Beaver Dam, WI 53916 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 53916: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Beaver Dam, WI 53916

Not Acceptable, USPS
South Beaver Dam, WI 53916

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 782
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,419
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,486
  • County: Dodge County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.462, Longitude -88.839
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Beaver Dam, WI 53916 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 23,198
Population in Households 22,766
Population in Familes 17,989
Population in Group Qrtrs 432
Population Density1 218
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 9,492
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 6,062
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,412 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,110 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,382 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 920 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $144,289
Average Home Value $175,741


Median Household Income $50,409
Average Household Income $62,672
Per Capita Income $25,883
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.31%
Households 0.21% 0.23%
Families 0.11% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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.

Beaver Dam, WI 53916 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53916 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 # 80 90th
Population Density1 # 208 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 130 83rd
Median Household Income # 447 42nd
Per Capita Income # 435 44th

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