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La Pointe is a town in Ashland County.

The community was named for daughter of Ojibwa chief, who had been given the English name of Madeline
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named La Pointe. For links to other places called La Pointe, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of La Pointe is 46.779N. The longitude is -90.786W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 774 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 246.


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Median household income
Local
$33,500
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our La Pointe demographic reports
La Pointe is on Madeline Island
Local festivals include:
  • Madeline Island Fallfest - Oct. 20, 2007
Dates often change. Check La Pointe web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Madeline Island Historical Museum

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23% of La Pointe residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the La Pointe ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in La Pointe was $23,352, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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40% of La Pointe residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in La Pointe, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,031.


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Libraries in La Pointe include Madeline Island Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for La Pointe workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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