Rhinelander, WI 54501 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 54501: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rhinelander, WI 54501

Acceptable Alternative
Monico, WI 54501

Not Acceptable, USPS
Lake George, WI 54501
Pelican, WI 54501
Starks, WI 54501
Stella, WI 54501
Sugar Camp, WI 54501
Woodboro, WI 54501

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Oneida County
  • Centroid: Latitude 45.691, Longitude -89.35
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 54501 has segments in 2 Counties (Lincoln, Oneida).

  • Businesses Addresses: 895
  • PO Box Addresses: 418
  • Residential Addresses: 9,545
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 647
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,898

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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Rhinelander, WI 54501 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,911
Daytime Population: Workers 12,018
Daytime Population: Residents 9,143
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,161
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 19,572
Population in Familes 15,160
Population in Group Qrtrs 339
Population Density2 49
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $49,121
Average Household Income $65,283
Per Capita Income $28,803


Total Housing Units 12,142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,242 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,479 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,421 (28.2%)
Median Home Value $158,585
Average Home Value $196,624


Total Households 8,721
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 5,519
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 -0.18% -0.12%
Households -0.02% -0.04%
Families -0.12% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Rhinelander, WI 54501 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 54501 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 # 101 87th
Population Density # 411 47th
Diversity Index # 484 37th
Median Household Income # 564 27th
Per Capita Income # 340 56th

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