Medford, WI 54451 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 54451: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Medford, WI 54451

Acceptable Alternative
Chelsea, WI 54451

Not Acceptable, USPS
Esadore Lake, WI 54451
Goodrich, WI 54451
Little Black, WI 54451
Perkinstown, WI 54451
Whittlesey, WI 54451

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 433
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,589
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 239
  • County: Taylor County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.17, Longitude -90.371
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 54451 has segments in 2 Counties (Marathon, Taylor).

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Medford, WI 54451 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,694
Population in Households 11,544
Population in Familes 9,375
Population in Group Qrtrs 150
Population Density1 37
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 4,828
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 3,200
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,750 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,637 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,191 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 922 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $134,028
Average Home Value $160,029


Median Household Income $47,373
Average Household Income $61,081
Per Capita Income $25,378
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% -0.01%
Households 0.13% 0.04%
Families 0.04% -0.01%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.

Medford, WI 54451 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 54451 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 # 158 80th
Population Density1 # 472 39th
Diversity Index2 # 571 27th
Median Household Income # 519 33rd
Per Capita Income # 464 40th

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