Lenroot, Wisconsin

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Lenroot, Wisconsin
Location of Lenroot, Wisconsin
Location of Lenroot, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 46°5′42″N 91°26′6″W / 46.09500°N 91.43500°W / 46.09500; -91.43500Coordinates: 46°5′42″N 91°26′6″W / 46.09500°N 91.43500°W / 46.09500; -91.43500
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Sawyer
 • Total 88.0 sq mi (227.8 km2)
 • Land 81.7 sq mi (211.5 km2)
 • Water 6.3 sq mi (16.3 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,276 ft (389 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,165
 • Density 14.3/sq mi (5.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-43400[2]
GNIS feature ID 1583542[1]

Lenroot is a town in Sawyer County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 1,165 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated communities of Seeley and Phipps are located in the town.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 87.9 square miles (227.8 km²), of which, 81.7 square miles (211.5 km²) of it is land and 6.3 square miles (16.3 km²) of it (7.15%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,165 people, 479 households, and 346 families residing in the town. The population density was 14.3 people per square mile (5.5/km²). There were 986 housing units at an average density of 12.1 per square mile (4.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.39% White, 1.63% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 1.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.17% of the population.

There were 479 households out of which 29.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.0% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the town, the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 31.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 108.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,000, and the median income for a family was $45,481. Males had a median income of $31,500 versus $23,611 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,230. About 9.1% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.5% of those under age 18 and 13.6% of those age 65 or over.


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