Ladysmith, WI 54848 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 54848: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ladysmith, WI 54848

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 297
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,490
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 184
  • County: Rusk County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.466, Longitude -91.095
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ladysmith, WI 54848 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,202
Population in Households 6,059
Population in Familes 4,628
Population in Group Qrtrs 143
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 2,629
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,597
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,406 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,706 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 923 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 777 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $111,919
Average Home Value $140,973


Median Household Income $39,932
Average Household Income $51,496
Per Capita Income $22,117
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% 0.1%
Households -0.09% 0.07%
Families -0.19% -0.01%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.

Ladysmith, WI 54848 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 54848 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 # 236 70th
Population Density1 # 533 31st
Diversity Index2 # 400 48th
Median Household Income # 698 10th
Per Capita Income # 660 15th

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