For population 25 years and over in Spider Lake:
For population 15 years and over in Spider Lake town:
23 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe, 1.5% North America, 0.8% Africa).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (66.7 miles , pop. 86,918).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (124.5 miles , pop. 287,151).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (340.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Round Lake, WI (2.4 miles ), Namakagon, WI (2.8 miles ), Cable, WI (3.1 miles ), Hunter, WI (3.4 miles ), Clam Lake, WI (3.4 miles) , Little Round Lake, WI (3.6 miles ), New Post, WI (3.7 miles ), Grandview, WI (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 46.10 N, Longitude: 91.13 W
Area code: 715
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+8.0%).
Work and jobs in Spider Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Spider Lake-area historical tornado activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/8/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.7 miles away from the Spider Lake town center killed 2 people and injured 42 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/10/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 53.7 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 24 people.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Sawyer County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spider Lake:
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:
6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Spider Lake compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Spider Lake town (based on Sawyer County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.93%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,892 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:
6.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,974 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 Spider Lake:
Strongest FM radio stations in Spider Lake:
TV broadcast stations around Spider Lake:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 840
Total average daily truck traffic: 96
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 2,270