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Lac du Flambeau is a town in Vilas County.

The community name derives from French for "lake of the torches"

The latitude of Lac du Flambeau is 45.969N. The longitude is -89.891W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,601 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,004.


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Median household income
Local
$30,349
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lac du Flambeau demographic reports
Lac du Flambeau is on the Lac du Flambeau Indian Reservation
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 16. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 5.2 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Lakes Fest - June 23, 2007
  • Bear River Pow-wow - July 13-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Lac du Flambeau web sites and events links in the sections below.
Lac du Flambeau attractions: Casino
Historic sites and museums: Ojibwe Museum & Cultural Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Lac du Flambeau demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Vilas 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 54548 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Lac du Flambeau residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lac du Flambeau ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lac du Flambeau was $15,176, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Lac du Flambeau residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lac du Flambeau, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $212.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $768.


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Libraries in Lac du Flambeau include Ben Guthrie--Lac Du Flambeau Public Library ... View libraries

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Vilas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lac du Flambeau political report.

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The average commute time for Lac du Flambeau workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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