45.46 N, Longitude: 91.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,154 (+66.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,040 (75.3%)

Area code: 715

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

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
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $158,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Ladysmith, WI residents
Average permit cost in Ladysmith, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Historical population in Ladysmith, WI
Historical housing units in Ladysmith, WI
Most common industries in Ladysmith, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (16.6%)
  • Educational services (10.4%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.4%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Wood products (9.9%)
  • Social assistance (7.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Ladysmith, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)

Average climate in Ladysmith, Wisconsin

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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 Ladysmith 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 Ladysmith 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 the city 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 (13).
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

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:

  • Moount Scenario College is shut down

Points of interest:

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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).

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

Rusk 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 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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Ladysmith:

Marital status in Ladysmith, WI
  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 17.2%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

For population 25 years and over in Ladysmith:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Wisconsin average:

10.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ladysmith, WI (based on Rusk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.32 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

8.3%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Rusk County:

29.2%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Rusk 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 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$45,307$67,9610$0
Streets and Highways 6$22,741$45,4820$0
Water Supply 4$14,940$44,8200$0
Other Government Administration 4$19,658$58,9742$250
Local Libraries 4$12,960$38,8803$3,308
Financial Administration 2$9,561$57,3660$0
Solid Waste Management 2$7,205$43,2300$0
Police - Other 1$3,501$42,0120$0
Sewerage 1$4,953$59,4360$0
Totals for Government 32$140,826$52,8105$3,558

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,424,000 ($451.49)
    Regular Highways: $219,000 ($69.44)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,061,000 ($336.40)
    Sewerage: $706,000 ($223.84)
    Water Utilities: $652,000 ($206.72)
    Regular Highways: $570,000 ($180.72)
    Libraries: $502,000 ($159.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $265,000 ($84.02)
    Central Staff Services: $265,000 ($84.02)
    General - Other: $197,000 ($62.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000 ($44.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $101,000 ($32.02)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $69,000 ($21.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $60,000 ($19.02)
    Health - Other: $43,000 ($13.63)
    General Public Buildings: $31,000 ($9.83)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($9.19)
    Transit Utilities: $24,000 ($7.61)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $19,000 ($6.02)
    Housing and Community Development: $13,000 ($4.12)
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000 ($3.49)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $390,000 ($123.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $39,000 ($12.37)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($6.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,000 ($0.95)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,690,000 ($535.83)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $570,000 ($180.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $299,000 ($94.80)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $43,000 ($13.63)
    Other: $27,000 ($8.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($1.59)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $572,000 ($181.36)
    Highways: $21,000 ($6.66)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $497,000 ($157.58)
    Special Assessments: $50,000 ($15.85)
    General Revenue - Other: $40,000 ($12.68)
    Fines and Forfeits: $35,000 ($11.10)
    Donations From Private Sources: $31,000 ($9.83)
    Sale of Property: $18,000 ($5.71)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($4.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $648,000 ($205.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,533,000 ($486.05)
    Housing and Community Development: $539,000 ($170.89)
    Highways: $433,000 ($137.29)
    Other: $110,000 ($34.88)
    Transit Utilities: $10,000 ($3.17)
  • Tax - Property: $1,356,000 ($429.93)
    Other: $129,000 ($40.90)
    Other Selective Sales: $19,000 ($6.02)
    Other License: $14,000 ($4.44)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $12,000 ($3.80)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,527,000 ($2703.55)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,840,000 ($2485.73)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,426,000 ($452.12)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $739,000 ($234.31)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,613,000 ($1145.53)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $90,000 ($28.54)

4.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
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 Barron County, WI  1.08% ($35,017 average AGI)
to Chippewa County, WI  0.95% ($37,830)
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.58% ($42,438)
Businesses in Ladysmith, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AmericInn2RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Ladysmith fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 18.4mTotal length
  • 14,144Total average daily traffic
  • 245Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,507Total future (year 2035) 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:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • .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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/08/2013, Expiration Date: 03/29/2023, Certifier: Richard A Brand, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401-A Connecticut Ave Nw #232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 209-3097, Email:
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 12/04/2014, Expiration Date: 01/20/2025, Certifier: James B Turner, Registrant: Rassbach Communications Service, In, 405 N. Hastings Pl., Eau Claire, WI 54701, Phone: (715) 832-6763, Fax: (715) 832-1698, Email:
  • Lat: 45.499444 Lon: -91.067222, Call Sign: WQAK423,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.775 MHz, Grant Date: 06/21/2004, Expiration Date: 06/21/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2014, Certifier: David Proden, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/2014, Expiration Date: 09/30/2024, Certifier: Robert King, Registrant: Federal License Management, 175 Pine St, Suite 104, Williamsport, PA 17701-6549, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 323-4002, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/08/2015, Expiration Date: 01/08/2025, Certifier: Robert King, Registrant: Rassbach Communications Svc., 405 N. Hastings Place, Eau Claire, WI 54703, Phone: (715) 832-6763, Fax: (715) 832-1698, Email:
  • Lat: 45.459694 Lon: -91.114028, Call Sign: WRCP734,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.312 MHz, 452.312 MHz, 452.787 MHz, 456.312 MHz, 457.787 MHz, Grant Date: 11/29/2018, Expiration Date: 11/29/2028, Certifier: Paul Uhren, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/1995, Expiration Date: 07/28/2000, Cancellation Date: 09/14/1998, Phone: (715) 836-1125
  • LADYSMITH, Flambeau Rd 12 Mi Ne (Lat: 45.555722 Lon: -90.965111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 79.9 m, Call Sign: WPOP308,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/2018, Expiration Date: 07/10/2028, Certifier: Ronald D Obermueller, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 06/03/2009, Expiration Date: 06/03/2019, Certifier: Rick Vergin, Registrant: 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: 45.462944 Lon: -91.103889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 83.9 m, Overall height: 85.7 m, Call Sign: WQNN822,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2011, Expiration Date: 04/04/2021, Certifier: Michael K O'Connell, Registrant: Cn, 17641 S Ashland Ave, Homewood, IL 60430, Phone: (708) 332-3543, Fax: (708) 332-6669, 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: 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 05/28/2010, Expiration Date: 04/19/2020, Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates, LLC, 3730 Kirby Dr, Suite 1200 Pmb 165, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (832) 850-7646, Email:

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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/29/2016, Expiration Date: 03/09/2026, Registrant: 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:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ladysmith)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 17. The highest number of fire incidents - 36 took place in 2009, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ladysmith, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.9%), and Outside Fires (33.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ladysmith, WI
    • 10644.9%Structure Fires
    • 8033.9%Outside Fires
    • 3314.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 177.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ladysmith, WI

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ladysmith, WI
  • 85.6%Utility gas
  • 7.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Electricity
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ladysmith, WI
  • 67.2%Utility gas
  • 30.0%Electricity
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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