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Population in 2010: 2,131.
Population change since 2000: -8.9%
 
Males: 1,080  (50.7%)
Females: 1,051  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

52.2 years
Wisconsin median age:

42.6 years

Zip codes: 54562.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,230 (it was $32,798 in 2000)
Three Lakes:

$48,230
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,770 (it was $17,758 in 2000)

Three Lakes town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $206,563 (it was $122,500 in 2000)
Three Lakes:

$206,563
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $233,666; detached houses: $235,122; townhouses or other attached units: $224,928; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $140,672; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $187,990; mobile homes: $63,764; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $98,724
March 2019 cost of living index in Three Lakes: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Three Lakes, WI (2010)
    • 2,08497.8%White alone
    • 271.3%Hispanic
    • 130.6%Two or more races
    • 20.09%Black alone
    • 20.09%American Indian alone
    • 20.09%Asian alone
    • 10.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Three Lakes detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Three Lakes, Wisconsin as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Three Lakes is 533 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Three Lakes by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
1
(44.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(94.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(89.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(134.6)
2
(94.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(94.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(94.3)
3
(143.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(132.4)
3
(134.0)
6
(266.5)
3
(134.6)
5
(235.3)
10
(469.9)
2
(94.2)
13
(612.1)
4
(188.7)
9
(431.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(1,147)
17
(759.6)
31
(1,377)
23
(1,032)
20
(941.2)
8
(375.9)
10
(471.0)
24
(1,130)
17
(801.9)
17
(814.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(44.1)
1
(44.7)
1
(44.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(94.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.1)
1
(47.2)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)94.061.2112.877.680.547.9119.691.867.991.5

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City-data.com crime index in Three Lakes, WI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
Wisconsin average:

2.15
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Ancestries: German (51.5%), Polish (14.6%), English (12.7%), Irish (12.4%), French (5.9%), Norwegian (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1666 feet

Land area: 81.5 square miles.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (very low).

Three Lakes, Wisconsin map

22 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Wisconsin:

3.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Three Lakes town:

1.4% ($1,664)
Wisconsin:

2.0% ($2,245)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Green Bay, WI (104.7 miles , pop. 102,313).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (189.5 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (283.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hiles, WI (2.6 miles ),
Lincoln, WI (3.0 miles ),
Piehl, WI (3.0 miles),
Eagle River, WI (3.1 miles ),
Sugar Camp, WI (3.2 miles ),
Stella, WI (3.3 miles ),
Argonne, WI (3.8 miles ),
Monico, WI (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 45.81 N, Longitude: 89.13 W

Area code: 715

Distribution of median household income in Three Lakes, WI in 2017
Three Lakes satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +310 (+15.3%).
Most common industries in Three Lakes, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.2%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Public administration (8.7%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (17.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.8%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.5%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (3.3%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Three Lakes, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Carpenters (3.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.3%)
  • Carpenters (7.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)

Average climate in Three Lakes, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Three Lakes, Wisconsin average temperatures Three Lakes, Wisconsin average precipitation Three Lakes, Wisconsin humidity Three Lakes, Wisconsin wind speed Three Lakes, Wisconsin snowfall Three Lakes, Wisconsin sunshine Three Lakes, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.5. This is better than average.

City:

56.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2015 was 0.642. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.642
U.S.:

5.558
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.796. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.796
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 4.37. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.37
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Three Lakes-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/25/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Three Lakes town center killed 2 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1985, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 42 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Three Lakes-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 97% 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 333.7 miles away from the city 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 300.9 miles away from Three Lakes center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 345.9 miles away from Three Lakes center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 492.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 528.8 miles away from Three Lakes center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 436.3 miles away from Three Lakes center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Oneida County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Three Lakes topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Three Lakes:

  • EAGLE RIVER HLTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; EAGLE RIVER, WI)
  • EAGLE RIVER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; EAGLE RIVER, WI)
  • MINISTRY ST MARYS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; RHINELANDER, WI)

Airports located in Three Lakes:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Three Lakes:

  • Northcentral Technical College (about 63 miles; Wausau, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 91 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Michigan Technological University (about 95 miles; Houghton, MI; FT enrollment: 6,078)
  • Northern Michigan University (about 98 miles; Marquette, MI; FT enrollment: 8,258)
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (about 102 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 6,069)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 104 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (about 107 miles; Green Bay, WI; FT enrollment: 5,415)

Public high school in Three Lakes:

Public elementary/middle schools in Three Lakes:

  • THREE LAKES ELEMENTARY (Students: 184, Location: 6930 W SCHOOL ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • THREE LAKES JUNIOR HIGH (Location: 6930 W SCHOOL ST, Grades: 7-8)
See full list of schools located in Three Lakes

Library in Three Lakes:

  • EDWARD U. DEMMER MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $249,162; Location: 6961 W. SCHOOL ST.; 29,375 books; 8,805 e-books; 5,424 audio materials; 1,748 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 88 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Three Lakes: Oneida County Ambulance Three Lakes Unit (A), Three Lakes Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Range Line Lake (A), Maple Lake 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Townline Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Fairwood Motel (7400 State Highway 32/45).

Oneida 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 Three Lakes and their reported violations in the past:

SUNSET GRILL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • THREE LAKES ROD & GUN CLUB (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRIANGLE MOTEL (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STONE LAKE RESORT (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SANKEYS PUB AND GRILL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LINDYS HIDEAWAY (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

65.0%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.7%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

6.7%
Whole state:

8.7%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.9%
Whole state:

3.7%

People in group quarters in Three Lakes in 2010:

  • 22 people in college/university student housing
  • 11 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults
32 people in unknown juvenile institutions in 2000

Banks with branches in Three Lakes (2011 data):

  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Three Lakes Branch at 1784 Superior Street, branch established on 1923/09/01. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • The First National Bank of Eagle River: Three Lakes Branch at 1811 Superior St, branch established on 1999/05/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $146.0 mil, Deposits: $106.6 mil, headquarters in Eagle River, WI, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Ellis Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Three Lakes:

Marital status in Three Lakes, WI
  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 63.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Three Lakes:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Wisconsin average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Three Lakes, WI (based on Oneida County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic10,3276
Evangelical Protestant5,15132
Mainline Protestant4,65411
Other4656
Orthodox161
None15,385-
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: 6
Oneida County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Oneida County:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Here:

20.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Oneida County:

28.3%
Wisconsin:

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

9.2%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

6.36% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($68,690 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
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 Vilas County, WI  0.83% ($44,797 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, WI  0.56% ($39,032)
from Marathon County, WI  0.39% ($57,692)


5.94% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,690 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
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 Vilas County, WI  0.96% ($36,113 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, WI  0.48% ($42,076)
to Marathon County, WI  0.41% ($61,412)

Businesses in Three Lakes, WI

  • FedEx: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Three Lakes:

  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WERL (950 AM; 1 kW; EAGLE RIVER, WI)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WLKD (1570 AM; 5 kW; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WOBT (1240 AM; 1 kW; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Three Lakes:

  • WXPR (91.7 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: WHITE PINE COMMUNITY B/CASTING, INC.)
  • WLSL (93.7 FM; THREE LAKES, WI; Owner: RESULTS BROADCASTING OF RHINELANDER, INC.)
  • WRLO-FM (105.3 FM; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WHDG (97.5 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRHN (100.1 FM; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WRJO (94.5 FM; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: BERNER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMQA-FM (95.9 FM; MINOCQUA, WI; Owner: RAVEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCWL-LP (103.5 FM; CLEARWATER LAKE, WI; Owner: NORTHERN LAKES RADIO, INC.)
  • W296AD (107.1 FM; EAGLE RIVER, ETC., WI; Owner: WRVM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Three Lakes:

  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJFW-TV (Channel 12; RHINELANDER, WI; Owner: NORTHLAND TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W04CS (Channel 4; CRANDON, WI; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTPX (Channel 46; ANTIGO, WI; Owner: PAXSON WAUSAU LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBIJ (Channel 4; CRANDON, WI; Owner: SELENKA COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W57AR (Channel 57; SAYNER/VILAS COUNTY, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
Three Lakes fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Three Lakes fatal accident list:

Aug 1, 2010 02:21 AM, Us-45, Lat: 45.816583, Lon: -89.181047, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 18.4mTotal length
  • $822,000Total costs
  • 5,913Total average daily traffic
  • 40Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,443Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Three Lakes)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • THREE LAKES, On Wykowski Road & Hwy 45 North Of Three Lakes (Lat: 45.829472 Lon: -89.187083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: KCV323,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.565 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2012, Expiration Date: 11/15/2021, Registrant: Northway Communications Inc., 105 East Oak Street, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 842-0841, Fax: (715) 848-1413, Email:
  • 6930 West School Street (Lat: 45.795000 Lon: -89.167222), Call Sign: WRCY775,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.225 MHz, 466.300 MHz, 466.450 MHz, 466.800 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2019, Expiration Date: 02/28/2029, Certifier: Gene Welhoefer, Registrant: Northway Communications Inc., 105 East Oak Street, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 842-0841, Fax: (715) 848-1413, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Three Lakes)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Three Lakes)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 7. The highest number of fires - 18 took place in 2018, and the least - 1 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Three Lakes, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (56.8%), and Outside Fires (36.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Three Lakes, WI
    • 6356.8%Structure Fires
    • 4136.9%Outside Fires
    • 76.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
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Most common first names in Three Lakes, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3776.7 years
Robert1972.6 years
William1778.8 years
George1675.4 years
Edward1573.1 years
Joseph1474.4 years
Fred1377.1 years
Mary1287.4 years
Dorothy1280.0 years
Alice1183.5 years
Most common last names in Three Lakes, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson774.7 years
Olkowski776.7 years
Peterson781.2 years
Smith778.6 years
Bauknecht671.5 years
Dobbs680.1 years
Maney675.3 years
Olson680.0 years
Carlsen574.8 years
Nelson586.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Three Lakes, WI
  • 59.8%Utility gas
  • 22.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.0%Wood
  • 7.3%Electricity
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Three Lakes, WI
  • 39.2%Utility gas
  • 33.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23.2%Electricity
  • 4.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Three Lakes compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Three Lakes on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in unknown juvenile institutions (population 1,000+)"
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