Cable, WI Population

Population: 836. Estimated population in July 2020: 834 (-0.2% change)
Males: 428 (51.2%), Females: 408 (48.8%)

Bayfield County

Zip code: 54821

Median resident age: 42.4 years
Median household income: $31,250
Median house value: $78,100

Races in Cable:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.2%)

Ancestries: German (45.7%), Norwegian (14.1%), English (13.3%), Irish (11.7%), Swedish (9.6%), French (6.5%).

Elevation: 1370 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cable

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cable town

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +17 (+2.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Cable:

  • HAYWARD AREA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; HAYWARD, WI)
  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER INC (about 38 miles; ASHLAND, WI)
  • SPOONER HEALTH SYSTEM 84 (about 52 miles; SPOONER, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cable:

  • DULUTH INTL (about 76 miles; DULUTH, MN; Abbreviation: DLH)
  • GOGEBIC-IRON COUNTY (about 85 miles; IRONWOOD, MI; Abbreviation: IWD)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 95 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cable:

  • CABLE UNION (about 5 miles; CABLE, WI; Abbreviation: 3CU)
  • EAU CLAIRE LAKES (about 16 miles; DRUMMOND, WI; Abbreviation: 5G4)
  • SAWYER COUNTY (about 17 miles; HAYWARD, WI; Abbreviation: HYR)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Cable:

  • PHILADELPHIA COLLEGE OF BIBLE-WISCONSIN WILDERNESS (Full-time enrollment: 38; Location: HC 60 BOX 60; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.pbu.edu/programs/wwc)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cable:

  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 58 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-SUPERIOR (about 65 miles; SUPERIOR, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,436)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA-DULUTH (about 69 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 8,224)
  • LAKE SUPERIOR COLLEGE (about 75 miles; DULUTH, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,512)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 99 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 99 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 103 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)

Libraries

Library in Cable:

  • FOREST LODGE LIBRARY (Operating income: $32,454; Location: 13450 COUNTY HWY M; 8,860 books; 102 audio materials; 235 video materials; 54 serial subscriptions)