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Population in 2012: 2,652 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.0%
 

Males: 1,220  (46.0%)
Females: 1,432  (54.0%)

Median resident age:  41.6 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 54801.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,428 (it was $27,768 in 2000)
Spooner:

$26,428
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,002

Spooner city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $95,112 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Spooner:

$95,112
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $100,543; Detached houses: $110,217; Townhouses or other attached units: $112,609; In 2-unit structures: $94,117; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $86,113; Mobile homes: $18,846

Median gross rent in 2012: $555.

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  • White alone - 2,450 (92.5%)
  • Hispanic - 118 (4.5%)
  • Black alone - 29 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 22 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 18 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.5%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Spooner: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.7%), Irish (8.6%), Norwegian (7.8%), Polish (6.0%), Swedish (6.0%), Italian (5.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1909

Elevation: 1065 feet

Land area: 3.03 square miles.

Population density: 876 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Spooner:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spooner city:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

59 residents are foreign born (0.4% Asia, 0.4% Latin America).

This city:  2.2%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,797 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,071 (2.2%)

Spooner satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (66.9 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (84.6 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (346.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Beaver Brook, WI (2.0 miles ), Bashaw, WI (2.2 miles ), Shell Lake, WI (2.6 miles ), Trego, WI (2.6 miles ), Casey, WI (2.9 miles ), Crystal, WI (2.9 miles ), Madge, WI (3.1 miles ), Sarona, WI (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $76,900
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $84,200
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $105,300
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $73,800
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 45.83 N, Longitude: 91.89 W

Area code: 715

Spooner household income distribution Spooner home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Spooner by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 11002002131
per 100,000 37.437.20.00.073.60.00.078.237.7111.437.2
Robberies 10001100000
per 100,000 37.40.00.00.036.837.30.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 16130121009
per 100,000 37.4223.036.8110.40.037.377.639.10.00.0334.8
Burglaries 2227181010121610974
per 100,000 823.41003.3662.5367.9367.8447.8620.9391.1339.2259.8148.8
Thefts 141144866683809877726548
per 100,000 5276.95351.23165.32428.33052.62985.13802.93011.32713.92412.81785.7
Auto thefts 31470123101
per 100,000 112.337.2147.2257.50.037.377.6117.337.70.037.2
Arson 10N/A10021000
per 100,000 37.40.0N/A36.80.00.077.639.10.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.8) 329.7365.2194.1167.2219.9174.1219.5229.9167.2205.9183.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
Wisconsin average:

2.22

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Spooner, Wisconsin accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.0%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +143 (+5.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Spooner-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the Spooner city center killed 2 people and injured 16 people and caused $10 million in damages.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 54.7 miles away from the city center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washburn 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).
Spooner topographic map

Birthplace of: Gus Welch - Sportsman.


Hospitals/medical centers in Spooner:

  • SPOONER HEALTH SYS (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 801 OAK STREET)
  • BENEDICTINE LIVING COMMUNITY OF SPOONER (Nursing Home, 510 FIRST ST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Spooner:

  • HEARTS OF GOLD (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; SHELL LAKE, WI)
  • INDIANHEAD MED CTR (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 7 miles away; SHELL LAKE, WI)

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Airports and heliports located in Spooner:


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Local government website: www.cityofspooner.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spooner:

  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 63 miles; Superior, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,160)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 66 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 7,101)
  • Lake Superior College (about 68 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 69 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 70 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,184)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 74 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 9,913)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 74 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 3,059)

Public high school in Spooner:

  • Spooner Hi (Students: 404; Location: 801 Cty Hwy A; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Spooner:

  • Spooner El (Students: 486; Location: 801 County Hwy. A Hwy; Grades: PK-4)
  • Spooner Mid (Students: 347; Location: 801 County Hwy. A; Grades: 5-8)

Private elementary/middle school in Spooner:

  • ST FRANCIS DE SALES SCHOOL (Students: 80; Location: 300 OAK ST; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Spooner:

  • SPOONER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $216,968; Location: 421 HIGH ST.; 28,840 books; 11,545 e-books; 4,128 audio materials; 1,732 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 6 other licensed databases; 85 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • WLMX and WXCX Radio FM Luck WI Owned By QMG
  • WPLT (106.3 FM; SPOONER, WI; OWNER:ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

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Notable locations in Spooner: Spooner Memorial Library (A), Spooner City Hall (B), Spooner Fire District (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Spooner include: Trinity Lutheran Church (A), Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Saint Francis De Sales Roman Catholic Church (C), Saint Albans Episcopal Church (D), First Methodist Church (E), English Lutheran Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Yellow River Flowage 36.52 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Bulik's Amusement Center & Mobile Home Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; N5639 Highway 63), Chamber of Commerce (122 North River Street).

Hotels: Best Western American Heritage (101 Maple Street), Inn-Town Motel (801 North River Street), Green Acres Motel (JCT Highway 63 2 South), Country House Lodging & RV Park (717 South River Street).

 
Washburn 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 Spooner and their reported violations in the past:

BEAVER BROOK SANITARY DISTRICT (Population served: 99, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JAN-13-2004), St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2004), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2004), St Public Notif received (FEB-04-2004), St Public Notif issued (FEB-04-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2003), St Boil Water Order (DEC-02-2003), St Public Notif issued (DEC-05-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2003), St Public Notif received (DEC-22-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (NOV-06-2003), St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-06-2003), St Public Notif issued (NOV-14-2003), St Compliance achieved (NOV-18-2003), St Public Notif received (NOV-25-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-13-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2002), St Boil Water Order (DEC-13-2002), St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-18-2000), St Compliance achieved (APR-05-2000)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (SEP-12-1997), St Public Notif requested (SEP-15-1997), St Boil Water Order (SEP-15-1997), St Other (SEP-15-1997), St Public Notif issued (SEP-15-1997), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-15-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-15-1997), St Public Notif received (SEP-30-1997), St Other (2 times from OCT-06-1997 to OCT-13-1997), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-1997)
BULIKS MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 93, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (OCT-26-1998), St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-1998), St Other (OCT-26-1998), St Boil Water Order (OCT-26-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-1998), St Public Notif received (OCT-30-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUL-12-1999), St Other (JUL-16-1999), Fed Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and AUG-22-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-22-2000)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2000 and JUN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-19-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1994 and DEC-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1994)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MOONLIGHT BAY RESORT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
PAIR O LAKES LODGE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Nitrate-Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-24-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-24-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2004), St No addtl Formal Action needed (JUL-15-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between APR-20-2004 and JUL-15-2004, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St No addtl Formal Action needed (JUL-15-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2004)

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

  • LIPSIE PINES TAVERN (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PINE HARBOR RESORT 1 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MCKENZIE LANDING (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHERN WISCONSIN VETERANS MEMORIAL CEMETARY (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.4%
(21.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 37.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 68.2% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 69.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Spooner, WI

People in group quarters in Spooner in 2010:

  • 94 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
98 people in nursing homes in 2000
11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Spooner compared to Wisconsin state average:

Spooner, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Spooner (2011 data):

  • Johnson Bank: South River Street Branch, Spooner Branch 15000, Spooner Loan Production Office Branc. 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.
  • Community Bank of Northern Wisconsin: Community Bank Of Spooner Branch at 322 River Street, branch established on 2008/04/01. Info updated 2008/07/09: Bank assets: $143.7 mil, Deposits: $129.9 mil, headquarters in Rice Lake, WI, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Old Murry Bancorp
  • Shell Lake State Bank: Spooner Branch at 219 River Street, branch established on 1990/10/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $148.8 mil, Deposits: $111.8 mil, headquarters in Shell Lake, WI, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Shell Lake Bancorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Grantsburg A&H Branch at 2385 County Road A Hcr-59, branch established on 1977/11/14. 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
  • Bank Mutual: Spooner Branch at 500 Front Street, branch established on 1934/12/01. 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
  • Bank of the West: Spooner Main Branch at 118 Elm Street, branch established on 1903/08/11. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Spooner travel time to work - commute


Spooner mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Spooner city (based on Washburn County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.36%
Here46.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchLutheran Church
Adherents33.9%27.8%9.8%7.7%7.2%
Congregations14.7%14.7%11.8%5.9%5.9%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodChurch of the NazareneNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents2.4%2.2%1.9%1.6%5.4%
Congregations2.9%5.9%2.9%2.9%32.4%
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: 9
Washburn County:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Washburn County:

7.80 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
This county:

17.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.1%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Washburn County:

27.1%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
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 5$18,901$45,3620$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$1,360
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$329
Police Protection - Officers 6$23,278$46,5562$1,607
Police - Other 1$2,756$33,0720$0
Streets and Highways 6$20,725$41,4500$0
Electric Power 5$22,516$54,0380$0
Local Libraries 7$8,953$15,3482$269
Totals for Government 30$97,129$38,85214$3,565

Spooner government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $186,000 ($70.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $50,000 ($18.85)
    Parking Facilities: $6,000 ($2.26)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,716,000 ($647.06)
    Police Protection: $417,000 ($157.24)
    Regular Highways: $343,000 ($129.34)
    Water Utilities: $221,000 ($83.33)
    Libraries: $178,000 ($67.12)
    Sewerage: $154,000 ($58.07)
    Central Staff Services: $144,000 ($54.30)
    General - Other: $113,000 ($42.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $112,000 ($42.23)
    Fire Protection: $43,000 ($16.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $36,000 ($13.57)
    Financial Administration: $30,000 ($11.31)
    Health Services - Other: $30,000 ($11.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($6.79)
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,000 ($6.79)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $16,000 ($6.03)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($3.39)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.38)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $78,000 ($29.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $126,000 ($47.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $141,000 ($53.17)
    Police Protection: $37,000 ($13.95)
    Central Staff: $4,000 ($1.51)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $979,000 ($369.16)
  • Transit Utilities - Interest on Debt: $68,000 ($25.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $58,000 ($21.87)

Spooner government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $302,000 ($113.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $123,000 ($46.38)
    All Other: $50,000 ($18.85)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($1.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,000 ($0.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $97,000 ($36.58)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $147,000 ($55.43)
    Interest Earnings: $118,000 ($44.49)
    Special Assessments: $35,000 ($13.20)
    Rents: $13,000 ($4.90)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,795,000 ($676.85)
    Water Utilities: $212,000 ($79.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $607,000 ($228.88)
    Highways: $157,000 ($59.20)
    All Other: $62,000 ($23.38)
  • Tax - Property: $812,000 ($306.18)
    NEC: $45,000 ($16.97)
    Other Selective Sales: $15,000 ($5.66)

Spooner government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $1,299,000 ($489.82)
    Transit Utilities: $1,130,000 ($426.09)
    Water Utilities: $968,000 ($365.01)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,103,000 ($792.99)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $38,000 ($14.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,487,000 ($560.71)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $163,000 ($61.46)
    Full Faith & Credit - Electric Utilities: $109,000 ($41.10)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Electric Utilities: $1,175,000 ($443.06)
    Transit Utilities: $1,130,000 ($426.09)
    Water Utilities: $770,000 ($290.35)
    Other, NEC: $490,000 ($184.77)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $164,000 ($61.84)
    Water Utilities: $35,000 ($13.20)
    Electric Utilities: $15,000 ($5.66)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,000,000 ($754.15)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $297,000 ($111.99)

6.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
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 Barron County, WI  0.95% ($43,410 average AGI)
from Sawyer County, WI  0.57% ($27,919)
from Burnett County, WI  0.45% ($29,414)


7.08% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
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 Barron County, WI  1.18% ($21,526 average AGI)
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.51% ($19,758)
to Sawyer County, WI  0.51% ($28,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Spooner:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WHSM (910 AM; 5 kW; HAYWARD, WI; Owner: QB BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WCSW (940 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SHELL LAKE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAQE (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWJC (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DULUTH, MN; Owner: WWJC, INC.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spooner:

  • WGMO (95.3 FM; SHELL LAKE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKFX (97.7 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WJMC-FM (96.1 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WAQE-FM (97.7 FM; BARRON, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Spooner:

  • W57AS (Channel 57; SPOONER, WI; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W24CL (Channel 24; GRANTSBURG, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

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

Spooner, Wisconsin:
  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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

Spooner fatal accident list:

Nov 26, 2009 05:56 PM, Sr-70, Lat: 45.81276944, Lon: -91.67125278, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Jan 25, 1976 06:18 PM, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 11,595
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,120
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 14,795

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Spooner)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Spooner, WI)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Mobile, Lat: 45.828056 Lon: -91.889167, Call Sign: WQDA851
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHz, 956.306 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/11/2005, Expiration Date: 07/11/2015, Certifier: William Marx
    Registrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 200 N. Glebe Road, Suite 1000, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 558-2204, Fax: (703) 276-1169, Email:
  • SPOONER DT, 2550 Paulson Drive (Lat: 45.830000 Lon: -91.868083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQKI652
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/03/2009, Expiration Date: 06/03/2019, Certifier: Rick Vergin
    Registrant: Americas Communications LLC, 2502 E University Drive Bldg B-2 Suite 290, Phoenix, AZ 85034, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791, Email:
  • SPOONER, Off Route # 63; South On Lonestar Road;2.5 Miles Sw Of (Lat: 45.794444 Lon: -91.917778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 80.5 m, Overall height: 88.1 m, Call Sign: WQKI653
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/03/2009, Expiration Date: 06/03/2019, Certifier: Rick Vergin
    Registrant: Americas Communications LLC, 2502 E University Bldg B-2 Drive Suite 290, Phoenix, AZ 85034, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791, Email:
  • SPOONER, W7102 Green Valley Rd (Lat: 45.808056 Lon: -91.898333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: KGS38
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/19/2011, Expiration Date: 05/07/2021
    Registrant: State Of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53707-7912, Phone: (608) 266-2497, Fax: (608) 267-4495, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Warbirds North Airport (Lat: 45.896611 Lon: -91.981278), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KOV2
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/17/1994, Expiration Date: 11/17/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Warbirds North Airport Association, Hcr 58 Boc 48, Spooner, WI 54801

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Spooner)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Spooner)

Businesses in Spooner, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
La-Z-Boy1UPS2
MasterBrand Cabinets4
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