Rice Lake, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 8,338 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 
Males: 4,063  (48.7%)
Females: 4,275  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

39.1 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 54868.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,098 (it was $32,808 in 2000)
Rice Lake:

$44,098
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,967 (it was $18,585 in 2000)

Rice Lake city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $126,804 (it was $69,900 in 2000)
Rice Lake:

$126,804
WI:

$178,900

Median gross rent in 2017: $665.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rice Lake: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.1%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 57.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 81.0% for American Indian residents, 11.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rice Lake, WI (2017)
    • 7,71292.4%White alone
    • 2442.9%Two or more races
    • 1632.0%Hispanic
    • 1181.4%Asian alone
    • 680.8%American Indian alone
    • 80.10%Black alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Rice Lake, Wisconsin as of June 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rice Lake is 204 to 1.


Crime rates in Rice Lake by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(35.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.8)
4
(47.5)
3
(36.2)
1
(12.1)
16
(191.5)
10
(118.0)
5
(59.6)
17
(202.2)
13
(156.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.7)
3
(36.2)
4
(48.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.8)
1
(11.9)
1
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(83.4)
15
(178.7)
7
(83.1)
12
(144.9)
16
(194.0)
18
(215.4)
11
(129.8)
16
(190.7)
14
(166.5)
12
(144.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(154.9)
39
(464.7)
46
(546.2)
51
(615.6)
30
(363.8)
31
(371.0)
32
(377.6)
31
(369.4)
16
(190.3)
17
(204.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
184
(2,192)
266
(3,170)
268
(3,182)
277
(3,344)
320
(3,880)
293
(3,506)
265
(3,127)
261
(3,110)
184
(2,189)
215
(2,580)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(166.8)
6
(71.5)
12
(142.5)
11
(132.8)
18
(218.3)
8
(95.7)
11
(129.8)
6
(71.5)
14
(166.5)
7
(84.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(11.9)
2
(23.8)
6
(71.2)
5
(60.4)
3
(36.4)
1
(12.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)128.5291.3238.7256.3261.2370.2285.8245.4312.9277.8

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City-data.com crime index in Rice Lake, WI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.16
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (34.3%), Norwegian (13.2%), American (9.0%), Irish (7.1%), European (7.0%), Polish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1887

Elevation: 1140 feet

Land area: 8.63 square miles.

Population density: 966 people per square mile   (low).

Rice Lake, Wisconsin map

153 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,486 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,432 (2.0%)

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 )

Latitude: 45.50 N, Longitude: 91.74 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,690 (+56.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,877 (69.5%)

Area code: 715

Distribution of median household income in Rice Lake, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rice Lake, WI in 2017
Rice Lake satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2017: 28 buildings, average cost: $136,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Rice Lake, WI residents
Average permit cost in Rice Lake, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Historical population in Rice Lake, WI
Historical housing units in Rice Lake, WI
Most common industries in Rice Lake, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.0%)
  • Food (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.2%)
  • Food (6.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Food (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Rice Lake, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)

Average climate in Rice Lake, Wisconsin

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Tornado activity:

Rice Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 12% smaller 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.

Earthquake activity:

Rice 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 208.6 miles away from Rice Lake center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 220.8 miles away from Rice 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 313.5 miles away from Rice Lake center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 386.3 miles away from Rice Lake 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 248.6 miles away from Rice Lake center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 162.5 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 Barron County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
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).
Rice Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Rice Lake:

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

Airports and heliports located in Rice Lake:

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

  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 20 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,414)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 44 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 50 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 50 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 63 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)
  • Century College (about 69 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 7,393)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 76 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)

Public high schools in Rice Lake:

Public elementary/middle schools in Rice Lake:

  • RICE LAKE MIDDLE (Students: 641, Location: 204 CAMERON RD, Grades: 5-8)
  • HILLTOP ELEMENTARY (Students: 339, Location: 202 CAMERON RD, Grades: PK-4)
  • TAINTER ELEMENTARY (Students: 260, Location: 2201 CARRIE AVE, Grades: PK-4)
  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY (Location: 30 PHIPPS AVE, Grades: PK-4)

Private elementary/middle schools in Rice Lake:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 179, Location: 128 W HUMBIRD ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • REDEEMER EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 9, Location: 520 E ORCHARD BEACH LN, Grades: PK-8)
  • MEADOW CREEK ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 4, Location: 1779 20 1/2 ST, Grades: 1-8)
See full list of schools located in Rice Lake

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)

Points of interest:

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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

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.

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:

RED BARN THEATRE (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2011), St Boil Water Order (JUL-01-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-01-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-24-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-19-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2009), St Boil Water Order (AUG-21-2009), St Public Notif issued (AUG-21-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-2006), St Public Notif issued (SEP-24-2006), St Other (NOV-15-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-30-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2007)
NORTHWOOD SHORES (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-06-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-06-2010), St Boil Water Order (JUL-06-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (AUG-11-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2008), St Boil Water Order (AUG-11-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2008), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2008), St Other (AUG-26-2008)
SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-29-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-29-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-29-2011), St Public Notif issued (JUL-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2011), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2011)

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

  • TURTLEBACK GOLF COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STANFOLD LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • V & M CAMPGROUND (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • V & M BAR (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STUMP LAKE LIQUOR (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OUR SAVIORS LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SKATE CITY (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WAGON WHEEL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LYNNDALE GOLF COURSE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES CHURCH AND OFFICE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Rice Lake:

Marital status in Rice Lake, WI
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

For population 25 years and over in Rice Lake:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Rice Lake
Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,83926
Catholic7,7648
Evangelical Protestant6,49242
Other9195
Orthodox--
None19,856-
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 grocery stores: 8
This county:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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.
Wisconsin:

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

8.5%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.2%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Barron County:

14.1%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.3%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rice Lake:

42.0%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Rice Lake:

29.0
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rice Lake:

22.9%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rice Lake:

13.3%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rice Lake:

33.5%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Rice Lake:

52.9%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Rice Lake:

75.3%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rice Lake, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 17$81,100$57,2470$0
Fire - Other 13$63,592$58,7009$1,048
Firefighters 13$63,592$58,7009$1,048
Streets and Highways 8$35,444$53,1663$8,671
Water Supply 6$29,705$59,4100$0
Electric Power 6$40,141$80,2820$0
Other Government Administration 4$29,328$87,98410$5,581
Sewerage 3$15,965$63,8600$0
Local Libraries 3$11,346$45,38413$14,973
Financial Administration 3$19,218$76,8722$6,063
Other and Unallocable 2$8,476$50,8562$1,647
Solid Waste Management 1$5,314$63,7680$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,534$42,4081$755
Parks and Recreation 1$3,293$39,5164$830
Transit 0$0 4$5,088
Police - Other 0$0 9$8,578
Totals for Government 81$410,048$60,74866$54,282

Rice Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,716,000 ($205.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $125,000 ($14.99)
    General Public Buildings: $66,000 ($7.92)
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,000 ($2.16)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $12,992,000 ($1558.17)
    Police Protection: $2,209,000 ($264.93)
    Sewerage: $1,977,000 ($237.11)
    Regular Highways: $1,852,000 ($222.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,547,000 ($185.54)
    Water Utilities: $1,428,000 ($171.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $783,000 ($93.91)
    Libraries: $752,000 ($90.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $567,000 ($68.00)
    Central Staff Services: $427,000 ($51.21)
    Financial Administration: $331,000 ($39.70)
    Natural Resources - Other: $256,000 ($30.70)
    Air Transportation: $216,000 ($25.91)
    Transit Utilities: $136,000 ($16.31)
    General - Other: $134,000 ($16.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $99,000 ($11.87)
    General Public Buildings: $84,000 ($10.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $78,000 ($9.35)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $70,000 ($8.40)
    Housing and Community Development: $16,000 ($1.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $281,000 ($33.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $35,000 ($4.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000 ($2.88)
    Central Staff Services: $16,000 ($1.92)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($0.72)

Rice Lake government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,998,000 ($239.63)
    Regular Highways: $732,000 ($87.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $717,000 ($85.99)
    Other: $111,000 ($13.31)
    Air Transportation: $15,000 ($1.80)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $9,000 ($1.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.36)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $57,000 ($6.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,183,000 ($141.88)
    Sewerage: $37,000 ($4.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $515,000 ($61.77)
    Rents: $385,000 ($46.17)
    General Revenue - Other: $224,000 ($26.86)
    Special Assessments: $175,000 ($20.99)
    Fines and Forfeits: $131,000 ($15.71)
    Interest Earnings: $75,000 ($8.99)
    Sale of Property: $27,000 ($3.24)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $11,953,000 ($1433.56)
    Water Utilities: $767,000 ($91.99)
    Transit Utilities: $22,000 ($2.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,906,000 ($228.59)
    Highways: $825,000 ($98.94)
    Other: $304,000 ($36.46)
    Education: $176,000 ($21.11)
    Transit Utilities: $23,000 ($2.76)
  • Tax - Property: $5,683,000 ($681.58)
    Other Selective Sales: $222,000 ($26.63)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $198,000 ($23.75)
    Other: $183,000 ($21.95)
    Other License: $84,000 ($10.07)

Rice Lake government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,844,000 ($1540.42)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,107,000 ($1452.03)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,270,000 ($512.11)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,533,000 ($423.72)

5.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Polk County, WI  0.44% ($34,012 average AGI)
from Chippewa County, WI  0.39% ($40,653)
from Washburn County, WI  0.37% ($34,563)


5.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,409 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.48% ($40,226 average AGI)
to Polk County, WI  0.48% ($33,860)
to Washburn County, WI  0.43% ($36,470)
Businesses in Rice Lake, WI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1KFC1
AT&T1Kmart1
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
AmericInn1Little Caesars Pizza1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Arby's1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's1
Best Western1Menards1
Burger King1Microtel1
Carson Pirie Scott1New Balance2
Chevrolet1Nike1
Curves1OfficeMax1
Dairy Queen1Payless1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Fashion Bug1Sears1
FedEx2Slumberland1
Ford1Subway3
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile2
Goodwill5U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS4
Hardee's1Vans1
JCPenney1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1

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.)
Rice Lake fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Rice Lake fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 52Number of bridges
  • 407ft / 124mTotal length
  • $179,000Total costs
  • 252,751Total average daily traffic
  • 12,871Total average daily truck traffic
  • 208,962Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Rice Lake, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 321970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
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: 83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Rice Lake, WI)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (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: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rice Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Rice Lake)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 43. The highest number of fires - 68 took place in 2017, and the least - 13 in 2008. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Rice Lake, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.9%), and Outside Fires (25.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rice Lake, WI
    • 30544.9%Structure Fires
    • 17325.4%Outside Fires
    • 11216.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 9013.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rice Lake, WI

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

  • Super 8 Rice Lake, 2401 S Main St, Rice Lake, Wisconsin 54868 , Phone: (715) 234-6956, Fax: (715) 234-6956
  • Days Inn, 1710 S Main St, Rice Lake, Wisconsin 54868 , Phone: (715) 234-4444, Fax: (715) 234-0087
  • Best Western Inn, 2835 S Main St, Rice Lake, Wisconsin 54868 , Phone: (715) 234-7017, Fax: (715) 234-2463
  • Americinn Hotel And Suites, 2906 Pioneer Ave S, Rice Lake, Wisconsin 54868 , Phone: (715) 234-9060, Fax: (715) 736-9060
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 824 Bear Paw Ave, Rice lake, Wisconsin 54868 , Phone: (715) 736-7444, Fax: (715) 736-7443
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rice Lake, Wisconsin
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rice Lake, WI
  • 80.8%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Electricity
  • 4.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rice Lake, WI
  • 55.8%Electricity
  • 36.4%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Other fuel
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Wood


Rice Lake compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • 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 below state average.

Rice Lake on our top lists:

  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 (54868) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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