Long Lake, Wisconsin

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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 (it was $18,049 in 2000)

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 2009: 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%)

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

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).

Long Lake,WI real estate house value index trend

Long Lake, Wisconsin map

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%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Long Lake, Wisconsin as of April 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Long Lake to the number of sex offenders is 183 to 1.


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 June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

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%)

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

Average climate in Long Lake, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Long Lake-area historical tornado activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 24% smaller 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.

Earthquake activity:

Long Lake-area historical earthquake activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 95% 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 208.8 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 221.0 miles away from Long Lake 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 325.0 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 389.9 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 248.4 miles away from Long Lake center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 166.5 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 Washburn County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Long Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Long Lake:

  • HEARTS OF GOLD (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SHELL LAKE, WI)
  • INDIANHEAD MED CTR Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; SHELL LAKE, WI)
  • RICE LAKE CONV CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; RICE LAKE, WI)
  • LAKEVIEW MEDICAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; RICE LAKE, WI)
  • LAKEVIEW MED CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; RICE LAKE, WI)
  • HERITAGE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; RICE LAKE, WI)
  • LAKEVIEW MEDICAL CTR HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; RICE LAKE, WI)

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

  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 11 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,414)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 57 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 63 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 64 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 73 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 74 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • Century College (about 77 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 7,393)

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.36%
Here: 46.4%
USA: 50.2%

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.
Wisconsin:

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

7.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

17.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Washburn County:

27.1%
Wisconsin:

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

9.3%
State:

13.0%

5.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,942 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
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 Barron County, WI  0.91% ($27,770 average AGI)
from Sawyer County, WI  0.33% ($27,591)
from Douglas County, WI  0.28% ($17,632)


5.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,167 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
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 Barron County, WI  1.08% ($25,083 average AGI)
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.31% ($27,667)
to Burnett County, WI  0.30% ($24,200)

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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