Fox Lake, Wisconsin

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Fox Lake, Wisconsin

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High Points

Fox Lake strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wisconsin):

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Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 18% Fox Lake Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Fox Lake Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Fox Lake, Wisconsin

Comparing Fox Lake to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 9 6
Well-Paid Single Women 8 5
Male Share of the Population 8 7
Senior Citizens 7 7
Racial Diversity 7 9
Age of the Population 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Female Share of the Population 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 4
Portion of People Married 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
People Above Poverty 7 4
Median Family Income 7 4
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 5 3
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
People Living Alone 8 8
Affordability of Rents 4 5
Housing Recently Built 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 5

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Fox Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles SW of Oshkosh, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 62 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Dodge
Standard Zip Codes 53933
Phone Area Codes 920
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.565
Longitude -88.906

Fox Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 24 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 81 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
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Fox Lake Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,454 100%
Male 718 49.4%
Female 736 50.6%
Under 18 345 23.7%
18+ 1,109 76.3%
65+ 257 17.7%
Median Age 38
Average Family Size 2.97
White 1,415 97.3%
African-American 11 0.8%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 7 0.5%
Mixed Race 15 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 51 3.5%

Estimated Fox Lake Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,458
Growth 4
Growth % 0.3%

Fox Lake Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 50.5%
Irish 8.4%
Polish 6.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.6%
Norwegian 5.5%
US/American 4%
English 3.3%
Italian 3.1%
Dutch 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
Czechoslovakian 1.2%
Czech 0.8%
Swedish 0.6%
French Canadian 0.6%
Hungarian 0.4%
Scottish 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Icelander 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Luxemburger 0.2%
Slavic 0.2%
European 0.2%
Slovak 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fox Lake 1,454 $44,904
Beaver Dam 15,169 $46,346
Cambria 792 $49,750
Friesland 298 $45,000
Markesan 1,396 $47,574
Randolph 1,869 $47,847
Waupun 10,718 $50,820

Fox Lake Public Libraries

Fox Lake Public Library
117 W. STATE ST.
Fox Lake, Wisconsin
(920) 928-3223
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Fox Lake High Schools (2004)

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Serves 6 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 1.1

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