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Demographics Analysis

The people of Ashland County, 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
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Male:

Under 5 years : 497

5 to 9 years : 608

10 to 14 years : 495

15 to 17 years : 418

18 and 19 years : 272

20 years : 220

21 years : 63

22 to 24 years : 300

25 to 29 years : 434

30 to 34 years : 475

35 to 39 years : 425

40 to 44 years : 562

45 to 49 years : 636

50 to 54 years : 649

55 to 59 years : 479

60 and 61 years : 215

62 to 64 years : 219

65 and 66 years : 106

67 to 69 years : 231

70 to 74 years : 272

75 to 79 years : 257

80 to 84 years : 136

85 years and over : 87

Female:

Under 5 years : 486

5 to 9 years : 409

10 to 14 years : 569

15 to 17 years : 345

18 and 19 years : 265

20 years : 164

21 years : 136

22 to 24 years : 250

25 to 29 years : 509

30 to 34 years : 429

35 to 39 years : 517

40 to 44 years : 494

45 to 49 years : 670

50 to 54 years : 596

55 to 59 years : 594

60 and 61 years : 130

62 to 64 years : 233

65 and 66 years : 164

67 to 69 years : 156

70 to 74 years : 326

75 to 79 years : 252

80 to 84 years : 231

85 years and over : 326


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 8,760

Multiple ancestry : 6,417

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 79

Ancestry not reported : 1,051


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 16,067

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 14

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 55

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 105

Not a U.S. citizen : 66


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Total:

Under 5 years : 983

5 to 17 years : 2,844

18 to 24 years : 1,670

25 to 34 years : 1,847

35 to 44 years : 1,998

45 to 54 years : 2,551

55 to 59 years : 1,073

60 and 61 years : 345

62 to 64 years : 452

65 to 74 years : 1,255

75 years and over : 1,289

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 927

5 to 17 years : 2,163

18 to 24 years : 1,066

25 to 34 years : 1,299

35 to 44 years : 1,169

45 to 54 years : 1,821

55 to 59 years : 803

60 and 61 years : 245

62 to 64 years : 311

65 to 74 years : 922

75 years and over : 1,017

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 56

5 to 17 years : 632

18 to 24 years : 581

25 to 34 years : 527

35 to 44 years : 792

45 to 54 years : 701

55 to 59 years : 268

60 and 61 years : 95

62 to 64 years : 138

65 to 74 years : 325

75 years and over : 209

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 24

18 to 24 years : 18

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 13

45 to 54 years : 2

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 12

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 25

18 to 24 years : 5

25 to 34 years : 21

35 to 44 years : 24

45 to 54 years : 27

55 to 59 years : 2

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 3

65 to 74 years : 8

75 years and over : 51


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 5,825

Female : 5,918

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,103

Female : 2,221

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 23

Female : 46

Foreign born:

Male : 105

Female : 66


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence : 9,854

Born in other state in the United States : 3,802

Native: born outside the United States : 52

Foreign born : 126


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,608

Now married, except separated : 4,554

Divorced : 1,154

Separated : 51

Widowed : 814

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 1,125

Now married, except separated : 1,996

Divorced : 414

Separated : 55

Widowed : 259

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 25

Now married, except separated : 15

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 12

Foreign born:

Never married : 34

Now married, except separated : 93

Divorced : 7

Separated : 0

Widowed : 27


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Speak only English : 14,642

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 129

Speak English less than "very well" : 28

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 51

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 30

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 68

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 30

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 25

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Urdu:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

Hmong:

Speak English "very well" : 30

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Thai:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

Laotian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

Other Asian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 15

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 94

Speak English less than "very well" : 24

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 64

Speak English less than "very well" : 13


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Ashland County, Wisconsin

  • German: 116   (28.6%)
  • Finnish: 83   (20.4%)
  • Polish: 33   (8.1%)
  • Swedish: 30   (7.4%)
  • English: 24   (5.9%)
  • Norwegian: 22   (5.4%)
  • United States Or American: 13   (3.2%)
  • Irish: 12   (3.0%)
  • Swiss: 10   (2.5%)
  • Other Groups: 9   (2.2%)
  • Czech: 8   (2.0%)
  • Slovak: 7   (1.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 7   (1.7%)
  • French Canadian: 7   (1.7%)
  • European: 6   (1.5%)
  • Croatian: 6   (1.5%)
  • Russian: 3   (0.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 3   (0.7%)
  • Dutch: 3   (0.7%)
  • Ukrainian: 2   (0.5%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 2   (0.5%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Ashland County, Wisconsin is 16,307



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Ashland County, Wisconsin: 8,056
Female Population in Ashland County, Wisconsin: 8,251


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Ashland County, Wisconsin: 37.9
Median Female Resident Age in Ashland County, Wisconsin: 40.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Wisconsin is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Ashland County, Wisconsin


White


Both sexes

42.6

Male

41.2

Female

44.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

21.7

Male

25.5

Female

20.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

30.2

Male

30.0

Female

30.5

Asian


Both sexes

25.5

Male

21.5

Female

29.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

23.5

Male

23.5

Female

24.0

Other


Both sexes

28.3

Male

28.3

Female

28.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

21.8

Male

21.6

Female

22.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.2

Male

18.3

Female

21.6

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.9

Male

41.6

Female

44.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Ashland County, Wisconsin


  • White: 13,834
  • African American: 62
  • American Indian: 1,816
  • Asian: 102
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 12
  • Some Other Race: 151
  • Two or More Races: 330



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Ashland County, Wisconsin

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 1   (0.94%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 7   (6.6%)
  • 9th Grade: 1   (0.94%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 2   (1.89%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 6   (5.66%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 42   (39.62%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 6   (5.66%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 13   (12.26%)
  • Associate Degree: 6   (5.66%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 11   (10.38%)
  • Master's Degree: 7   (6.6%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 4   (3.77%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (2.08%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 10   (10.42%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 11th Grade: 5   (5.21%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 0   (0%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 37   (38.54%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 15   (15.63%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 13   (13.54%)
  • Associate Degree: 2   (2.08%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 12   (12.5%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Ashland County, Wisconsin

  • Ashland


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 2000 Beaser Ave, Ashland, WI 54806, Phone: (715) 682-7080, Students: 2,218 )

  • Mellen


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 500, Mellen, WI 54546, Phone: (715) 274-3601, Students: 315 )

  • Glidden


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 370 S Grant St, Glidden, WI 54527, Phone: (715) 264-2141, Students: 221 )

  • Butternut


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 247, Butternut, WI 54514, Phone: (715) 769-3434, Students: 186 )

  • Cooperative Ed Serv Agcy 12


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 618 Beaser Ave, Ashland, WI 54806, Phone: (715) 682-2363, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Ashland County, Wisconsin

  • Ashland Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 203 11th St E, Ashland, WI 54806, Phone: (715) 682-7087, Students: 487 )

  • Lake Superior Intermediate


    ( Grades: 3-5, Location: 1101 Binsfield Rd, Ashland, WI 54806, Phone: (715) 682-7083, Students: 404 )

  • Lake Superior Primary


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 1101 Binsfield Rd, Ashland, WI 54806, Phone: (715) 682-7085, Students: 369 )

  • Mellen Elementary


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: Po Box 500, Mellen, WI 54546, Phone: (715) 274-3601, Students: 217 )

  • Marengo Valley Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 62408 State Hwy 112, Ashland, WI 54806, Phone: (715) 682-7080, Students: 165 )

  • Butternut High


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: Po Box 247, Butternut, WI 54514, Phone: (715) 769-3434, Students: 98 )

  • Glidden Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 370 S Grant St, Glidden, WI 54527, Phone: (715) 264-2141, Students: 92 )

  • Butternut Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: Po Box 247, Butternut, WI 54514, Phone: (715) 769-3434, Students: 88 )

  • Glidden Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 370 S Grant St, Glidden, WI 54527, Phone: (715) 264-2141, Students: 48 )

  • La Pointe Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: Po Box 190, La Pointe, WI 54850, Phone: (715) 779-3201, Students: 20 )

  • Richard I Bong Memorial Acad


    ( Location: 4956 Memorial Drive, Ashland, WI 54806, Phone: (715) 682-2363, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Ashland County, Wisconsin

  • Ashland High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1900 Beaser Ave, Ashland, WI 54806, Phone: (715) 682-7089, Students: 793 )

  • Mellen High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 500, Mellen, WI 54546, Phone: (715) 274-3601, Students: 98 )

  • Glidden High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 370 S Grant St, Glidden, WI 54527, Phone: (715) 264-2141, Students: 81 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Ashland County, Wisconsin

  • Northland College


    ( 4-year, Private not-for-profit, Student Population: 682; Location: 411 Ellis Avenue, Ashland, WI 54806, Web: http://www.northland.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Ashland County, Wisconsin

  • Our Lady Of The Lake Catholic School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 215 Lake Shore Drive E, Ashland, WI 54806, Phone: (715) 682-7622, Students: 122 )

  • House Of The Lord Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 39630 State Highway 13, High Bridge, WI 54846, Phone: (715) 274-4197, Students: 5 )

Academic Libraries In Ashland County, Wisconsin

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Ashland County, Wisconsin

  • Bad River Public Tribal Library


    72682 Maple St., Odanah, WI 54861

  • Legion Memorial Library


    106 Iron Street, Mellen, WI 54546

  • Madeline Island Public Library


    1 Library St., La Pointe, WI 54850

  • Vaughn Public Library


    502 W. Main St., Ashland, WI 54806

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Ashland County, Wisconsin


  • Ashland County Historical Museum


    420 Center Street, Ashland, OH 44805

  • Ashland Coutny Sports Hall Of Fame Inc


    Po Box 731, Ashland, OH 44805

  • Ashland Historical Society Inc


    509 Main St W, Ashland, WI 54806

  • Butternut Area Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 411, Butternut, WI 54514

  • Center Street Historic District Association Inc


    Po Box 194, Ashland, OH 44805

  • Clear Creek Township Historical Society


    Po Box 75, Savannah, OH 44874

  • Eileen Area Historical Society


    64495 Setzke Road, Ashland, WI 54806

  • Glidden Area Historical Society Inc


    127, Glidden, WI 54527

  • Hayesville Opera House Restoration Board, Inc.


    , Hayesville, OH 44838

  • Huntington Historical Society Inc


    28388 State Route 58, Sullivan, OH 44880

  • Johnny Appleseed Heritage Center


    811 Center St, Ashland, OH 44805

  • Madeline Island Historical Preservation Association Inc


    Po Box 250, La Pointe, WI 54850

  • Madeline Island Museum


    , La Pointe, WI 54850
    http://www.madelineislandmuseum.org

  • Mason Area Historical Society Inc


    63335 Ed Carlson Road, Ashland, WI 54806

  • Mellen Area Historical Society


    Po Box 134, Mellen, WI 54546

  • Mohican Historical Society Inc


    203 E Main St, Loudonville, OH 44842

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Ashland County, 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 Ashland County, Wisconsin.

Area Features of Ashland County, Wisconsin


Airport


(1) Glidden Municipal Airport   (2) John F Kennedy Memorial Airport   (3) Little Clam Lake Seaplane Base   (4) Madeline Island Airport  

Bar


(1) Gull Island Shoal   (2) Oak Island Shoal   (3) Outer Island Shoal   (4) Sand Cut Shoals  

Bay


(1) Amnicon Bay   (2) Austad Bay   (3) Big Bay   (4) Buffalo Bay   (5) Chebomnicon Bay   (6) Chequamegon Bay   (7) Devils Cauldron   (8) Presque Isle Bay   (9) Quarry Bay   (10) Red Cliff Bay   (11) Sunset Bay  

Building


(1) Ashland City Hall   (2) Ashland County Courthouse   (3) Ashland County Home   (4) Ashland County Jail   (5) Ashland Fire Department Ellis Station   (6) Bad River Volunteer Fire Department   (7) Butternut Volunteer Fire Department   (8) Chequamegon Point Light   (9) Chippewa Townhall   (10) Gingles Townhall   (11) Glidden Area Ambulance Service   (12) Gull Island Light   (13) La Pointe Light   (14) La Pointe Volunteer Fire Department   (15) Lapointe Light   (16) Legion Memorial Library   (17) Madeline Island Ambulance   (18) Madeline Island Historical Museum   (19) Madeline Island Public Library   (20) Marengo Valley Fire Department   (21) Mellen Area Museum   (22) Mellen City Hall   (23) Mellen Fire And Rescue   (24) Memorial Hall   (25) Memorial Library   (26) Michigan Island Light   (27) Outer Island Light   (28) Soo Line Depot   (29) Union Depot   (30) Wheeler Hall  

Cape


(1) Amnicon Point   (2) Big Bay Point   (3) Chequamegon Point   (4) Grants Point   (5) Marble Point   (6) Oak Point   (7) Point De Froid   (8) Presque Isle Point   (9) Quarry Point   (10) Red Cliff Point   (11) Roys Point   (12) Sand Point   (13) Steamboat Point   (14) Trout Point   (15) Wyman Point  

Cemetery


(1) B Nai Israel Cemetery   (2) Cayuga Cemetery   (3) Greenwood Cemetery   (4) La Pointe Cemetery   (5) Maple Grove Cemetery   (6) Moe Cemetery   (7) Morse Cemetery   (8) Mount Hope Cemetery   (9) Odanah Cemetery   (10) Saint Agnes Cemetery   (11) Saint Cecelia Cemetery   (12) Union Cemetery   (13) Wildwood Cemetery  

Census


(1) Birch Hill Census Designated Place   (2) Clam Lake Census Designated Place   (3) Diaperville Census Designated Place   (4) Franks Field Census Designated Place   (5) Glidden Census Designated Place   (6) Marengo Census Designated Place   (7) New Odanah Census Designated Place   (8) Odanah Census Designated Place  

Channel


(1) North Channel   (2) South Channel   (3) West Channel  

Church


(1) Ashland Gospel Tabernacle   (2) Calvary Tabernacle   (3) Church Of Christ   (4) Church Of Saint George   (5) Finnish Church   (6) First Assembly Of God Church   (7) First Church Of Christ Scientist   (8) First English Lutheran Church   (9) First Presbyterian Church   (10) First United Methodist Church   (11) Good Shepherd Lutheran Church   (12) Holy Family Roman Catholic Church   (13) Immaculate Conception Church   (14) Immanuel Lutheran Church   (15) Nidaros Lutheran Church Historical   (16) Odanah Church   (17) Old Apostolic Church   (18) Sacred Heart Convent   (19) Saint Agnes Roman Catholic Church   (20) Saint Andrews Episcopal Church   (21) Saint Johns United Church Of Christ   (22) Saint Josephs Catholic Church   (23) Saint Pauls Church   (24) Saint Pauls Lutheran Church   (25) Salem Baptist Church   (26) Sanborn Church   (27) Saron Lutheran Church   (28) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (29) Swedish Mission Church   (30) Trinity Church   (31) Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church  

Civil


(1) Ashland County   (2) Bad River Reservation   (3) City Of Ashland   (4) City Of Mellen   (5) Town Of Agenda   (6) Town Of Ashland   (7) Town Of Chippewa   (8) Town Of Eileen   (9) Town Of Gingles   (10) Town Of Gordon   (11) Town Of Jacobs   (12) Town Of La Pointe   (13) Town Of Marengo   (14) Town Of Morse   (15) Town Of Peeksville   (16) Town Of Sanborn   (17) Town Of Shanagolden   (18) Town Of White River   (19) Village Of Butternut  

Dam


(1) Brunsweiler Creek 2wp613 Dam   (2) Day Dam   (3) E A Kemp Number 1 3nw1536 38 Dam   (4) E A Kemp Number 2 3nw1536 38 Dam   (5) Elm Hoist Wildlife G963 9 Dam   (6) Hudson Bay 3wr232 Dam   (7) Lake Three 2wp433 Dam   (8) Lower Clam Lake Dam   (9) Marengo 2wp85 Dam   (10) Martin Hanson G963 10 Dam   (11) Red Ike Creek Dam   (12) Turtle Lake 2wp845 Dam   (13) Uihlein 3nw81804 Dam   (14) White River 1893c99 Dam  

Falls


(1) Brownstone Falls   (2) Copper Falls   (3) Morgan Falls  

Forest


(1) Apostle Islands State Forest   (2) Chequamegon National Forest  

Gut


(1) Kakagon Slough   (2) Sand Cut Slough  

Hospital


(1) Memorial Medical Center   (2) Memorial Medical Center Behavioral Health Center   (3) Saint Joseph Hospital   (4) Trinity Hospital  

Island


(1) Apostle Islands   (2) Basswood Island   (3) Cat Island   (4) Gull Island   (5) Hermit Island   (6) Ironwood Island   (7) Long Island   (8) Madeline Island   (9) Manitou Island   (10) Michigan Island   (11) North Twin Island   (12) Oak Island   (13) Otter Island   (14) Outer Island   (15) Rocky Island   (16) South Twin Island   (17) Stockton Island  

Lake


(1) Bad River Slough   (2) Bass Lake   (3) Bear Lake   (4) Beaver Lake   (5) Beaverdam Lake   (6) Bentley Lake   (7) Big Bay Lagoon   (8) Birch Lake   (9) Bog Lake   (10) Buffalo Lake   (11) Bullhead Lake   (12) Butternut Lake   (13) Camp Four Lake   (14) Cattail Lake   (15) Chippewa Lake   (16) Christy Lake   (17) Coffee Lake   (18) Conley Lake   (19) Cranberry Lake   (20) Cycle Lake   (21) Day Lake   (22) Delano Lake   (23) Dells Lake   (24) Ditmans Lake   (25) Dollar Lake   (26) Dry Lake   (27) Duck Lake   (28) East Twin Lake   (29) English Lake   (30) Gates Lake   (31) Gilbert Lake   (32) Gordon Lake   (33) Hadley Lake   (34) Honest John Lake   (35) Ike Lake   (36) Indian Lake   (37) John Frank Lake   (38) Kelly Lake   (39) Knab Lake   (40) Lake Alice   (41) Lake Annie   (42) Lake Five   (43) Lake Galilee   (44) Lake Three   (45) Lindbergh Lake   (46) Little Butternut Lake   (47) Little Clam Lake   (48) Long Lake   (49) Loon Lake   (50) Lost Lake   (51) Lower Clam Lake   (52) Luebke Lake   (53) Mccarthy Lake   (54) Mckaskel Lake   (55) Mclaren Lake   (56) Meder Lake   (57) Meyer Lake   (58) Mineral Lake   (59) Moonshine Lake   (60) Moquah Lake   (61) Mud Lake   (62) Murphy Lake   (63) Muskellunge Lake   (64) Muskie Springs Lake   (65) Noble Lake   (66) Parker Lake   (67) Pelican Lake   (68) Pictured Rock Lake   (69) Pole Lake   (70) Potter Lake   (71) Range Line Lake   (72) Red Ike Lake   (73) Round Lake   (74) Schnur Lake   (75) Seagels Lake   (76) Seitz Lake   (77) Sells Lake   (78) Slim Lake   (79) Snowshoe Lake   (80) Spider Lake   (81) Spillerberg Lake   (82) Spruce Lake   (83) Sugarbush Lake   (84) Summit Lake   (85) Tea Lake   (86) Torrey Lake   (87) Trout Lake   (88) Upper Clam Lake   (89) West Twin Lake   (90) White Bass Lake   (91) Wolf Lake   (92) Woodtick Lake   (93) Zielke Lake  

Locale


(1) Ashland County Fairground   (2) Ashland Wastewater Treatment Plant   (3) Bad River Recreation Site   (4) Bay Front Generating Station   (5) Beaver Lake Recreation   (6) Berkshire Mine Ruins   (7) Clam Lake Civilian Conservation Corps Camp Historical   (8) Clam Lake Field Station   (9) Clam Lake Guard Station Historical   (10) Cross Country Ski Area Point Of Interest   (11) Day Lake Campground   (12) Eagles Rest Resort   (13) East Twin Lake Campground   (14) Hadland Fishing Camp   (15) Lake Three Recreation Site   (16) Lakeview Place Shopping Center   (17) Madeline Island Golf Club   (18) Madeline Island Yacht Club   (19) Manitou Camp   (20) Marian Park   (21) Mellen Country Club   (22) Mineral Lake Recreation Site   (23) Morgan Falls And Saint Peters Dome Point Of Interest   (24) Nya Camp Historical   (25) Pine Stump Corner   (26) Popcorn Corners   (27) Potter Lake Recreation Site   (28) Spillerberg Lake   (29) Stock Farm Bridge Recreation Site   (30) Waverly Campground   (31) Wildwood Haven Resort  

Mine


(1) Bass Island Brownstone Company Quarry  

Park


(1) Apostle Islands National Lakeshore   (2) Beaser Park   (3) Big Bay Sand Spit And Bog State Natural Area   (4) Big Bay State Park   (5) Bpw Wayside   (6) Chequamegon Hardwoods State Natural Area   (7) Copper Falls State Natural Area   (8) Copper Falls State Park   (9) Ellis Park   (10) Great Divide Wayside Park   (11) Hodgkins Park   (12) Lake Park   (13) Maslowski Park   (14) Mccarthy Lake And Cedars State Natural Area   (15) Ojibwa Memorial Park   (16) Prentice Park   (17) Spider Lake State Natural Area   (18) West Second Street Historic District  

Pillar


(1) Balancing Rock  

Populated Place


(1) Ashland   (2) Ashland Junction   (3) Barksdale   (4) Birch   (5) Butternut   (6) Cayuga   (7) Clam Lake   (8) Foster Junction   (9) Glidden   (10) High Bridge   (11) Kennedy   (12) La Pointe   (13) Marengo   (14) Mellen   (15) Middleport   (16) Minersville   (17) Morse   (18) North York   (19) Odanah   (20) Old Fort   (21) Peeksville   (22) Sanborn   (23) Shanagolden   (24) Tannery Town   (25) White City   (26) White River  

Post Office


(1) Ashland Post Office   (2) La Pointe Post Office  

Range


(1) Gogebic Range  

Reserve


(1) Gaylord Nelson Wilderness  

Reservoir


(1) 0 2 Reservoir   (2) 0 23 Reservoir   (3) 0 3 Reservoir   (4) Alex Pond   (5) Beaverdam Lake 36   (6) Day Lake   (7) Dead Horse Slough   (8) Elm Hoist Wildlife Pond 0 5   (9) Lake Three 1   (10) Lower Clam Lake 16   (11) North And South Turtle Lakes 25   (12) Spider And Moquah Lakes 19   (13) White River Flowage   (14) White River Flowage 314   (15) Wolfs Pond  

School


(1) Ashland County Teachers College   (2) Ashland High School   (3) Ashland Middle School   (4) Bay City School   (5) Beaser School   (6) Butternut Elementary School   (7) Butternut High School   (8) Butternut School Historical   (9) Chequamegon Middle School   (10) Depadua High School   (11) Ellis School   (12) Glidden Class Act Charter School   (13) Green Valley School Historical   (14) Holy Family School   (15) House Of The Lord Christian Academy   (16) La Pointe Elementary School   (17) Lake Shore School   (18) Lake Superior Intermediate School   (19) Lake Superior Primary School   (20) Lakeside School Historical   (21) Marengo Valley Elementary School   (22) Mellen Elementary School   (23) Mellen High School   (24) Mellen Technology Charter School   (25) Northland College   (26) Ondassagon School   (27) Our Lady Of The Lake Catholic School   (28) Park Falls Elementary School   (29) Promethean Charter School   (30) Sweet Clover School Historical   (31) University Of Wisconsin Experiment Station   (32) Wilmarth School  

Spring


(1) Bay Spring   (2) Kempf Springs   (3) Kenyon Springs  

Stream


(1) Augustine Creek   (2) Bad River   (3) Bay City Creek   (4) Bear Creek   (5) Beartrap Creek   (6) Beaver Creek   (7) Bell Creek   (8) Billy Creek   (9) Bishigokwe Creek   (10) Black Creek   (11) Blaser Creek   (12) Boyd Creek   (13) Brickyard Creek   (14) Brunsweiler River   (15) Brush Creek   (16) Camerons Creek   (17) Camp Fifteen Creek   (18) Camp Fourteen Creek   (19) Camp Seven Creek   (20) Camp Six Creek   (21) Chicago Creek   (22) City Creek   (23) Deer Creek   (24) Denomie Creek   (25) Devils Creek   (26) Dingdong Creek   (27) Dorns Creek   (28) Dryden Creek   (29) East Torch River   (30) Edies Creek   (31) Elm Creek   (32) Fish Creek   (33) Frames Creek   (34) Gehrman Creek   (35) Gravelly Brook   (36) Graveyard Creek   (37) Happy Creek   (38) Hardscrabble Creek   (39) Hawkins Creek   (40) Hay Creek   (41) Hell Hole Creek   (42) Hildebrandt Creek   (43) Hinder Creek   (44) Hungry Run   (45) Hyms Creek   (46) Iron River   (47) Kakagon River   (48) Kelp Creek   (49) Knab Creek   (50) Krause Creek   (51) Little Beartrap Creek   (52) Magee Creek   (53) Marengo River   (54) Mccarthy Creek   (55) Meadow Creek   (56) Meyers Creek   (57) Minnie Creek   (58) Minnow Creek   (59) Montreal Creek   (60) Morgan Creek   (61) Morrison Creek   (62) Muskellunge Creek   (63) Nawago Creek   (64) Nelson Creek   (65) North Fish Creek   (66) North Fork Whittlesey Creek   (67) Potato River   (68) Reins Creek   (69) Rins Creek   (70) Rock Creek   (71) Rocky Run   (72) Schraum Creek   (73) Scott-taylor Creek   (74) Silver Creek   (75) South Fish Creek   (76) Spider Creek   (77) Spiller Creek   (78) Spillerberg Creek   (79) Spring Brook   (80) Squaw Creek   (81) Sugarbush Creek   (82) Tafelski Creek   (83) Thornapple Creek   (84) Torch River   (85) Toskis Creek   (86) Trout Brook   (87) Troutmere Creek   (88) Tyler Forks   (89) Vaughn Creek   (90) Waboo Creek   (91) Weber Creek   (92) West Branch Denomie Creek   (93) West Torch River   (94) Whisky Creek   (95) White River   (96) Whittlesey Creek   (97) Willerth Creek   (98) Wood Creek Slough  

Summit


(1) Eagles Peak   (2) Mount Whittlesey   (3) Saint Peters Dome  

Swamp


(1) Hanson Swamp  

Tower


(1) Clam Lake Lookout Tower   (2) Kennedy Lookout Tower   (3) Marengo Lookout Tower   (4) Mellen Lookout Tower   (5) Mineral Lake Lookout Tower   (6) Watw Radio Tower Sturgeon Bay   (7) Watw-am Ashland   (8) Wjjh-fm Ashland  

Trail


(1) Great Divide Snowmobile Trail  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Ashland County, Wisconsin

54806 (pop. 11,793) 54514 (pop. 2,061) 54546 (pop. 1,455)
54527 (pop. 1,303) 54855 (pop. 711) 54846 (pop. 537)
54861 (pop. 376) 54850 (pop. 246) 54517 (pop. 133)


Counties Nearby Ashland County, Wisconsin

Iron County, WI  (pop. 6,267) 25.0 Miles
Bayfield County, WI  (pop. 14,938) 26.4 Miles
Sawyer County, WI  (pop. 16,909) 39.1 Miles
Price County, WI  (pop. 14,564) 46.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Ashland County, Wisconsin

715



Elevation in Ashland County, Wisconsin is 1,444.0 ft. (440.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Ashland County, Wisconsin

Lat: 46.337524 N        Long: -90.721893 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Ashland County, 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 Ashland County, Wisconsin

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 15   (12.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 2   (1.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 2   (1.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 6   (4.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 6   (4.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 22   (17.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 29   (23.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 13   (10.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 4   (3.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 17   (13.8%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 7   (5.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 5,473

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 607

In 3-person carpool : 106

In 4-person carpool : 43

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 55

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 4

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 24

Bicycle : 39

Walked : 845

Other means : 26

Worked at home : 415


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Less than 5 minutes : 938

5 to 9 minutes : 2,106

10 to 14 minutes : 1,340

15 to 19 minutes : 850

20 to 24 minutes : 568

25 to 29 minutes : 224

30 to 34 minutes : 559

35 to 39 minutes : 119

40 to 44 minutes : 81

45 to 59 minutes : 211

60 to 89 minutes : 123

90 or more minutes : 103


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

With Social Security income : 2,263

No Social Security income : 4,619


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

With retirement income : 1,122

No retirement income : 5,760


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 282

$10,000 to $14,999 : 232

$15,000 to $19,999 : 271

$20,000 to $24,999 : 252

$25,000 to $29,999 : 327

$30,000 to $34,999 : 228

$35,000 to $39,999 : 283

$40,000 to $44,999 : 295

$45,000 to $49,999 : 222

$50,000 to $59,999 : 406

$60,000 to $74,999 : 602

$75,000 to $99,999 : 543

$100,000 to $124,999 : 189

$125,000 to $149,999 : 54

$150,000 to $199,999 : 54

$200,000 or more : 38


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $44,320


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Ashland County, Wisconsin

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 30  (31.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 9  (9.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 4  (4.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 9  (9.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 20  (20.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 22  (33.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 13  (19.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 18  (27.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (10.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Ashland County, Wisconsin

Employed: 8,838
Unemployed: 563



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Ashland County, Wisconsin

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 16.3%
  • Other: 83.7%



Water Usage In Ashland County, Wisconsin

Ground Water

 
Fresh 1.09 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 1.09 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 45.75 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 45.75 Mgal/d





There are 643 Farms In Ashland County, Wisconsin


(updated 2008)



Banks In Ashland County, Wisconsin

Northern State Bank - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4m
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 8

Chippewa Valley Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $266.7k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 13

Bremer Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $731.1k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 87

Associated Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $25.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 236

Bmo Harris Bank National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $93.1m
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 663

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Ashland County, Wisconsin

  • John F Kennedy Memorial


    (about 17.3 miles in Ashland, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ASX)

  • Gogebic-Iron County


    (about 31.0 miles in Bessemer, Michigan; Airport Code: IWD)

  • Sawyer County


    (about 40.7 miles in Hayward, Wisconsin; Airport Code: HYR)

  • Hayward Municipal


    (about 40.8 miles in Hayward, Wisconsin; Airport Code: HYR)

  • Price County


    (about 46.1 miles in Phillips, Wisconsin; Airport Code: WI2)

  • Lakeland/Noble F. Lee Memorial Field


    (about 55.2 miles in Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ARV)

  • Sky Harbor


    (about 68.2 miles in Duluth, Minnesota; Airport Code: JZJ)

  • Richard I Bong


    (about 69.7 miles in Duluth, Minnesota; Airport Code: SUW)

  • Kings Land O' Lakes


    (about 73.1 miles in Watersmeet, Michigan; Airport Code: LNL)

  • Eagle River Union


    (about 75.0 miles in Eagle River, Wisconsin; Airport Code: EGV)

  • Rice Lake Airport


    (about 76.4 miles in Canton, Wisconsin; Airport Code: RIE)

  • Rhinelander/Oneida County


    (about 77.9 miles in Monico, Wisconsin; Airport Code: RHI)

  • Duluth International


    (about 78.0 miles in Duluth, Minnesota; Airport Code: DLH)

  • Taylor County


    (about 87.8 miles in Stetsonville, Wisconsin; Airport Code: MDF)

  • Cloquet Carlton County


    (about 88.4 miles in Cloquet, Minnesota; Airport Code: JZK)

  • Moose Lake Carlton County


    (about 99.4 miles in Sturgeon Lake, Minnesota; Airport Code: MN2)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Ashland County, Wisconsin

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

55.63%

Carpooled

11.88%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.25%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

1.25%

Walked

6.88%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

23.13%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Ashland County, 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
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,156

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 347

Female householder, no husband present : 775

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 2,083

Householder not living alone : 521


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 56

Male householder and female partner : 246

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 268

All other households : 6,312


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,829

Renter-occupied housing units : 327

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 259

Renter-occupied housing units : 88

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 342

Renter-occupied housing units : 433

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,457

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,147


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 640

$10,000 to $14,999 : 610

$15,000 to $19,999 : 501

$20,000 to $24,999 : 454

$25,000 to $29,999 : 597

$30,000 to $34,999 : 393

$35,000 to $39,999 : 459

$40,000 to $44,999 : 427

$45,000 to $49,999 : 353

$50,000 to $59,999 : 679

$60,000 to $74,999 : 719

$75,000 to $99,999 : 648

$100,000 to $124,999 : 235

$125,000 to $149,999 : 64

$150,000 to $199,999 : 54

$200,000 or more : 49


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Total : 9,395


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Occupied : 6,882

Vacant : 2,513


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Built 2005 or later : 171

Built 2000 to 2004 : 337

Built 1990 to 1999 : 1,072

Built 1980 to 1989 : 1,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,647

Built 1960 to 1969 : 685

Built 1950 to 1959 : 716

Built 1940 to 1949 : 537

Built 1939 or earlier : 3,230


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Utility gas : 3,823

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 1,208

Electricity : 537

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 386

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 884

Solar energy : 5

Other fuel : 37

No fuel used : 2


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 156

$10,000 to $14,999 : 46

$15,000 to $19,999 : 73

$20,000 to $24,999 : 98

$25,000 to $29,999 : 29

$30,000 to $34,999 : 70

$35,000 to $39,999 : 101

$40,000 to $49,999 : 262

$50,000 to $59,999 : 291

$60,000 to $69,999 : 277

$70,000 to $79,999 : 414

$80,000 to $89,999 : 377

$90,000 to $99,999 : 242

$100,000 to $124,999 : 653

$125,000 to $149,999 : 436

$150,000 to $174,999 : 333

$175,000 to $199,999 : 314

$200,000 to $249,999 : 333

$250,000 to $299,999 : 154

$300,000 to $399,999 : 122

$400,000 to $499,999 : 29

$500,000 to $749,999 : 30

$750,000 to $999,999 : 36

$1,000,000 or more : 11


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Ashland County, 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 : 190

Home equity loan only : 311

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 5

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,313

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,068


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Ashland County, Wisconsin)

Built 2005 or later : $187,500

Built 2000 to 2004 : $203,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $160,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $119,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $114,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $114,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $108,400

Built 1940 to 1949 : $75,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $82,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Ashland County, Wisconsin: 60.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Wisconsin: 64.4%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Ashland County, 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 44 44 $4,747,018
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

44 44 $4,747,018
2000        
  Single Family 38 38 $3,380,137
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 8 $500,000
  Total

39 46 $3,880,137
2001        
  Single Family 59 59 $7,697,780
  Two Family 1 2 $133,887
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

60 61 $7,831,667
2002        
  Single Family 60 60 $5,961,225
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 6 $750,000
  Total

61 66 $6,711,225
2003        
  Single Family 73 73 $9,225,962
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

73 73 $9,225,962
2004        
  Single Family 58 58 $6,861,978
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

58 58 $6,861,978
2005        
  Single Family 57 57 $8,843,108
  Two Family 1 2 $235,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 6 $900,000
  Total

59 65 $9,978,108
2006        
  Single Family 61 61 $6,800,848
  Two Family 1 2 $300,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

62 63 $7,100,848


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Ashland County, WI): $40,625
Median Household Income In 2000 (Wisconsin): $43,791


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Ashland County): $85,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Wisconsin): $109,900


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Ashland County, Wisconsin

Utility Gas: 1.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 22.9%
Electricity: 0.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 11.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 64.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Ashland County, Wisconsin

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 5.46%
  • Juvenile facilities : 3.53%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 29.37%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 59.23%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 2.41%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Ashland County): $225
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Wisconsin): $540
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Ashland County): $575


(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 Ashland County, Wisconsin are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Ashland County, Wisconsin

Bay Area Hlth


     Address: 1601 Beaser Ave, Ashland, Wisconsin 54806
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/27/1992

Northern Lights Home Health & Community Svs


     Address: 706 Bratley Drive, Washburn, Wisconsin 54891
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 2/4/1969

Sawyer Cty Health And Human Svcs


     Address: 10610 Main, Hayward, Wisconsin 54843
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 3/4/1969

Caring Home Health


     Address: N10567 Grand View Lane, Ironwood, Michigan 49938
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 11/3/1982

Supportive Home Svcs


     Address: Po Box 450, Park Falls, Wisconsin 54552
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/28/1988

Hospitals Close To Ashland County, Wisconsin

Memorial Med Ctr


     Address: 1615 Maple Ln, Ashland, Wisconsin 54806
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Hayward Area Mem Hsptl


     Address: 11040 N State Rd 77, Hayward, Wisconsin 54843
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Grand View Hospital


     Address: N10561 Grand View Lane, Ironwood, Michigan 49938
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Flambeau Hsptl


     Address: 98 Sherry Ave P0 Box 310, Park Falls, Wisconsin 54552
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Spooner Health Sys


     Address: 819 Ash St, Spooner, Wisconsin 54801
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Ashland County, Wisconsin

Golden Livingcenter-court Manor


     Address: 911 3rd St West, Ashland, Wisconsin 54806
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 96
     Percent Occupied: 73%

Ashland Hlth Rehab Ctr


     Address: 1319 Beaser Ave, Ashland, Wisconsin 54806
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 63
     Percent Occupied: 54%

Villa Maria Hlth Rehab Ctr


     Address: 300 Villa Dr, Hurley, Wisconsin 54534
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 64
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Northern Lights Hcc


     Address: 706 Bratley Dr, Washburn, Wisconsin 54891
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 69
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Hayward Nur Home


     Address: 11040 North State Rd 77, Hayward, Wisconsin 54843
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 69
     Percent Occupied: 93%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Ashland County, Wisconsin

Name: Prairie Island
Address: 1717 Wakonade Drive East; Welch, MN 55089
Distance: 154 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Ashland County, Wisconsin

    Retired Workers: 5,615
    Disabled Workers: 1,310
    Widowers Workers: 920
    Spouses Workers: 400
    Children Workers: 655


(updated 2007)



Ashland County, Wisconsin Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 63.10%
  • Bush & Cheney 36.01%
  • Other 0.88%



(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 Ashland County, Wisconsin citizens.

Relocation to Ashland County, WI

5.87 % of Ashland County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $28,511

Wisconsin Average 6.06 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Bayfield County , WI 1.18 % ($23,356 AGI )
  • Price County , WI 0.35 % ($35,227 AGI )
  • St Louis County , MN 0.18 % ($33,909 AGI )
  • Iron County , WI 0.18 % ($20,000 AGI )

Relocation away from Ashland County, WI

6.74 % of Ashland 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 $30,043

Wisconsin Average 6.22 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Bayfield County , WI 0.99 % ($38,048 AGI )
  • Price County , WI 0.43 % ($29,778 AGI )
  • Douglas County , WI 0.37 % ($20,739 AGI )
  • Dane County , WI 0.22 % ($20,429 AGI )
  • Marathon County , WI 0.19 % ($30,667 AGI )
  • Hennepin County , MN 0.18 % ($13,091 AGI )
  • Brown County , WI 0.16 % ($22,800 AGI )
  • Sawyer County , WI 0.16 % ($29,700 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 Ashland County, Wisconsin is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Ashland County, Wisconsin


On 09/16/1992, a tornado touched down 2.18 miles from the center of Ashland County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.

On 06/30/1983, a tornado touched down 5.13 miles from the center of Ashland County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from less than $50.

On 08/03/1988, a tornado touched down 9.8 miles from the center of Ashland County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/12/1998, a tornado touched down 14.95 miles from the center of Ashland County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 07/19/1980, a tornado touched down 15.66 miles from the center of Ashland County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.



Storms In Ashland County, Wisconsin

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage



Tornados In Ashland County, Wisconsin

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1998-05-12 2 100 -- 0 0 -- --
  1992-09-16 1 70 -- 0 0 -- --
  1988-08-03 4 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1914-01-01 2 33 1 0 0 $25K --





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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 Ashland County, 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 Ashland County, Wisconsin


  • Ashland County Jail


    220 East 6th Street, Ashland, WI 54806
    Confined: 52

  • Ashland County Jail


    220 East 6th Street, Ashland, WI 54806
    Confined: 52

  • Ashland County Jail


    220 East 6th Street, Ashland, WI 54806
    Confined: 52


(updated 2006)



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