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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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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.
16% of Spooner residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Spooner, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $360. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $768.
Libraries in Spooner include Spooner Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Spooner include Spooner Advocate
Washburn County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Spooner political report.
The average commute time for Spooner workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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