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Demographics

People

Total Population1,361
Male Share of the Population47%
Female Share of the Population53%
Senior Citizens26.7%
Employed Population 16+468
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married52.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.9%
Median Earnings25+$35,451
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,917

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,481
% Above Poverty Level81.4%
% Below Poverty Level18.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.2%
% Using Public Transportation1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone44.7%
Median Gross Rent$562
Median House Value$126,500

Ancestry

German37.8%
Norwegian14%
Irish12.4%
English10.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.9%
Swedish8.9%
Polish3.3%
French Except Basque3.3%
Italian2.6%
Danishn2.4%
Scottish2%
Canadian1.6%
Dutch1.4%
African0.7%
Swiss0.6%
Austrian0.5%
Czech0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Finnish0.4%
Croatian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Welsh0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Icelander0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Estonian0.1%
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Shell Lake Almanac

CategoryValue
County Washburn County
Standard Zip Codes54871
Phone Area Codes715
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude45.73
Approximate Longitude-91.89

Shell 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)

StationSPOONER EXPERMNT FARM
Distance5.7 miles
Jan Temp0 to 22 F
Apr Temp32 to 57 F
Jul Temp57 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 58 F
Annual Precip30 inches
StationCUMBERLAND
Distance14.9 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 19 F
Apr Temp32 to 54 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp36 to 55 F
Annual Precip33.5 inches
StationRICE LAKE
Distance23.4 miles
Jan Temp-1 to 19 F
Apr Temp33 to 54 F
Jul Temp59 to 80 F
Oct Temp36 to 56 F
Annual Precip32 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Almena643$48,750
Birchwood433$31,250
Cumberland2,336$54,948
Haugen356$49,688
Rice Lake8,343$49,489
Spooner2,624$48,542

Shell Lake Public Libraries

Shell Lake Public Library
501 1ST ST.
Shell Lake, Wisconsin
(715) 468-2074

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Shell Lake Hospitals

Indianhead Med Ctr
(Proprietary)
113 4th Ave
(715) 468-7833

Shell Lake Public Schools

Shell Lake Elementary (3-6)
271 Highway 63
ZIP: 54871
(715) 468-7815
Primary
Total Enrollment 210
Shell Lake Jr/sr High
271 Highway 63
ZIP: 54871
(715) 468-7814
High
Total Enrollment 271
Shell Lake Primary (k-2)
271 Highway 63
ZIP: 54871
(715) 468-7889
Primary
Total Enrollment 193
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