Nelson, WI 54756 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 54756: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Nelson, WI 54756

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Buffalo County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.441, Longitude -92.015
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 22
  • PO Box Addresses: 50
  • Residential Addresses: 389
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 389

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

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Nelson, WI 54756 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 960
Daytime Population: Workers 182
Daytime Population: Residents 416
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 598
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 957
Population in Familes 761
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $55,262
Average Household Income $67,518
Per Capita Income $29,710


Total Housing Units 526 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 330 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $157,627
Average Home Value $216,742


Total Households 422
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 284
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 -0.28% -0.31%
Households -0.16% -0.24%
Families -0.29% -0.28%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

Nelson, WI 54756 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 54756 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 # 634 18th
Population Density # 685 11th
Diversity Index # 573 25th
Median Household Income # 381 51st
Per Capita Income # 289 63rd

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