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Demographics Analysis

The people of Washburn 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
(Washburn County, Wisconsin)

Male:

Under 5 years : 422

5 to 9 years : 501

10 to 14 years : 422

15 to 17 years : 367

18 and 19 years : 191

20 years : 32

21 years : 57

22 to 24 years : 374

25 to 29 years : 376

30 to 34 years : 354

35 to 39 years : 420

40 to 44 years : 573

45 to 49 years : 663

50 to 54 years : 664

55 to 59 years : 718

60 and 61 years : 243

62 to 64 years : 320

65 and 66 years : 239

67 to 69 years : 278

70 to 74 years : 395

75 to 79 years : 301

80 to 84 years : 230

85 years and over : 113

Female:

Under 5 years : 447

5 to 9 years : 487

10 to 14 years : 450

15 to 17 years : 373

18 and 19 years : 94

20 years : 31

21 years : 22

22 to 24 years : 305

25 to 29 years : 287

30 to 34 years : 333

35 to 39 years : 418

40 to 44 years : 574

45 to 49 years : 691

50 to 54 years : 657

55 to 59 years : 634

60 and 61 years : 220

62 to 64 years : 405

65 and 66 years : 148

67 to 69 years : 148

70 to 74 years : 245

75 to 79 years : 319

80 to 84 years : 153

85 years and over : 889


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Washburn County, Wisconsin)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 7,789

Multiple ancestry : 7,297

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 200

Ancestry not reported : 1,297


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 16,342

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 26

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

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 88

Not a U.S. citizen : 72


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Washburn County, Wisconsin)

Total:

Under 5 years : 869

5 to 17 years : 2,600

18 to 24 years : 1,106

25 to 34 years : 1,350

35 to 44 years : 1,985

45 to 54 years : 2,675

55 to 59 years : 1,352

60 and 61 years : 463

62 to 64 years : 725

65 to 74 years : 1,453

75 years and over : 2,005

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 784

5 to 17 years : 2,136

18 to 24 years : 881

25 to 34 years : 1,017

35 to 44 years : 1,162

45 to 54 years : 1,535

55 to 59 years : 872

60 and 61 years : 271

62 to 64 years : 372

65 to 74 years : 826

75 years and over : 953

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 85

5 to 17 years : 429

18 to 24 years : 210

25 to 34 years : 309

35 to 44 years : 773

45 to 54 years : 1,101

55 to 59 years : 460

60 and 61 years : 182

62 to 64 years : 353

65 to 74 years : 603

75 years and over : 1,028

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 8

18 to 24 years : 12

25 to 34 years : 9

35 to 44 years : 28

45 to 54 years : 12

55 to 59 years : 5

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 4

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 27

18 to 24 years : 3

25 to 34 years : 15

35 to 44 years : 22

45 to 54 years : 27

55 to 59 years : 15

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 20

75 years and over : 24


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Washburn County, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 5,656

Female : 5,153

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,511

Female : 3,022

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 19

Female : 62

Foreign born:

Male : 67

Female : 93


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Washburn County, Wisconsin)

Born in state of residence : 10,474

Born in other state in the United States : 5,375

Native: born outside the United States : 75

Foreign born : 117


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,607

Now married, except separated : 5,007

Divorced : 1,194

Separated : 94

Widowed : 579

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 560

Now married, except separated : 3,129

Divorced : 582

Separated : 51

Widowed : 839

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 14

Now married, except separated : 50

Divorced : 11

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 14

Now married, except separated : 99

Divorced : 6

Separated : 0

Widowed : 18


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 15,319

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 150

Speak English less than "very well" : 53

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 11

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 27

Speak English less than "very well" : 8

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 21

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 16

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 1

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 3

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 1

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hungarian:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Washburn County, Wisconsin

  • German: 5,934   (30.5%)
  • Norwegian: 2,221   (11.4%)
  • Irish: 1,785   (9.2%)
  • English: 1,461   (7.5%)
  • Swedish: 1,267   (6.5%)
  • Polish: 796   (4.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 772   (4.0%)
  • Other Groups: 769   (4.0%)
  • United States Or American: 738   (3.8%)
  • Italian: 627   (3.2%)
  • Czech: 512   (2.6%)
  • Danish: 367   (1.9%)
  • Dutch: 347   (1.8%)
  • French Canadian: 261   (1.3%)
  • Scottish: 173   (0.9%)
  • Scandinavian: 170   (0.9%)
  • Swiss: 170   (0.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 161   (0.8%)
  • Finnish: 135   (0.7%)
  • Russian: 104   (0.5%)
  • European: 72   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 65   (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 55   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 51   (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 51   (0.3%)
  • Croatian: 46   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 43   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 36   (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 33   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 25   (0.1%)
  • Luxemburger: 19   (0.1%)
  • British: 18   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 18   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 17   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 16   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 15   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 13   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 12   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 10   (0.1%)
  • German Russian: 10   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 9   (0.0%)
  • Arab: 8   (0.0%)
  • Icelander: 6   (0.0%)
  • Slavic: 6   (0.0%)
  • Albanian: 3   (0.0%)
  • Estonian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Eastern European: 2   (0.0%)
  • Portuguese: 2   (0.0%)
  • Subsaharan African: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Washburn County, Wisconsin is 16,583



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Washburn County, Wisconsin: 8,253
Female Population in Washburn County, Wisconsin: 8,330


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Washburn County, Wisconsin: 45.3
Median Female Resident Age in Washburn County, Wisconsin: 47.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Wisconsin is 39


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Washburn County, Wisconsin


White


Both sexes

48.2

Male

47.6

Female

48.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

26.0

Male

22.0

Female

28.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

32.2

Male

32.8

Female

31.3

Asian


Both sexes

35.2

Male

32.0

Female

35.3

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

45.5

Male

52.5

Female

38.5

Other


Both sexes

27.8

Male

27.8

Female

28.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

27.8

Male

27.0

Female

29.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.7

Male

21.7

Female

26.7

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

48.4

Male

47.8

Female

49.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Washburn County, Wisconsin


  • White: 16,041
  • African American: 157
  • American Indian: 163
  • Asian: 53
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 1
  • Some Other Race: 36
  • Two or More Races: 132



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 18   (0.32%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 34   (0.61%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 21   (0.38%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 283   (5.07%)
  • 9th Grade: 151   (2.71%)
  • 10th Grade: 179   (3.21%)
  • 11th Grade: 143   (2.56%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 154   (2.76%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,204   (39.48%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 375   (6.72%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 738   (13.22%)
  • Associate Degree: 398   (7.13%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 587   (10.52%)
  • Master's Degree: 220   (3.94%)
  • Professional School Degree: 54   (0.97%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 23   (0.41%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 22   (0.39%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 24   (0.42%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 12   (0.21%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 197   (3.48%)
  • 9th Grade: 87   (1.54%)
  • 10th Grade: 189   (3.34%)
  • 11th Grade: 153   (2.7%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 161   (2.84%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 2,260   (39.89%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 490   (8.65%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 836   (14.75%)
  • Associate Degree: 404   (7.13%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 631   (11.14%)
  • Master's Degree: 145   (2.56%)
  • Professional School Degree: 49   (0.86%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 6   (0.11%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Washburn County, Wisconsin

  • Spooner Area


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 500 College St, Spooner, WI 54801, Phone: (715) 635-2171, Students: 1,405 )

  • Shell Lake


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 271 Highway 63, Shell Lake, WI 54871, Phone: (715) 468-7816, Students: 576 )

  • Northwood


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: N14463 Highway 53, Minong, WI 54859, Phone: (715) 466-2297, Students: 445 )

  • Birchwood


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 300 S Wilson St, Birchwood, WI 54817, Phone: (715) 354-3471, Students: 299 )

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

  • Northwood Sch


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: N14463 Highway 53, Minong, WI 54859, Phone: (715) 466-2297, Students: 445 )

  • Spooner Elementary


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 1821 Scribner St, Spooner, WI 54801, Phone: (715) 635-2174, Students: 436 )

  • Spooner Middle


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 500 College St, Spooner, WI 54801, Phone: (715) 635-2173, Students: 412 )

  • Shell Lake Elementary (3-6)


    ( Grades: 3-6, Location: 271 Highway 63, Shell Lake, WI 54871, Phone: (715) 468-7815, Students: 164 )

  • Shell Lakeprimary (k-2)


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 271 Highway 63, Shell Lake, WI 54871, Phone: (715) 468-7889, Students: 143 )

  • Birchwood Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 300 S Wilson St, Birchwood, WI 54817, Phone: (715) 354-3471, Students: 130 )

  • Birchwood Middle


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 300 S Wilson St, Birchwood, WI 54817, Phone: (715) 354-3471, Students: 60 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Washburn County, Wisconsin

  • Spooner High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 500 College St, Spooner, WI 54801, Phone: (715) 635-2172, Students: 557 )

  • Shell Lake Jr/sr High


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 271 Highway 63, Shell Lake, WI 54871, Phone: (715) 468-7814, Students: 269 )

  • Birchwood High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 300 S Wilson St, Birchwood, WI 54817, Phone: (715) 354-3471, Students: 109 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Washburn County, Wisconsin

  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 3,677; Location: 05 Pine Ridge Drive, Shell Lake, WI 54871, Web: http://www.witc.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Washburn County, Wisconsin

  • St Francis De Sales School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 300 Oak Street, Spooner, WI 54801, Phone: (715) 635-2774, Students: 76 )

Academic Libraries In Washburn County, Wisconsin

  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College


    ( Location: 505 Pine Ridge Drive, Shell Lake, WI 54871, Web: http://www.witc.edu )

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Washburn County, Wisconsin

  • Shell Lake Public Library


    501 1st St., Shell Lake, WI 54871

  • Spooner Memorial Library


    421 High St., Spooner, WI 54801

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Washburn County, Wisconsin


  • Birchwood Area Historical Society Inc


    2832 27th Street, Birchwood, WI 54817

  • Friends Of Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary


    N2384 Hunt Hill Road, Sarona, WI 54870

  • Military Vehicle Preservation Group


    820 N River Street, Spooner, WI 54801

  • Railroad Memories Inc


    N 4825 Island Lake Road, Spooner, WI 54801

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Washburn County, Wisconsin


Airport


(1) Alpha Hotel Airport   (2) Ben Sutherland Airport   (3) Florida North Airport   (4) Lilac Time Airport   (5) Nest Of Eagles Airport   (6) Schulze-spooner Airport Historical   (7) Shell Lake Municipal Airport   (8) Spooner Hospital Heliport   (9) Spooner Municipal Airport Historical   (10) Springbrook Airport   (11) Tag-a-long Airport   (12) Will-be-gone Airport   (13) Willie S Airport  

Bay


(1) Gruenhagen Bay  

Building


(1) Angus Substation   (2) Barronett Townhall   (3) Bashaw Townhall   (4) Beaver Brook Townhall   (5) Birchwood Police Station   (6) Birchwood Town Hall   (7) Birchwood Village Hall   (8) Birchwood Volunteer Fire Department   (9) Brooklyn Townhall   (10) Chicog Townhall   (11) Chicog Volunteer Fire Department   (12) Crystal Townhall   (13) Evergreen Townhall   (14) Four Corners Ambulance Service   (15) Gull Lake Townhall   (16) Hayward Carnegie Library   (17) Hayward City Fire Department   (18) Hayward City Hall   (19) Log Museum   (20) Long Lake Townhall   (21) Madge Townhall   (22) Minong Area Ambulance Service   (23) Minong Volunteer Fire Department   (24) Museum Of Woodcarving   (25) National Fresh Water Fishing Hall Of Fame   (26) Sarona Town Hall   (27) Sawyer County Courthouse   (28) Sawyer County Emergency Ambulance Service Hayward Station   (29) Scott Townhall   (30) Scott Township Volunteer Fire Department   (31) Shell Lake City Hall   (32) Shell Lake Fire Department   (33) Spooner City Hall   (34) Spooner Fire District   (35) Spooner Memorial Library   (36) Wascott Fire Department   (37) Washburn County Courthouse   (38) Washburn County Historical Museum   (39) Wilson Town Hall  

Cape


(1) Christiana Point   (2) Stouts Point  

Cemetery


(1) Chicog Cemetery   (2) Clam River Cemetery   (3) Greenwood Cemetery   (4) Indian Cemetery   (5) Lampson Cemetery   (6) Rocky Ridge Cemetery   (7) Rosewood Cemetery   (8) Sacred Hearts Cemetery   (9) Saint Lukes Cemetery   (10) Sarona Cemetery   (11) Shell Lake Cemetery   (12) Wascott Cemetery   (13) Webb Lake Cemetery   (14) Woodlawn Cemetery  

Census


(1) Earl Census Designated Place   (2) Springbrook Census Designated Place   (3) Trego Census Designated Place  

Channel


(1) Colton Flowage   (2) Minong Flowage   (3) The Narrows  

Church


(1) Anah Church   (2) Ascension Episcopal Church   (3) Church Of God   (4) Community Bible Church   (5) English Lutheran Church   (6) Evergreen Chapel   (7) Evergreen Church   (8) First Congregational Church   (9) First Lutheran Church   (10) First Methodist Church   (11) Full Gospel Church   (12) Hayward Wesleyan Methodist Church   (13) Heart Lake Church   (14) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovahs Witnesses   (15) Lake Park Alliance Church   (16) Long Lake Church   (17) Sacred Hearts Church   (18) Saint Albans Episcopal Church   (19) Saint Francis De Sales Roman Catholic Church   (20) Saint John S Catholic Church   (21) Saint Johns German Lutheran Church Historical   (22) Saint Joseph Catholic Church   (23) Saint Josephs Catholic Church   (24) Saint Stephens Episcopal Church   (25) Salem Lutheran Church   (26) Sarona United Methodist Church   (27) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (28) South Dewey Community Church   (29) Spooner Christian And Missionary Alliance Church Historical   (30) Spooner Church   (31) The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints   (32) Trinity Lutheran Church   (33) Trinity Luthern Church   (34) United Methodist Church   (35) Wesleyan Church   (36) Wesleyan Methodist Church Historical  

Civil


(1) City Of Hayward   (2) City Of Shell Lake   (3) City Of Spooner   (4) Town Of Barronett   (5) Town Of Bashaw   (6) Town Of Bass Lake   (7) Town Of Beaver Brook   (8) Town Of Birchwood   (9) Town Of Brooklyn   (10) Town Of Casey   (11) Town Of Chicog   (12) Town Of Crystal   (13) Town Of Evergreen   (14) Town Of Frog Creek   (15) Town Of Gull Lake   (16) Town Of Long Lake   (17) Town Of Madge   (18) Town Of Minong   (19) Town Of Sarona   (20) Town Of Scott   (21) Town Of Spooner   (22) Town Of Springbrook   (23) Town Of Stinnett   (24) Town Of Trego   (25) Town Of Wilson   (26) Village Of Birchwood   (27) Village Of Minong   (28) Washburn County  

Dam


(1) Badger Cranberry Company Dam   (2) Birch Lake Dam   (3) Colton 2wp641 Dam   (4) Conroy Ford 3wr374 Dam   (5) Fischer Dam Wp380   (6) Hayward Wp119 Dam   (7) Little Grassy Lake 3nw80814 Dam   (8) Long Lake Dam   (9) Lower Kimball Lake Dam   (10) Lower Lost Lake 2wp936 Dam   (11) Minong Flowage 2wp252 Dam   (12) North Midwest Cranberry Company Wp99 Dam   (13) Pigeon Creek Flowage G129 Dam   (14) South Midwest Cranberry Company Wp99 Dam   (15) Spooner Electric Dam   (16) Spooner Lake Wp 349 Dam   (17) Spring Lake 3wr34 Dam   (18) Tainter 2wp1283 Dam   (19) Taylor Lake 2wp1482 Dam   (20) Totagatic 2 Wp 239 Dam   (21) Totagatic Wildlife 2wp804 Dam   (22) Trego Dam   (23) Trego Wp220 Dam   (24) Upper Flowage 2wp988 Dam  

Gap


(1) The Narrows  

Hospital


(1) Hayward Area Memorial Hospital   (2) Indianhead Medical Center Shell Lake   (3) Spooner Health System Hospital  

Island


(1) Kunz Island   (2) Rice Island   (3) Scout Island  

Lake


(1) Adventure Lake   (2) Alder Lake   (3) Baker Lake   (4) Balsam Lake   (5) Banks Lake   (6) Bass Lake   (7) Bean Lake   (8) Beaver Lake   (9) Behr Lake   (10) Bennett Lake   (11) Berry Lake   (12) Big Bass Lake   (13) Big Devil Lake   (14) Birch Lake   (15) Bond Lake   (16) Brinkman Lake   (17) Browns Lake   (18) Bucks Lake   (19) Buffalo Lake   (20) Cable Lake   (21) Casey Lake   (22) Casper Lake   (23) Chain Lake   (24) Chicog Lake   (25) Chinty Lake   (26) Chippanazie Lake   (27) Cloverleaf Lake   (28) Clubhouse Lake   (29) Clyde Lake   (30) Colbroth Lake   (31) Cranberry Lake   (32) Crescent Lake   (33) Crotty Lake   (34) Crystal Lake   (35) Cyclone Lake   (36) Deep Lake   (37) Deer Lake   (38) Derosier Lake   (39) Devils Lake   (40) Dilley Lake   (41) Dock Lake   (42) Dubois Lake   (43) Dunn Lake   (44) Durand Lake   (45) Eagle Lake   (46) East Wilcox Lake   (47) Elbow Lake   (48) Eliza Lake   (49) Elizabeth Lake   (50) Ellsworth Lake   (51) Evergreen Lake   (52) Fenton Lake   (53) Fish Lake   (54) Floyd Lake   (55) Frahm Lake   (56) Garbutt Lake   (57) Gardner Lake   (58) Gilmore Lake   (59) Glendennon Lake   (60) Goose Lake   (61) Grass Lake   (62) Green Lake   (63) Gull Creek Springs   (64) Gull Lake   (65) Harmon Lake   (66) Harrison Lake   (67) Hay Lake   (68) Heart Lake   (69) Hoinville Lake   (70) Holmes Lake   (71) Horseshoe Lake   (72) Indian School Lake   (73) Island Lake   (74) Jerry Lake   (75) Johnson Lake   (76) Kekegama Lake   (77) King Lake   (78) Kingelm Lake   (79) Lake Nancy   (80) Lakeside Lake   (81) Lazy Island Lake   (82) Leesome Lake   (83) Leisure Lake   (84) Leonard Lake   (85) Lily Lake   (86) Lincoln Lake   (87) Lindy Lake   (88) Lipsett Lake   (89) Little Bass Lake   (90) Little Cable Lake   (91) Little Casey Lake   (92) Little Devil Lake   (93) Little Grassy Lake   (94) Little Kekegama Lake   (95) Little Mud Lake   (96) Little Ripley Lake   (97) Little Round Lake   (98) Little Sand Lake   (99) Little Spooner Lake   (100) Little Spring Lake   (101) Long Lake   (102) Loon Lake   (103) Lost Lake   (104) Lower Kimball Lake   (105) Lower Mckenzie Lake   (106) Lucky Lake   (107) Lutz Lake   (108) Mack Lake   (109) Matthews Lake   (110) Mccune Lake   (111) Mcdermott Lake   (112) Mckenzie Lake   (113) Mckinley Lake   (114) Mclain Lake   (115) Meads Lake   (116) Middle Kimball Lake   (117) Middle Lake   (118) Middle Mckenzie Lake   (119) Miles Lake   (120) Miller Lake   (121) Moody Lake   (122) Mosquito Lake   (123) Muck Lake   (124) Mud Lake   (125) Mystery Lake   (126) Nicaboyne Lake   (127) Nice Lake   (128) Nick Lake   (129) North Twin Lake   (130) Oak Lake   (131) Pavlas Lake   (132) Pear Lake   (133) Perch Lake   (134) Peters Lake   (135) Peterson Lake   (136) Pine Lake   (137) Pokegama Lake   (138) Rainy Lake   (139) Randall Lake   (140) Red Lake   (141) Rice Lake   (142) Rigler Lake   (143) Ripley Lake   (144) Rocky Ridge Lake   (145) Rooney Lake   (146) Round Lake   (147) Sawyer Lake   (148) Schullenberger Lake   (149) Severson Lake   (150) Seymour Lake   (151) Shallow Lake   (152) Shell Lake   (153) Sherman Lake   (154) Shingle Camp Lake   (155) Shues Pond   (156) Silver Lake   (157) Sleepy Eye Lake   (158) Smith Lake   (159) South Twin Lake   (160) Spider Lake   (161) Spooner Lake   (162) Sport Lake   (163) Spring Lake   (164) Spute Lake   (165) Stanberry Lake   (166) Starkey Lake   (167) Stauffer Lake   (168) Stone Lake   (169) Sugar Bush Lake   (170) Sugarbush Lake   (171) Sunfish Lake   (172) Taylor Lake   (173) Thomas Lake   (174) Tomahawk Lake   (175) Tony Lake   (176) Tower Lake   (177) Tozer Lake   (178) Tranus Lake   (179) Tucker Lake   (180) Twin Lake   (181) Twin Lakes   (182) Upper Kimball Lake   (183) Watson Lake   (184) Welsh Lake   (185) West Wilcox Lake   (186) Whalen Lake   (187) Wilkerson Lake   (188) Yechout Lake   (189) Yoekel Lake  

Locale


(1) Birchwood Sewage Disposal Plant   (2) Byrkits Landing   (3) Hayward Golf And Tennis Club   (4) Hayward Hydro Generating Station   (5) Shell Lake Industrial Park   (6) Shell Lake Municipal Campground   (7) Shell Lake Substation - Barron Electric Coopert   (8) Tadpole Corners   (9) Tomahawk Scout Reservation   (10) Trego Hydro Generating Station   (11) Washburn County Youth Camp  

Mine


(1) Stress Pit  

Park


(1) Bean Brook State Wildlife Management Area   (2) Beaver Brook State Public Hunting Grounds   (3) Doolittle County Park   (4) Dory S Bog And Hunt Hill State Natural Area   (5) Eytcheson Park   (6) Flat Creek State Wildlife Management Area   (7) Kissick Alkaline Bog Lake State Natural Area   (8) Kissick Swamp State Wildlife Management Area   (9) Lampson Moraine Pines State Natural Area   (10) Mckenzie Creek State Public Fishery Area   (11) Memorial Park   (12) Saint Croix National Scenic Riverway   (13) Sawyer Creek State Public Hunting Grounds   (14) Spooner Lake State Public Fishery Area   (15) Totagatic County Park   (16) Totagatic Highlands Hemlocks State Natural Area   (17) Totagatic River State Wildlife Managemnet Area   (18) Tranus Lake State Natural Area   (19) Trego Lake County Park   (20) Whalen Creek State Public Hunting Grounds  

Populated Place


(1) Angus   (2) Beaver Brook   (3) Birchwood   (4) Chicago Junction   (5) Chittamo   (6) Earl   (7) Harmon Historical   (8) Hayward   (9) Lampson   (10) Madge   (11) Minong   (12) Nobleton   (13) Sarona   (14) Shell Lake   (15) Spooner   (16) Springbrook   (17) Stanberry   (18) Trego   (19) Wascott  

Post Office


(1) Birchwood Post Office   (2) Hayward Post Office   (3) Sarona Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Birch Lake   (2) Casey Creek Flowage   (3) Colton Flowage 95   (4) Hayward Flowage 94   (5) Hayward Lake   (6) Lake 22-23 12   (7) Lake 36 16   (8) Lake 5-6-3   (9) Long Lake 82   (10) Lost Lake   (11) Lower Kimball Lake 6   (12) Minong Flowage 320   (13) Nelson Lake 55   (14) Pigeon Creek Flowage   (15) Pokegama Lake   (16) Spooner Lake 20   (17) Spring Lake   (18) Taylor Lake 1   (19) Totagatic Flowage   (20) Totagatic Flowage 67   (21) Trego Lake   (22) Trego Lake 503   (23) Yellow River Flowage 36 52  

School


(1) Birchwood Charter School   (2) Birchwood Elementary School   (3) Birchwood High School   (4) Birchwood Middle School   (5) Brownlee School Historical   (6) Chippanazie School Historical   (7) Chittamo School Historical   (8) Crystal School Historical   (9) Fairview School Historical   (10) Hammill Grade School Historical   (11) Hayward Center For Individualized Learning   (12) Hayward Elementary School   (13) Hayward High School   (14) Hayward Intermediate School   (15) Hayward Middle School   (16) Indian School Historical   (17) Northern Lights Christian Academy   (18) Northwood School   (19) Plainview School   (20) Saint Francis De Sales School   (21) Scott School   (22) Shell Lake Elementary School   (23) Shell Lake High School   (24) Shell Lake Junior Senior High School   (25) Shell Lake Primary School   (26) South Dewey School   (27) Spooner Elementary School   (28) Spooner High School   (29) Spooner Middle School   (30) Stanbery School Historical   (31) Stinnett School Historical   (32) Waadookodaading Charter School   (33) Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College  

Spring


(1) Anah Springs   (2) Bashaw Trout Springs   (3) Bean Brook Spring   (4) Beaver Lodge Pond   (5) Boyle Brook Spring   (6) Earl Springs   (7) Savage Springs   (8) Sawyer Creek Springs   (9) Tozer Springs   (10) Veazie Springs   (11) Westenberg Spring   (12) Whalen Springs  

Stream


(1) Bean Brook   (2) Beaver Brook   (3) Bergen Creek   (4) Black Brook   (5) Boyle Brook   (6) Bradley Branch   (7) Casey Creek   (8) Cedar Creek   (9) Chicog Creek   (10) Chippanazie Creek   (11) Cold Brook   (12) Cole Creek   (13) Crystal Brook   (14) Dahlstrom Branch   (15) Elm Creek   (16) Flat Creek   (17) Frog Creek   (18) Godfrey Creek   (19) Gull Creek   (20) Hay Creek   (21) Haymaker Creek   (22) Little Bean Brook   (23) Little Chicog Creek   (24) Little Frog Creek   (25) Little Mackay Creek   (26) Mackay Creek   (27) Maggie Creek   (28) Mckenzie Creek   (29) O Hara Creek   (30) Ounce River   (31) Pine Brook   (32) Potato Creek   (33) Rainbow Creek   (34) Rocky Ridge Creek   (35) Sawyer Creek   (36) Shell Creek   (37) Sink Creek   (38) Smith Lake Creek   (39) Snake Creek   (40) South Fork Bean Brook   (41) Spring Brook   (42) Spring Creek   (43) Spring Lake Creek   (44) Stuntz Brook   (45) Sucker Creek   (46) Tranus Creek   (47) Whalen Creek   (48) Wheeler Brook   (49) Whisky Creek   (50) Williamson Creek  

Summit


(1) County Hill   (2) Crystal Mountain  

Swamp


(1) Kissick Swamp  

Tower


(1) American Tower Site 5057   (2) Birchwood Water Tower   (3) Lampson Lookout Tower   (4) Mckenzie Lake Lookout Tower   (5) Microwave Tower American Tower Site 50574   (6) Shelton Lookout Tower   (7) Waqe-fm Rice Lake   (8) Wcsw-am Shell Lake   (9) Whsm-am Hayward   (10) Whsm-fm Hayward   (11) Wrls-fm Hayward   (12) Wxmg-fm Spooner  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Washburn County, Wisconsin

54801 (pop. 6,610) 54871 (pop. 2,852) 54817 (pop. 2,139)
54859 (pop. 1,814) 54870 (pop. 1,630) 54888 (pop. 1,410)
54875 (pop. 1,139)    


Counties Nearby Washburn County, Wisconsin

Burnett County, WI  (pop. 16,111) 26.2 Miles
Sawyer County, WI  (pop. 16,909) 27.1 Miles
Barron County, WI  (pop. 45,803) 31.1 Miles
Polk County, WI  (pop. 43,665) 42.7 Miles
Rusk County, WI  (pop. 14,472) 44.7 Miles
Douglas County, WI  (pop. 43,930) 45.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Washburn County, Wisconsin

715



Elevation in Washburn County, Wisconsin is 1,148.0 ft. (350.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Washburn County, Wisconsin

Lat: 45.878139 N        Long: -91.812742 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 296   (4.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 266   (4.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 345   (5.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 460   (7.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 653   (10.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 861   (13.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,421   (21.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 561   (8.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 200   (3.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 256   (3.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 134   (2.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 63   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 554   (8.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 415   (6.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Washburn County, Wisconsin)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 5,640

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 486

In 3-person carpool : 104

In 4-person carpool : 70

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 8

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 11

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 10

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 4

Ferryboat : 3

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 17

Bicycle : 170

Walked : 326

Other means : 43

Worked at home : 456


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Washburn County, Wisconsin)

Less than 5 minutes : 610

5 to 9 minutes : 1,276

10 to 14 minutes : 1,082

15 to 19 minutes : 869

20 to 24 minutes : 880

25 to 29 minutes : 383

30 to 34 minutes : 733

35 to 39 minutes : 145

40 to 44 minutes : 171

45 to 59 minutes : 244

60 to 89 minutes : 263

90 or more minutes : 236


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 2,494

No Social Security income : 4,912


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 1,499

No retirement income : 5,907


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Washburn County, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 172

$10,000 to $14,999 : 141

$15,000 to $19,999 : 194

$20,000 to $24,999 : 267

$25,000 to $29,999 : 372

$30,000 to $34,999 : 373

$35,000 to $39,999 : 299

$40,000 to $44,999 : 317

$45,000 to $49,999 : 297

$50,000 to $59,999 : 567

$60,000 to $74,999 : 660

$75,000 to $99,999 : 675

$100,000 to $124,999 : 321

$125,000 to $149,999 : 116

$150,000 to $199,999 : 116

$200,000 or more : 56


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $50,710


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Washburn County, Wisconsin

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 886  (22.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 379  (9.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 590  (15.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 132  (3.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 803  (20.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 880  (26.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 852  (26.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,098  (33.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 27  (0.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 26  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Washburn County, Wisconsin

Employed: 7,547
Unemployed: 533



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Washburn 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: 14.2%
  • Other: 85.8%



Water Usage In Washburn County, Wisconsin

Ground Water

 
Fresh 3.14 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 3.14 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 1.13 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 1.13 Mgal/d





There are 557 Farms In Washburn County, Wisconsin


(updated 2008)



Banks In Washburn County, Wisconsin

Shell Lake State Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $665.4k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5

Bank Mutual - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 76

Community Bank Of Northern Wisconsin - 1 Branches


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

Bank Of The West - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $69.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 603

Dairy State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $507.7k
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 12

Johnson Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 51

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Washburn County, Wisconsin

  • Hayward Municipal


    (about 20.4 miles in Hayward, Wisconsin; Airport Code: HYR)

  • Sawyer County


    (about 20.4 miles in Hayward, Wisconsin; Airport Code: HYR)

  • Rice Lake Airport


    (about 27.9 miles in Canton, Wisconsin; Airport Code: RIE)

  • Richard I Bong


    (about 57.7 miles in Duluth, Minnesota; Airport Code: SUW)

  • L O Simenstad Municipal


    (about 57.8 miles in Osceola, Wisconsin; Airport Code: OEO)

  • Sky Harbor


    (about 59.3 miles in Duluth, Minnesota; Airport Code: JZJ)

  • Moose Lake Carlton County


    (about 60.4 miles in Sturgeon Lake, Minnesota; Airport Code: MN2)

  • John F Kennedy Memorial


    (about 63.0 miles in Ashland, Wisconsin; Airport Code: ASX)

  • Cloquet Carlton County


    (about 65.9 miles in Cloquet, Minnesota; Airport Code: JZK)

  • Price County


    (about 68.9 miles in Phillips, Wisconsin; Airport Code: WI2)

  • Duluth International


    (about 69.0 miles in Duluth, Minnesota; Airport Code: DLH)

  • Eau Claire Municipal


    (about 71.8 miles in Eau Claire, Wisconsin; Airport Code: EAU)

  • Chippewa Valley Regional


    (about 71.8 miles in Eau Claire, Wisconsin; Airport Code: EAU)

  • St. Paul Downtown Holman Field


    (about 88.9 miles in Maplewood, Minnesota; Airport Code: STP)

  • St. Paul Downtown


    (about 88.9 miles in Maplewood, Minnesota; Airport Code: STP)

  • Taylor County


    (about 90.7 miles in Stetsonville, Wisconsin; Airport Code: MDF)

  • Gogebic-Iron County


    (about 92.0 miles in Bessemer, Michigan; Airport Code: IWD)

  • South St. Paul Municipal


    (about 92.1 miles in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota; Airport Code: VZZ)

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


    (about 92.1 miles in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota; Airport Code: VZZ)

  • Crystal


    (about 93.5 miles in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota; Airport Code: MIC)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Washburn County, Wisconsin

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

75.67%

Carpooled

11.97%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.09%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.01%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.03%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.01%

Bicycle

0.20%

Walked

3.72%

Other Means

0.74%

Worked At Home

7.56%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 4,172

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 333

Female householder, no husband present : 438

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,957

Householder not living alone : 506


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 28

Male householder and female partner : 231

Female householder and female partner : 22

Female householder and male partner : 162

All other households : 6,963


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Washburn County, Wisconsin)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,846

Renter-occupied housing units : 326

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 223

Renter-occupied housing units : 110

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 268

Renter-occupied housing units : 170

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,660

Renter-occupied housing units : 803


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Washburn County, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 538

$10,000 to $14,999 : 463

$15,000 to $19,999 : 560

$20,000 to $24,999 : 478

$25,000 to $29,999 : 563

$30,000 to $34,999 : 548

$35,000 to $39,999 : 454

$40,000 to $44,999 : 404

$45,000 to $49,999 : 371

$50,000 to $59,999 : 795

$60,000 to $74,999 : 766

$75,000 to $99,999 : 760

$100,000 to $124,999 : 369

$125,000 to $149,999 : 137

$150,000 to $199,999 : 136

$200,000 or more : 64


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Washburn County, Wisconsin)

Total : 11,792


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Washburn County, Wisconsin)

Occupied : 7,406

Vacant : 4,386


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Washburn County, Wisconsin)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Washburn County, Wisconsin)

Built 2005 or later : 367

Built 2000 to 2004 : 1,197

Built 1990 to 1999 : 2,029

Built 1980 to 1989 : 1,603

Built 1970 to 1979 : 2,214

Built 1960 to 1969 : 795

Built 1950 to 1959 : 901

Built 1940 to 1949 : 751

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,935


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Washburn County, Wisconsin)

Utility gas : 1,783

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 3,451

Electricity : 595

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 301

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 1,189

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 84

No fuel used : 3


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Washburn County, Wisconsin)

Less than $10,000 : 91

$10,000 to $14,999 : 53

$15,000 to $19,999 : 30

$20,000 to $24,999 : 51

$25,000 to $29,999 : 68

$30,000 to $34,999 : 49

$35,000 to $39,999 : 73

$40,000 to $49,999 : 73

$50,000 to $59,999 : 140

$60,000 to $69,999 : 168

$70,000 to $79,999 : 386

$80,000 to $89,999 : 287

$90,000 to $99,999 : 282

$100,000 to $124,999 : 806

$125,000 to $149,999 : 474

$150,000 to $174,999 : 607

$175,000 to $199,999 : 324

$200,000 to $249,999 : 630

$250,000 to $299,999 : 419

$300,000 to $399,999 : 497

$400,000 to $499,999 : 201

$500,000 to $749,999 : 181

$750,000 to $999,999 : 73

$1,000,000 or more : 34


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Washburn 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 : 241

Home equity loan only : 545

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 46

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,929

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,236


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $208,900

Built 2000 to 2004 : $209,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $189,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $137,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $132,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $140,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $131,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $114,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $110,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Washburn County, Wisconsin: 65.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Wisconsin: 64.4%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Washburn 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 240 240 $18,498,191
  Two Family 5 10 $662,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 11 $660,000
  Total

246 261 $19,820,191
2000        
  Single Family 258 258 $20,896,697
  Two Family 1 2 $65,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

259 260 $20,961,697
2001        
  Single Family 225 225 $20,815,371
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

225 225 $20,815,371
2002        
  Single Family 198 198 $19,781,900
  Two Family 4 8 $350,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

202 206 $20,131,900
2003        
  Single Family 259 259 $28,430,113
  Two Family 4 8 $1,035,000
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $317,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

265 275 $29,782,113
2004        
  Single Family 358 358 $33,851,072
  Two Family 1 2 $250,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

359 360 $34,101,072
2005        
  Single Family 206 206 $22,751,868
  Two Family 6 12 $340,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

212 218 $23,091,868
2006        
  Single Family 164 164 $19,720,050
  Two Family 2 4 $355,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

166 168 $20,075,050


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Washburn County, WI): $33,716
Median Household Income In 2000 (Wisconsin): $43,791


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Washburn County): $84,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Wisconsin): $109,900


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Washburn County, Wisconsin

Utility Gas: 20.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 46.4%
Electricity: 7.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 11.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 13.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Washburn County, Wisconsin

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 7.32%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 71.71%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 20.98%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Washburn County): $413
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Wisconsin): $540
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Washburn 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 Washburn County, Wisconsin are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Washburn County, Wisconsin

Indianhead Med Ctr Hha


     Address: 113 4th Ave, Shell Lake, Wisconsin 54871
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/24/1996

Spooner Hlth Sys Homecare


     Address: 819 Ash St, Spooner, Wisconsin 54801
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 6/29/1988

Hearts Of Gold


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

Burnett Cty Dhhs


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

Sawyer Cty Health And Human Svcs


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

Hospitals Close To Washburn County, Wisconsin

Spooner Health Sys


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

Indianhead Med Ctr


     Address: 113 4th Ave Po Box 300, Shell Lake, Wisconsin 54871
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Burnett Med Ctr


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

Hayward Area Mem Hsptl


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

Luther Midelfort- Northland Mayo Health System


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

Nursing Homes Close To Washburn County, Wisconsin

Terraceview Living Ctr, Inc


     Address: 802 E Cty Hwy B Po Box 609, Shell Lake, Wisconsin 54871
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 49
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Spooner Hlth Sys


     Address: 819 Ash St, Spooner, Wisconsin 54801
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 86
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Burnett Med Ctr


     Address: 257 W St George Ave, Grantsburg, Wisconsin 54840
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 53
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Golden Livingcenter-valley Of Hayward


     Address: 10775 Nyman Ave, Hayward, Wisconsin 54843
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 53
     Percent Occupied: 90%

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
Washburn County, Wisconsin

Name: Prairie Island
Address: 1717 Wakonade Drive East; Welch, MN 55089
Distance: 98 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Washburn County, Wisconsin

    Retired Workers: 3,460
    Disabled Workers: 585
    Widowers Workers: 390
    Spouses Workers: 255
    Children Workers: 280


(updated 2007)



Washburn County, Wisconsin Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 49.18%
  • Bush & Cheney 49.78%
  • Other 1.05%



(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 Washburn County, Wisconsin citizens.

Relocation to Washburn County, WI

6.88 % of Washburn County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $47,536

Wisconsin Average 6.06 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Barron County , WI 0.95 % ($43,410 AGI )
  • Sawyer County , WI 0.57 % ($27,919 AGI )
  • Burnett County , WI 0.45 % ($29,414 AGI )
  • Douglas County , WI 0.40 % ($18,269 AGI )
  • Hennepin County , MN 0.22 % ($152,071 AGI )
  • Eau Claire County , WI 0.19 % ($31,917 AGI )
  • Polk County , WI 0.19 % ($37,833 AGI )
  • Milwaukee County , WI 0.15 % ($28,400 AGI )
  • St Croix County , WI 0.15 % ($81,500 AGI )

Relocation away from Washburn County, WI

7.08 % of Washburn 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 $32,410

Wisconsin Average 6.22 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Barron County , WI 1.18 % ($21,526 AGI )
  • Eau Claire County , WI 0.51 % ($19,758 AGI )
  • Sawyer County , WI 0.51 % ($28,333 AGI )
  • Douglas County , WI 0.37 % ($28,375 AGI )
  • Hennepin County , MN 0.29 % ($23,263 AGI )
  • Burnett County , WI 0.26 % ($28,882 AGI )
  • Ramsey County , MN 0.20 % ($147,154 AGI )
  • St Croix County , WI 0.20 % ($24,692 AGI )
  • Chippewa County , WI 0.15 % ($27,200 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 Washburn County, Wisconsin is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Washburn County, Wisconsin


On 07/21/1971, a tornado touched down 8.61 miles from the center of Washburn County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 06/23/1971, a tornado touched down 9.08 miles from the center of Washburn County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 06/05/1999, a tornado touched down 10.24 miles from the center of Washburn County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 06/16/1985, a tornado touched down 11.3 miles from the center of Washburn County, Wisconsin. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50 to $500.

On 05/07/1965, a tornado touched down 11.69 miles from the center of Washburn 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 Washburn County, Wisconsin

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Dust Devil        
05/06/1995, 01:00 pm 0 0 $4K --
         
Hail        
07/14/1995, 05:37 pm 0 0 $3K --
         
Lightning        
07/21/2002, 04:30 am 1 0 -- --
         



Tornados In Washburn County, Wisconsin

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1994-06-27 4 250 1 0 0 $500K $50K
  1985-06-16 5 100 1 0 0 -- --





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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 Washburn 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 Washburn County, Wisconsin


  • Washburn County Jail


    P.o. Box 429, Sarona, WI 54870
    Capacity: 30
    Confined: 22
    Avg. Population: 20
    Year Built: 1993


(updated 2006)



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