Lake Mills, Wisconsin

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Population in 2014: 5,785 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.5%
 
Males: 2,713  (46.9%)
Females: 3,072  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 53551.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,277 (it was $44,132 in 2000)
Lake Mills:

$50,277
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,019 (it was $21,929 in 2000)

Lake Mills city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $150,830 (it was $125,800 in 2000)
Lake Mills:

$150,830
WI:

$163,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $195,699; Detached houses: $206,958; Townhouses or other attached units: $157,860; In 2-unit structures: $147,824; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $264,586; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $83,535; Mobile homes: $46,377

Median gross rent in 2013: $656.

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  • Races in Lake Mills, WI (2010)

    Lake Mills races chart
    • 5,37094.1%White alone
    • 2163.8%Hispanic
    • 510.9%Two or more races
    • 370.6%Black alone
    • 270.5%Asian alone
    • 70.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lake Mills: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (40.3%), Irish (9.4%), English (7.4%), Norwegian (7.4%), Polish (5.2%), United States (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1905

Elevation: 835 feet

Land area: 3.42 square miles.

Population density: 1,691 people per square mile   (low).

Lake Mills,WI real estate house value index trend

Lake Mills, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Mills:

  • High school or higher: 96.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Mills city:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

252 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe, 0.9% Latin America).

This city:

4.4%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Lake Mills, Wisconsin as of October 01, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Lake Mills to the number of sex offenders is 226 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,587 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,455 (2.3%)

Lake Mills satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Madison, WI (24.5 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (106.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Aztalan, WI (2.0 miles ), Milford, WI (2.5 miles ), Lake Ripley, WI (2.5 miles ), Johnson Creek, WI (2.6 miles ), Oakland, WI (2.6 miles ), Jefferson, WI (2.7 miles ), Cambridge, WI (2.8 miles ), Waterloo, WI (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $113,100
  • 1998: 37 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 1999: 25 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $147,300
  • 2003: 39 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $186,900
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $198,800
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $189,000
  • 2010: 20 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $188,400
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $260,200
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $260,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.08 N, Longitude: 88.91 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -135 (-2.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 782 (29.5%)

Area code: 920

Lake Mills household income distribution Lake Mills home values distribution

Crime rates in Lake Mills by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 22022200042N/A
per 100,000 40.740.80.040.138.036.50.00.00.069.834.8N/A
Robberies 001000001000
per 100,000 0.00.020.40.00.00.00.00.017.90.00.00.0
Assaults 2031131917813
per 100,000 40.70.061.120.019.054.718.2159.6304.2139.517.451.7
Burglaries 107109106141513885
per 100,000 203.5142.7203.7180.3190.1109.4254.4266.0232.6139.5139.386.1
Thefts 808560466353627451673522
per 100,000 1,628.31,732.91,222.5921.31,197.7966.61,126.51,312.3912.51,168.7609.6378.8
Auto thefts 105031040100
per 100,000 20.40.0101.90.057.018.20.070.90.017.40.00.0
Arson 0N/A2000011000
per 100,000 0.0N/A40.70.00.00.00.017.717.90.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 291.8) 125.0115.092.187.8102.790.368.3111.7122.2145.567.360.7

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Crime rate in Lake Mills detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Wisconsin average:

2.23
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +625 (+14.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Lake Mills, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lake Mills-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.8 miles away from the Lake Mills city center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lake Mills-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 324.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.1 miles away from Lake Mills center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 299.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 323.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 357.2 miles away from Lake Mills center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 313.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Mills topographic map

Birthplace of: Carleton B. Joeckel - Librarian, Hal Raether - Baseball player, Jim Wilson (Oklahoma politician) - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Lake Mills:

  • WILLOWBROOK NURSING AND REHAB (901 MULBERRY ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lake Mills:

  • ALDEN ESTATES OF COUNTRYSIDE, INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; JEFFERSON, WI)
  • RAINBOW HSPC CARE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; JEFFERSON, WI)
  • PURITY DIALYSIS - FORT ATKINSON (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; FORT ATKINSON, WI)
  • FORT HLTHCARE HOME HLTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; FORT ATKINSON, WI)
  • FORT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; FORT ATKINSON, WI)
  • ALDEN AT FORT HEALTHCARE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FORT ATKINSON, WI)
  • FT ATKINSON HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; FORT ATKINSON, WI)

airports located in Lake Mills:

Amtrak station near Lake Mills:

  • 19 miles: COLUMBUS (359 LUDINGTON ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

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

  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 19 miles; Whitewater, WI; Full-time enrollment: 11,124)
  • Herzing University-Madison (about 20 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 3,160)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 22 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 9,603)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 26 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 10,019)
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison (about 26 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 34,621)
  • Edgewood College (about 26 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 33 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 4,415)

Public high school in Lake Mills:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lake Mills:

  • LAKE MILLS MIDDLE (Students: 356, Location: 318 COLLEGE ST, Grades: 5-8)
  • LAKE MILLS ELEMENTARY (Location: 155 E PINE ST, Grades: PK-4)

Private elementary/middle school in Lake Mills:

  • ST PAUL EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 225, Location: 1530 S MAIN ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Lake Mills

Library in Lake Mills:

  • L.D. FARGO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $329,187; Location: 120 E. MADISON ST.; 37,031 books; 8,825 e-books; 5,653 audio materials; 3,142 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 111 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lake Mills: Lake Mills Emergency Medical Services (A), Lake Mills Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lake Mills: Lakeside Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Fargo Mansion Inn (406 Mulberry Street), Bade's Resort (W7866 County Road B).

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 59.2. This is better than average.

City:

59.2
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.38. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.38
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.46
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00432
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.1%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 16.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.8%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
79 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
41 people in nursing homes in 2000
14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Lake Mills, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Lake Mills (2011 data):

  • Associated Bank, National Association: Lake Mills Branch at 300 East Lake Street, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp
  • Bank of Lake Mills: Bank Of Lake Mills at 136 East Madison Street, branch established on 1893/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $185.6 mil, Deposits: $159.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • The Greenwood's State Bank: at 117 North Main Street, branch established on 1883/10/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $61.5 mil, Deposits: $49.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Greenwoods Financial Group, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Wisconsin average:

10.5

Lake Mills travel time to work - commute Lake Mills mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Mills city (based on Jefferson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant21,91650
Catholic18,63710
Mainline Protestant12,03033
Other3645
None30,739-
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: 16
Jefferson County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Jefferson County:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Here:

9.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.2%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

28.0%
Wisconsin:

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

15.7%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.4%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lake Mills:

44.0%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Lake Mills:

28.7
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.2%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.3%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lake Mills:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lake Mills:

34.8%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Lake Mills:

54.6%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Lake Mills:

77.6%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Mills, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$12,529$50,1160$0
Other Government Administration 5$24,293$58,3035$1,285
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,717
Police Protection - Officers 10$40,273$48,3284$2,593
Police - Other 2$5,457$32,7420$0
Firefighters 1$5,066$60,79242$5,525
Fire - Other 0$0 1$99
Streets and Highways 7$28,263$48,4512$1,360
Sewerage 5$19,737$47,3690$0
Parks and Recreation 3$12,963$51,85212$4,956
Natural Resources 1$4,080$48,9600$0
Water Supply 3$13,077$52,3080$0
Electric Power 11$54,954$59,9500$0
Local Libraries 2$7,735$46,41010$7,225
Other and Unallocable 2$5,950$35,7002$1,530
Totals for Government 55$234,377$51,13780$26,290

Lake Mills government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Natural Resources - Other: $614,000 ($106.14)
    Regular Highways: $326,000 ($56.35)
    General - Other: $302,000 ($52.20)
    General Public Buildings: $38,000 ($6.57)
    Libraries: $36,000 ($6.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($0.86)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,802,000 ($830.08)
    Sewerage: $1,192,000 ($206.05)
    Regular Highways: $1,000,000 ($172.86)
    Police Protection: $910,000 ($157.30)
    Water Utilities: $608,000 ($105.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $298,000 ($51.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $264,000 ($45.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $255,000 ($44.08)
    Libraries: $225,000 ($38.89)
    Central Staff Services: $215,000 ($37.17)
    General Public Buildings: $173,000 ($29.90)
    Financial Administration: $134,000 ($23.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $92,000 ($15.90)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $91,000 ($15.73)
    Natural Resources - Other: $71,000 ($12.27)
    Transit Utilities: $62,000 ($10.72)
    General - Other: $57,000 ($9.85)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $39,000 ($6.74)
    Health - Other: $28,000 ($4.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $663,000 ($114.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,908,000 ($329.82)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($5.88)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($0.86)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,606,000 ($450.48)

Lake Mills government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,166,000 ($201.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $232,000 ($40.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $182,000 ($31.46)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $46,000 ($7.95)
    All Other: $20,000 ($3.46)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,000 ($2.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $217,000 ($37.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $242,000 ($41.83)
    Rents: $154,000 ($26.62)
    General Revenue, NEC: $61,000 ($10.54)
    Fines and Forfeits: $54,000 ($9.33)
    Donations From Private Sources: $41,000 ($7.09)
    Special Assessments: $21,000 ($3.63)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($0.86)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $5,123,000 ($885.57)
    Water Utilities: $669,000 ($115.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $760,000 ($131.37)
    Highways: $330,000 ($57.04)
    All Other: $93,000 ($16.08)
  • Tax - Property: $2,443,000 ($422.30)
    Other License: $132,000 ($22.82)
    NEC: $86,000 ($14.87)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $8,000 ($1.38)

Lake Mills government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,398,000 ($2661.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,469,000 ($2501.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,123,000 ($194.12)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $194,000 ($33.54)

Lake Mills government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,000 ($8.30)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,483,000 ($1120.66)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,423,000 ($418.84)

6.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
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 Dane County, WI  1.19% ($37,417 average AGI)
from Waukesha County, WI  0.96% ($38,674)
from Dodge County, WI  0.89% ($32,003)


6.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,605 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
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 Dodge County, WI  1.07% ($32,875 average AGI)
to Dane County, WI  1.03% ($34,501)
to Waukesha County, WI  0.89% ($37,416)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Mills:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNWC (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WLMV (1480 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WTDY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHA (970 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD REGENTS OF UNIV OF WI SYSTEM)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTUX (1550 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MADISON, WI)
  • WIBA (1310 AM; 5 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Mills:

  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WZEE (104.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WORT (89.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: BACK PORCH RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBA-FM (101.5 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WKCH (106.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WMAD-FM (92.1 FM; SUN PRAIRIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLX-FM (94.9 FM; BARABOO, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WMGN (98.1 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WHIT-FM (93.1 FM; DE FOREST, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WMMM-FM (105.5 FM; VERONA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)
  • WCJZ (96.3 FM; SAUK CITY, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJWD (90.3 FM; MARSHALL, WI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • W215AQ (90.9 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTLX (100.5 FM; COLUMBUS, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WBZU (105.1 FM; WAUNAKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MADISON LICENSE, LLC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Mills:

  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • W23BW (Channel 23; MADISON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W38CT (Channel 38; MADISON, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Lake Mills fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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


Lake Mills fatal accident list:

Apr 11, 2010 07:05 PM, Sr-89, Topel St, Lat: 43.06403, Lon: -88.91388, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 30, 2004 06:01 AM, E Lake St, S Washington St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 23, 2001 05:27 AM, Sr-89, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
May 19, 2000 00:05 AM, S, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 2
Jun 14, 2000 08:04 PM, I-94, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 25, 1994 07:41 AM, Mulberry, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lake Mills)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lake Mills, WI)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Rock Lake SS, W7904 Hope Lake Rd (Lat: 43.022222 Lon: -88.924333), Type: Pole, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WPZK729
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.512 MHzGrant Date: 01/11/2014, Expiration Date: 02/02/2024, Certifier: Michael J KelleyRegistrant: 333 W. Everett St, Milwaukee, WI 53203, Phone: (414) 221-2081, Fax: (414) 221-3198, Email:
  • Lake Mill VitaPlus, Lat: 43.063778 Lon: -88.914833, Type: Building, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQJH835
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/16/2008, Expiration Date: 09/16/2018, Certifier: Mark E DodgeRegistrant: Granite Wireless, Inc., 300 Industrial Dr, Random Lake, WI 53075, Phone: (920) 994-2388, Email:
  • Lake Mills Wt Tower, Lat: 43.073139 Lon: -88.876972, Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQJH835
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/16/2008, Expiration Date: 09/16/2018, Certifier: Mark E DodgeRegistrant: Granite Wireless, Inc., 300 Industrial Dr, Random Lake, WI 53075, Phone: (920) 994-2388, Email:
  • LAKE MILLS, I94 3 Mi Nw (Lat: 43.108028 Lon: -88.954250), Overall height: 76.5 m, Call Sign: WDU305
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHzGrant Date: 08/22/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/21/2003Registrant: Ameritech Regional Wireless Engineering, 529 South 7th Street;rm 3a, Springfield, IL 62721, Phone: (217) 527-2367

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • W 8538 Airport Road (Lat: 43.108028 Lon: -88.954250), Overall height: 76.5 m, Call Sign: KNKO362
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.337 MHzGrant Date: 08/12/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018, Certifier: J. Roy PottleRegistrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • I 94, 3 Miles Nw Of Lake Mills (Lat: 42.603611 Lon: -88.444806), Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: KWA672
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.840 MHzGrant Date: 08/31/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2005Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, 2120 L Street, Nw, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 828-5540, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lake Mills)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 12148 , Serial Number: 17261843, Year manufactured: 1973
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Terry L Railing, N5206 Hwy G, Lake Mills, WI 53551, Other Owners: Kathleen M Railing
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1934M , Serial Number: 18264488, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 01/16/1976
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jeffrey A Kornetzke, 541 W Madison St, Lake Mills, WI 53551, Other Owners: Sheila R V Dana
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-15 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4423H , Serial Number: 15-210, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 06/26/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Terry L Railing, N5206 Hwy G, Lake Mills, WI 53551
  • Aircraft: DREWS B-1A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 48353 , Serial Number: 18362, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/1980
    Registrant (Individual): John F Drews, W7832 Highland Rd, Lake Mills, WI 53551
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 72128 , Serial Number: 9295, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/06/1956
    Registrant (Individual): John F Drews, W7832 Highland Rd, Lake Mills, WI 53551

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

LAKE MILLS WATERWORKS (Population served: 5,300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2012), St Other (FEB-06-2012)
  • Lead Service Line Replacement (LSLR) - Between JAN-01-2012 and FEB-06-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2012), St Other (FEB-06-2012)
  • Lead Service Line Replacement (LSLR) - Between JAN-01-2009 and FEB-16-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011), St Other (FEB-16-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2014), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2014)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In APR-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-2013), St Other (JUN-24-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (DEC-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In APR-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (DEC-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 other older monitoring violations

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

  • MOES PLACE (Population served: 51, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PIZZA PIT (Population served: 48, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PYRAMID MOTEL & PYRAMID LIQUOR (Population served: 34, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROCK LAKE VISTA CONDOS WELL #1 SYSTEM (Address: N6963 ROCK LAKE RD #18 , Population served: 32, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0%)
  • Wood (0%)
Businesses in Lake Mills, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Penske1
Chevrolet1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Jimmy John's1UPS1
McDonald's1Walgreens1

Lake Mills compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Lake Mills on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
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