Corning, Wisconsin

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Corning, Wisconsin
Corning Town Hall, February 2015.
Corning Town Hall, February 2015.
Location of Corning, Wisconsin
Location of Corning, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 45°11′27″N 89°54′6″W / 45.19083°N 89.90167°W / 45.19083; -89.90167Coordinates: 45°11′27″N 89°54′6″W / 45.19083°N 89.90167°W / 45.19083; -89.90167
Country United States
State Wisconsin
 • Total146.6 sq mi (379.7 km2)
 • Land146.5 sq mi (379.5 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation1,388 ft (423 m)
 • Total826
 • Density5.6/sq mi (2.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)715 & 534
FIPS code55-17125[2]
GNIS feature ID1583017[1]

Corning is a town in Lincoln County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 826 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 146.6 square miles (379.7 km2), of which, 146.5 square miles (379.5 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km2) of it (0.06%) is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 826 people, 299 households, and 246 families residing in the town. The population density was 5.6 people per square mile (2.2/km2). There were 392 housing units at an average density of 2.7 per square mile (1.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 99.15% White, 0.12% Native American, 0.24% from other races, and 0.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.36% of the population.

There were 299 households, out of which 36.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.6% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.4% were non-families. 13.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 4.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.04.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 26.8% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 107.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $48,224, and the median income for a family was $50,132. Males had a median income of $31,413 versus $22,404 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,225. About 3.5% of families and 4.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.3% of those under age 18 and 4.4% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.