Lakeside, Wisconsin

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Lakeside, Wisconsin
Location of Lakeside, Wisconsin
Location of Lakeside, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 46°38′46″N 91°51′2″W / 46.64611°N 91.85056°W / 46.64611; -91.85056
Latitude and Longitude:

46°38′46″N 91°51′2″W / 46.64611°N 91.85056°W / 46.64611; -91.85056
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Douglas
Area
 • Total39.9 sq mi (103.3 km2)
 • Land39.9 sq mi (103.2 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation735 ft (224 m)
Population
 ( 2000)
 • Total609
 • Density15.3/sq mi (5.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 ( Central (CST))
 • Summer ( DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
54864
Area code(s) 715 and 534
FIPS code55-41800 [2]
GNIS feature ID1583517 [1]
Website townoflakeside.com

Lakeside is a town in Douglas County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 609 at the 2000 census. The town was named for its location at the shore of Lake Superior. [3]

Transportation

Wisconsin Highway 13 serves as a main route in the community.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 39.9 square miles (103.3 km²), of which, 39.9 square miles (103.2 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.08%) is water.

The town of Lakeside is located 17 miles east of the city of Superior.

Demographics

At the 2000 census there were 609 people in 226 households, including 169 families, in the town. The population density was 15.3 people per square mile (5.9/km²). There were 264 housing units at an average density of 6.6 per square mile (2.6/km²). The ethnic makeup of the town was 97.87% White, 0.66% Native American, and 1.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33%. [2]

Of the 226 households 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.2% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.2% were non-families. 19.5% of households were one person and 8.4% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.15.

The age distribution was 26.6% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% 65 or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.3 males.

The median household income was $42,125 and the median family income was $45,625. Males had a median income of $34,306 versus $21,080 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,309. About 7.1% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.3% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 180.

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