Rice Lake is a city in Barron County, Wisconsin, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 8,438. The city is located mostly within the Town of Rice Lake.
Rice Lake was named in 1870 after nearby Rice Lake. A post office has been in operation in Rice Lake since 1872.
Rice Lake is located at 45°29′54″N 91°44′20″W (45.498408, -91.738844).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.70 square miles (25.12 km2), of which, 8.60 square miles (22.27 km2) is land and 1.10 square miles (2.85 km2) is water.
Rice Lake is along the Red Cedar River.
As of 2000, the median income for a household in the city was $34,637, and the median income for a family was $53,056. Males had a median income of $40,450 versus $30,211 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,354. About 6.9% of families and 13.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.4% of those under age 18 and 13.1% of those age 65 or over.
As of the census of 2010, there were 8,438 people, 3,936 households, and 2,065 families residing in the city.