Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 53965: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

Acceptable Alternative
Wisc Dells, WI 53965

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Columbia County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.727, Longitude -89.759
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 53965 has segments in 4 Counties (Adams, Columbia, Juneau, Sauk).

  • Businesses Addresses: 560
  • PO Box Addresses: 253
  • Residential Addresses: 4,873
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 150
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,723

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,620
Daytime Population: Workers 10,077
Daytime Population: Residents 4,793
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,870
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.40
Population in Households 10,471
Population in Familes 7,998
Population in Group Qrtrs 149
Population Density2 61
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $53,185
Average Household Income $67,990
Per Capita Income $27,846


Total Housing Units 6,911 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,968 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,348 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,595 (37.5%)
Median Home Value $183,363
Average Home Value $215,322


Total Households 4,316
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 2,756
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 0.12% 0.18%
Households 0.07% 0.15%
Families -0.05% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53965 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 # 167 78th
Population Density # 366 53rd
Diversity Index # 124 84th
Median Household Income # 442 43rd
Per Capita Income # 403 48th

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