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Bear Lake is a town in Barron County.
The latitude of Bear Lake is 45.594N. The longitude is -91.838W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,207 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 587.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Bear 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 54813 ZIP code.
31% of Bear Lake residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bear Lake ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bear Lake was $18,380, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Bear Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Bear Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $313. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $853.
Barron County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bear Lake political report.
The average commute time for Bear Lake workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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