Lake Holcombe, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 1,031. Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 
Males: 507  (49.2%)
Females: 524  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  52.1 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54745.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,796 (it was $33,083 in 2000)
Lake Holcombe:

$40,796
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,247 (it was $15,900 in 2000)

Lake Holcombe town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $152,570 (it was $92,600 in 2000)
Lake Holcombe:

$152,570
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $206,957; Detached houses: $225,335; Townhouses or other attached units: $370,126; In 2-unit structures: $185,063; Mobile homes: $72,591
Lake Holcombe races chart
  • White alone - 987 (95.7%)
  • Hispanic - 19 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 11 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.10%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lake Holcombe: 167.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (38.3%), Norwegian (13.3%), Irish (8.7%), English (8.4%), Polish (7.3%), United States (5.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 26.9 square miles.

Population density: 38 people per square mile   (very low).

Lake Holcombe,WI real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Lake Holcombe:

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Holcombe town:

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 60.7%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

17 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.7%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Lake Holcombe town:  1.7% ($1,570)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (35.5 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (100.3 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (291.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Holcombe, WI (1.3 miles ), Willard, WI (2.2 miles ), Estella, WI (2.3 miles ), Birch Creek, WI (2.4 miles ), Cornell, WI (2.5 miles ), Ruby, WI (2.5 miles ), Sheldon, WI (2.9 miles ), Conrath, WI (3.2 miles) .

Latitude: 45.25 N, Longitude: 91.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

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

5.4%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +89 (+9.7%).
Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Truck transportation (11%)
  • Wood products (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Computer and electronic products (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Social assistance (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Food and beverage stores (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Woodworkers (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Lake Holcombe-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 6% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/30/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the Lake Holcombe town 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 30.9 miles away from the town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Holcombe-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 241.3 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 253.5 miles away from Lake Holcombe 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 284.4 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 414.2 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 281.7 miles away from Lake Holcombe center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 257.9 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 Chippewa County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Holcombe:

  • CORNELL AREA CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CORNELL, WI)
  • INDIANHEAD HOME HLTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; LADYSMITH, WI)
  • RUSK CTY MEM HSPTL NH (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LADYSMITH, WI)
  • GILMAN CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GILMAN, WI)
  • RUSK CTY DEPT OF HLTH AND HUMAN SVCS (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; LADYSMITH, WI)
  • LADYSMITH NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LADYSMITH, WI)

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

  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 37 miles; Eau Claire, WI; Full-time enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 38 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 48 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 53 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 74 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 80 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)
  • Winona State University (about 88 miles; Winona, MN; FT enrollment: 8,397)

Public high school in Lake Holcombe:

  • Holcombe Hi (Students: 103; Location: 27331 262nd Ave; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Lake Holcombe:

  • Holcombe El (Students: 251; Location: 27331 262nd Ave; Grades: KG-8)

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Notable location: Christian Harbor Youth Camp (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Holcombe Cemetery (1), Saint Joseph Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Roedecker Lake (A), Wesley Lake (B), Holcombe Flowage (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Jump River (A), Buck Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lake Holcombe: Sportsman Club Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 37.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.15. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.15
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.8%
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: 0.4% of all households

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

10.2%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

5.3%
Whole state:

3.7%
10 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Lake Holcombe compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Holcombe town (based on Chippewa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.98%
Here: 54.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Adherents55.7%18.7%6.7%5.5%3.5%
Congregations19.7%18.2%7.6%13.6%6.1%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Conservative Baptist Association of AmericaAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.1%1.5%1.1%1.0%4.2%
Congregations6.1%3.0%3.0%4.5%18.2%
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: 12
Chippewa County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Chippewa County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Chippewa County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
Here:

8.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Chippewa County:

28.4%
Wisconsin:

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

11.5%
State:

13.0%

5.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,383 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
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 Eau Claire County, WI  2.12% ($33,602 average AGI)
from Dunn County, WI  0.39% ($30,927)
from Barron County, WI  0.26% ($35,123)


5.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,357 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
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  2.11% ($29,748 average AGI)
to Dunn County, WI  0.30% ($31,107)
to Barron County, WI  0.29% ($31,616)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Holcombe:

  • 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)
  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEAQ (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WOGO (680 AM; 3 kW; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WLDY (1340 AM; 1 kW; LADYSMITH, WI; Owner: FLAMBEAU BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAQE (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Holcombe:

  • 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)
  • WQRB (95.1 FM; BLOOMER, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJBL (93.1 FM; LADYSMITH, WI; Owner: FLAMBEAU BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDRK (99.9 FM; CORNELL, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WMEQ-FM (92.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WATQ (106.7 FM; CHETEK, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Holcombe:

  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W63AR (Channel 63; LADYSMITH, WI; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WQOW-TV (Channel 18; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WXOW-WQOW TELEVISION, INC.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total average daily traffic: 9,290
Total average daily truck traffic: 456
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 11,795
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