Washburn, WI 54891 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 54891: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Washburn, WI 54891

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Bayfield County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.673, Longitude -90.897
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 113
  • PO Box Addresses: 328
  • Residential Addresses: 1,292
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 104
    • Single Family Addresses: 1,188

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

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Washburn, WI 54891 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,435
Daytime Population: Workers 1,046
Daytime Population: Residents 1,592
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,638
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 3,348
Population in Familes 2,618
Population in Group Qrtrs 87
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $56,371
Average Household Income $76,569
Per Capita Income $33,999


Total Housing Units 1,853 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,106 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 405 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 342 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $172,340
Average Home Value $204,543


Total Households 1,511
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 949
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 0.35% 0.27%
Households 0.48% 0.24%
Families 0.37% 0.13%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Washburn, WI 54891 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 54891 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 # 347 55th
Population Density # 572 26th
Diversity Index # 156 80th
Median Household Income # 349 55th
Per Capita Income # 129 83rd

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