Blue River, WI 53518 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 53518: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Blue River, WI 53518

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 18
  • Single Family Addresses: 537
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 23
  • County: Grant County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.186, Longitude -90.553
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 53518 has segments in 3 Counties (Crawford, Grant, Richland).

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Blue River, WI 53518 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,314
Population in Households 1,311
Population in Familes 1,057
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 18
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 569
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 389
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 761 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 474 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 192 (25.2%)
Median Home Value $130,319
Average Home Value $177,532


Median Household Income $46,548
Average Household Income $57,784
Per Capita Income $25,050
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.04% -0.02%
Households 0.26% 0.07%
Families 0.12% 0.05%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Blue River, WI 53518 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53518 to the other 772 ZIP Codes in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 579 25th
Population Density1 # 657 15th
Diversity Index2 # 585 24th
Median Household Income # 535 31st
Per Capita Income # 490 37th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.