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Shell Lake is a city in Washburn County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Shell Lake is 45.738N. The longitude is -91.899W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,240 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,346.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$33,073
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Shell Lake demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Town & Country Days - Sept. 1-2, 2007
Dates often change. Check Shell Lake web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Shell Lake 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 54871 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

31% of Shell Lake residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shell Lake ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shell Lake was $18,675, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

24% of Shell Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Shell Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $324.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $733.


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

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

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The average commute time for Shell Lake workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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