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Cameron, Wisconsin
Location of Cameron, Wisconsin
Location of Cameron, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County Barron County
Area
 • Total 2.51 sq mi (6.50 km2)
 • Land 2.47 sq mi (6.40 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,783
 • Estimate 
(2012)
1,781
 • Density 721.9/sq mi (278.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Zip Code
54822

Cameron is a village in Barron County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The population was 1,783 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Cameron has been in operation since 1882. The village was named for Angus Cameron, a United States Senator from Wisconsin.

Geography

Cameron is located at 45°24′32″N 91°44′33″W / 45.408807°N 91.742489°W / 45.408807; -91.742489Coordinates: 45°24′32″N 91°44′33″W / 45.408807°N 91.742489°W / 45.408807; -91.742489.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.51 square miles (6.50 km2), of which, 2.47 square miles (6.40 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 394
1910 562 42.6%
1920 572 1.8%
1930 760 32.9%
1940 807 6.2%
1950 963 19.3%
1960 982 2.0%
1970 893 −9.1%
1980 1,115 24.9%
1990 1,273 14.2%
2000 1,546 21.4%
2010 1,783 15.3%
Est. 2015 1,795 0.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,783 people, 744 households, and 488 families residing in the village. The population density was 721.9 inhabitants per square mile (278.7/km2). There were 797 housing units at an average density of 322.7 per square mile (124.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.0% White, 0.4% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 744 households of which 35.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.4% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the village was 34.5 years. 26.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.6% were from 25 to 44; 23.7% were from 45 to 64; and 13.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.9% male and 51.1% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,546 people, 640 households, and 414 families residing in the village. The population density was 641.3 people per square mile (247.7/km2). There were 661 housing units at an average density of 274.2/sq mi (105.9/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.74% White, 0.84% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.32% from other races, and 0.91% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.81% of the population.

There were 640 households out of which 33.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.6% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the village, the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 20.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 96.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.1 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $34,167, and the median income for a family was $40,625. Males had a median income of $30,069 versus $20,885 for females. The per capita income for the village was $16,470. About 8.4% of families and 10.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.1% of those under age 18 and 16.3% of those age 65 or over.

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