Clear Lake, Wisconsin

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Population in 2019: 1,103 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.9%
 
Males: 564  (51.2%)
Females: 539  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 54005.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,899 (it was $32,269 in 2000)
Clear Lake:

$48,899
WI:

$64,168

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,326 (it was $16,564 in 2000)

Clear Lake village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $142,932 (it was $73,600 in 2000)
Clear Lake:

$142,932
WI:

$197,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $135,839; detached houses: $150,136; townhouses or other attached units: $201,071; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $139,753; mobile homes: $44,728

Median gross rent in 2019: $587.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clear Lake: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.4%
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  • Races in Clear Lake, WI (2019)
    • 1,06398.2%White alone
    • 70.6%Two or more races
    • 40.4%Asian alone
    • 30.3%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Clear Lake, Wisconsin as of May 12, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clear Lake is 160 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (27.7%), Norwegian (26.3%), Swedish (8.7%), American (7.2%), Irish (2.9%), Dutch (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1894

Elevation: 1201 feet

Land area: 2.65 square miles.

Population density: 417 people per square mile   (low).

Clear Lake, Wisconsin map

15 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.4%
Wisconsin:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,387 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,929 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Paul, MN (45.9 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (329.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Black Brook, WI (2.0 miles ),
Amery, WI (2.5 miles ),
Cylon, WI (2.6 miles ),
Deer Park, WI (2.7 miles ),
Clayton, WI (2.7 miles ),
Vance Creek, WI (3.0 miles ),
Alden, WI (3.4 miles ),
Turtle Lake, WI (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 45.25 N, Longitude: 92.27 W

Area code: 715

Distribution of median household income in Clear Lake, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Clear Lake, WI in 2019
Clear Lake satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $43,400
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $137,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $260,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $38,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $20,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $38,300
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $226,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Clear Lake, WI residents
Average permit cost in Clear Lake, WI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Wisconsin:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +103 (+10.9%).
Most common industries in Clear Lake, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (8.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.3%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Food (10.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.9%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.4%)
  • Machinery (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Plastics & rubber products (10.5%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (7.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.3%)
  • Food (6.8%)
Most common occupations in Clear Lake, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Personal appearance workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.0%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7.7%)
  • Cashiers (7.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)

Average climate in Clear Lake, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Clear Lake, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 56.0. This is better than average.

City:

56.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.0
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Clear Lake-area historical tornado activity is near Wisconsin state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Clear 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 6.1 miles away from the village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clear Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 64% 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 185.1 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 197.2 miles away from Clear Lake center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 357.8 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 225.6 miles away from Clear Lake center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 312.2 miles away from Clear Lake center
On 2/7/2020 at 18:30:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML) earthquake occurred 155.6 miles away from Clear 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 Polk County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clear Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Clear Lake:

  • AMERY REG MED CTR Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; AMERY, WI)
  • GOLDEN AGE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; AMERY, WI)
  • AMERY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 6 miles away; AMERY, WI)
  • PIONEER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; PRAIRIE FARM, WI)
  • GLENHAVEN (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; GLENWOOD CITY, WI)

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

  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 31 miles; Menomonie, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,120)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 33 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)
  • Century College (about 38 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 7,393)
  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 39 miles; Shell Lake, WI; FT enrollment: 2,414)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 45 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)
  • Bethel University (about 46 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,061)
  • Saint Paul College (about 46 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 4,778)

Public high school in Clear Lake:

  • CLEAR LAKE HIGH (Location: 1101 3RD ST SW, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Clear Lake:

See full list of schools located in Clear Lake

Library in Clear Lake:

  • CLEAR LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $108,493; Location: 350 FOURTH AVE.; 12,247 books; 4,723 e-books; 5,639 audio materials; 2,460 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 75 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clear Lake: Clear Lake Ambulance Service (A), Clear Lake Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Ice House Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Clear Lake Museum (450 5th Avenue).

Hotel: Clear Lake Motel & Fitness (200 Digital Drive).

Birthplace of: Gaylord Nelson - Politician.

Polk 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 Clear Lake and their reported violations in the past:

CLEAR LAKE WATERWORKS (Population served: 1,061, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2007), St Public Notif issued (JUL-25-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-27-2007)
SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH (Address: 100 8TH AVE , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2010), St Boil Water Order (OCT-18-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-09-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-21-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-21-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-2005), St Public Notif received (JAN-06-2006), St Public Notif issued (JAN-06-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2010), St Other (NOV-17-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2010)

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

  • MOE LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SAWMILL PIZZA (Population served: 55, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • REEVE EVANGEL FREE CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.3 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

61.4%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.8%
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: 0.2% of all households
4 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Clear Lake (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank: Clear Lake Branch at 327 Third Avenue, branch established on 1990/10/03. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $9,212.3 mil, Deposits: $7,452.0 mil, headquarters in Flint, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 220 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Republic Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Clear Lake:

Marital status in Clear Lake, WI
  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

For population 25 years and over in Clear Lake:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.0
Wisconsin average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Clear Lake
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Clear Lake, WI (based on Polk County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,59637
Evangelical Protestant6,48039
Catholic3,7165
Orthodox1301
Other153
None23,268-
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: 11
Polk County:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
This county:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Polk County:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

8.0%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

26.9%
Wisconsin:

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

9.1%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Clear Lake:

49.5%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.3%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Clear Lake:

28.4
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.5%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Clear Lake:

9.5%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

54.9%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Clear Lake:

76.6%
State:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clear Lake, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$12,218$48,8721$717
Local Libraries 2$4,914$29,4840$0
Sewerage 2$4,067$24,4020$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,565$66,7808$2,922
Streets and Highways 1$3,521$42,2520$0
Health 0$0 9$5,332
Totals for Government 9$30,284$40,37918$8,972

Clear Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $123,000 ($111.51)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $526,000 ($476.88)
    Police Protection: $249,000 ($225.75)
    Water Utilities: $179,000 ($162.28)
    Health - Other: $151,000 ($136.90)
    Regular Highways: $137,000 ($124.21)
    Libraries: $109,000 ($98.82)
    Central Staff Services: $80,000 ($72.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $50,000 ($45.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $49,000 ($44.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($36.26)
    General - Other: $33,000 ($29.92)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($11.79)
    General Public Buildings: $13,000 ($11.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($8.16)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000 ($1.81)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,000 ($0.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($26.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $205,000 ($185.86)

Clear Lake government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $370,000 ($335.45)
    Other: $80,000 ($72.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($13.60)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $197,000 ($178.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $20,000 ($18.13)
    Fines and Forfeits: $17,000 ($15.41)
    Sale of Property: $16,000 ($14.51)
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000 ($12.69)
    Special Assessments: $7,000 ($6.35)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $220,000 ($199.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $339,000 ($307.34)
    Highways: $66,000 ($59.84)
    Other: $23,000 ($20.85)
    Education: $21,000 ($19.04)
  • Tax - Property: $442,000 ($400.73)
    Other: $19,000 ($17.23)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000 ($5.44)
    Other License: $4,000 ($3.63)

Clear Lake government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,096,000 ($993.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,042,000 ($944.70)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $308,000 ($279.24)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $255,000 ($231.19)

6.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.10%
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 St. Croix County, WI  1.26% ($45,524 average AGI)
from Barron County, WI  0.51% ($33,860)
from Washington County, MN  0.44% ($60,432)


5.41% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,930 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
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 St. Croix County, WI  0.97% ($45,858 average AGI)
to Barron County, WI  0.46% ($34,012)
to Burnett County, WI  0.39% ($35,157)

Businesses in Clear Lake, WI

  • True Value: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Clear 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)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WIXK (1590 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEW RICHMOND, WI; Owner: WIXK-AM, LLC)
  • 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)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WAQE (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clear Lake:

  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WLMX-FM (104.9 FM; BALSAM LAKE, WI; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • WATQ (106.7 FM; CHETEK, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMEQ-FM (92.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVSS (90.7 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • W211AY (90.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WJMC-FM (96.1 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WKFX (97.7 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clear 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.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • Clear Lake, Wisconsin
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents28
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Wisconsin average
  • Fatal accident count7770
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents11563
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3450
  • Fatalities8854
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents19538
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents345
See more detailed statistics of Clear Lake fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.0mTotal length
  • 2,965Total average daily traffic
  • 5Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,232Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Clear Lake)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Lat: 45.253833 Lon: -92.269194, Call Sign: WQDY655,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.512 MHz, 466.512 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/2005, Expiration Date: 12/01/2015, Cancellation Date: 02/06/2016, Certifier: John Smith, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • A1N732, 399 Hwy 53 (Lat: 45.274222 Lon: -92.249361), Type: Mast, Structure height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WPVR557,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 07/17/2012, Expiration Date: 08/06/2022, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2017, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th St, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-4000, Fax: (425) 383-7080, Email:
  • CLEAR LAKE WI, 371 55th St County Rd Jj (Lat: 45.264250 Lon: -92.269528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQEW683,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.62 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 05/12/2016, Expiration Date: 05/04/2026, Certifier: Kerry R Groetsch, Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates, LLC, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (281) 580-2101, Fax: (713) 861-6899, Email:
  • CLEAR LAKE, 378 55th St/Co Rd Jj (Lat: 45.264250 Lon: -92.269528), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQFJ975,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6815.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/13/2016, Expiration Date: 08/02/2026, Certifier: Steven B Moe, Registrant: Polk County Sheriffs Department, 1005 West Main St, Balsam Lake, WI 54810, Phone: (715) 485-8300, Fax: (715) 485-8310, Email:
  • Clear Lake, Peterson Road (Lat: 45.242000 Lon: -92.255194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQLP408,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/19/2010, Expiration Date: 03/19/2020, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2020, 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:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K0SRB, Licensee ID: L00370647, Grant Date: 09/05/2008, Expiration Date: 09/10/2018, Cancellation Date: 02/19/2016, Certifier: Stephen R Boe, Registrant: Stephen R Boe, E1341 1410th Avenue, Clear Lake, WI 54005
  • Call Sign: KC9SLN, Licensee ID: L01571433, Grant Date: 02/27/2020, Expiration Date: 05/24/2030, Certifier: Diana M Breure, Registrant: Diana M Breure, 152 25th Ave, Clear Lake, WI 54005-3700
  • Call Sign: KC9TPV, Licensee ID: L01618708, Grant Date: 11/23/2020, Expiration Date: 02/15/2031, Certifier: Leonard M Breure, Registrant: Leonard M Breure, 152 25th Ave, Clear Lake, WI 54005
  • Call Sign: AG9K, Previous Call Sign: KC9QXN, Licensee ID: L01529510, Grant Date: 03/19/2011, Expiration Date: 03/19/2021, Certifier: Joshua D Geving, Registrant: Joshua D Geving, 337 65th Street, Clear Lake, WI 54005
  • Call Sign: K9BBV, Previous Call Sign: K0SRB, Licensee ID: L00370647, Grant Date: 02/19/2016, Expiration Date: 02/19/2026, Certifier: Stephen R Boe, Registrant: Stephen R Boe, E1341 1410th Avenue, Clear Lake, WI 54005
  • Call Sign: KD9JSR, Licensee ID: L02145219, Grant Date: 11/21/2017, Expiration Date: 11/21/2027, Certifier: Ryan J Carufel, Registrant: Ryan J Carufel, 2273 County Rd P, Clear Lake, WI 54005

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11068 , Serial Number: 24-1138, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 09/12/2019
    Registrant (Individual): David R Toftness, 765 50th Ave, Clear Lake, WI 54005
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1234S , Serial Number: 17254335, Airworthiness Date: 03/07/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 10/28/2016
    Registrant (Partnership): Lynn F Gale, 441 4th Ave, Clear Lake, WI 54005, Other Owners: Jeremy C Gale
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/04/2015
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2961F , Serial Number: 18257061, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/11/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 03/11/2004
    Registrant (Partnership): Club 182, 395 40th St, Clear Lake, WI 54005, Other Owners: James H Dierke, Merlyn Schafer, Carl J Nilssen, Charles Hansen
  • Aircraft: BEECH F35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3366C , Serial Number: D-4033, Year manufactured: 1955, Certificate Issue Date: 03/31/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Randy R Hammons, E366 1450th Ave, Clear Lake, WI 54005
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-16 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4473Y , Serial Number: 16-375, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 04/20/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 01/06/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Lynn F Gale, 441 4th Ave, Clear Lake, WI 54005
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-3 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4165 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 980C , Serial Number: 108-3980, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 05/29/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 03/07/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Randy R Hammons, E 366 1450th Ave, Clear Lake, WI 54005
  • Aircraft: PROPULSION PDM INC PARASKI DISCOVERY618 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 618 (75 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2574U , Serial Number: D-616-C3/47-520-00-23, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 08/10/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Gary H Twining, 486 55th St, Clear Lake, WI 54005

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of fire incidents - 13 took place in 2006, and the least - 2 in 2011. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Clear Lake, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (38.5%), and Structure Fires (36.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clear Lake, WI
    • 4238.5%Outside Fires
    • 4036.7%Structure Fires
    • 2119.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 65.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clear Lake, WI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clear Lake, WI
  • 76.4%Utility gas
  • 14.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.9%Electricity
  • 3.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clear Lake, WI
  • 48.3%Electricity
  • 47.6%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Other fuel


Clear Lake 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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  • James W. Murray (1)
  • Douglas Ahrens (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2021.