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Population in 2012: 8,348 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 

Males: 4,022  (48.2%)
Females: 4,326  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  41.2 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54868.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,106 (it was $32,808 in 2000)
Rice Lake:

$34,106
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,600

Rice Lake city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $120,234 (it was $69,900 in 2000)
Rice Lake:

$120,234
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $144,952; Detached houses: $151,251; Townhouses or other attached units: $216,618; In 2-unit structures: $98,984; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $150,487; Mobile homes: $34,696

Median gross rent in 2012: $604.

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  • White alone - 8,011 (95.2%)
  • Hispanic - 140 (1.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 118 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 104 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 33 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rice Lake: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.2%), Norwegian (14.1%), Irish (8.2%), United States (5.8%), English (5.8%), Polish (4.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1887

Elevation: 1140 feet

Land area: 8.63 square miles.

Population density: 967 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Rice Lake:

  • High school or higher: 88.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rice Lake city:

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

137 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.6%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,357 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,693 (2.1%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (48.8 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (76.8 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (324.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Stanfold, WI (2.4 miles ), Cameron, WI (2.5 miles ), Doyle, WI (2.5 miles ), Bear Lake, WI (2.8 miles ), Haugen, WI (2.8 miles ), Barron, WI (2.9 miles ), Prairie Lake, WI (3.3 miles ), Cedar Lake, WI (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $210,600
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $335,000
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $263,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 45.50 N, Longitude: 91.74 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,820 (+57.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,659 (71.9%)

Area code: 715

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Crime rates in Rice Lake by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 0100300000
per 100,000 0.011.80.00.035.70.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 935024311610
per 100,000 107.435.560.10.023.847.536.212.1191.5118.0
Robberies 2110023401
per 100,000 23.911.812.00.00.023.736.248.50.011.8
Assaults 10311715712161811
per 100,000 119.335.5132.183.4178.783.1144.9194.0215.4129.8
Burglaries 37301513394651303132
per 100,000 441.6355.4180.2154.9464.7546.2615.6363.8371.0377.6
Thefts 375308227184266268277320293265
per 100,000 4475.53648.92726.42191.83169.73182.13343.83880.23506.53126.8
Auto thefts 13164146121118811
per 100,000 155.1189.648.0166.871.5142.5132.8218.395.7129.8
Arson 1021265310
per 100,000 11.90.024.011.923.871.260.436.412.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.8) 311.4228.4186.9118.0267.4219.1235.2239.7339.7262.3

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Crime rate in Rice Lake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Wisconsin average:

2.22

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Rice Lake, Wisconsin accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-0.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Rice Lake-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.2 miles away from the Rice Lake city center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/30/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.4 miles away from the city center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Barron 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).
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Birthplace of: Foster Friess - Financial businessman, William Henry Dietz - Football player and coach, Dick Lane (TV announcer) - Film actor, Clay Perry (baseball) - Baseball player, Gary Tauchen - Politician, Hal Kolstad - Baseball player, John G. Blystone - Film director, Josh Engel - Ice hockey player, Mark Neuman - Politician, Pug Lund - College football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Rice Lake:

  • LAKEVIEW MEDICAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 1700 W STOUT ST)
  • LAKEVIEW MEDICAL CTR HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 2304 SOUTH MAIN STREET, SUITE 2)
  • LAKEVIEW MED CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1700 WEST STOUT STREET)
  • HERITAGE MANOR (Nursing Home, 19 W NEWTON ST PO BOX 311)
  • RICE LAKE CONV CTR (Nursing Home, 1016 LAKESHORE DR)

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

  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 45 miles; Menomonie, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,101)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 50 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 9,913)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 51 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 3,059)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 62 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,911)
  • Century Community and Technical College (about 69 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 4,930)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 75 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,673)
  • Bethel University (about 76 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 3,411)

Private elementary/middle schools in Rice Lake:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 181; Location: 128 W HUMBIRD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MEADOW CREEK ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 9; Location: 1779 20 1/2 ST; Grades: 4 - 8)
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Library in Rice Lake:

  • RICE LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $723,240; Location: 2 E. MARSHALL ST.; 42,700 books; 4,723 e-books; 6,476 audio materials; 2,747 video materials; 73 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 189 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Rice Lake: Rice Lake High School Stadium (A), Rice Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Rice Lake Utilities Substation (C), Rice Lake Public Library (D), Rice Lake City Hall (E), Rice Lake Town Hall (F), Rice Lake Fire Department (G), Rice Lake Police Department (H), Rice Lake Jail (I), Red Cedar Community Center (J), Farmers Union Co-op Mill and Elevator (K), Rigler Hall (L), Covey Hall (M), Ritzinger Hall (N), Meggers Hall (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Cedar Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Rice Lake include: Assembly of God Church (A), Joy Fellowship Church (B), United Presbyterian Church (C), Blue Hills Unitarian Universalist (D), River of Praise Church (E), Landmark Apostolic Church (F), Immanual Baptist Church (G), Trinity Lutheran Church (H), High Point Wesleyan Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Nora Cemetery (1), Orchard Beach Cemetery (2), Saint Joseph Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Rice Lake (A), Moon Lake (B), Rice Lake 230 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Rice Lake include: Shudlick Park (1), Barron County Fairgrounds (2), Future Farmers of America Park (3), Hiawatha Park (4), Indian Mound Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: American Christian Tours (Tours & Charters; 201 East South Street) (1), Bill Richard's Home Spun Tours (Tours & Charters; 3015 South Main Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Americinn Motel (2906 Pioneer Avenue) (1), Evergreen Motel (1801 West Knapp Street) (2), Best Western Inn (2835 South Main Street) (3), Curriers Lakeview Resort Motel (2010 East Sawyer Street) (4), Microtel Inn & Suites (2771 Decker Drive) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Barron 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 Rice Lake and their reported violations in the past:

POSTLES SKATE CITY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
RED BARN THEATRE (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
OUR LADY OF LOURDES COMM CTR (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-13-2001), St Boil Water Order (SEP-13-2001), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (APR-27-2000), St Public Notif requested (APR-27-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-27-2000), St Compliance achieved (JAN-30-2001)

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

  • LYNNDALE GOLF COURSE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OUR SAVIORS LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.7%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 45.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  52.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
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: 0.1% of all households

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

People in group quarters in Rice Lake in 2010:

  • 160 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Rice Lake in 2000:

  • 185 people in nursing homes
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Rice Lake compared to Wisconsin state average:

Rice Lake, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Rice Lake (2011 data):

  • Johnson Bank: Rice Lake Marketplace 13000, Rice Lake Loan Production Office, Rice Lake Main 18000 Branch. Info updated 2006/07/05: Bank assets: $4,144.5 mil, Deposits: $3,567.4 mil, headquarters in Racine, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 55 total offices, Holding Company: Johnson Financial Group, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Rice Lake Main Branch at 138 North Main Street, branch established on 1889/10/28; Rice Lake Cedar Mall Branch at 2950 South Main Street, branch established on 1985/09/16. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Community Bank of Northern Wisconsin: Community Bank Of Northern Wisconsin at 407 West Knapp Street, branch established on 1919/05/05. Info updated 2008/07/09: Bank assets: $143.7 mil, Deposits: $129.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Old Murry Bancorp
  • Dairy State Bank: at 16 South Main Street, branch established on 1953/01/02. Info updated 2008/03/11: Bank assets: $453.0 mil, Deposits: $339.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Dairy State Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank Mutual: Rice Lake Branch at 2850 Pioneer Ave, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,497.0 mil, Deposits: $2,046.0 mil, headquarters in Brown Deer, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 79 total offices
  • Citizens Community Federal: Rice Lake at 2501 West Ave, branch established on 2002/05/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $530.8 mil, Deposits: $444.7 mil, headquarters in Eau Claire, WI, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 28 total offices
  • First National Bank and Trust: Branch at 2961 Decker Drive, branch established on 2004/04/01. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $46.8 mil, Deposits: $41.4 mil, headquarters in Barron, WI, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • Sterling Bank: Rice Lake Branch at 311 North Main Street, branch established on 2004/09/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $190.4 mil, Deposits: $170.0 mil, headquarters in Barron, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Northwest Wisconsin Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rice Lake, Wisconsin:

  • Super 8 Motel, 2401 S Main St, Rice Lake, WI 54868 , Phone: (715) 234-6956, Fax: (715) 234-6956
  • Days Inn, 1710 S Main St, Rice Lake, WI 54868 , Phone: (715) 234-4444, Fax: (715) 234-0087
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 2771 Decker Dr, Rice Lake, WI 54868 , Phone: (888) 202-4223, Fax: (715) 736-2010
  • Best Western Inn, 2835 S Main St, Rice Lake, WI 54868 , Phone: (715) 234-7017, Fax: (715) 234-2463
  • Americinn Hotel And Suites, 2906 Pioneer Ave S, Rice Lake, WI 54868 , Phone: (715) 234-9060, Fax: (715) 736-9060
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rice Lake, Wisconsin

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Rice Lake travel time to work - commute


Rice Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Rice Lake city (based on Barron County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.61%
Here62.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan Church
Adherents33.2%31.4%9.2%7.7%3.2%
Congregations21.3%11.3%10.0%10.0%2.5%
Name Mennonite Church of God in ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)New Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.5%1.5%1.5%1.2%9.5%
Congregations3.8%1.3%3.8%3.8%32.5%
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: 8
Barron County:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Barron County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
This county:

9.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Barron County:

28.2%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.1%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$29,504$50,5780$0
Other Government Administration 4$14,400$43,20014$3,591
Judicial and Legal 1$2,675$32,1001$755
Police Protection - Officers 21$105,249$60,1420$0
Police - Other 1$3,782$45,3848$3,646
Firefighters 14$74,773$64,09114$2,026
Fire - Other 1$2,781$33,3720$0
Streets and Highways 10$34,762$41,7140$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,275$39,3000$0
Sewerage 5$18,828$45,1870$0
Parks and Recreation 4$13,753$41,2594$894
Water Supply 6$25,313$50,6260$0
Electric Power 8$46,607$69,9110$0
Transit 2$5,998$35,9882$3,213
Local Libraries 5$15,952$38,2859$8,194
Other and Unallocable 2$7,087$42,5222$1,530
Totals for Government 92$404,739$52,79254$23,849

Rice Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,619,000 ($313.73)
    General Public Buildings: $483,000 ($57.86)
    Air Transportation: $253,000 ($30.31)
    Parks & Recreation: $217,000 ($25.99)
    General: $170,000 ($20.36)
    Libraries: $77,000 ($9.22)
    Transit Utilities: $15,000 ($1.80)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,858,000 ($821.51)
    Police Protection: $1,873,000 ($224.37)
    Regular Highways: $1,322,000 ($158.36)
    Fire Protection: $1,163,000 ($139.31)
    Sewerage: $1,103,000 ($132.13)
    General - Other: $763,000 ($91.40)
    Water Utilities: $744,000 ($89.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $625,000 ($74.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $531,000 ($63.61)
    Libraries: $425,000 ($50.91)
    Central Staff Services: $414,000 ($49.59)
    Transit Utilities: $252,000 ($30.19)
    Air Transportation: $192,000 ($23.00)
    Financial Administration: $165,000 ($19.77)
    General Public Buildings: $94,000 ($11.26)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $73,000 ($8.74)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $61,000 ($7.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $56,000 ($6.71)
    Parking Facilities: $42,000 ($5.03)
    Health Services - Other: $7,000 ($0.84)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,000 ($0.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $788,000 ($94.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $330,000 ($39.53)
    Police Protection: $296,000 ($35.46)
    Central Staff: $100,000 ($11.98)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,396,000 ($526.59)

Rice Lake government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $8,000 ($0.96)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,111,000 ($133.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $733,000 ($87.81)
    All Other: $196,000 ($23.48)
    Regular Highways: $86,000 ($10.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($1.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $99,000 ($11.86)
    All Other: $32,000 ($3.83)
    Housing & Community Development: $23,000 ($2.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $671,000 ($80.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $973,000 ($116.55)
    General Revenue, NEC: $414,000 ($49.59)
    Special Assessments: $265,000 ($31.74)
    Rents: $93,000 ($11.14)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,030,000 ($842.12)
    Water Utilities: $744,000 ($89.12)
    Transit Utilities: $13,000 ($1.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,536,000 ($303.79)
    Highways: $582,000 ($69.72)
    All Other: $194,000 ($23.24)
  • Tax - Property: $3,821,000 ($457.71)
    NEC: $227,000 ($27.19)
    Other Selective Sales: $101,000 ($12.10)

Rice Lake government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $3,625,000 ($434.24)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $8,893,000 ($1065.29)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $6,115,000 ($732.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $8,698,000 ($1041.93)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,365,000 ($283.30)
    Industrial Revenue: $2,085,000 ($249.76)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,540,000 ($184.48)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $3,945,000 ($472.57)

Rice Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $16,404,000 ($1965.02)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,352,000 ($281.74)

5.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,452 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
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 Polk County, WI  0.46% ($32,859 average AGI)
from Washburn County, WI  0.42% ($21,526)
from Chippewa County, WI  0.31% ($34,561)


5.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
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 Eau Claire County, WI  0.48% ($23,830 average AGI)
to Polk County, WI  0.45% ($23,988)
to Chippewa County, WI  0.39% ($38,732)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rice Lake:

  • WAQE (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WJMC (1240 AM; 1 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WCSW (940 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHELL LAKE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXCE (1260 AM; 5 kW; AMERY, WI; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rice Lake:

  • WJMC-FM (96.1 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WKFX (97.7 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WAQE-FM (97.7 FM; BARRON, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WGMO (95.3 FM; SHELL LAKE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WWJP-LP (101.7 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: MEADOW CREEK CHRISTIAN RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WATQ (106.7 FM; CHETEK, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WMEQ-FM (92.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOJB (88.9 FM; RESERVE, WI; Owner: LAC COURTE OREILLES OJIBWA PUBLIC)
  • WLMX-FM (104.9 FM; BALSAM LAKE, WI; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Rice Lake:

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

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Rice Lake, Wisconsin:
  • Fatal accident count: 17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 29
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Wisconsin average:
  • Fatal accident count: 85
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 128
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 36
  • Fatalities: 93
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 212
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Rice Lake fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12
Total length: 81 meters (266ft)
Total costs: $2,070,000
Total average daily traffic: 92,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,934

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 8
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Rice Lake, WI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rice Lake)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Rice Lake, WI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rice Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Rice Lake)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Hazardous Condition: 21
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Rice Lake


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rice Lake, WI
Businesses in Rice Lake, WI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
AmericInn1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Arby's1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's1
Best Western1Menards1
Burger King1Microtel1
Carson Pirie Scott1New Balance2
Curves1Nike1
Dairy Queen1OfficeMax1
Days Inn1Payless1
Fashion Bug1RadioShack1
FedEx2Sears1
GNC1Slumberland1
GameStop1Subway3
Goodwill5Super 81
H&R Block1T-Mobile2
Hardee's1U-Haul2
JCPenney1UPS4
Jones New York1Vans1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Rice Lake, WI

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