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Lake Mills is a town in Jefferson County, in the Watertown-Fort Atkinson metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Lake Mills. For links to other places called Lake Mills, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Lake Mills is 43.063N. The longitude is -88.963W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 840 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,936.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Lake Mills demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson 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 53551 ZIP code.
49% of Lake Mills residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lake Mills ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lake Mills was $24,105, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Lake Mills residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Lake Mills, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $538. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,299.
Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lake Mills political report.
The average commute time for Lake Mills workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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