54481 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics


ZIP Code 54481: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Stevens Point, WI 54481

Not Acceptable, USPS
Arnott, WI 54481
Dewey, WI 54481
Ellis, WI 54481
Hull, WI 54481
Jordan, WI 54481
Linwood, WI 54481
Park Ridge, WI 54481
Stockton, WI 54481
Whiting, WI 54481

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Portage County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.543, Longitude -89.564
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,190
  • PO Box Addresses: 156
  • Residential Addresses: 12,118
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,382
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,736
  • Foreclosures in WI 54481

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: January 1, 2023, Maps updated: August 12, 2022.


Stevens Point, WI 54481 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 28,084 (100%)
Population in Households 25,229 (89.8%)
Population in Families 15,386 (54.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2,855 (10.2%)
Population Density 414
Diversity Index2 31


Median Household Income $51,029
Average Household Income $75,148
% of Income for Mortgage4 18%
Per Capita Income $32,595
Wealth Index5 59


Total HU (Housing Units) 12,641 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,837 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,071 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 734 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $173,167
Average Home Value $209,752
Housing Affordability Index3 122


Total Households 11,907
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 5,531
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.29% 0.32%
Households 0.58% 0.51%
Families   0.39%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   3.04%
Owner Occupied HU   0.58%

Stevens Point, WI 54481 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 54481 to the other 769 ZIP Codes in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 55 93rd
Population Density # 162 79th
Median Household Income # 714 7th
Housing Affordability Index # 148 19th
Per Capita Income # 600 22nd
Diversity Index # 167 78th

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