Reserve, Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation
Located in the western portion of the Chippewa Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation, the CDP (census designated place) of Reserve has a population of between 150 and 200. Native Americans make up 82% of the population, while whites make up 17% of the settlements population. There are around 45 housing units in the settlement. Usually, Chippewa settlements have household sizes that average between 3.0 and 4.0 persons per housing unit. Reserve is supposedly spread out over 53.7 sq. mi., but i have focused primarily on the region where the eastern shores of the lake, Little Lac Courte Oreilles, is located. The lake just recently separated from the larger lake to the north. Elevation of reserve is 1,306 feet above sea level. Financially, the citizens of the settlement are doing well. Around 25% live below the poverty line. Below are several links to pictures of the beautiful Chippewa settlement of Reserve, Wisconsin.