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ZIP Code 54479

Primary City:Spencer, WI (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (8:29am)
Coordinates:44.8, -90.3
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 54479

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 54479. 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 54479. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 54479, 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:
Spencer, WI
Unacceptable:
Riplinger

Stats and Demographics for the 54479 ZIP Code

ZIP code 54479 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 54479 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 families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 54479 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,119
Population Density 52 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,653
Median Home Value $124,600
Land Area 79.77 sq mi
Water Area 0.28 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,544
Median Household Income $54,129

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male169185155121106141140146137140171124937252483416
Female144177166119981231431211561501601341037475593136
Total3133623212402042642832672932903312581961461271076552

Gender

 Male 2,050 50%
 Female 2,069 50%
Gender

Race

 White 3,979 96.6%
 Black Or African American 7 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 9 0.2%
 Asian 14 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.1%
 Other Race 56 1.4%
 Two Or More Races 50 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner251962543162231459324
Renter3069513132261613
Total5526530534725517110937

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 922 60%
 Single Guardian 203 13%
 Singles 339 22%
 Singles With Roommate 80 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 994 64%
 Households with Kids 550 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2148293730463338383132342731302722281421
Female4133222742233734412941392631283416192214
Total6281516472697072796073735362586138473635

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 54479 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 54479 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 54479 real estate data, the median home value of $124,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 54479. Rentals in 54479 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 54479 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,110 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 9 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 826 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 450 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 268 16%
 Households Vacant 109 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 34 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Sale Only 23 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 33 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 42 20%
 2 Bedroom 80 38%
 3+ Bedroom 88 42%
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 $54,129 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 54479 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. More commuters in 54479 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 1,454 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 651 21%
 No Earnings 1,010 32%
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 1,454 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 651 21%
 No Earnings 1,010 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,616 83.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 15 0.8%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 143 7.4%
 Worked at Home 159 8.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 226 17.0%
 High School Graduate 862 64.7%
 Associate's degree 97 7.3%
 Bachelor's degree 90 6.8%
 Master's degree 52 3.9%
 Professional school degree 4 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 804 71.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 137 12.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 180 16.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 54479

ZIP Code 54479 is in the Spencer School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 54479.

Spencer Junior High/High School
300 School St
Spencer, WI 54479
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Spencer School District
Spencer Elementary
300 School St
Spencer, WI 54479
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Spencer School District

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