Birchwood, WI 54817 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 54817: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Birchwood, WI 54817

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 60
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,148
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Washburn County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.62, Longitude -91.595
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 54817 has segments in 4 Counties (Barron, Rusk, Sawyer, Washburn).

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Birchwood, WI 54817 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,567
Population in Households 2,566
Population in Familes 2,063
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 1,165
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 790
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,964 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 985 (33.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 180 ( 6.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,799 (60.7%)
Median Home Value $177,973
Average Home Value $241,751


Median Household Income $45,284
Average Household Income $58,255
Per Capita Income $26,442
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 0.42%
Households 0.59% 0.43%
Families 0.52% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.

Birchwood, WI 54817 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 54817 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 # 417 46th
Population Density1 # 692 10th
Diversity Index2 # 567 26th
Median Household Income # 576 26th
Per Capita Income # 388 50th

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