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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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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.
14% of Chetek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Chetek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $358. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $716.
Libraries in Chetek include Calhoun Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Chetek include Chetek Alert
Barron County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chetek political report.
The average commute time for Chetek workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Chetek include Super 8.
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