54806 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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Ashland, WI | Sanborn, WI

ZIP Code 54806: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ashland, WI 54806

Acceptable Alternative
Moquah, WI 54806
Sanborn, WI 54806

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bad River Indian Reservation, WI 54806
Lac Courte Oreilles Indian R, WI 54806
Lac du Flambeau Reservation, WI 54806
Oneida Indian Reservation, WI 54806
Potawatomi Indian Reservatio, WI 54806
Red Cliff Indian Reservation, WI 54806
Stockbridge Indian Reservati, WI 54806

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Ashland County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.591, Longitude -90.879
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 54806 has segments in 2 Counties (Ashland, Bayfield).

  • Businesses Addresses: 584
  • PO Box Addresses: 254
  • Residential Addresses: 4,893
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 465
    • Single Family Addresses: 4,428

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


Ashland, WI 54806 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 11,761 (100%)
Population in Households 11,149 (94.8%)
Population in Families 8,318 (70.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 612 ( 5.2%)
Population Density 32
Diversity Index2 40


Median Household Income $53,376
Average Household Income $73,583
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $31,032
Wealth Index5 62


Total HU (Housing Units) 5,782 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,362 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,654 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 766 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $145,664
Average Home Value $170,611
Housing Affordability Index3 155


Total Households 5,016
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 2,922
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 -0.28% -0.07%
Households -0.01% 0.02%
Families   -0.05%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
Owner Occupied HU   0.31%

Ashland, WI 54806 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 54806 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 # 161 79th
Population Density # 511 34th
Median Household Income # 689 11th
Housing Affordability Index # 471 61st
Per Capita Income # 650 16th
Diversity Index # 102 87th

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