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Bayfield is a city in Bayfield County.

The community was named not for the bay, but for Admiral Henry W. Bayfield, who surveyed Lake Superior for the British
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Bayfield. For links to other places called Bayfield, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Bayfield is 46.810N. The longitude is -90.818W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 653 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 608.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$32,266
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bayfield demographic reports
Bayfield is on Chequamegon Bay of Lake Superior
Former and merged names include:
· La Pointe
Early industries included lumber, fishing and brownstone quarrying
Local festivals include:
  • Apple Festival - Oct. 5-7, 2007
  • Spring Carnival - March 10-11, 2007
  • Red Cliff Traditional Pow-wow - July 6-8, 2007
  • Festival of Arts - July 28-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Bayfield web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Big Bay State Park, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore
Historic sites and museums: Madeline Island Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Bayfield residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bayfield ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bayfield was $18,377, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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30% of Bayfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Bayfield include Bayfield Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Bayfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $368.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $684.


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Libraries in Bayfield include Bayfield Carnegie Public Library, Red Cliff Public Library ... View libraries

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Bayfield County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bayfield political report.

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The average commute time for Bayfield workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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