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Crandon is a city in Forest County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Major Frank P. Crandon, railroad official.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Crandon. For links to other places called Crandon, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Crandon is 45.571N. The longitude is -88.902W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,627 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,874.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$27,125
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Crandon demographic reports
Crandon is on Metanga Lake.
Former and merged names include:
· Ayr
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Forest County Fair - Sept. 7-9, 2007
  • Forest County Maple Syrup Festival - April 17, 2007
  • Kentuck Day Festival - July 28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Crandon web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Nicolet National Forest
Crandon attractions: Casino
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 Crandon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Forest 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 54520 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

31% of Crandon residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Crandon ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Crandon was $14,757, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

11% of Crandon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Crandon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $273.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $628.


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Libraries in Crandon include Crandon Public Library ... View libraries

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TV stations in Crandon include WBIJ.

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Forest County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Crandon political report.

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The average commute time for Crandon workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other WI communities named Crandon:
  �Forest County town

WI communities formerly known as Crandon:
  �Argonne, Forest County

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