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Population in 2010: 624. Population change since 2000: -15.3%
 

Males: 323  (51.8%)
Females: 301  (48.2%)

Median resident age:  52.8 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54542, 54870.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,313 (it was $40,208 in 2000)
Long Lake:

$47,313
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,831

Long Lake town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $217,913 (it was $127,000 in 2000)
Long Lake:

$217,913
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $288,396; Detached houses: $305,937; Townhouses or other attached units: $199,273; In 2-unit structures: $287,838; Mobile homes: $60,612
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Long Lake races chart
  • White alone - 596 (95.5%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Long Lake: 185.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (37.3%), Norwegian (17.4%), Czech (11.8%), Irish (9.9%), French (6.1%), English (6.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1550 feet

Land area: 32.6 square miles.

Population density: 19 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Long Lake:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Long Lake town:

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 70.3%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.7%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

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

Long Lake town:  1.6% ($2,058)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Long Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (61.8 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (85.0 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (334.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Madge, WI (2.3 miles ), Sarona, WI (2.3 miles ), Haugen, WI (2.6 miles ), Birchwood, WI (2.9 miles ), Cedar Lake, WI (2.9 miles ), Bear Lake, WI (2.9 miles ), Beaver Brook, WI (2.9 miles ), Shell Lake, WI (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 45.69 N, Longitude: 91.72 W

Area code: 715

Long Lake household income distribution Long Lake home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +152 (+26.0%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Machinery (4%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Food (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Long Lake-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 44.6 miles away from the Long Lake town center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/18/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 16 people and caused $10 million in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washburn County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals/medical centers near Long Lake:

  • HEARTS OF GOLD (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SHELL LAKE, WI)
  • INDIANHEAD MED CTR (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; SHELL LAKE, WI)
  • RICE LAKE CONV CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; RICE LAKE, WI)

Political contributions by individuals in Long Lake, WI

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

  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 58 miles; Menomonie, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 63 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 9,913)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 64 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 3,059)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 73 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,911)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 74 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • Century Community and Technical College (about 77 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 4,930)
  • Lake Superior College (about 78 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 2,374)

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Notable location: Long Lake Fire and Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Washburn 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 Long Lake and their reported violations in the past:

LUMBERJACK CAFE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St No addtl Formal Action needed (NOV-23-2004)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

5.2%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

1.4%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Long Lake, WI


6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Long Lake compared to Wisconsin 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 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (63%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Long Lake town (based on Washburn County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.36%
Here46.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents33.9%27.8%9.8%7.7%7.2%
Congregations14.7%14.7%11.8%5.9%5.9%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodChurch of the NazareneNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents2.4%2.2%1.9%1.6%5.4%
Congregations2.9%5.9%2.9%2.9%32.4%
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: 9
Washburn County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Washburn County:

7.80 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

17.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Washburn County:

9.1%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Washburn County:

27.1%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
State:

13.0%

6.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Barron County, WI  0.95% ($43,410 average AGI)
from Sawyer County, WI  0.57% ($27,919)
from Burnett County, WI  0.45% ($29,414)


7.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Barron County, WI  1.18% ($21,526 average AGI)
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.51% ($19,758)
to Sawyer County, WI  0.51% ($28,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Long Lake:

  • WAQE (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCSW (940 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHELL LAKE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WJMC (1240 AM; 1 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Long Lake:

  • WKFX (97.7 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WAQE-FM (97.7 FM; BARRON, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WJMC-FM (96.1 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WGMO (95.3 FM; SHELL LAKE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOJB (88.9 FM; RESERVE, WI; Owner: LAC COURTE OREILLES OJIBWA PUBLIC)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WHSM-FM (101.1 FM; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WRLS-FM (92.3 FM; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: VACATIONLAND BROADCASTER, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Long Lake:

  • W57AS (Channel 57; SPOONER, WI; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 65
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 65

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Halsey Lake Rd (Lat: 45.846111 Lon: -88.662500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 113 m, Call Sign: KNKD729
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8678, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: N9OLX, Licensee ID: L00561882
    Grant Date: 08/03/2012, Expiration Date: 08/23/2022
    Registrant: Robert A Roberts, 1351 Hwy 139, Long Lake, WI 54542


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