Cameron, WI Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 1,546. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,655 (+7.1% change)
Males: 759 (49.1%), Females: 787 (50.9%)

Barron County

Zip code: 54822

Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $34,167
Median house value: $71,300

Races in Cameron:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (36.3%), Norwegian (25.7%), Irish (11.3%), English (8.2%), Polish (6.1%), United States (5.5%).

Elevation: 1097 feet

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cameron

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cameron village

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +278 (+21.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Cameron:

  • LAKEVIEW MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; RICE LAKE, WI)
  • BARRON MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER MAYO (about 9 miles; BARRON, WI)
  • CUMBERLAND MEM HSPTL EXTENDED CARE (about 24 miles; CUMBERLAND, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cameron:

  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 43 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
  • DULUTH INTL (about 103 miles; DULUTH, MN; Abbreviation: DLH)
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 109 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Abbreviation: MSP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cameron:

  • RICE LAKE REGIONAL – CARL’S FIELD (about 2 miles; RICE LAKE, WI; Abbreviation: RPD)
  • BARRON MUNI (about 7 miles; BARRON, WI; Abbreviation: 9Y7)
  • CHETEK MUNI-SOUTHWORTH (about 11 miles; CHETEK, WI; Abbreviation: Y23)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cameron:

  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 30 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 40 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 47 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 47 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-RIVER FALLS (about 72 miles; RIVER FALLS, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,491)
  • CENTURY COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 91 miles; WHITE BEAR LAKE, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,381)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (about 91 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,436)

Schools

Public high school in Cameron:

  • CAMERON HI (Students: 274; Location: 750 S 1ST ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Cameron:

  • CAMERON EL (Students: 316; Location: 600 WISCONSIN AVE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • CAMERON MID (Students: 261; Location: 700 S FIRST ST; Grades: 05 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in Cameron:

  • ABUNDANT LIFE ACADEMY (Students: 9; Location: 1851 13 1/2 14TH AVE; Grades: 3 – 10)

Libraries

Library in Cameron:

  • CAMERON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $36,515; Location: 603 MAIN ST.; 7,605 books; 129 audio materials; 384 video materials; 22 serial subscriptions)