Gordon, WI 54838 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 54838: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Gordon, WI 54838

Acceptable Alternative
Wascott, WI 54838

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 40
  • Single Family Addresses: 626
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Douglas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.199, Longitude -91.897
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 54838 has segments in 2 Counties (Bayfield, Douglas).

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Gordon, WI 54838 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,267
Daytime Population: Workers 286
Daytime Population: Residents 714
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,000
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 1,221
Population in Familes 972
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density2 5
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $52,083
Average Household Income $65,201
Per Capita Income $30,909


Total Housing Units 1,910 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 513 (26.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 ( 3.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,322 (69.2%)
Median Home Value $207,955
Average Home Value $239,376


Total Households 588
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 394
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.07% 0.27%
Households 0.19% 0.27%
Families 0.07% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.91%
Per Capita Income   3.42%

Gordon, WI 54838 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 54838 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 # 584 24th
Population Density # 748 3rd
Diversity Index # 424 45th
Median Household Income # 470 39th
Per Capita Income # 229 70th

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