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Chetek is a city in Barron County.

The community was named after Ojibway chief
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Chetek. For links to other places called Chetek, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Chetek is 45.314N. The longitude is -91.65W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,050 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,157.


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Median household income
Local
$31,270
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Chetek demographic reports
Once a fur-trading center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Chetek demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Barron County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54728 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

29% of Chetek residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chetek ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chetek was $17,922, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Chetek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Chetek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $358.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $716.


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Libraries in Chetek include Calhoun Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Chetek include Chetek Alert

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

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The average commute time for Chetek workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Chetek include Super 8.

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