Turtle Lake, WI Population

Population: 1,065. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,008 (-5.4% change)
Males: 508 (47.7%), Females: 557 (52.3%)

Barron County

Zip code: 54889

Median resident age: 37.7 years
Median household income: $29,485
Median house value: $63,200

Races in Turtle Lake:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.3%)
  • American Indian (5.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (45.4%), Norwegian (14.8%), Swedish (7.2%), Irish (5.9%), French (5.4%), English (3.9%).

Elevation: 1264 feet

Land area: 2.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Turtle Lake

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Turtle Lake village

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 41.7%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +243 (+29.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Turtle Lake:

  • CUMBERLAND MEM HSPTL EXTENDED CARE (about 13 miles; CUMBERLAND, WI)
  • AMERY REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR (about 17 miles; AMERY, WI)
  • BARRON MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER MAYO (about 20 miles; BARRON, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Turtle Lake:

  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 60 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 83 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Abbreviation: MSP)
  • DULUTH INTL (about 99 miles; DULUTH, MN; Abbreviation: DLH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Turtle Lake:

  • CUMBERLAND MUNI (about 15 miles; CUMBERLAND, WI; Abbreviation: UBE)
  • AMERY MUNI (about 18 miles; AMERY, WI; Abbreviation: AHH)
  • BARRON MUNI (about 22 miles; BARRON, WI; Abbreviation: 9Y7)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Turtle Lake:

  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 27 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 40 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS (about 50 miles; RIVER FALLS, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,491)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 63 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 63 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • CENTURY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 64 miles; WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,381)
  • METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; ST PAUL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,171)

Schools

Public high school in Turtle Lake:

  • TURTLE LAKE HI (Students: 181; Location: 205 OAK ST N; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Turtle Lake:

  • TURTLE LAKE EL (Students: 364; Location: 205 OAK ST N; Grades: PK – 08)

Libraries

Library in Turtle Lake:

  • TURTLE LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $69,565; Location: 114 MARTIN AVE.; 10,815 books; 563 audio materials; 850 video materials; 33 serial subscriptions)