Lac Du Flambeau, WI Population

Population: 3,004. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,158 (+5.1% change)
Males: 1,495 (49.8%), Females: 1,509 (50.2%)

Vilas County

Zip code: 54538

Median resident age: 37.3 years
Median household income: $30,349
Median house value: $136,300

Races in Lac du Flambeau:

  • American Indian (59.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (39.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (18.0%), Irish (6.0%), English (4.6%), Polish (3.2%), French (3.0%), Swedish (2.1%).

Elevation: 1600 feet

Land area: 5.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Lac du Flambeau

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lac du Flambeau town

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

3.5% Foreign born (2.1% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.5% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +566 (+23.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Lac du Flambeau:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Lac du Flambeau:

  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 39 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; Abbreviation: RHI)
  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 41 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 85 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Lac du Flambeau:

  • FRANKS (about 10 miles; LAC DU FLAMBEAU, WI; Abbreviation: 4P5)
  • MANITOWISH WATERS (about 11 miles; MANITOWISH WATERS, WI; Abbreviation: D25)
  • LAKELAND/NOBLE F. LEE MEMORIAL FIELD (about 14 miles; MINOCQUA-WOODRUFF, WI; Abbreviation: ARV)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lac du Flambeau:

  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 72 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 103 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 122 miles; HOUGHTON, MI; Full-time enrollment: 5,779)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 137 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 137 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 146 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 154 miles; APPLETON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)
Public primary/middle school in Lac du Flambeau:

  • LAC DU FLAMBEAU EL (Students: 485; Location: 2899 STATE HWY 47 SOUTH; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Lac du Flambeau:

  • BEN GUTHRIE–LAC DU FLAMBEAU PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $113,791; Location: 222 PEACE PIPE ROAD; 16,965 books; 324 audio materials; 139 video materials; 30 serial subscriptions)