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Population in 2010: 351. Population change since 2000: -10.2%
 

Males: 188  (53.6%)
Females: 163  (46.4%)

Median resident age:  57.7 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54843.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,740 (it was $37,396 in 2000)
Spider Lake:

$44,740
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $34,284

Spider Lake town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $333,316 (it was $194,400 in 2000)
Spider Lake:

$333,316
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $491,504; Detached houses: $504,055; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $156,346; Mobile homes: $41,386

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Spider Lake races chart
  • White alone - 344 (98.0%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Spider Lake: 244.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (48.3%), Polish (11.5%), English (9.5%), Irish (8.2%), Norwegian (4.6%), Swedish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 99.3 square miles.

Population density: 3.5 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Spider Lake:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spider Lake town:

  • Never married: 13.5%
  • Now married: 74.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

23 residents are foreign born (3.1% Europe, 1.5% North America, 0.8% Africa).

This town:  5.9%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Spider Lake town:  1.2% ($2,400)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)

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:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $197,600
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $229,500
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $283,000
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $240,600
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $453,000
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $534,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $237,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $225,700
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $670,500

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 46.10 N, Longitude: 91.13 W

Area code: 715

Spider Lake household income distribution Spider Lake home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.5%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+8.0%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (17%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (16%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (15%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5%)

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

 
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Tornado activity:

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:

  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 63 miles; Superior, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,160)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 67 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • Lake Superior College (about 68 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 69 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 92 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 9,913)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 93 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 3,059)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 94 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 7,101)

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Notable locations in Spider Lake: Lost Land Lake Club (A), Chippewa River Campground (B), Spider Lake Townhall (C), Spider Lake Fire Department Station 1 (D), Spider Lake Fire Department Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Spider Lake include: Church of Saint George (A), Spider Lake Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Ole Lake (A), One Shoe Lake (B), Partridge Crop Lake (C), Perch Lake (D), Red Ike Lake (E), Sickles Lake (F), Smith Lake (G), Spider Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Wilson Creek (A), Ole Creek (B), Ghost Creek (C), Lynch Creek (D), Christy Creek (E), Torch River (F), Red Ike Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Spider Lake include: Lynch Creek Number 5 Waterfowl Area (1), Balsam Creek Waterfowl Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Sawyer 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:  1.9 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.1%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.5%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.2%
Whole state:

8.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.9%
Whole state:

3.7%

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


6 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Spider 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (73%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Spider Lake town (based on Sawyer County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.93%
Here58.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic Church The Wesleyan ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents39.9%27.8%15.8%2.0%1.9%
Congregations18.9%5.4%10.8%2.7%5.4%
NameNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesEpiscopal ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents1.7%1.4%1.4%1.3%6.9%
Congregations2.7%2.7%2.7%5.4%43.2%
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: 5
Sawyer County:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Sawyer County:

9.96 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
This county:

27.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Sawyer County:

28.1%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
State:

13.0%

6.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,892 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
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 Washburn County, WI  0.49% ($28,333 average AGI)
from Barron County, WI  0.31% ($29,714)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.27% ($95,056)


6.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,974 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
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 Washburn County, WI  0.54% ($27,919 average AGI)
to Barron County, WI  0.52% ($31,257)
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.40% ($16,741)

Strongest AM radio stations in Spider Lake:

  • 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)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WAQE (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spider Lake:

  • WOJB (88.9 FM; RESERVE, WI; Owner: LAC COURTE OREILLES OJIBWA PUBLIC)
  • WHSM-FM (101.1 FM; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WRLS-FM (92.3 FM; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: VACATIONLAND BROADCASTER, INC.)
  • WHSA (89.9 FM; BRULE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

TV broadcast stations around Spider Lake:

  • WLEF-TV (Channel 36; PARK FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • K31GH (Channel 31; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: KQDS ACQUISITION CORP.)

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

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