Location of Lakeside, Wisconsin
|• Total||39.9 sq mi (103.3 km2)|
|• Land||39.9 sq mi (103.2 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)|
|Elevation||735 ft (224 m)|
|• Density||15.3/sq mi (5.9/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Area code(s)||715 and 534|
|GNIS feature ID||1583517|
Wisconsin Highway 13 serves as a main route in the community.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 39.9 square miles (103.3 km2), of which, 39.9 square miles (103.2 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2) of it (0.08%) is water.
The town of Lakeside is located 17 miles east of the city of Superior.
As of the census of 2000, there were 609 people, 226 households, and 169 families residing in the town. The population density was 15.3 people per square mile (5.9/km2). There were 264 housing units at an average density of 6.6 per square mile (2.6/km2). The ethnic makeup of the town was 97.87% White, 0.66% Native American, and 1.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33% of the population.
There were 226 households, out of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.2% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.2% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.15.
In the town, the population was spread out, with 26.6% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.3 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $42,125, and the median income for a family was $45,625. Males had a median income of $34,306 versus $21,080 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,309. About 7.1% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.3% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 180.