Cameron, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 1,784 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.4%
 
Males: 872  (48.9%)
Females: 912  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

37.0 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 54822.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,530 (it was $34,167 in 2000)
Cameron:

$49,530
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,762 (it was $16,470 in 2000)

Cameron village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $120,253 (it was $71,200 in 2000)
Cameron:

$120,253
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $136,522; detached houses: $141,398; in 2-unit structures: $89,803; mobile homes: $10,814

Median gross rent in 2017: $803.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cameron: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.2%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 42.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cameron, WI (2017)
    • 1,84493.5%White alone
    • 402.0%Two or more races
    • 351.8%Hispanic
    • 291.5%Asian alone
    • 70.4%American Indian alone
    • 60.3%Black alone

Races in Cameron detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Cameron, Wisconsin as of January 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cameron is 170 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (31.0%), Norwegian (13.1%), Polish (5.8%), European (5.2%), American (4.5%), Italian (4.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1894

Elevation: 1097 feet

Land area: 2.41 square miles.

Population density: 740 people per square mile   (low).

Cameron, Wisconsin map

52 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe).

This village:

2.6%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,150 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,101 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (42.9 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (73.9 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (319.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Prairie Lake, WI (2.1 miles ),
Barron, WI (2.3 miles ),
Rice Lake, WI (2.5 miles ),
Chetek, WI (2.7 miles ),
Stanfold, WI (2.9 miles ),
Doyle, WI (3.1 miles ),
Sioux Creek, WI (3.3 miles ),
Dallas, WI (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 45.41 N, Longitude: 91.74 W

Area code: 715

Distribution of median household income in Cameron, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cameron, WI in 2017
Cameron satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $192,900
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $156,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $156,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Cameron, WI residents
Average permit cost in Cameron, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +278 (+21.9%).
Most common industries in Cameron, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Food (8.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.7%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Wood products (6.5%)
  • Machinery (5.2%)
  • Food (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.5%)
  • Food (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.6%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Cameron, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.3%)
  • Construction laborers (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)

Average climate in Cameron, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cameron, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Cameron-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.1 miles away from the Cameron village center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/30/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.7 miles away from the village center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cameron-area historical earthquake activity is below Wisconsin state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 209.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 221.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 308.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 385.0 miles away from Cameron center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 249.2 miles away from Cameron center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 161.2 miles away from Cameron center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Barron County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cameron topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cameron:

  • MAYO DIALYSIS - BARRON (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; BARRON, WI)
  • MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM - NORTHLAND, INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; BARRON, WI)
  • LAKEVIEW MEDICAL CTR HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; RICE LAKE, WI)
  • BARRON CARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BARRON, WI)
  • HERITAGE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RICE LAKE, WI)
  • LAKEVIEW MEDICAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; RICE LAKE, WI)
  • LAKEVIEW MED CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; RICE LAKE, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cameron:

  • Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College (about 25 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,414)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 38 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 44 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 45 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 58 miles; River Falls, WI; FT enrollment: 5,868)
  • Century College (about 66 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 7,393)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 73 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 6,159)

Public high schools in Cameron:

  • CAMERON HIGH (Students: 265, Location: 750 S FIRST ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • NORTH STAR ACADEMY (Students: 14, Location: 207 N 1ST ST, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • CAMERON ACADEMY OF VIRTUAL EDUCATION (Location: 750 S 1ST ST, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Cameron:

See full list of schools located in Cameron

Library in Cameron:

  • CAMERON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $42,337; Location: 603 MAIN ST.; 7,067 books; 4,723 e-books; 4,246 audio materials; 608 video materials; 28 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 23 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cameron: Cameron Substation - Xcell Energy (A), Cameron Public Library (B), Cameron Police Station (C), Cameron Village Hall (D), Cameron Area Fire District (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cameron include: Grace Baptist Church (A), Towering Pines Community Church (B), Faith Lutheran Church (C), Saint Peters Catholic Church (D), Cameron United Methodist Church (E), Faith Lutheran Church (F), Saint Johns Lutheran Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Cameron Flowage 5 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Cranberry Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Pioneer Village Museum - Manager (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1870 13 1/2 Avenue).

Barron County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cameron and their reported violations in the past:

CAMERON WATERWORKS (Population served: 1,787, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-11-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-17-2014), St Public Notif issued (MAR-17-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2013), St Public Notif issued (DEC-20-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2011), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2011), St Public Notif issued (OCT-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JUL-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-02-2007)
  • One minor monitoring violation
ANDERSONS TRAILER COURT (Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-19-2010), St Public Notif issued (AUG-20-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (AUG-20-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-20-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-2010)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
CANOE VILLA TRAILER CT (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In APR-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-23-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2014)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cameron that have no violations reported:

  • SUMMER HAVEN RESORT 1 (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHERN EXPOSURE (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTHERN EXPOSURE-SHOWER HOUSE WELL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PIONEER VILLAGE MUSEUM (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WOLFS DEN SHOWER HOUSE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WOLFS DEN BAR WELL (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RICE LAKE REGIONAL AIRPORT (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

65.6%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

10.3%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Cameron (2011 data):

  • Community Bank of Cameron: Community Bank Of Cameron at 101 West Main Street, branch established on 1903/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $105.1 mil, Deposits: $88.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Cameron Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Cameron:

Marital status in Cameron, WI
  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Cameron:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cameron
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cameron, WI (based on Barron County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,83926
Catholic7,7648
Evangelical Protestant6,49242
Other9195
Orthodox--
None19,856-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Barron County:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Barron County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
This county:

9.88 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.2%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.1%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.0%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

37.4%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Cameron:

28.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cameron:

22.3%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cameron:

12.5%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cameron:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cameron:

33.1%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Cameron:

50.4%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.3%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cameron, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 8$1,505$2,2580$0
Water Supply 4$3,886$11,6580$0
Sewerage 4$3,833$11,4990$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$11,025$33,0751$350
Streets and Highways 4$7,661$22,9830$0
Financial Administration 2$5,416$32,4960$0
Judicial and Legal 1$350$4,2000$0
Local Libraries 1$1,415$16,9802$1,010
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 28$35,091$15,0393$1,360

Cameron government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $271,000 ($151.91)
    General Public Buildings: $4,000 ($2.24)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($2.24)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($1.12)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $276,000 ($154.71)
    Police Protection: $265,000 ($148.54)
    Regular Highways: $239,000 ($133.97)
    Water Utilities: $213,000 ($119.39)
    Central Staff Services: $133,000 ($74.55)
    Local Fire Protection: $127,000 ($71.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000 ($38.68)
    Libraries: $44,000 ($24.66)
    Housing and Community Development: $26,000 ($14.57)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($12.89)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($11.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($11.21)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($8.97)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $14,000 ($7.85)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $7,000 ($3.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($3.92)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($6.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $33,000 ($18.50)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($2.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $402,000 ($225.34)

Cameron government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $185,000 ($103.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $69,000 ($38.68)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($2.24)
    Other: $3,000 ($1.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($1.12)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.56)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $21,000 ($11.77)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($5.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $27,000 ($15.13)
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000 ($9.53)
    General Revenue - Other: $15,000 ($8.41)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($7.85)
    Sale of Property: $6,000 ($3.36)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.56)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $188,000 ($105.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $436,000 ($244.39)
    Highways: $89,000 ($49.89)
    Other: $55,000 ($30.83)
  • Tax - Property: $411,000 ($230.38)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $9,000 ($5.04)
    Other License: $6,000 ($3.36)
    Other: $4,000 ($2.24)

Cameron government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,067,000 ($598.09)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $842,000 ($471.97)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $244,000 ($136.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000 ($10.65)

Cameron government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $504,000 ($282.51)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,035,000 ($1140.70)

5.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,278 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Polk County, WI  0.44% ($34,012 average AGI)
from Chippewa County, WI  0.39% ($40,653)
from Washburn County, WI  0.37% ($34,563)


5.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,409 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.77%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Eau Claire County, WI  0.48% ($40,226 average AGI)
to Polk County, WI  0.48% ($33,860)
to Washburn County, WI  0.43% ($36,470)

Businesses in Cameron, WI

  • La-Z-Boy: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cameron:

  • WAQE (1090 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WJMC (1240 AM; 1 kW; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WMEQ (880 AM; 10 kW; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WXCE (1260 AM; 5 kW; AMERY, WI; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAYY (790 AM; 5 kW; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cameron:

  • WJMC-FM (96.1 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WKFX (97.7 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WAQE-FM (97.7 FM; BARRON, WI; Owner: TKC, INC.)
  • WATQ (106.7 FM; CHETEK, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHWC (88.3 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WMEQ-FM (92.1 FM; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWIB (103.7 FM; HALLIE, WI; Owner: STEWARDS OF SOUND, INC.)
  • WGMO (95.3 FM; SHELL LAKE, WI; Owner: ZOE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLMX-FM (104.9 FM; BALSAM LAKE, WI; Owner: QUARNSTROM MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WWJP-LP (101.7 FM; RICE LAKE, WI; Owner: MEADOW CREEK CHRISTIAN RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WQRB (95.1 FM; BLOOMER, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDRK (99.9 FM; CORNELL, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Cameron:

  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

Cameron fatal accident list:

Jun 29, 2008 09:11 PM, Us-8, Kk, Lat: 45.408450, Lon: -91.732580, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 23, 2005 02:49 PM, South Limits Ave, Lat: 45.401470, Lon: -91.735550, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 89ft / 26.9mTotal length
  • $147,000Total costs
  • 42,523Total average daily traffic
  • 2,561Total average daily truck traffic
  • 42,149Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cameron, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 121970-1979
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cameron, WI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cameron)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 750 S First St (Lat: 45.403139 Lon: -91.735472), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQME371,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.825 MHz, Grant Date: 07/14/2010, Expiration Date: 07/14/2020, Certifier: Joe Leschisin, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 100 N Fairway Drive, Suite 120, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, Phone: (847) 918-0250, Fax: (847) 918-0259, Email:
  • Cameron HBD, Lat: 45.413778 Lon: -91.684361, Call Sign: WQSV899,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.295 MHz, Grant Date: 11/25/2013, Expiration Date: 11/25/2023, Certifier: Theodore K Kalick, Registrant: Cn, 17641 South Ashland Avenue, Homewood, IL 60430, Phone: (708) 332-3543, Fax: (708) 332-6669, Email:
  • 1014 South 1st St (Lat: 45.395444 Lon: -91.737194), Call Sign: WQYS311,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.525 MHz, Grant Date: 12/29/2016, Expiration Date: 12/29/2026, Certifier: Mick Davis Mr, Registrant: Air Communications Of Wi Inc, 1600 Western Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54703, Phone: (715) 835-1751, Fax: (715) 835-4046, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • CAMERON, Cth M, 3 Miles Se Of (Lat: 45.376611 Lon: -91.681278), Overall height: 89.3 m, Call Sign: WSL52, Licensee ID: L00007685,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2113.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 2121.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 6063.80 MHz... (+3 more), Grant Date: 08/24/1990, Expiration Date: 08/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 06/26/2000, Registrant: Wisconsin Bell, Inc., 722 North Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202
  • CAMERON, Approx. 1/4 North Of (Lat: 45.412778 Lon: -91.728889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 53.6 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQKI657,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/03/2009, Expiration Date: 06/03/2019, Certifier: Rick Vergin, Registrant: Americas Communications LLC, 2502 E University Drive Bldg B-2 Suite 290, Phoenix, AZ 85034, Phone: (602) 304-1760, Fax: (877) 284-0791, Email:
  • CAMERON, 2316 11 3/4 Ave (Lat: 45.376361 Lon: -91.681194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 84.4 m, Overall height: 89.3 m, Call Sign: WQSE438,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/10/2013, Expiration Date: 09/10/2023, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Rice Lake Regional Airport (Lat: 45.418889 Lon: -91.775833), Type: Building, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: KWB28,
    Assigned Frequencies: 120.525 MHz, Grant Date: 05/08/2019, Expiration Date: 04/27/2029, Registrant: Northway Communications Inc., 105 Est Oaks Street, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 842-0841, Fax: (715) 848-1413, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cameron)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cameron)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cameron, WI
  • 78.3%Utility gas
  • 8.0%Electricity
  • 6.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Wood
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cameron, WI
  • 55.9%Utility gas
  • 41.8%Electricity
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 1.0%No fuel used


Cameron compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Cameron on our top lists:

  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Iraq (population 500+)"
There are 14 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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