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   (County: Polk County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Male:

Under 5 years : 15

5 to 9 years : 38

10 to 14 years : 41

15 to 17 years : 10

18 and 19 years : 29

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 11

25 to 29 years : 42

30 to 34 years : 31

35 to 39 years : 42

40 to 44 years : 49

45 to 49 years : 104

50 to 54 years : 68

55 to 59 years : 54

60 and 61 years : 19

62 to 64 years : 49

65 and 66 years : 9

67 to 69 years : 18

70 to 74 years : 33

75 to 79 years : 30

80 to 84 years : 15

85 years and over : 6

Female:

Under 5 years : 78

5 to 9 years : 25

10 to 14 years : 31

15 to 17 years : 22

18 and 19 years : 30

20 years : 5

21 years : 3

22 to 24 years : 19

25 to 29 years : 31

30 to 34 years : 44

35 to 39 years : 50

40 to 44 years : 25

45 to 49 years : 85

50 to 54 years : 43

55 to 59 years : 76

60 and 61 years : 25

62 to 64 years : 31

65 and 66 years : 20

67 to 69 years : 28

70 to 74 years : 28

75 to 79 years : 23

80 to 84 years : 14

85 years and over : 10


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 592

Multiple ancestry : 615

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 24

Ancestry not reported : 228


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,445

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 3

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 8

Not a U.S. citizen : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Total:

Under 5 years : 93

5 to 17 years : 167

18 to 24 years : 97

25 to 34 years : 148

35 to 44 years : 166

45 to 54 years : 300

55 to 59 years : 130

60 and 61 years : 44

62 to 64 years : 80

65 to 74 years : 136

75 years and over : 98

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 82

5 to 17 years : 120

18 to 24 years : 73

25 to 34 years : 118

35 to 44 years : 99

45 to 54 years : 145

55 to 59 years : 53

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 26

65 to 74 years : 40

75 years and over : 42

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 11

5 to 17 years : 42

18 to 24 years : 21

25 to 34 years : 30

35 to 44 years : 67

45 to 54 years : 155

55 to 59 years : 74

60 and 61 years : 38

62 to 64 years : 54

65 to 74 years : 93

75 years and over : 56

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 3

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 5

18 to 24 years : 3

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 402

Female : 402

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 308

Female : 333

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 3

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 11


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence : 789

Born in other state in the United States : 637

Native: born outside the United States : 3

Foreign born : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 159

Now married, except separated : 407

Divorced : 48

Separated : 4

Widowed : 14

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 63

Now married, except separated : 433

Divorced : 68

Separated : 0

Widowed : 26

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 3

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 3

Now married, except separated : 3

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Speak only English : 1,334

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 3


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

  • German: 488   (27.6%)
  • Norwegian: 269   (15.2%)
  • Swedish: 226   (12.8%)
  • Irish: 149   (8.4%)
  • English: 83   (4.7%)
  • Danish: 76   (4.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 71   (4.0%)
  • Scandinavian: 57   (3.2%)
  • Other Groups: 43   (2.4%)
  • Polish: 42   (2.4%)
  • French Canadian: 39   (2.2%)
  • Italian: 37   (2.1%)
  • Scottish: 33   (1.9%)
  • United States Or American: 25   (1.4%)
  • Czech: 24   (1.4%)
  • Dutch: 20   (1.1%)
  • Scotch-irish: 16   (0.9%)
  • Swiss: 14   (0.8%)
  • Finnish: 12   (0.7%)
  • European: 7   (0.4%)
  • Russian: 7   (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 6   (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 5   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 5   (0.3%)
  • British: 5   (0.3%)
  • Luxemburger: 3   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 3   (0.2%)
  • Croatian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin is 1,459



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin: 713
Female Population in Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin: 746


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin: 47.8
Median Female Resident Age in Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin: 46.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Wisconsin is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin


White


Both sexes

47.2

Male

47.7

Female

47.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

63.5

Male

67.0

Female

55.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

38.0

Male

18.0

Female

42.5

Asian


Both sexes

40.5

Male

0.0

Female

40.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

21.5

Male

21.8

Female

20.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

15.5

Male

54.5

Female

7.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.8

Male

21.3

Female

14.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

47.4

Male

48.0

Female

47.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin


  • White: 1,432
  • African American: 3
  • American Indian: 10
  • Asian: 8
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 6



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 3   (0.6%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 18   (3.61%)
  • 9th Grade: 4   (0.8%)
  • 10th Grade: 16   (3.21%)
  • 11th Grade: 13   (2.61%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 17   (3.41%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 188   (37.68%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 38   (7.62%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 93   (18.64%)
  • Associate Degree: 30   (6.01%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 56   (11.22%)
  • Master's Degree: 16   (3.21%)
  • Professional School Degree: 7   (1.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 4   (0.87%)
  • 9th Grade: 9   (1.95%)
  • 10th Grade: 8   (1.74%)
  • 11th Grade: 9   (1.95%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 13   (2.82%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 180   (39.05%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 39   (8.46%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 74   (16.05%)
  • Associate Degree: 39   (8.46%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 54   (11.71%)
  • Master's Degree: 25   (5.42%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (1.08%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.43%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

  • Unity


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 307, Balsam Lake, WI 54810, Phone: (715) 825-3515, Students: 1,122 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

  • Unity Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: Po Box 307, Balsam Lake, WI 54810, Phone: (715) 825-2101, Students: 495 )

  • Unity Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: Po Box 307, Balsam Lake, WI 54810, Phone: (715) 825-2101, Students: 269 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

  • Unity High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 307, Balsam Lake, WI 54810, Phone: (715) 825-2131, Students: 358 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

  • Balsam Lake Public Library


    404 Main St., Balsam Lake, WI 54810

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin


  • Polk County Historical Society


    Po Box 41, Balsam Lake, WI 54810

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin.

Area Features of Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin


Airport


(1) Romeo Airstrip  

Bay


(1) Boston Bay   (2) Raskin Bay   (3) The Stumps  

Building


(1) Balsam Lake Volunteer Fire Department   (2) Georgetown Townhall   (3) Polk County Courthouse  

Cemetery


(1) Balsam Lake Cemetery   (2) Georgetown Cemetery   (3) Union Cemetery  

Channel


(1) Little Narrows  

Church


(1) East Balsam Church   (2) Georgetown Church   (3) Holy Rosary Church  

Civil


(1) Polk County   (2) Town Of Apple River   (3) Village Of Balsam Lake  

Dam


(1) Lower Balsam Lake Dam   (2) Upper Balsam Lake Wp92 Dam  

Gap


(1) Big Narrows  

Island


(1) Bear Island   (2) Big Island   (3) Carlson Island   (4) Cedar Island   (5) First Island   (6) Paradise Island   (7) Pine Island   (8) Rock Island  

Lake


(1) Balsam Lake   (2) Beautiful Lake   (3) Big Blake Lake   (4) East Lake   (5) Half Moon Lake   (6) Little Blake Lake   (7) Lykens Lake   (8) Mill Pond   (9) Mud Lake   (10) Parker Lake   (11) Square Lake   (12) White Ash Lake   (13) Wild Goose Lake  

Locale


(1) Camp Neibel  

Populated Place


(1) Balsam Lake   (2) Bunyan   (3) Fox Creek  

Reservoir


(1) Balsam Lake 24   (2) Balsam Lake 24 31  

School


(1) Blake School Historical   (2) East Balsam School Historical   (3) Goose Lake School Historical  

Stream


(1) Fox Creek   (2) Harder Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

54810 (pop. 2,459)


Cities Nearby Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

Balsam Lake Village, WI  (pop. 868) 2.5 Miles
Centuria Village, WI  (pop. 830) 4.1 Miles
Milltown Town, WI  (pop. 1,067) 4.7 Miles
St. Croix Falls Town, WI  (pop. 1,005) 5.0 Miles
Apple River Town, WI  (pop. 1,149) 7.0 Miles
Milltown Village, WI  (pop. 966) 7.2 Miles
St. Croix Falls City, WI  (pop. 1,969) 7.9 Miles
Georgetown Town, WI  (pop. 1,070) 8.7 Miles
Dresser Village, WI  (pop. 890) 9.0 Miles
Amery City, WI  (pop. 2,781) 9.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

715



Elevation in Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin is 1,116.0 ft. (340.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

Lat: 45.425568 N        Long: -92.476986 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Wisconsin

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.63 5.78 3.99 6.47 0.00 5.37
  Total Electric Industry 6.63 5.78 3.99 6.47 0.00 5.37
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.73 5.82 4.03 6.68 0.00 5.45
  Total Electric Industry 6.73 5.82 4.03 6.68 0.00 5.45
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.91 5.91 4.00 7.04 0.00 5.48
  Total Electric Industry 6.91 5.91 4.00 7.04 0.00 5.48
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.03 5.95 3.98 6.98 0.00 5.52
  Total Electric Industry 7.03 5.95 3.98 6.98 0.00 5.52
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.08 5.87 3.89 7.00 0.00 5.46
  Total Electric Industry 7.08 5.87 3.89 7.00 0.00 5.46
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.97 5.78 3.78 6.85 0.00 5.36
  Total Electric Industry 6.97 5.78 3.78 6.85 0.00 5.36
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.88 5.68 3.66 6.79 0.00 5.25
  Total Electric Industry 6.88 5.68 3.66 6.79 0.00 5.25
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.88 5.60 3.72 6.77 0.00 5.22
  Total Electric Industry 6.88 5.60 3.72 6.77 0.00 5.22
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.17 5.87 3.86 7.01 0.00 5.44
  Total Electric Industry 7.17 5.87 3.86 7.01 0.00 5.44
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.31 5.88 3.89 7.11 0.00 5.53
  Total Electric Industry 7.31 5.88 3.89 7.11 0.00 5.53
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.53 6.03 4.04 7.40 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.53 6.03 4.04 7.40 0.00 5.71
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.90 6.34 4.36 7.70 0.00 6.08
  Total Electric Industry 7.90 6.34 4.36 7.70 0.00 6.08
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.18 6.54 4.43 8.08 0.00 6.28
  Total Electric Industry 8.18 6.54 4.43 8.08 0.00 6.28
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.67 6.97 4.71 0.00 0.00 6.64
  Total Electric Industry 8.67 6.97 4.71 0.00 0.00 6.64
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 9.07 7.24 4.93 0.00 0.00 6.88
  Total Electric Industry 9.07 7.24 4.93 0.00 0.00 6.88
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.66 7.67 5.39 0.00 0.00 7.48
  Total Electric Industry 9.66 7.67 5.39 0.00 0.00 7.48
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 10.51 8.37 5.85 0.00 0.00 8.13
  Total Electric Industry 10.51 8.37 5.85 0.00 0.00 8.13

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 37   (5.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 28   (4.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 34   (5.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 56   (8.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 83   (12.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 99   (15.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 106   (16.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 67   (10.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 18   (2.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 22   (3.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 10   (1.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 51   (7.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 35   (5.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 557

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 80

In 3-person carpool : 22

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 4

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 2

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 17

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 60


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Less than 5 minutes : 26

5 to 9 minutes : 67

10 to 14 minutes : 105

15 to 19 minutes : 96

20 to 24 minutes : 80

25 to 29 minutes : 46

30 to 34 minutes : 51

35 to 39 minutes : 21

40 to 44 minutes : 22

45 to 59 minutes : 66

60 to 89 minutes : 71

90 or more minutes : 31


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

With Social Security income : 195

No Social Security income : 403


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

With retirement income : 106

No retirement income : 492


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 18

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $19,999 : 9

$20,000 to $24,999 : 22

$25,000 to $29,999 : 3

$30,000 to $34,999 : 3

$35,000 to $39,999 : 20

$40,000 to $44,999 : 32

$45,000 to $49,999 : 35

$50,000 to $59,999 : 72

$60,000 to $74,999 : 100

$75,000 to $99,999 : 61

$100,000 to $124,999 : 51

$125,000 to $149,999 : 24

$150,000 to $199,999 : 18

$200,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $62,163


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

  • WAQE (1090 AM; 5.0 kW; Canton, WI; Owner: Tkc, Inc.)
  • WJMC (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Canton, WI; Owner: Tkc, Inc.)
  • WXCE (1260 AM; 5.0 kW; Deer Park, WI; Owner: Red Rock Radio Corp.)
  • WIXK (1590 AM; 5.0 kW; Roberts, WI; Owner: Wixk-am, Llc)
  • WCSW (940 AM; 1.0 kW; Shell Lake, WI; Owner: Zoe Communications, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

  • WLMX-FM (104.9 FM; Turtle Lake, WI; Owner: Red Rock Radio Corp.)
  • WXCX (105.7 FM; Siren, WI; Owner: Red Rock Radio Corp.)
  • WPLT (106.3 FM; Barronett, WI; Owner: Zoe Communications, Inc.)
  • WPLT (106.3 FM; Shell Lake, WI; Owner: Zoe Communications, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Emerald, WI; Owner: The I-c-n Company)
  • KMKL (90.3 FM; North Branch, MN; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Comstock, WI; Owner: Community Public Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Barron, WI; Owner: Immanuel Baptist Church)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Cumberland, WI; Owner: Templo Apostoles Y Profetas Bethel)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; Turtle Lake, WI; Owner: The I-c-n Company)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Siren, WI; Owner: State Of Wisconsin - Educational Communications Board)
  • WGMO (95.3 FM; Barronett, WI; Owner: Zoe Communications, Inc.)
  • WJMC-FM (96.1 FM; Haugen, WI; Owner: Tkc, Inc.)
  • WAQE-FM (97.7 FM; Canton, WI; Owner: Tkc, Inc.)
  • WKFX (99.1 FM; Barron, WI; Owner: Tkc, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 111  (28.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 23  (5.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 71  (18.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 11  (2.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 70  (17.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 117  (33.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 65  (18.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 103  (29.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 3  (0.9%)


(updated 2010)





There are 65 Farms In Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

  • L O Simenstad Municipal


    (about 13.1 miles in Osceola, Wisconsin; Airport Code: OEO)

  • Rice Lake Airport


    (about 36.7 miles in Canton, Wisconsin; Airport Code: RIE)

  • St. Paul Downtown Holman Field


    (about 44.2 miles in Maplewood, Minnesota; Airport Code: STP)

  • St. Paul Downtown


    (about 44.2 miles in Maplewood, Minnesota; Airport Code: STP)

  • South St. Paul Municipal


    (about 47.7 miles in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota; Airport Code: VZZ)

  • South St. Paul Municipal-Richard E. Fleming Field


    (about 47.7 miles in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota; Airport Code: VZZ)

  • Minneapolis Heliport


    (about 49.2 miles in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Airport Code: JDT)

  • Crystal


    (about 49.5 miles in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota; Airport Code: MIC)

  • Minneapolis-St Paul International


    (about 51.9 miles in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Airport Code: MSP)

  • Red Wing Regional


    (about 57.8 miles in Bay City, Wisconsin; Airport Code: MN5)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

79.39%

Carpooled

8.02%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.28%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

0.69%

Other Means

1.24%

Worked At Home

10.37%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 408

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 47

Female householder, no husband present : 32

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 90

Householder not living alone : 21


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 15

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 3

All other households : 580


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 377

Renter-occupied housing units : 31

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 47

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 21

Renter-occupied housing units : 11

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 95

Renter-occupied housing units : 16


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 30

$10,000 to $14,999 : 21

$15,000 to $19,999 : 26

$20,000 to $24,999 : 30

$25,000 to $29,999 : 6

$30,000 to $34,999 : 13

$35,000 to $39,999 : 24

$40,000 to $44,999 : 36

$45,000 to $49,999 : 40

$50,000 to $59,999 : 77

$60,000 to $74,999 : 107

$75,000 to $99,999 : 71

$100,000 to $124,999 : 56

$125,000 to $149,999 : 21

$150,000 to $199,999 : 24

$200,000 or more : 16


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Total : 1,095


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Occupied : 598

Vacant : 497


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Built 2005 or later : 20

Built 2000 to 2004 : 195

Built 1990 to 1999 : 153

Built 1980 to 1989 : 159

Built 1970 to 1979 : 205

Built 1960 to 1969 : 92

Built 1950 to 1959 : 86

Built 1940 to 1949 : 37

Built 1939 or earlier : 148


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Utility gas : 112

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 329

Electricity : 58

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 35

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 57

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 7

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 11

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 13

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 8

$35,000 to $39,999 : 3

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 4

$70,000 to $79,999 : 6

$80,000 to $89,999 : 30

$90,000 to $99,999 : 3

$100,000 to $124,999 : 20

$125,000 to $149,999 : 54

$150,000 to $174,999 : 76

$175,000 to $199,999 : 34

$200,000 to $249,999 : 83

$250,000 to $299,999 : 59

$300,000 to $399,999 : 66

$400,000 to $499,999 : 28

$500,000 to $749,999 : 36

$750,000 to $999,999 : 4

$1,000,000 or more : 2


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 36

Home equity loan only : 89

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 6

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 202

Housing units without a mortgage : 207


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin)

Built 2005 or later : $195,800

Built 2000 to 2004 : $229,200

Built 1990 to 1999 : $250,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $262,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $201,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $200,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $241,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $116,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $150,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin: 75.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Wisconsin: 64.4%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 251 251 $27,224,937
  Two Family 4 8 $837,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $205,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

256 263 $28,266,937
2000        
  Single Family 293 293 $32,557,846
  Two Family 2 4 $277,105
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

295 297 $32,834,951
2001        
  Single Family 307 307 $34,013,794
  Two Family 4 8 $591,295
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

311 315 $34,605,089
2002        
  Single Family 302 302 $34,995,232
  Two Family 1 2 $146,976
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

303 304 $35,142,208
2003        
  Single Family 298 298 $36,965,598
  Two Family 2 4 $310,374
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $245,188
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

301 306 $37,521,160
2004        
  Single Family 313 313 $40,763,328
  Two Family 6 12 $1,015,894
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $521,918
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

321 333 $42,301,140
2005        
  Single Family 244 244 $33,643,237
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

244 244 $33,643,237
2006        
  Single Family 218 218 $31,937,353
  Two Family 3 6 $998,498
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $547,569
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

223 232 $33,483,420


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Balsam Lake Town, WI): $45,909
Median Household Income In 2000 (Wisconsin): $43,791


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Balsam Lake Town): $115,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Wisconsin): $109,900


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Balsam Lake Town): $475
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Wisconsin): $540


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

Utility Gas: 4.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 62.0%
Electricity: 11.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 12.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 10.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

Polk Cty Home Care Prog


     Address: 100 Polk Cty Plaza Ste 180, Balsam Lake, Wisconsin 54810
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 6/1/1967

Burnett Cty Dhhs


     Address: 7410 Cty Rd K No 280, Siren, Wisconsin 54872
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 6/12/1975

Fairview Lakes Homecaring Hosp


     Address: 11725 Stinson Ave, Chisago City, Minnesota 55013
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 12/30/1985

Chisago Co Public Health Dept


     Address: 6133 402nd Street, North Branch, Minnesota 55056
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 11/7/1966

Hearts Of Gold


     Address: 38 5th Ave, Shell Lake, Wisconsin 54871
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/24/1996

Hospitals Close To Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

Amery Reg Med Ctr


     Address: 225 Scholl Ct, Amery, Wisconsin 54001
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

St Croix Reg Med Ctr


     Address: 204 S Adams St, Saint Croix Falls, Wisconsin 54024
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Cumberland Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1110 7th Avenue, Cumberland, Wisconsin 54829
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Burnett Med Ctr


     Address: 257 W St George Ave, Grantsburg, Wisconsin 54840
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Luther Midelfort- Northland Mayo Health System


     Address: 1222 E Woodland Ave, Barron, Wisconsin 54812
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

United Pioneer Home


     Address: 210 Park Ave, Luck, Wisconsin 54853
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 72
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Willow Ridge Hlthcare


     Address: 400 Deronda St, Amery, Wisconsin 54001
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 78
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Golden Age Mnr


     Address: 220 Scholl Ct, Amery, Wisconsin 54001
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 110
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Frederic Nur Rehab Com


     Address: 205 United Way, Frederic, Wisconsin 54837
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 44
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Alden Meadow Park Hcc


     Address: 709 Meadow Park Dr, Clinton, Wisconsin 53525
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 71
     Percent Occupied: 76%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

Name: Prairie Island
Address: 1717 Wakonade Drive East; Welch, MN 55089
Distance: 58 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

    Retired Workers: 495
    Disabled Workers: 90
    Widowers Workers: 40
    Spouses Workers: 25
    Children Workers: 45


(updated 2007)



Polk County, Wisconsin Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 47.54%
  • Bush & Cheney 51.46%
  • Other 1.00%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin citizens.

Relocation to Polk County, WI

6.49 % of Polk County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,121

Wisconsin Average 6.06 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Polk County, WI (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • St Croix County , WI 1.20 % ($38,739 AGI )
  • Chisago County , MN 0.52 % ($38,685 AGI )
  • Barron County , WI 0.47 % ($23,988 AGI )

Relocation away from Polk County, WI

6.05 % of Polk County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $36,277

Wisconsin Average 6.22 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Polk County, WI (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • St Croix County , WI 1.12 % ($39,114 AGI )
  • Barron County , WI 0.49 % ($32,859 AGI )
  • Burnett County , WI 0.37 % ($34,750 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Wisconsin

Low Bracket: $9,700 (4.60%)
High Bracket: $145,460 (6.75%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Wisconsin

5.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin is based on over 50 years of data.













Storms In Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Lightning        
08/13/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $4K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
09/26/1998, 12:00 am 0 0 $50K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Wisconsin

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
17,169 17,887 19,629 20,199 20,611 21,324 22,106 22,381 22,803 23,165


(updated 2014)



Jails in Balsam Lake Town, Wisconsin


  • Polk County Jail


    200 Polk Plaza, Balsam Lake, WI 54810
    Capacity: 160
    Confined: 103
    Avg. Population: 107
    Year Built: 2003


(updated 2006)



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