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Demographics

People

Total Population811
Male Share of the Population51.7%
Female Share of the Population48.3%
Senior Citizens21.8%
Employed Population 16+261
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married49.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.3%
Median Earnings25+$25,375
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,786

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,750
% Above Poverty Level79.7%
% Below Poverty Level20.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.7%
Median Gross Rent$672
Median House Value$133,400

Ancestry

Swedish16%
Norwegian15.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.6%
Irish7%
Italian5.9%
French Except Basque5.8%
English4.3%
Danishn2.8%
Canadian2.2%
Scottish1.7%
Dutch1.7%
Swiss1.7%
Polish1.2%
African0.5%
Croatian0.5%
Belgian0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Russian0.4%
Slovene0.4%
German0.2%
Czech0.2%
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Balsam Lake Almanac

CategoryValue
County Polk County
Standard Zip Codes54810
Phone Area Codes715
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude45.45
Approximate Longitude-92.45

Balsam Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationLUCK
Distance9.2 miles
Jan Temp2 to 20 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp59 to 81 F
Oct Temp38 to 57 F
Annual Precip31.5 inches
StationST CROIX FALLS
Distance9.8 miles
Jan Temp0 to 23 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 60 F
Annual Precip30.6 inches
StationAMERY
Distance11.4 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 19 F
Apr Temp33 to 54 F
Jul Temp59 to 81 F
Oct Temp35 to 57 F
Annual Precip31.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Amery2,853$59,052
Centuria1,011$34,583
Luck1,114$50,865
Milltown1,170$47,500
St. Croix Falls2,004$64,891
Turtle Lake343$75,000

Balsam Lake Public Libraries

Balsam Lake Public Library
404 MAIN ST.
Balsam Lake, Wisconsin
(715) 485-3215

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Balsam Lake Public Schools

Unity Elementary
1908 150th St
ZIP: 54810
(715) 825-2101
Primary
Total Enrollment 438
Unity High
1908 150th St
ZIP: 54810
(715) 825-2131
High
Total Enrollment 267
Unity Middle
1908 150th St
ZIP: 54810
(715) 825-2101
Middle
Total Enrollment 288
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