Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 54235: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

Acceptable Alternative
Maplewood, WI 54235

Not Acceptable, USPS
Institute, WI 54235
Jacksonport, WI 54235
Sevastopol, WI 54235
Valmy, WI 54235

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 920
  • Single Family Addresses: 8,572
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 481
  • County: Door County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.843, Longitude -87.397
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,673
Population in Households 17,405
Population in Familes 13,615
Population in Group Qrtrs 268
Population Density1 92
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 8,055
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 5,063
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,694 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,799 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,256 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,639 (31.1%)
Median Home Value $183,825
Average Home Value $249,922


Median Household Income $49,912
Average Household Income $62,429
Per Capita Income $28,643
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.47%
Households 0.58% 0.57%
Families 0.48% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.

Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 54235 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 # 121 84th
Population Density1 # 299 61st
Diversity Index2 # 310 60th
Median Household Income # 470 39th
Per Capita Income # 258 67th

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