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Cameron, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Cameron is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Barron County at latitude 45.4035 and longitude -91.7397. Barron County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,093 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Cameron, but most people and references simply refer to it as Cameron, Wisconsin.

The P1 Census Class Code for Cameron indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Cameron (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

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Cameron, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,775
Population in Households 1,775
Population in Familes 1,424
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 720
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 749
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 507
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 807 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 473 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 276 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $92,627
Average Home Value $103,745


Median Household Income $45,710
Average Household Income $52,895
Per Capita Income $22,060
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.11% -0.17%
Households 0.16% 0.03%
Families 0.9% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Cameron, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cameron to the other 773 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 279 64th
Population Density1 # 362 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 460 40th
Median Household Income # 487 37th
Per Capita Income # 543 30th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.