Cable, WI 54821 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 54821: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cable, WI 54821

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bayfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.226, Longitude -91.171
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 54821 has segments in 2 Counties (Bayfield, Sawyer).

  • Businesses Addresses: 92
  • PO Box Addresses: 209
  • Residential Addresses: 740
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 6
    • Single Family Addresses: 734

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

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Cable, WI 54821 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,162
Daytime Population: Workers 652
Daytime Population: Residents 643
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,295
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 1,156
Population in Familes 859
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $48,910
Average Household Income $59,255
Per Capita Income $30,410


Total Housing Units 1,850 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 508 (27.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 ( 4.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,255 (67.8%)
Median Home Value $242,157
Average Home Value $320,423


Total Households 595
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 364
Average Family Size 2
  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 -1.02% -0.68%
Households -0.96% -0.65%
Families -1.09% -0.78%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   2.0%

Cable, WI 54821 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 54821 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 # 602 22nd
Population Density # 743 4th
Diversity Index # 737 4th
Median Household Income # 571 26th
Per Capita Income # 250 68th

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