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ZIP Code 54401

Primary City:Wausau, WI (View All Cities)
County: Marathon County
Timezone: Central (8:10pm)
Area code: 715 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.0, -89.7
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 54401

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 54401. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 54401. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 54401, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Wausau, WI
Unacceptable:
Rib Mountain

Stats and Demographics for the 54401 ZIP Code

ZIP code 54401 is located in central Wisconsin and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 54401 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 54401 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,702
Population Density 369 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,899
Median Home Value $129,800
Land Area 83.27 sq mi
Water Area 1.95 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,809
Median Household Income $47,089

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0209321,0111,1811,0001,1149448491,0011,1251,1521,100830584461349307275
Female1,0358728661,0399891,1238417729921,1161,2151,056842691549494446529
Total2,0551,8041,8772,2201,9892,2371,7851,6211,9932,2412,3672,1561,6721,2751,010843753804

Gender

 Male 15,235 50%
 Female 15,467 50%
Gender

Race

 White 26,438 86.1%
 Black Or African American 223 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 158 0.5%
 Asian 3,184 10.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 210 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 485 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1058951,3331,9611,7771,190827335
Renter6231,141691685513231259243
Total7282,0362,0242,6462,2901,4211,086578

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,204 48%
 Single Guardian 1,802 14%
 Singles 3,890 30%
 Singles With Roommate 913 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,219 72%
 Households with Kids 3,590 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male202235214176187215188166176184204187212224209223239278232210
Female204220204212170176158182186167164199160176186189224227213199
Total406455418388357391346348362351368386372400395412463505445409

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 54401 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 54401 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 2000s. Looking at 54401 real estate data, the median home value of $129,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 54401 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 54401 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 54401 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 30,363 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 14 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 120 0.4%
 Other Institutional 6 0.0%
 College Student Housing 121 0.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 78 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,535 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,888 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,386 32%
 Households Vacant 1,090 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 503 46.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 1.7%
 For Sale Only 261 23.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 65 6.0%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 217 19.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 57 1%
 1 Bedroom 1,117 25%
 2 Bedroom 2,230 50%
 3+ Bedroom 1,089 24%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $47,089 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 54401 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 54401 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,937 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,218 29%
 No Earnings 7,323 30%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9,937 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,218 29%
 No Earnings 7,323 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,199 92.4%
 Public transportation 95 0.6%
 Taxicab 55 0.4%
 Motorcycle 40 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 538 3.5%
 Worked at Home 441 2.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 854 8.3%
 High School Graduate 5,641 54.6%
 Associate's degree 1,196 11.6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,712 16.6%
 Master's degree 556 5.4%
 Professional school degree 343 3.3%
 Doctorate degree 38 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,351 77.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 576 10.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 698 12.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 54401

ZIP Code 54401 is in the Wausau School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 54401.

South Mountain Elementary
5400 Bittersweet Rd
Wausau, WI 54401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wausau School District
G D Jones Elementary
1018 South 12th Ave
Wausau, WI 54401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wausau School District
Grant Elementary
500 North 4th Ave
Wausau, WI 54401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wausau School District
John Muir Middle School
1400 West Stewart Ave
Wausau, WI 54401
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Wausau School District
Lincoln Elementary
720 South 6th Ave
Wausau, WI 54401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wausau School District
Maine Elementary
5901 North 44th Ave
Wausau, WI 54401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wausau School District
Rib Mountain Elementary
2701 Robin Ln
Wausau, WI 54401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wausau School District
Stettin Elementary
109 North 56th Ave
Wausau, WI 54401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wausau School District
Thomas Jefferson Elementary
500 West Randolph St
Wausau, WI 54401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wausau School District
A C Kiefer Educational Center
700 West Strowbridge St
Wausau, WI 54401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wausau School District
West High School
1200 West Wausau Ave
Wausau, WI 54401
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wausau School District
Newman Catholic Middle / High School
1130 W Bridge St
Wausau, WI 54401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Newman Catholic Elementary at St Anne Parish
604 N 6th Ave
Wausau, WI 54401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Trinity Lutheran School
501 Stewart Ave
Wausau, WI 54401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Our Saviors Lutheran School
703 Flieth St
Wausau, WI 54401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Faith Christian Academy
225 S 28th Ave
Wausau, WI 54401
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Montessori School of Wausau
1921 Wegner St
Wausau, WI 54401
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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