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Lac La Belle, Wisconsin
Village
Location of Lac La Belle in Waukesha County, Wisconsin.
Location of Lac La Belle in Waukesha County, Wisconsin.
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Jefferson, Waukesha
Area
 • Total 1.03 sq mi (2.67 km2)
 • Land 1.02 sq mi (2.65 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
860 ft (262 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 290
 • Estimate 
(2019)
299
 • Density 292.28/sq mi (112.83/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 55-40750
GNIS feature ID 1567709

Lac La Belle is a village located mostly in Waukesha County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 290 at the 2010 census. Of this, 289 were in Waukesha County, and one person was in Jefferson County. The village is located mostly within the town of Oconomowoc in Waukesha County. On March 28, 2002, the village annexed a portion of land in the town of Ixonia in Jefferson County.

Geography

Lac La Belle is located at 43°8′44″N 88°31′33″W / 43.14556°N 88.52583°W / 43.14556; -88.52583 (43.145460, -88.525757) in the "Lake Country" area of Waukesha County.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.98 square miles (2.54 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940 66
1950 174 163.6%
1960 276 58.6%
1970 227 −17.8%
1980 289 27.3%
1990 258 −10.7%
2000 329 27.5%
2010 290 −11.9%
2019 (est.) 299 3.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 290 people, 115 households, and 97 families living in the village. The population density was 295.9 inhabitants per square mile (114.2/km2). There were 135 housing units at an average density of 137.8 per square mile (53.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.6% White, 0.3% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.

There were 115 households, of which 25.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 80.0% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.7% were non-families. 13.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.77.

The median age in the village was 53.8 years. 21% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 13.8% were from 25 to 44; 41.8% were from 45 to 64; and 21.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

Recreation

Lac La Belle is home to Wisconsin's second oldest 18-hole golf course, La Belle Golf Club (www.labellegolfclub.com) . Originally called Lac La Belle, it opened in 1896.

The village is also home to Camp Olin-Sang-Ruby Union Institute (OSRUI), a Union for Reform Judaism summer camp.


Education

All portions of Lac La Belle are in the Oconomowoc Area School District. Oconomowoc High School is the local high school.

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