For population 25 years and over in Plum Lake:
For population 15 years and over in Plum Lake town:
10 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.8% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (127.5 miles , pop. 61,704).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (189.5 miles , pop. 287,151).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (304.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: St. Germain, WI (2.7 miles ), Boulder Junction, WI (3.0 miles ), Cloverland, WI (3.1 miles ), Arbor Vitae, WI (3.2 miles ), Land O'Lakes, WI (3.3 miles ), Conover, WI (3.4 miles ), Woodruff, WI (3.6 miles ), Eagle River, WI (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 46.03 N, Longitude: 89.52 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 715
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+6.3%).
Work and jobs in Plum Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Plum Lake, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Plum Lake-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/25/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.6 miles away from the Plum Lake town center killed 2 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/27/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Vilas County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Plum Lake:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Plum Lake:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 7.81. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.94. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Plum Lake compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Plum Lake (based on Vilas County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.94%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Number of full-service restaurants: 85
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,812 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.03% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,442 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Plum Lake:
Strongest FM radio stations in Plum Lake:
TV broadcast stations around Plum Lake:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 1,100
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 1,210
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4