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Spooner is a city in Washburn County.

The community was named after John C. Spooner, railroad lawyer and later U.S. senator
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Spooner. For links to other places called Spooner, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Spooner is 45.822N. The longitude is -91.889W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,089 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,700.


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Median household income
Local
$27,768
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Spooner demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.4 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Jack Pine Savage Days - Aug. 2-5, 2007
  • Jack Frost Fest - Feb. 3, 2007
  • Heritage Festival - Sept. 14-15, 2007
  • Washburn County Fair - July 26-29, 2007
  • Bluegrass Gospel Festival - June 8-10, 2007
  • Oktoberfest - Oct. 6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Spooner web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Wild River Trail
Historic sites and museums: Railroad Memories Museum
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 Spooner demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washburn 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 54801 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

27% of Spooner residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Spooner ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Spooner was $16,390, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

16% of Spooner residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Spooner, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $360.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $768.


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Libraries in Spooner include Spooner Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Spooner include Spooner Advocate

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

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The average commute time for Spooner workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Spooner include Best Western American Heritage Inn, Country House Motel.

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