Profile for Ladysmith, Wisconsin, WI
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Ladysmith is a city in Rusk County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after the wife of a company manager to encourage him to locate a factory here.
The latitude of Ladysmith is 45.463N. The longitude is -91.103W.
It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,145 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,835.
Median household income
$41,994Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census BureauFor more census details and comparisons, see our Ladysmith demographic reports
Ladysmith is on the Flambeau River.
Former and merged names include:
· Flambeau Falls
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 10. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.6 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
- Rusk County Fair - Aug. 9-12, 2007
- Northland Mardi Gras - July 19-22, 2007
- Northwoods Polka Fest - June 8-10, 2007
- Leaf it to Rusk Fall Festival - Sept. 29-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Ladysmith web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
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Ancestry & family history
30% of Ladysmith residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ladysmith ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ladysmith was $15,499, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Ladysmith residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Ladysmith festival dates:
Fairs, festivals & other events
- Rusk County Fair - A
- Northwoods Polka Fest - J
- Northland Mardi Gras - J
- Leaf it to Rusk Fall Festival - S
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Median rent in Ladysmith, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $313. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $661.
Libraries in Ladysmith include Rusk County Community Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Ladysmith include Ladysmith News
Rusk County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ladysmith political report.
The average commute time for Ladysmith workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Ladysmith include Americinn Lodge Ladysmith, Americinn Motel Ste Ladysmith, Best Western El Rancho.
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