Medford, WI 54451 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 54451: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Medford, WI 54451

Acceptable Alternative
Chelsea, WI 54451

Not Acceptable, USPS
Esadore Lake, WI 54451
Goodrich, WI 54451
Little Black, WI 54451
Perkinstown, WI 54451
Whittlesey, WI 54451

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Taylor County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.17, Longitude -90.371
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 54451 has segments in 2 Counties (Marathon, Taylor).

  • Businesses Addresses: 426
  • PO Box Addresses: 98
  • Residential Addresses: 4,897
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 239
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,658

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Medford, WI 54451 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,726
Daytime Population: Workers 8,300
Daytime Population: Residents 5,183
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,483
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 11,581
Population in Familes 9,386
Population in Group Qrtrs 145
Population Density2 36
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $50,872
Average Household Income $65,537
Per Capita Income $27,300


Total Housing Units 5,880 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,629 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,228 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,023 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $137,488
Average Home Value $164,770


Total Households 4,857
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 3,219
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% -0.3%
Households -0.04% -0.26%
Families -0.15% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   3.13%

Medford, WI 54451 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 54451 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 # 159 79th
Population Density # 482 38th
Diversity Index # 591 24th
Median Household Income # 512 34th
Per Capita Income # 440 43rd

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