Legend Lake, Wisconsin

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Legend Lake, Wisconsin
Location in Menominee County and the state of Wisconsin.
Location in Menominee County and the state of Wisconsin.
Coordinates: 44°53′49″N 88°33′49″W / 44.89694°N 88.56361°W / 44.89694; -88.56361Coordinates: 44°53′49″N 88°33′49″W / 44.89694°N 88.56361°W / 44.89694; -88.56361
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Menominee
 • Total 20.5 sq mi (53.1 km2)
 • Land 16.8 sq mi (43.6 km2)
 • Water 3.7 sq mi (9.5 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,525
 • Density 74/sq mi (29/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-43207[1]

Legend Lake is a census-designated place (CDP) in Menominee County, Wisconsin, Wisconsin, United States, on the Menominee Indian Reservation. The population was 1,525 at the 2010 census.[3]


Legend Lake is located at 44°53′49″N 88°33′49″W / 44.89694°N 88.56361°W / 44.89694; -88.56361 (44.896811, -88.563718).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 20.5 square miles (53.1 km²), of which, 16.8 square miles (43.6 km²) of it is land and 3.7 square miles (9.5 km²) of it (17.93%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,533 people, 538 households, and 401 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 91.0 people per square mile (35.1/km²). There were 1,232 housing units at an average density of 73.1/sq mi (28.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 28.11% White, 0.07% African American, 70.25% Native American, 0.59% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.13% of the population.

There were 538 households out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 15.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 20.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 21.9% from 25 to 44, 27.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $38,393, and the median income for a family was $38,333. Males had a median income of $25,833 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $14,512. About 12.6% of families and 17.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.9% of those under age 18 and 2.7% of those age 65 or over.


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