Cornell, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data

Advertisement

Cornell Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Cornell Content

Also See: Cornell, WI ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Cornell, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Cornell had a population of 1,534 as of July 1, 2015. Cornell ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cornell is located at latitude 45.1638 and longitude -91.1504 in Chippewa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cornell (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.53 sq. miles. Chippewa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,083 feet.

The City of Cornell (GNIS ID: 1583016) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cornell population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cornell: Brunets Falls.

City of Cornell, WI Boundary Map

Advertisement

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | WI Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Chippewa County | Wisconsin Counties

Search the map for:
Advertisement

Cornell, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,534
Population in Households 1,496
Population in Familes 1,206
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 400
Diversity Index2 7
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 643
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 434
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 706 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 469 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $81,081
Average Home Value $90,491
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,884
Average Household Income $51,004
Per Capita Income $21,145
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.85% 0.67%
Households 1.1% 0.8%
Families 1.57% 0.73%
Median Household Income   3.9%
Per Capita Income   3.11%
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.

Advertisement

Cornell, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cornell to the other 773 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 304 61st
Population Density1 # 519 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 687 11th
Median Household Income # 656 15th
Per Capita Income # 652 16th

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