Rice Lake is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 8,391 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rice Lake is the 101st largest community in Wisconsin.
Rice Lake is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Rice Lake is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rice Lake who work in sales jobs (11.89%), office and administrative support (10.66%), and food service (6.14%).
One of the benefits of Rice Lake is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.18 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The percentage of adults in Rice Lake who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.04% of the adults in Rice Lake have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Rice Lake in 2010 was $21,839, which is lower middle income relative to Wisconsin, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,356 for a family of four.
The people who call Rice Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rice Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Rice Lake include Norwegian, Irish, Polish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Rice Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.