Cameron, Wisconsin

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Cameron, Wisconsin

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High Points

Cameron strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wisconsin):

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Short Commute Times
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Top 11% Cameron Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Cameron, Wisconsin

Comparing Cameron to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 2
Senior Citizens 5 4
Racial Diversity 4 5
Age of the Population 4 4
Female Share of the Population 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 6
Portion of People Married 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
People Above Poverty 6 3
Median Family Income 5 2
College Educated Adults 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Working at Home 5 5
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Housing Recently Built 7 7
People Living Alone 5 4
Affordability of Rents 5 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Cameron Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles N of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles NE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Barron
Standard Zip Codes 54822
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.408
Longitude -91.743

Cameron Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 33 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 32 inches
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 55 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Distance 29 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 22 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 57 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 30 inches
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Cameron Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,546 100%
Male 759 49.1%
Female 787 50.9%
Under 18 401 25.9%
18+ 1,145 74.1%
65+ 221 14.3%
Median Age 35.9
Average Family Size 2.94
White 1,511 97.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 13 0.8%
Other 5 0.3%
Mixed Race 14 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 28 1.8%

Estimated Cameron Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,655
Growth 109
Growth % 7.1%

Cameron Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 32.2%
Norwegian 24%
Irish 7.2%
US/American 6.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.9%
Polish 4.5%
English 4.2%
Swedish 3.5%
French (except Basque) 3.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
French Canadian 0.9%
Italian 0.9%
Czech 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.7%
Swiss 0.6%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Dutch 0.6%
Slovak 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
Danish 0.3%
Scottish 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
British 0.2%
Greek 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cameron 1,546 $40,625
Barron 3,248 $40,401
Chetek 2,180 $40,114
Dallas 356 $37,750
Haugen 287 $46,250
New Auburn 562 $36,250
Rice Lake 8,320 $41,789
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Cameron High Schools (2004)

750 S 1ST ST
Serves 274 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

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