Pine Lake, Wisconsin

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Pine Lake, Wisconsin
Location of Pine Lake, Wisconsin
Location of Pine Lake, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°40′47″N 89°23′54″W / 45.67972°N 89.39833°W / 45.67972; -89.39833
Country United States
State Wisconsin
 • Total45.0 sq mi (116.6 km2)
 • Land40.6 sq mi (105.2 km2)
 • Water4.4 sq mi (11.4 km2)
Elevation1,624 ft (495 m)
 • Total2,720
 • Density67.0/sq mi (25.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)715 & 534
FIPS code55-62925[2]
GNIS feature ID1583925[1]

Pine Lake is a town in Oneida County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 2,720 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Roosevelt is located in the town.


A rural, "Northwoods" forest-land, Pine Lake is home to both the Crystal Lake Scout Reservation and the annual Hodag Country Music Festival.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 45.0 square miles (116.6 km2), of which, 40.6 square miles (105.2 km2) of it is land and 4.4 square miles (11.4 km2) of it (9.80%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,720 people, 1,063 households, and 755 families residing in the town. The population density was 67.0 people per square mile (25.9/km2). There were 1,381 housing units at an average density of 34.0 per square mile (13.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.46% White, 0.96% African American, 0.74% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.11% from other races, and 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.59% of the population.

There were 1,063 households, out of which 29.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.7% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.9% were non-families. 23.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 22.6% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 28.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 109.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $43,750, and the median income for a family was $49,500. Males had a median income of $36,413 versus $23,272 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,515. About 4.2% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.2% of those under age 18 and 10.7% of those age 65 or over.

Town Administration[edit]

Name Position
Jim Flory Chairman
Cindy Skinner Clerk
Ron Coleman, Jr. Constable


The Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport (KRHI) serves Pine Lake, the county and surrounding communities with both scheduled commercial jet service and general aviation services.


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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Coordinates: 46°15′22″N 90°08′27″W / 46.25611°N 90.14083°W / 46.25611; -90.14083