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Rice Lake is a city in Barron County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Rice Lake. For links to other places called Rice Lake, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Rice Lake is 45.506N. The longitude is -91.738W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,148 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,270.


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Median household income
Local
$32,808
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rice Lake demographic reports
19th-century logging camp
Local festivals include:
  • Barron County Fair - July 18-22, 2007
  • Aquafest - June 12-17, 2007
  • Tater Fest - Oct. 19-21, 2007
Dates often change. Check Rice Lake web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Wild Rivers State Trail
Historic sites and museums: Pioneer Village Museum
Colleges and universities: Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Rice Lake 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 54822 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

32% of Rice Lake residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rice Lake ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rice Lake was $18,585, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Rice Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Rice Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $357.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $694.


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Libraries in Rice Lake include Rice Lake Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Rice Lake include Rice Lake Chronotype

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

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The average commute time for Rice Lake workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Rice Lake include Americinn Rice Lake, Best Western Inn, Super 8.

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