Cornell, WI Population

Population: 1,466. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,392 (-5.0% change)
Males: 701 (47.8%), Females: 765 (52.2%)

Chippewa County

Zip code: 54732

Median resident age: 39.1 years
Median household income: $30,690
Median house value: $55,600

Races in Cornell:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.3%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)

Ancestries: German (36.5%), Norwegian (16.8%), Irish (9.5%), Polish (6.7%), United States (6.2%), Czech (5.4%).

Elevation: 1100 feet

Land area: 3.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cornell

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cornell city

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -104 (-6.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Cornell:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cornell:

Other public-use airports nearest to Cornell:

  • RUSK COUNTY (about 25 miles; LADYSMITH, WI; Abbreviation: RCX)
  • CHETEK MUNI-SOUTHWORTH (about 35 miles; CHETEK, WI; Abbreviation: Y23)
  • RICE LAKE REGIONAL – CARL’S FIELD (about 46 miles; RICE LAKE, WI; Abbreviation: RPD)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cornell:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 36 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 36 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 58 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
  • WISCONSIN INDIANHEAD TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 71 miles; Shell Lake, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,045)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 86 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 86 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 87 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)

Schools

Public high school in Cornell:

  • CORNELL HI (Students: 272; Location: 708 BRIDGE ST; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Cornell:

  • CORNELL EL (Students: 298; Location: 111 S 4TH ST; Grades: PK – 06)

Libraries

Library in Cornell:

  • CORNELL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $33,918; Location: 117 N. THIRD ST.; 8,389 books; 119 audio materials; 605 video materials; 34 serial subscriptions)