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Demographics Analysis

The people of Rusk 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
(Rusk County, Wisconsin)

Male:

Under 5 years : 382

5 to 9 years : 408

10 to 14 years : 505

15 to 17 years : 329

18 and 19 years : 177

20 years : 59

21 years : 54

22 to 24 years : 277

25 to 29 years : 340

30 to 34 years : 319

35 to 39 years : 483

40 to 44 years : 454

45 to 49 years : 601

50 to 54 years : 579

55 to 59 years : 567

60 and 61 years : 195

62 to 64 years : 231

65 and 66 years : 153

67 to 69 years : 222

70 to 74 years : 253

75 to 79 years : 200

80 to 84 years : 163

85 years and over : 154

Female:

Under 5 years : 416

5 to 9 years : 421

10 to 14 years : 493

15 to 17 years : 335

18 and 19 years : 163

20 years : 38

21 years : 53

22 to 24 years : 239

25 to 29 years : 250

30 to 34 years : 301

35 to 39 years : 403

40 to 44 years : 505

45 to 49 years : 625

50 to 54 years : 614

55 to 59 years : 527

60 and 61 years : 217

62 to 64 years : 221

65 and 66 years : 164

67 to 69 years : 255

70 to 74 years : 336

75 to 79 years : 307

80 to 84 years : 240

85 years and over : 244


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Rusk County, Wisconsin)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 6,923

Multiple ancestry : 5,648

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 233

Ancestry not reported : 1,668


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 14,268

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 1

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 36

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 107

Not a U.S. citizen : 60


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Rusk County, Wisconsin)

Total:

Under 5 years : 798

5 to 17 years : 2,491

18 to 24 years : 1,060

25 to 34 years : 1,210

35 to 44 years : 1,845

45 to 54 years : 2,419

55 to 59 years : 1,094

60 and 61 years : 412

62 to 64 years : 452

65 to 74 years : 1,383

75 years and over : 1,308

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 622

5 to 17 years : 2,158

18 to 24 years : 725

25 to 34 years : 841

35 to 44 years : 1,291

45 to 54 years : 1,717

55 to 59 years : 800

60 and 61 years : 296

62 to 64 years : 299

65 to 74 years : 920

75 years and over : 929

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 173

5 to 17 years : 310

18 to 24 years : 330

25 to 34 years : 336

35 to 44 years : 522

45 to 54 years : 674

55 to 59 years : 283

60 and 61 years : 113

62 to 64 years : 148

65 to 74 years : 444

75 years and over : 337

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 3

5 to 17 years : 4

18 to 24 years : 1

25 to 34 years : 16

35 to 44 years : 5

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 8

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 19

18 to 24 years : 4

25 to 34 years : 17

35 to 44 years : 27

45 to 54 years : 28

55 to 59 years : 3

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 5

65 to 74 years : 19

75 years and over : 42


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Rusk County, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 5,270

Female : 5,328

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,741

Female : 1,929

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 12

Female : 25

Foreign born:

Male : 82

Female : 85


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Rusk County, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence : 10,483

Born in other state in the United States : 3,454

Native: born outside the United States : 34

Foreign born : 132


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,705

Now married, except separated : 4,865

Divorced : 1,041

Separated : 108

Widowed : 697

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 609

Now married, except separated : 2,006

Divorced : 397

Separated : 18

Widowed : 214

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 10

Now married, except separated : 10

Divorced : 13

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 25

Now married, except separated : 72

Divorced : 16

Separated : 0

Widowed : 41


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 13,234

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 118

Speak English less than "very well" : 50

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 8

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 25

German:

Speak English "very well" : 50

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 19

Speak English less than "very well" : 21

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 23

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 1

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 5

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 13

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Rusk County, Wisconsin

  • German: 5,545   (30.0%)
  • Polish: 2,159   (11.7%)
  • Irish: 1,719   (9.3%)
  • Norwegian: 1,628   (8.8%)
  • English: 1,223   (6.6%)
  • United States Or American: 781   (4.2%)
  • Swedish: 735   (4.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 649   (3.5%)
  • Other Groups: 630   (3.4%)
  • Czech: 569   (3.1%)
  • Dutch: 483   (2.6%)
  • Danish: 284   (1.5%)
  • Italian: 275   (1.5%)
  • French Canadian: 217   (1.2%)
  • Scottish: 193   (1.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 145   (0.8%)
  • Swiss: 121   (0.7%)
  • Finnish: 107   (0.6%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 103   (0.6%)
  • European: 98   (0.5%)
  • Scandinavian: 93   (0.5%)
  • Russian: 74   (0.4%)
  • Austrian: 71   (0.4%)
  • Slovak: 62   (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 60   (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 51   (0.3%)
  • Belgian: 42   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 37   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 36   (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 28   (0.2%)
  • Slavic: 26   (0.1%)
  • Bulgarian: 26   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 25   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 22   (0.1%)
  • British: 21   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 20   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 17   (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 15   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 14   (0.1%)
  • Celtic: 13   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 12   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 11   (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 7   (0.0%)
  • Albanian: 7   (0.0%)
  • Romanian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Latvian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Portuguese: 2   (0.0%)
  • Luxemburger: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Rusk County, Wisconsin is 14,472



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Rusk County, Wisconsin: 7,105
Female Population in Rusk County, Wisconsin: 7,367


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Rusk County, Wisconsin: 42.6
Median Female Resident Age in Rusk County, Wisconsin: 45.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Wisconsin is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Rusk County, Wisconsin


White


Both sexes

46.2

Male

45.5

Female

46.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

15.3

Male

17.0

Female

12.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

40.0

Male

39.0

Female

41.0

Asian


Both sexes

32.5

Male

32.5

Female

32.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

38.5

Male

38.5

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

31.5

Male

31.5

Female

32.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.6

Male

17.7

Female

17.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

25.8

Male

26.4

Female

22.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

46.3

Male

45.6

Female

47.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Rusk County, Wisconsin


  • White: 14,103
  • African American: 108
  • American Indian: 88
  • Asian: 34
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 5
  • Some Other Race: 33
  • Two or More Races: 101



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 37   (0.74%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 29   (0.58%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 43   (0.86%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 394   (7.88%)
  • 9th Grade: 166   (3.32%)
  • 10th Grade: 189   (3.78%)
  • 11th Grade: 142   (2.84%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 162   (3.24%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,135   (42.7%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 355   (7.1%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 554   (11.08%)
  • Associate Degree: 279   (5.58%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 332   (6.64%)
  • Master's Degree: 120   (2.4%)
  • Professional School Degree: 33   (0.66%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 30   (0.6%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 13   (0.25%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 12   (0.23%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 11   (0.21%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 325   (6.14%)
  • 9th Grade: 119   (2.25%)
  • 10th Grade: 189   (3.57%)
  • 11th Grade: 139   (2.62%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 180   (3.4%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,333   (44.05%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 370   (6.99%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 622   (11.74%)
  • Associate Degree: 348   (6.57%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 516   (9.74%)
  • Master's Degree: 86   (1.62%)
  • Professional School Degree: 31   (0.59%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.04%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Rusk County, Wisconsin

  • Ladysmith-hawkins


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1700 Edgewood Ave E, Ladysmith, WI 54848, Phone: (715) 532-5277, Students: 974 )

  • Flambeau


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Po Box 86, Tony, WI 54563, Phone: (715) 532-3183, Students: 653 )

  • Bruce


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 104 W Washington Ave, Bruce, WI 54819, Phone: (715) 868-2533, Students: 603 )

  • Weyerhaeuser Area


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 402 N 2nd St, Weyerhaeuser, WI 54895, Phone: (715) 353-2254, Students: 194 )

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

  • Ladysmith Elementary


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 624 E 6th St S, Ladysmith, WI 54848, Phone: (715) 532-5464, Students: 343 )

  • Flambeau Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: Po Box 86, Tony, WI 54563, Phone: (715) 532-3183, Students: 285 )

  • Ladysmith Middle


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 115 E 6th St S, Ladysmith, WI 54848, Phone: (715) 532-5252, Students: 263 )

  • Bruce Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 104 W Washington Ave, Bruce, WI 54819, Phone: (715) 868-2585, Students: 258 )

  • Flambeau Junior High


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: Po Box 86, Tony, WI 54563, Phone: (715) 532-3183, Students: 159 )

  • Bruce Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 104 W Washington Ave, Bruce, WI 54819, Phone: (715) 868-2585, Students: 136 )

  • Weyerhaeuser Elementary


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 402 N 2nd St, Weyerhaeuser, WI 54895, Phone: (715) 353-2254, Students: 116 )

  • Hawkins Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: Po Box 50, Hawkins, WI 54530, Phone: (715) 585-6380, Students: 53 )

  • Flambeau Charter School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: N4540 County I, Tony, WI 54563, Phone: (715) 532-5559, Students: 24 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Rusk County, Wisconsin

  • Ladysmith High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1700 Edgewood Ave E, Ladysmith, WI 54848, Phone: (715) 532-5531, Students: 311 )

  • Bruce High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 104 W Washington Ave, Bruce, WI 54819, Phone: (715) 868-2585, Students: 209 )

  • Flambeau High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 86, Tony, WI 54563, Phone: (715) 532-3183, Students: 185 )

  • Weyerhaeuser High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 402 N 2nd St, Weyerhaeuser, WI 54895, Phone: (715) 353-2254, Students: 78 )

  • Alternative Program 2 (ap-2)


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1700 Edgewood Ave E, Ladysmith, WI 54848, Phone: (715) 532-5277, Students: 4 )

  • Flambeau Correctional Center


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: N671 Cty Rd M, Hawkins, WI 54530, Phone: (715) 585-6394, )

Largest Schools (Private) In Rusk County, Wisconsin

  • Our Lady Of Sorrows School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 105 Washington Avenue, Ladysmith, WI 54848, Phone: (715) 532-3232, Students: 118 )

  • Shiloh Christian School


    ( Grades: 1-9, Location: W7385 County Road I, Conrath, WI 54731, Phone: (715) 532-5700, Students: 59 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Rusk County, Wisconsin

  • Bruce Area Library


    102 W. River Ave., Bruce, WI 54819

  • Hawkins Area Library


    709 Main St., Hawkins, WI 54530

  • Rusk County Community Library


    418 Corbett Ave. W., Ladysmith, WI 54848

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Rusk County, Wisconsin


  • Bruce Area Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 155, Bruce, WI 54819

  • Childrens Museum Of The Flambeau Valley


    711 Lake Avenue West, Ladysmith, WI 54848

  • Gaston Museum


    Po Box 301, Henderson, TX 75654

  • London Museum


    Po Box 477, Overton, TX 75684

  • Rusk County Historical Society Inc


    504 E 4th St S, Ladysmith, WI 54848

  • Rusk County Veterans Monument Association


    115 North Main St Ste 100b, Henderson, TX 75652

  • St Anns Murry Hill Memorial Inc


    N7709 State Road 40, Bruce, WI 54819

  • The Rusk County Historical Foundation


    Po Box 1773, Minden, TX 75680

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Rusk County, Wisconsin


Airport


(1) Diderrich Ranch Airport   (2) Northland Estates Air Village Airport   (3) Rusk County Airport   (4) Rusk County Memorial Heliport  

Bay


(1) Groothousen Bay  

Building


(1) Atlanta Townhall   (2) Big Falls Townhall   (3) Bruce Fire Protection District   (4) Grant Townhall   (5) Grow Townhall   (6) Hawkins Emergency Medical Services   (7) Hawkins Volunteer Fire Department   (8) Jump River Volunteer Fire Department   (9) Ladysmith City Hall   (10) Ladysmith Fire And Rescue Department   (11) Ladysmith Public Library   (12) Lawrence Townhall   (13) Murry Townhall   (14) Rusk County Ambulance Service   (15) Rusk County Courthouse   (16) Rusk County Jail   (17) Sheldon Fire Protection District   (18) South Fork Townhall   (19) Stubbs Townhall   (20) Thornapple Townhall   (21) Weyerhaeuser Fire Department District 6   (22) Wilkinson Townhall   (23) Willard Townhall  

Canal


(1) Bruno Lake Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Apollonia Catholic Cemetery   (2) Apollonia Protestant Cemetery   (3) Assumption Cemetery   (4) Blue Hills Cemetery   (5) Bruce Protestant Cemetery   (6) Donald Cemetery   (7) Glenview Cemetery   (8) Hillcrest Cemetery   (9) Holy Trinity Cemetery   (10) Ingram Cemetery   (11) Mount Nebo Cemetery   (12) Old Ladysmith Cemetery   (13) Polish Cemetery   (14) Riverside Cemetery   (15) Saint Anns Cemetery   (16) Saint Marys Cemetery   (17) Saints Peter And Paul Cemetery   (18) Servants Of Mary Cemetery   (19) South Lawrence Cemetery   (20) Swedish Cemetery   (21) Tony Cemetery   (22) Weyerhauser Protestant Cemetery   (23) Woodlawn Cemetery  

Census


(1) Jump River Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Assumption Church   (2) Blue Hills Church Historical   (3) Church Of Christ   (4) Faith United Methodist Church   (5) First Congregational Church   (6) Free Methodist Church Historical   (7) Hope Lutheran Church   (8) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovahs Witnesses   (9) Mennonite Church   (10) National Church   (11) Our Lady Of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church   (12) Riverside Mission   (13) Saint Anns Church   (14) Saint Johns English Lutheran Church Historical   (15) Saint Johns Lutheran Church   (16) Saint Marys Church   (17) Saint Marys Convent   (18) Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church   (19) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (20) South Lawrence Church   (21) Thornapple Church Historical   (22) Wayside Mission  

Civil


(1) City Of Ladysmith   (2) Rusk County   (3) Town Of Atlanta   (4) Town Of Big Falls   (5) Town Of Cedar Rapids   (6) Town Of Dewey   (7) Town Of Flambeau   (8) Town Of Grant   (9) Town Of Grow   (10) Town Of Hawkins   (11) Town Of Hubbard   (12) Town Of Jump River   (13) Town Of Lawrence   (14) Town Of Marshall   (15) Town Of Mckinley   (16) Town Of Richland   (17) Town Of Ruby   (18) Town Of South Fork   (19) Town Of Strickland   (20) Town Of Stubbs   (21) Town Of Thornapple   (22) Town Of True   (23) Town Of Wilkinson   (24) Town Of Willard   (25) Village Of Bruce   (26) Village Of Conrath   (27) Village Of Glen Flora   (28) Village Of Hawkins   (29) Village Of Ingram   (30) Village Of Sheldon   (31) Village Of Tony   (32) Village Of Weyerhaeuser  

Cliff


(1) Round Meadow Community Club  

Dam


(1) Amacoy 2wp1881 Dam   (2) Big Falls 2wp917 Dam   (3) Big Falls Dam   (4) Blue Hills G-129 9 Dam   (5) Campbell Dam   (6) County Forest Crop Land 6 G 1137 1 Dam   (7) Dorau Pond G12 575 Dam   (8) Ellis Flowage G12 575 Dam   (9) Flambeau 2wp683 Dam   (10) Holzer Flowage G12 575 Dam   (11) Kaiser And Fisher Flowage 2wp1835 Dam   (12) Ladysmith 1901c455 Dam   (13) Little Thornapple River G129 3 Dam   (14) Monson Flowage G12 575 Dam   (15) Port Arthur Dam Historical   (16) Redman Flowage G12 575 Dam   (17) Shamrock Lake Wp156 Dam   (18) Shoulder Creek Flowage G12 575 Dam   (19) Sieja E-7435 Dam   (20) Thornapple Dam   (21) Thornapple Wp148 Dam  

Forest


(1) Flambeau River State Forest  

Hospital


(1) Rusk County Memorial Hospital  

Island


(1) Bunyans Hat Island   (2) Dodes Island   (3) Pine Island  

Lake


(1) Amacoy Lake   (2) Audie Lake   (3) Bass Lake   (4) Beauty Lake   (5) Big Bowker Lake   (6) Bog Lake   (7) Bollman Lake   (8) Bruce Lake   (9) Bruno Lake   (10) Caley Lake   (11) Corbett Lake   (12) Cranberry Lake   (13) Dump Lake   (14) Hill Trail Flowage   (15) Horseshoe Lake   (16) Little Bowker Lake   (17) Long Lake   (18) Lost Lake   (19) Lost Mans Lake   (20) Mathy Lake   (21) North Cummings Lake   (22) North Lake   (23) Park Lake   (24) Perch Lake   (25) Pickerel Lakes   (26) Potato Creek Flowage   (27) Saxton Lake   (28) Shamrock Lake   (29) South Cummings Lake   (30) Star Lake   (31) Styles Lake   (32) Sunfish Lake   (33) Three Lakes   (34) Two Bear Lake  

Locale


(1) Crane   (2) Dairy Center   (3) Hills Turkey Farm   (4) Ladysmith Hydro Generating Station   (5) Rusk Camp   (6) Thornapple Hydro Generating Station   (7) Two Bear Camp  

Park


(1) Blue Hills Felsenmeer State Natural Area   (2) Devils Creek State Wildlife Management Area   (3) Greenwood Park   (4) Josie Creek County Park   (5) Memorial Park   (6) O J Falge Park   (7) Rock Creek Felsenmeer State Natural Area   (8) Silvernail State Wildlife Management Area  

Populated Place


(1) Apollonia   (2) Arnold   (3) Bruce   (4) Conrath   (5) Donald   (6) Flambeau Estates   (7) Glen Flora   (8) Hawkins   (9) Hay Stack Corner   (10) Highway Eight Trailer Court   (11) Horseman   (12) Imalone   (13) Ingram   (14) Jump River   (15) Ladysmith   (16) Lehigh   (17) Murry   (18) Port Arthur   (19) Rivers Edge   (20) Riverside Estates   (21) Sheldon   (22) Sheldon Estates   (23) Strickland   (24) Thornapple   (25) Tony   (26) Weyerhaeuser   (27) Willow Lane Trailer Park  

Post Office


(1) Ladysmith Post Office  

Range


(1) Blue Hills  

Rapids


(1) Beaver Dam Rapids   (2) First Cedar Rapids   (3) Flambeau Falls Rapids   (4) Gunners Rapids   (5) Little Cedar Rapids   (6) Otter Slide Rapids   (7) Scratch Rapids   (8) Second Cedar Rapids   (9) Second Wannigan Rapids   (10) Third Cedar Rapids   (11) Third Wannigan Rapids  

Reservoir


(1) 0 2 Reservoir   (2) Big Falls Flowage   (3) Big Falls Flowage 1894   (4) Dairyland Reservoir   (5) Dorau Pond   (6) Hawkins Millpond   (7) Holzer Flowage   (8) Ladysmith Flowage 1940   (9) Lake Ellis Flowage 3-3-0 3   (10) Lake Holzer Flowage 2-6-0 6   (11) Lake La Verne 13   (12) Lake Laverne   (13) Lea Flowage   (14) Lea Lake 13   (15) Mallard Flowage   (16) Mallard Flowage 0 5   (17) Mcgee Lake   (18) Monson Flowage   (19) Redman Flowage   (20) Shamrock Lake 4   (21) Shoulder Creek Flowage 0 2   (22) Thornapple Flowage 1965   (23) Waterfowl Flowage  

School


(1) Amacoy School Historical   (2) Bass Lake School Historical   (3) Baughman School Historical   (4) Bell School Historical   (5) Blue Hills School Historical   (6) Bollman School Historical   (7) Brooklyn School   (8) Bruce Elementary School   (9) Bruce High School   (10) Bruce Middle School   (11) Caley Lake School Historical   (12) Cedar Brook School Historical   (13) Clover Leaf School Historical   (14) Cloverland School Historical   (15) Crabb School Historical   (16) Dairy Center School Historical   (17) East Lawrence School Historical   (18) Fairview School Historical   (19) Flambeau Charter School   (20) Flambeau Elementary School   (21) Flambeau High School   (22) Flambeau Junior High School   (23) Frontier School Historical   (24) Girard School Historical   (25) Glen Flora Elementary School   (26) Glendale School Historical   (27) Grandview School Historical   (28) Grant Center School Historical   (29) Harding School Historical   (30) Hawkins Elementary School   (31) Hawkins Road School Historical   (32) Health Care Academy   (33) Hill Corner School Historical   (34) Hope School   (35) Jerome School Historical   (36) Ladysmith Elementary School   (37) Ladysmith High School   (38) Ladysmith Middle School   (39) Laurel Hill School Historical   (40) Linden Christian School   (41) Linden School Historical   (42) Little Thornapple School Historical   (43) Lone Birch School Historical   (44) Lone Elm School Historical   (45) Maple Center School Historical   (46) Maple Grove School Historical   (47) Marshall Center School Historical   (48) Mayflower School Historical   (49) Meadow Brook School Historical   (50) Mount Senario College Historical   (51) Murry School Historical   (52) Nail Creek School Historical   (53) Oak Grove School Historical   (54) Oak View School Historical   (55) Oakland School Historical   (56) Our Lady Of Sorrows School   (57) Pioneer School Historical   (58) Pleasant Hill School Historical   (59) Pleasant View School Historical   (60) Progressive School Historical   (61) Reif School Historical   (62) River Heights School Historical   (63) Riverdale School Historical   (64) Riverside School Historical   (65) Round Meadow School Historical   (66) Roy School Historical   (67) Sentinel Ash School Historical   (68) Sheldon Elementary School   (69) Soft Maple School Historical   (70) South Fork School Historical   (71) South Lawrence School Historical   (72) Sunny Hill School Historical   (73) Sunnyside School Historical   (74) Thornapple School Historical   (75) Victory School Historical   (76) Walrath School Historical   (77) West Grant School Historical   (78) West Side Public School Historical   (79) Weyerhaeuser Elementary School   (80) Weyerhaeuser High School   (81) Whitetail Academy   (82) Willard School   (83) Wilson School Historical   (84) Wood Prairie School Historical   (85) Woodland School Historical  

Stream


(1) Alder Creek   (2) Bear Creek   (3) Beaver Creek   (4) Becky Creek   (5) Big Weirgor Creek   (6) Buff Creek   (7) Clear Creek   (8) Cranberry Creek   (9) Crazy Horse Creek   (10) Crooked Creek   (11) Devils Creek   (12) Flunkers Creek   (13) George Ladd Creek   (14) Hackett Creek   (15) Hay Creek   (16) Johns Creek   (17) Josie Creek   (18) Levitt Creek   (19) Little Jump River   (20) Little Soft Maple Creek   (21) Little Thornapple River   (22) Main Creek   (23) Middle Fork Main Creek   (24) Morgan Creek   (25) North Fork Jump River   (26) North Fork Main Creek   (27) North Fork Skinner Creek   (28) Price Creek   (29) Shamrock Creek   (30) Shoulder Creek   (31) Skinner Creek   (32) Skunk Creek   (33) South Branch Twin Creek   (34) South Fork Flambeau River   (35) South Fork Jump River   (36) South Fork Main Creek   (37) Spring Creek   (38) Stony Creek   (39) Thornapple River   (40) Twin Creek  

Summit


(1) Bald Hill   (2) Mount Atlanta  

Swamp


(1) Big Swamp   (2) Ruby Swamps  

Tower


(1) Blue Hills Lookout Tower   (2) Ladd Creek Lookout Tower   (3) Ladysmith Lookout Tower   (4) Lawrence Lookout Tower   (5) Wldy-am Ladysmith   (6) Wldy-fm Ladysmith  

Trail


(1) Hardwood Trail  

Valley


(1) Gundys Canyon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Rusk County, Wisconsin

54848 (pop. 6,665) 54819 (pop. 2,590) 54766 (pop. 1,502)
54895 (pop. 1,076) 54526 (pop. 883) 54731 (pop. 808)
54530 (pop. 793) 54563 (pop. 734)  


Counties Nearby Rusk County, Wisconsin

Chippewa County, WI  (pop. 62,953) 30.3 Miles
Sawyer County, WI  (pop. 16,909) 32.9 Miles
Barron County, WI  (pop. 45,803) 33.0 Miles
Taylor County, WI  (pop. 20,613) 35.6 Miles
Price County, WI  (pop. 14,564) 41.5 Miles
Washburn County, WI  (pop. 16,583) 44.7 Miles
Eau Claire County, WI  (pop. 100,600) 47.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Rusk County, Wisconsin

715



Elevation in Rusk County, Wisconsin is 1,165.0 ft. (355.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Rusk County, Wisconsin

Lat: 45.437305 N        Long: -91.136153 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 279   (4.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 369   (5.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 430   (6.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 737   (11.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 718   (11.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 636   (10.2%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,028   (16.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 470   (7.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 151   (2.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 191   (3.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 91   (1.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 42   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 635   (10.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 446   (7.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Rusk County, Wisconsin)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 4,788

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 486

In 3-person carpool : 108

In 4-person carpool : 48

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 2

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 5

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 45

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 24

Bicycle : 9

Walked : 287

Other means : 130

Worked at home : 522


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Rusk County, Wisconsin)

Less than 5 minutes : 579

5 to 9 minutes : 1,055

10 to 14 minutes : 1,031

15 to 19 minutes : 762

20 to 24 minutes : 704

25 to 29 minutes : 320

30 to 34 minutes : 460

35 to 39 minutes : 105

40 to 44 minutes : 194

45 to 59 minutes : 328

60 to 89 minutes : 248

90 or more minutes : 146


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 2,387

No Social Security income : 4,097


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 1,252

No retirement income : 5,232


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Rusk County, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 210

$10,000 to $14,999 : 219

$15,000 to $19,999 : 194

$20,000 to $24,999 : 259

$25,000 to $29,999 : 329

$30,000 to $34,999 : 302

$35,000 to $39,999 : 264

$40,000 to $44,999 : 207

$45,000 to $49,999 : 201

$50,000 to $59,999 : 496

$60,000 to $74,999 : 630

$75,000 to $99,999 : 530

$100,000 to $124,999 : 235

$125,000 to $149,999 : 64

$150,000 to $199,999 : 41

$200,000 or more : 66


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $48,639


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Rusk County, Wisconsin

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 925  (25.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 304  (8.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 393  (10.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 116  (3.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 651  (17.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 893  (26.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 710  (21.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 927  (27.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 39  (1.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 32  (1.0%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Rusk County, Wisconsin

Employed: 7,389
Unemployed: 526



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Rusk 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: 21.9%
  • Other: 78.1%



Water Usage In Rusk County, Wisconsin

Ground Water

 
Fresh 2.55 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 2.55 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d





There are 801 Farms In Rusk County, Wisconsin


(updated 2008)



Banks In Rusk County, Wisconsin

Chippewa Valley Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $533.4k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 13

Dairyland State Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $163.1k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 6

Pioneer Bank Of Wisconsin - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $128.2k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 2

Community Bank Of Northern Wisconsin - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $153.3k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 5

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Ladysmith Federal Savings And Loan Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $47.8k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 1

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Rusk County, Wisconsin

  • Rice Lake Airport


    (about 28.6 miles in Canton, Wisconsin; Airport Code: RIE)

  • Price County


    (about 40.1 miles in Phillips, Wisconsin; Airport Code: WI2)

  • Chippewa Valley Regional


    (about 43.1 miles in Eau Claire, Wisconsin; Airport Code: EAU)

  • Eau Claire Municipal


    (about 43.1 miles in Eau Claire, Wisconsin; Airport Code: EAU)

  • Hayward Municipal


    (about 43.2 miles in Hayward, Wisconsin; Airport Code: HYR)

  • Sawyer County


    (about 43.3 miles in Hayward, Wisconsin; Airport Code: HYR)

  • Taylor County


    (about 46.7 miles in Stetsonville, Wisconsin; Airport Code: MDF)

  • Marshfield Municipal


    (about 72.3 miles in Marshfield, Wisconsin; Airport Code: MFI)

  • Lakeland/Noble F. Lee Memorial Field


    (about 75.8 miles in Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ARV)

  • L O Simenstad Municipal


    (about 75.9 miles in Osceola, Wisconsin; Airport Code: OEO)

  • John F Kennedy Memorial


    (about 77.5 miles in Ashland, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ASX)

  • Wausau Downtown


    (about 81.8 miles in Wausau, Wisconsin; Airport Code: AUW)

  • Rhinelander/Oneida County


    (about 82.3 miles in Monico, Wisconsin; Airport Code: RHI)

  • Black River Falls Area


    (about 83.1 miles in Black River Falls, Wisconsin; Airport Code: WI1)

  • Central Wisconsin


    (about 85.1 miles in Mosinee, Wisconsin; Airport Code: CWA)

  • Red Wing Regional


    (about 88.2 miles in Bay City, Wisconsin; Airport Code: MN5)

  • Gogebic-Iron County


    (about 89.3 miles in Bessemer, Michigan; Airport Code: IWD)

  • Eagle River Union


    (about 96.4 miles in Eagle River, Wisconsin; Airport Code: EGV)

  • Alexander Field


    (about 97.8 miles in Port Edwards, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ISW)

  • Wisconsin Rapids Airport


    (about 97.8 miles in Port Edwards, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ISW)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Rusk County, Wisconsin

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

71.60%

Carpooled

12.66%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.33%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.04%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.03%

Bicycle

0.30%

Walked

4.56%

Other Means

0.81%

Worked At Home

9.65%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,459

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 276

Female householder, no husband present : 512

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,827

Householder not living alone : 410


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 5

Male householder and female partner : 241

Female householder and female partner : 31

Female householder and male partner : 220

All other households : 5,987


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Rusk County, Wisconsin)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,073

Renter-occupied housing units : 386

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 198

Renter-occupied housing units : 78

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 291

Renter-occupied housing units : 221

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,374

Renter-occupied housing units : 863


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Rusk County, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 552

$10,000 to $14,999 : 579

$15,000 to $19,999 : 399

$20,000 to $24,999 : 390

$25,000 to $29,999 : 535

$30,000 to $34,999 : 538

$35,000 to $39,999 : 432

$40,000 to $44,999 : 304

$45,000 to $49,999 : 286

$50,000 to $59,999 : 613

$60,000 to $74,999 : 797

$75,000 to $99,999 : 573

$100,000 to $124,999 : 297

$125,000 to $149,999 : 67

$150,000 to $199,999 : 47

$200,000 or more : 75


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Rusk County, Wisconsin)

Total : 8,149


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Rusk County, Wisconsin)

Occupied : 6,484

Vacant : 1,665


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Rusk County, Wisconsin)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Rusk County, Wisconsin)

Built 2005 or later : 110

Built 2000 to 2004 : 768

Built 1990 to 1999 : 905

Built 1980 to 1989 : 910

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,259

Built 1960 to 1969 : 750

Built 1950 to 1959 : 721

Built 1940 to 1949 : 703

Built 1939 or earlier : 2,023


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Rusk County, Wisconsin)

Utility gas : 1,864

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 2,443

Electricity : 455

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 469

Coal or coke : 11

Wood : 1,182

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 54

No fuel used : 6


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Rusk County, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 75

$10,000 to $14,999 : 25

$15,000 to $19,999 : 48

$20,000 to $24,999 : 84

$25,000 to $29,999 : 58

$30,000 to $34,999 : 71

$35,000 to $39,999 : 101

$40,000 to $49,999 : 246

$50,000 to $59,999 : 220

$60,000 to $69,999 : 239

$70,000 to $79,999 : 375

$80,000 to $89,999 : 420

$90,000 to $99,999 : 326

$100,000 to $124,999 : 616

$125,000 to $149,999 : 488

$150,000 to $174,999 : 422

$175,000 to $199,999 : 267

$200,000 to $249,999 : 373

$250,000 to $299,999 : 179

$300,000 to $399,999 : 169

$400,000 to $499,999 : 73

$500,000 to $749,999 : 42

$750,000 to $999,999 : 9

$1,000,000 or more : 10


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Rusk 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 : 127

Home equity loan only : 335

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 1

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,144

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,329


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $205,800

Built 2000 to 2004 : $158,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $136,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $109,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $116,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $94,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $102,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $87,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $86,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Rusk County, Wisconsin: 64.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Wisconsin: 64.4%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Rusk 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 74 74 $7,439,950
  Two Family 2 4 $207,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

76 78 $7,646,950
2000        
  Single Family 108 108 $11,159,159
  Two Family 1 2 $36,550
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

109 110 $11,195,709
2001        
  Single Family 105 105 $10,776,667
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 6 24 $1,400,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

111 129 $12,176,667
2002        
  Single Family 139 139 $15,537,990
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 15 $365,000
  Total

140 154 $15,902,990
2003        
  Single Family 51 51 $4,813,508
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $240,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

52 55 $5,053,508
2004        
  Single Family 101 101 $9,048,009
  Two Family 2 4 $350,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

103 105 $9,398,009
2005        
  Single Family 93 93 $10,773,053
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

93 93 $10,773,053
2006        
  Single Family 106 106 $13,907,854
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

106 106 $13,907,854


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Rusk County, WI): $31,344
Median Household Income In 2000 (Wisconsin): $43,791


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Rusk County): $65,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Wisconsin): $109,900


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Rusk County, Wisconsin

Utility Gas: 31.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 35.8%
Electricity: 5.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 10.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 16.6%
Solar Energy: 0.1%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Rusk County, Wisconsin

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 15.52%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 60.92%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 23.56%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Rusk County): $371
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Wisconsin): $540
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Rusk County): $528


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



Health Care Centers Close To Rusk County, Wisconsin

Indianhead Home Hlth Care


     Address: 209 E Third St S Box 10, Ladysmith, Wisconsin 54848
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 1/24/1995

Rusk Cty Dept Of Hlth And Human Svcs


     Address: 311 Miner Ave East, Ladysmith, Wisconsin 54848
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 6/4/1976

St Josephs Hsptl Hha


     Address: 2661 Cty Hwy I, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin 54729
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 9/4/1985

Chippewa Cty Public Hlth


     Address: 711 N Bridge St Rm 222, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin 54729
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Northwest Wi Homecare


     Address: 4033 123rd Street, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin 54729
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 11/20/1984

Hospitals Close To Rusk County, Wisconsin

Rusk County Mem Hsptl


     Address: 900 College Ave West, Ladysmith, Wisconsin 54848
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

St Josephs Hsptl


     Address: 2661 Cty Hwy I, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin 54729
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Our Lady Of Victory Hsptl


     Address: 1120 Pine St, Stanley, Wisconsin 54768
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Luther Midelfort- Chippewa Valley Mayo Hlth System


     Address: 1501 Thompson St, Bloomer, Wisconsin 54724
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Hayward Area Mem Hsptl


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

Nursing Homes Close To Rusk County, Wisconsin

Rusk Cty Mem Hsptl Nh


     Address: 900 College Ave W, Ladysmith, Wisconsin 54848
     Ownership: Government - City/county
     Number of Residents: 49
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Ladysmith Nur Home


     Address: 1001 E 11th St N, Ladysmith, Wisconsin 54848
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Wissota Health And Regional Vent Center


     Address: 7490 156th St, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin 54729
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 113
     Percent Occupied: 84%

Chippewa Mnr Nur Home


     Address: 222 Chapman Rd, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin 54729
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 82
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Hetzel Care Ctr


     Address: 1840 Priddy St Po Box 227, Bloomer, Wisconsin 54724
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 30
     Percent Occupied: 97%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Rusk County, Wisconsin

Name: Prairie Island
Address: 1717 Wakonade Drive East; Welch, MN 55089
Distance: 96 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Rusk County, Wisconsin

    Retired Workers: 2,315
    Disabled Workers: 470
    Widowers Workers: 370
    Spouses Workers: 245
    Children Workers: 255


(updated 2007)



Rusk County, Wisconsin Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 48.19%
  • Bush & Cheney 50.27%
  • Other 1.54%



(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 Rusk County, Wisconsin citizens.

Relocation to Rusk County, WI

5.19 % of Rusk County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $31,311

Wisconsin Average 6.06 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Barron County , WI 0.62 % ($22,143 AGI )
  • Chippewa County , WI 0.60 % ($21,412 AGI )
  • Eau Claire County , WI 0.34 % ($31,842 AGI )
  • Sawyer County , WI 0.32 % ($29,444 AGI )

Relocation away from Rusk County, WI

6.58 % of Rusk 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 $27,236

Wisconsin Average 6.22 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Chippewa County , WI 0.87 % ($38,280 AGI )
  • Barron County , WI 0.84 % ($22,167 AGI )
  • Eau Claire County , WI 0.54 % ($24,000 AGI )
  • Sawyer County , WI 0.26 % ($22,000 AGI )
  • Dunn County , WI 0.24 % ($15,429 AGI )
  • St Croix County , WI 0.19 % ($34,182 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 Rusk County, Wisconsin is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Rusk County, Wisconsin


On 09/02/2002, a tornado touched down 2.28 miles from the center of Rusk County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 3 . There were 27 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 09/12/1982, a tornado touched down 5.59 miles from the center of Rusk County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 07/01/1997, a tornado touched down 8.27 miles from the center of Rusk County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 1 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 05/30/1998, a tornado touched down 9.33 miles from the center of Rusk County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 06/04/1958, a tornado touched down 10.01 miles from the center of Rusk County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.



Storms In Rusk County, Wisconsin

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
07/25/1999, 11:45 pm 0 1 -- --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/29/2005, 11:30 pm 1 0 -- --
05/15/1998, 06:05 pm 0 0 $230K --
         



Tornados In Rusk County, Wisconsin

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2002-09-02 16 440 3 0 27 $25M --
  1999-06-05 4 300 -- 0 0 -- --
  1998-05-30 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1998-05-30 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1994-06-27 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- $5K
  1990-09-11 1 50 1 0 0 $25K --
  1971-07-21 7 100 1 0 0 $3K --
  1971-06-23 1 50 1 0 0 $3K --
  1969-06-05 8 100 1 0 0 $25K --
  1965-05-07 1 150 2 0 0 $250K --
  1958-06-04 14 200 2 0 0 $250K --
  1957-07-04 1 150 2 0 4 $250K --
  1950-06-25 1 33 -- 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 Rusk 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 Rusk County, Wisconsin


  • Rusk County Jail


    311 East Miner Avenue, Ladysmith, WI 54848
    Capacity: 46
    Confined: 46
    Avg. Population: 42


(updated 2006)



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