Legend Lake, Wisconsin

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Population in 2010: 1,525. Population change since 2000: -0.5%
Males: 687  (45.1%)
Females: 838  (54.9%)
Median resident age:  48.8 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 54135.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,357 (it was $38,393 in 2000)
Legend Lake:

$52,357
WI:

$56,811

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,522 (it was $14,512 in 2000)

Legend Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $126,529 (it was $78,200 in 2000)
Legend Lake:

$126,529
WI:

$173,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $165,702; Detached houses: $183,833; Mobile homes: $72,719

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,076.

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  • Races in Legend Lake, WI (2010)

    Legend Lake races chart
    • 1,07270.3%American Indian alone
    • 38225.0%White alone
    • 422.8%Hispanic
    • 151.0%Two or more races
    • 140.9%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Legend Lake: 89.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (6.9%), Polish (1.5%), Dutch (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 16.8 square miles.

Population density: 91 people per square mile   (very low).

Legend Lake,WI real estate house value index trend

Legend Lake, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Legend Lake:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Legend Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

32 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 1.4% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

This place:

2.4%
Wisconsin:

4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $4,719 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $4,996 (4.6%)

Legend Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (37.8 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (131.1 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (216.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Keshena, WI (1.9 miles ), Menominee, WI (2.2 miles ), Wescott, WI (2.4 miles ), Underhill, WI (2.5 miles ), Cecil, WI (2.9 miles ), Shawano, WI (2.9 miles ), Middle Village, WI (3.0 miles ), Thornton, WI (3.1 miles) .

Latitude: 44.90 N, Longitude: 88.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

Legend Lake household income distribution Legend Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.6%
Wisconsin:

3.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (24%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Community and social service occupations (18%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Legend Lake, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Legend Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 11% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.8 miles away from the Legend Lake place center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/26/1951, a category F4 tornado 31.4 miles away from the place center killed 6 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Legend Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 238.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 367.7 miles away from Legend Lake center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 436.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 474.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 369.1 miles away from Legend Lake center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 224.0 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 Menominee County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Legend Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Legend Lake:

  • BIRCH HILL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SHAWANO, WI)
  • EVERGREEN CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SHAWANO, WI)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-SHAWANO (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SHAWANO, WI)
  • FMC - SHAWANO (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; SHAWANO, WI)
  • WOODLAND VILLAGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SURING, WI)
  • WOODLAND VILLAGE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SURING, WI)
  • WOODLANDS OF GILLETT (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; GILLETT, WI)

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

  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 35 miles; Green Bay, WI; Full-time enrollment: 6,069)
  • Saint Norbert College (about 40 miles; De Pere, WI; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 41 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 43 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)
  • Lawrence University (about 45 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 2,821)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 54 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 56 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)

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Cemeteries: Rest Haven Cemetery (1), Saint Michael Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Pestiga Lake (A), Pine Lake (B), Pywaosit Lake (C), Rice Lake (D), Round Lake (E), Sand Lake (F), Sapokesick Lake (G), Skice Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Menominee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.2%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.6% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  14.4%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Wisconsin average:

10.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Legend Lake CDP (based on Menominee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,8502
Evangelical Protestant1422
Other1-
None1,239-
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 convenience stores (no gas): 1
Menominee County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Menominee County:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.3%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Menominee County:

29.8%
Wisconsin:

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

20.5%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Legend Lake:

49.5%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.0%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.8%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Legend Lake:

11.8%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Legend Lake:

39.8%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

54.3%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.9%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Legend Lake, WI Residents

7.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,128 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
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 Shawano County, WI  2.84% ($24,711 average AGI)
from Brown County, WI  1.04% ($13,214)


6.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($21,395 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
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 Shawano County, WI  2.94% ($19,974 average AGI)
to Brown County, WI  0.75% ($23,800)

Strongest AM radio stations in Legend Lake:

  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WTCH (960 AM; 1 kW; SHAWANO, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF SHAWANO, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFCL (1380 AM; 4 kW; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTAQ (1360 AM; 10 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WDUX (800 AM; 5 kW; WAUPACA, WI; Owner: LAIRD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WNFL (1440 AM; 5 kW; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Legend Lake:

  • WRVM (102.7 FM; SURING, WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)
  • WOWN (99.3 FM; SHAWANO, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF SHAWANO, INC.)
  • WAPL-FM (105.7 FM; APPLETON, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIXX (101.1 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOZZ (93.5 FM; NEW LONDON, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WYCO (107.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRLO-FM (105.3 FM; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WQLH (98.5 FM; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJMQ (92.3 FM; CLINTONVILLE, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Legend Lake:

  • WIWB (Channel 14; SURING, WI; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF WISCONSIN, LLC)
  • WBAY-TV (Channel 2; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF GREEN BAY, INC.)
  • WPNE (Channel 38; GREEN BAY, WI; Owner: WISCONSIN EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WFXS (Channel 55; WITTENBERG, WI; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION WAUSAU, LLC)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (71%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Legend Lake compared to Wisconsin state average:

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