Sparta, WI 54656 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 54656: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Sparta, WI 54656

Acceptable Alternative
Fort McCoy, WI 54656

Not Acceptable, USPS
Camp McCoy, WI 54656

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 532
  • Single Family Addresses: 6,936
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 315
  • County: Monroe County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.948, Longitude -90.811
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 54656 has segments in 2 Counties (La Crosse, Monroe).

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Sparta, WI 54656 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,934
Daytime Population: Workers 10,753
Daytime Population: Residents 8,689
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,442
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 17,491
Population in Familes 13,950
Population in Group Qrtrs 443
Population Density2 64
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $55,768
Average Household Income $68,799
Per Capita Income $27,634


Total Housing Units 7,635 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,896 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,227 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 512 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $136,574
Average Home Value $163,470


Total Households 7,123
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 4,728
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.39% 0.44%
Households 0.5% 0.5%
Families 0.39% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Sparta, WI 54656 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 54656 to the other 769 ZIP Codes in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 120 85th
Population Density # 353 54th
Diversity Index # 182 76th
Median Household Income # 363 53rd
Per Capita Income # 415 46th

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