Turtle Lake, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 1,011 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.1%
 
Males: 508  (50.3%)
Females: 503  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

37.5 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 54889.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,212 (it was $29,485 in 2000)
Turtle Lake:

$33,212
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,540 (it was $16,591 in 2000)

Turtle Lake village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $93,518 (it was $63,400 in 2000)
Turtle Lake:

$93,518
WI:

$178,900

Median gross rent in 2017: $593.

March 2019 cost of living index in Turtle Lake: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.1%
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  • Races in Turtle Lake, WI (2010)
    • 95791.1%White alone
    • 484.6%American Indian alone
    • 191.8%Two or more races
    • 181.7%Hispanic
    • 60.6%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Turtle Lake, Wisconsin as of February 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Turtle Lake is 356 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (26.7%), Norwegian (14.2%), Swedish (7.1%), English (6.7%), Irish (6.1%), Polish (5.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1898

Elevation: 1264 feet

Land area: 2.80 square miles.

Population density: 361 people per square mile   (very low).

Turtle Lake, Wisconsin map

38 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.8% Latin America).

This village:

4.1%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,095 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,082 (2.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (51.4 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (56.2 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (332.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Clayton, WI (2.2 miles ),
Almena, WI (2.4 miles ),
Crystal Lake, WI (2.8 miles ),
Apple River, WI (3.1 miles ),
Arland, WI (3.1 miles ),
Vance Creek, WI (3.3 miles ),
Cumberland, WI (3.4 miles ),
Clear Lake, WI (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 45.40 N, Longitude: 92.15 W

Area code: 715

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 1998: 27 buildings, average cost: $30,700
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $73,900
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $153,900
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $153,900
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,400
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $275,500
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $275,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Turtle Lake, WI residents
Average permit cost in Turtle Lake, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +243 (+29.6%).
Most common industries in Turtle Lake, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (13.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (9.9%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Food (6.5%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (9.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.6%)
  • Food (8.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.8%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (16.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.5%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (10.2%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Food (4.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Turtle Lake, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.7%)

Average climate in Turtle Lake, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Turtle Lake, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Turtle Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.4 miles away from the Turtle Lake village 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 F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Turtle 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 189.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 201.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 365.5 miles away from the city 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 229.9 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 317.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 141.7 miles away from Turtle Lake 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).
Turtle Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Turtle Lake:

  • CUMBERLAND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; CUMBERLAND, WI)
  • CUMBERLAND MEM HSPTL ECU (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CUMBERLAND, WI)
  • AMERY REG MED CTR Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; AMERY, WI)
  • GOLDEN AGE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; AMERY, WI)
  • AMERY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; AMERY, WI)
  • PIONEER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PRAIRIE FARM, WI)
  • BARRON CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BARRON, WI)

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

  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 27 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,414)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 37 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 45 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)
  • Century College (about 48 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 7,393)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 53 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 53 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 55 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)

Public high school in Turtle Lake:

Public elementary/middle school in Turtle Lake:

See full list of schools located in Turtle Lake

Library in Turtle Lake:

  • TURTLE LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $99,068; Location: 114 MARTIN AVE. EAST; 15,755 books; 5,001 e-books; 4,958 audio materials; 2,351 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 28 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 13 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Turtle Lake Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Turtle Lake include: Saint Anns Parish Center (A), Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Ann Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Old Mill Pond (A), Skinaway Lake (B), Turtle Lake (C), Elbow Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Buffalo Brothers Saloon (777 US Highway 8 63) (1), Country Inn & Suites by Carlson-Turtle Lake (636 US Highway 8 63) (2), Country Lodge of Turtle Lake (636 US Highway 8 63) (3), St Croix Casino (777 Us Highway 8 63) (4), Me-Ki-Noc Restaurant (777 US Highway 8 63) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Barron 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 village:

2.1 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

52.0%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

9.6%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Turtle Lake (2011 data):

  • Bank of Turtle Lake: Bank Of Turtle Lake at Maple Street And Arthur Avenue, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $68.4 mil, Deposits: $62.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Turtle Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Turtle Lake:

Marital status in Turtle Lake, WI
  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 20.5%

For population 25 years and over in Turtle Lake:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Wisconsin average:

10.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Turtle 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
Here:

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
Barron 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:
Barron County:

28.2%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.1%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.7%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Turtle Lake:

44.6%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.1%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Turtle Lake:

11.8%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.6%
Wisconsin:

33.9%

General health condition:
Turtle Lake:

54.2%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.2%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Turtle Lake, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$20,944$50,2662$2,126
Local Libraries 2$3,343$20,0581$237
Sewerage 1$4,459$53,5080$0
Water Supply 1$4,395$52,7400$0
Streets and Highways 1$4,802$57,6240$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,775$45,3007$1,667
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,993
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$133
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$1,876
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,977
Totals for Government 11$41,718$45,51116$10,009

Turtle Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $95,000 ($93.97)
    Regular Highways: $45,000 ($44.51)
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,000 ($2.97)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $587,000 ($580.61)
    Police Protection: $482,000 ($476.76)
    Water Utilities: $318,000 ($314.54)
    Regular Highways: $141,000 ($139.47)
    Libraries: $90,000 ($89.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $88,000 ($87.04)
    Central Staff Services: $73,000 ($72.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000 ($47.48)
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000 ($39.56)
    General - Other: $36,000 ($35.61)
    Financial Administration: $27,000 ($26.71)
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000 ($18.79)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($3.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,000 ($3.96)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($1.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $133,000 ($131.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $34,000 ($33.63)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($15.83)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.99)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $611,000 ($604.35)

Turtle Lake government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $764,000 ($755.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($3.96)
    Other: $3,000 ($2.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $40,000 ($39.56)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $75,000 ($74.18)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($18.79)
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($5.93)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($2.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $327,000 ($323.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $315,000 ($311.57)
    Highways: $115,000 ($113.75)
    Other: $44,000 ($43.52)
  • Tax - Property: $516,000 ($510.39)
    Other Selective Sales: $66,000 ($65.28)
    Other License: $26,000 ($25.72)
    Other: $15,000 ($14.84)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $10,000 ($9.89)

Turtle Lake government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,150,000 ($4104.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,983,000 ($3939.66)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $167,000 ($165.18)

Turtle Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,682,000 ($1663.70)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $115,000 ($113.75)

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 Turtle Lake, WI
NameCountNameCount
Curves1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Turtle Lake:

  • WXCE (1260 AM; 5 kW; AMERY, WI; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WAQE (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIXK (1590 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEW RICHMOND, WI; Owner: WIXK-AM, LLC)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Turtle Lake:

  • WLMX-FM (104.9 FM; BALSAM LAKE, WI; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WJMC-FM (96.1 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • WKFX (97.7 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WGMO (95.3 FM; SHELL LAKE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WATQ (106.7 FM; CHETEK, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAQE-FM (97.7 FM; BARRON, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WMEQ-FM (92.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Turtle Lake:

  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • Turtle Lake, Wisconsin
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents18
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:5
  • Fatalities13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Wisconsin average
  • Fatal accident count5813
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents8829
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2595
  • Fatalities6491
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents14379
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents499
See more detailed statistics of Turtle Lake fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.5mTotal length
  • 7,364Total average daily traffic
  • 540Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,627Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Turtle Lake)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • TURTLE LAKE, Water Tank: 229 Maple Street (Lat: 45.395222 Lon: -92.140750), Type: Tank, Structure height: 34.1 m, Overall height: 40.2 m, Call Sign: WIK92,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.240 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2011, Expiration Date: 05/13/2021, Certifier: Jerry Johnson, Registrant: Gj Therkelsen And Associates, 11635 Raspberry Hill Road, Eden Prairie, MN 55344, Phone: (952) 946-1839, Fax: (608) 267-4495, Email:
  • TURTLE LAKE, On Water Tank (Lat: 45.397639 Lon: -92.142778), Type: Tank, Structure height: 34.1 m, Overall height: 40.2 m, Call Sign: WQJP205,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.430 MHz, Grant Date: 08/24/2018, Expiration Date: 11/13/2028, Certifier: Gay Radosevich, Registrant: Barron County Sheriff\'s Dept, 1420 Sth 25 N, Barron, WI 54812, Phone: (715) 537-5814, Fax: (715) 537-6615, Email:
  • Lat: 45.395250 Lon: -92.142389, Call Sign: WQXQ610,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHz, 451.687 MHz, 452.712 MHz, 462.262 MHz, 462.462 MHz, Grant Date: 05/10/2016, Expiration Date: 05/10/2026, Certifier: Thomas Siedow, Registrant: Rassbach Communications Svc., 405 N. Hastings Place, Eau Claire, WI 54703, Phone: (715) 832-6763, Fax: (715) 832-1698, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • TURTLE LAKE, 562 Western Blvd (Lat: 45.389278 Lon: -92.159417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQLP336,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/19/2010, Expiration Date: 03/19/2020, Certifier: Rick Vergin, Registrant: Americas Communications LLC, 2502 E University Drive Bld B-2 Suite 290, Phoenix, AZ 85034, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791, Email:
  • MS15AL250, 431 10th St (Lat: 45.406500 Lon: -92.167194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQVZ405,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/23/2015, Expiration Date: 06/23/2025, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KC0GJC, Licensee ID: L00145341, Grant Date: 07/16/2009, Expiration Date: 08/27/2019, Certifier: Tim P Norstad, Registrant: Tim P Norstad, 1334 64th St, Turtle Lake, WI 54889
  • Call Sign: KC9FIH, Licensee ID: L00796544, Grant Date: 01/12/2004, Expiration Date: 01/12/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2004, Certifier: Frederick M Anderson, Registrant: Frederick M Anderson, 1547 Countyline, Turtle Lake, WI 54884
  • Call Sign: KC9FVX, Previous Call Sign: KC9FIH, Licensee ID: L00796544, Grant Date: 01/12/2004, Expiration Date: 01/12/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2006, Certifier: Frederick M Anderson, Registrant: Frederick M Anderson, 1547 Countyline, Turtle Lake, WI 54884
  • Call Sign: AB9LV, Previous Call Sign: KC9FVX, Licensee ID: L00796544, Grant Date: 12/04/2013, Expiration Date: 01/12/2024, Certifier: Frederick M Anderson, Registrant: Frederick M Anderson, 1547 Countyline, Turtle Lake, WI 54884
  • Call Sign: KC9PJF, Licensee ID: L01478107, Grant Date: 01/30/2019, Expiration Date: 03/26/2029, Certifier: Lyn W Kingsbury, Registrant: Lyn W Kingsbury, 1596 20th St, Turtle Lake, WI 54889
  • Call Sign: KC9PUF, Licensee ID: L01490913, Grant Date: 05/12/2009, Expiration Date: 05/12/2019, Cancellation Date: 04/22/2011, Certifier: William L Tornio, Registrant: William L Tornio, 103 Elizabeth Ct, Turtle Lake, WI 54889
  • Call Sign: KD9DFB, Licensee ID: L01930678, Grant Date: 03/20/2015, Expiration Date: 03/20/2025, Certifier: Joseph M Kasper, Registrant: Joseph M Kasper, 1731a 3rd Street, Turtle Lake, WI 54889

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2089X , Serial Number: 18256189, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 08/10/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 12/04/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Kim J Moravitz, 63 S Horseshoe Lake Dr, Turtle Lake, WI 54889
  • Aircraft: CESSNA U206G (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 360DL , Serial Number: U20606033, Certificate Issue Date: 05/02/2006
    Registrant (Corporation): Torgerson Management Inc, Po Box 407, Turtle Lake, WI 54889
  • Aircraft: MOCK CRAIG A RANS S-7S (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912 (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 575CM , Serial Number: 0607471, Airworthiness Date: 04/24/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 06/22/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Bob T Peters, 1442 58th St, Turtle Lake, WI 54889
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 734VH , Serial Number: 17269145, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 05/18/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 11/12/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Todd A Fredrick, 1447 10th St, Turtle Lake, WI 54889
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8091C , Serial Number: 22-2237, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 01/10/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 09/06/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Douglas R Lanz, 1654a 1 3/4 St, Turtle Lake, WI 54889
  • Aircraft: CESSNA TU206G (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520-M (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9916Z , Serial Number: U20606744, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 05/02/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Matthew S Torgerson, 57 17 1/4 Ave, Turtle Lake, WI 54889
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150K (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5903G , Serial Number: 15071403, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 10/02/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 04/29/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Kevin O Becker, 1675 10th St Cty Rd T, Turtle Lake, WI 54889
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/18/2017

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Turtle Lake, WI
  • 79.1%Utility gas
  • 11.8%Electricity
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Turtle Lake, WI
  • 48.9%Electricity
  • 44.7%Utility gas
  • 6.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Turtle Lake compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 9 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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