Richland Center, WI 53581 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 53581: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Richland Center, WI 53581

Acceptable Alternative
Richland Ctr, WI 53581

Not Acceptable, USPS
Boaz, WI 53581

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 427
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,928
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 351
  • County: Richland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.351, Longitude -90.39
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Richland Center, WI 53581 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,045
Population in Households 9,801
Population in Familes 7,616
Population in Group Qrtrs 244
Population Density1 45
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 4,238
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 2,616
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,005 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,832 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,406 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 767 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $131,925
Average Home Value $168,741


Median Household Income $47,741
Average Household Income $59,052
Per Capita Income $25,217
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.27% -0.28%
Households -0.17% -0.21%
Families -0.28% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

Richland Center, WI 53581 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53581 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 # 169 78th
Population Density1 # 426 45th
Diversity Index2 # 360 54th
Median Household Income # 512 34th
Per Capita Income # 482 38th

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