Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 54494: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494

Acceptable Alternative
Wisc Rapids, WI 54494

Not Acceptable, USPS
Biron, WI 54494
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Kellner, WI 54494
Lake Wazeecha, WI 54494

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 669
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,464
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 401
  • County: Wood County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.353, Longitude -89.749
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 54494 has segments in 3 Counties (Adams, Portage, Wood).

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Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 27,117
Population in Households 26,757
Population in Familes 21,418
Population in Group Qrtrs 360
Population Density1 195
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 11,708
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 7,664
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,468 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,758 (70.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,950 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 760 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $123,216
Average Home Value $144,905


Median Household Income $50,733
Average Household Income $63,349
Per Capita Income $27,522
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% -0.07%
Households 0.21% 0.06%
Families 0.13% 0.02%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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.

Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 54494 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 # 60 92nd
Population Density1 # 215 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 265 66th
Median Household Income # 434 44th
Per Capita Income # 323 58th

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