Cornell (Wisconsin)

Chippewa County


Cornell is a small town ( with a status of "City" ) in Chippewa County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. In 2010, Cornell had 1467 inhabitants.

Cornell is part of the metropolitan area of ​​Eau Claire - Chippewa Falls metropolitan area.


Cornell is located in western Wisconsin, on either side of the Chippewa River. This flows 135 km south-west to the Mississippi River, which forms the border with Minnesota. The geographical coordinates are 45 ° 10'02 Cornell " north latitude and 91 ° 08'58 " west longitude. The city covers an area of ​​11.32 km ², spread over 9.95 km ² land and 1.37 km ² water surface. The town is surrounded to the north, east and south of the Town of Estella and in the west of the Town of Cleveland.

Towns nearby Cornell are Holcombe (9.5 km north- north-east ), Gilman (27,3 km to the east), Crescent ( 11.8 km to the south) and Jim Falls (20 km southwest).

The nearest major cities are Green Bay (297 km east-southeast ), Wisconsin's capital Madison ( 328 km south-southeast ), La Crosse (183 km south), Eau Claire ( 59.3 southwest ), Rochester, Minnesota (210 km in the same direction), the Twin Cities in Minnesota (196 miles west) and Duluth on Lake Superior in Minnesota (240 km north-northwest ).


In the city of Cornell, the Wisconsin State Highways run 27, 64 and 178 together. All other roads are minor roads, some unpaved roadways or within city roads.

With the Cornell Municipal Airport is a 3.8 kilometers east of the town center to the town area belonging exclave a small airfield. The nearest commercial airport is the Chippewa Valley Regional Airport in Eau Claire ( 53.7 kilometers south-west ).


According to the census in 2010 lived in Cornell 1467 people in 607 households. The population density was 147.4 inhabitants per square kilometer. In the 607 households lived statistically 2.34 per person.

The racial the population was composed of 97.6 percent white, 0.3 percent African American, 0.3 percent Native American, 0.2 percent Asian and 0.1 percent Polynesians; 1.5 percent were descended from two or more races. Regardless of ethnicity were 0.2 percent of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

22.4 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 55.3 percent were between 18 and 64 and 22.3 percent were 65 years or older. 51.4 percent of the population was female.

The median annual income for a household was $ 45,208. The per capita income was $ 22,147. 9.6 percent of the population lived below the poverty line.