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ZIP Code 54601

Primary City:La Crosse, WI (View All Cities)
County: La Crosse County
Timezone: Central (9:14pm)
Area code: 608 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.8, -91.2
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 54601

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 54601. 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 54601. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 54601, 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:
La Crosse, WI
Unacceptable:
Barre Mills, Campbell, French Island, Shelby

Stats and Demographics for the 54601 ZIP Code

ZIP code 54601 is located in southwest 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 54601 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is slightly less than average. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 54601 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 49,282
Population Density 670 people per sq mi
Housing Units 21,040
Median Home Value $147,100
Land Area 73.55 sq mi
Water Area 1.27 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 19,972
Median Household Income $44,112

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1641,0961,1292,3264,2101,9521,3661,1181,2091,4071,4381,3561,097710593533447376
Female1,0999711,0772,9254,8001,6801,2139801,2371,4491,5171,4401,2438297837797191,014
Total2,2632,0672,2065,2519,0103,6322,5792,0982,4462,8562,9552,7962,3401,5391,3761,3121,1661,390

Gender

 Male 23,527 48%
 Female 25,755 52%
Gender

Race

 White 45,374 92.1%
 Black Or African American 896 1.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 229 0.5%
 Asian 1,759 3.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 173 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 839 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1681,2371,6852,4402,4661,4381,193480
Renter2,9572,012892995750413464382
Total3,1253,2492,5773,4353,2161,8511,657862

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,415 37%
 Single Guardian 2,328 12%
 Singles 6,903 35%
 Singles With Roommate 3,326 17%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 15,672 78%
 Households with Kids 4,300 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2332352512102192192102162322131992302232642512562765031,0401,037
Female2182132301861732031852052052152211972112332182332517431,4801,438
Total4514484813963924223954214374284204274344974694895271,2462,5202,475

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 54601 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 54601 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 54601 real estate data, the median home value of $147,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 54601 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 54601 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 54601 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 44,561 90.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 196 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 81 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 540 1.1%
 Other Institutional 4 0.0%
 College Student Housing 3,487 7.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 413 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,101 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 4,006 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,865 42%
 Households Vacant 1,068 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 304 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 41 4%
 For Sale Only 255 24%
 Sold & Unoccupied 36 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 111 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 321 30%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 522 6%
 1 Bedroom 2,558 30%
 2 Bedroom 3,135 36%
 3+ Bedroom 2,391 28%
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 $44,112 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 54601 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 54601 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 54601 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 14,547 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 17,321 41%
 No Earnings 10,728 25%
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 14,547 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 17,321 41%
 No Earnings 10,728 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 21,344 81.5%
 Public transportation 387 1.5%
 Taxicab 32 0.1%
 Motorcycle 115 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 3,263 12.5%
 Worked at Home 1,053 4.0%
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 910 7%
 High School Graduate 6,150 46%
 Associate's degree 1,903 14%
 Bachelor's degree 2,554 19%
 Master's degree 1,001 7%
 Professional school degree 535 4%
 Doctorate degree 454 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,261 76.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,035 15.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 601 8.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 54601

ZIP Code 54601 is in the La Crosse School District. There are 23 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 54601.

Southern Bluffs Elementary
4010 Sunnyside Dr
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Crosse School District
North Woods International School
2541 Sablewood Rd
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Crosse School District
School of Technology & Arts
1111 7th St South
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Crosse School District
Emerson Elementary
2101 Campbell Rd
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Crosse School District
Hamilton Early Learning Center
1111 7th St South
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Crosse School District
Spence Elementary
2150 Bennett St
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Crosse School District
Hintgen Elementary
3505 28th St South
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Crosse School District
Lincoln Middle School
510 9th St South
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: La Crosse School District
Longfellow Middle School
1900 Denton St
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: La Crosse School District
State Road Elementary
N1821 Hagen Rd
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Crosse School District
School of Technology & Arts II
510 9th St South
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: La Crosse School District
La Crosse Offsite Preschool
807 East Ave South
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: La Crosse School District
Central High School
1801 Losey Blvd South
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: La Crosse School District
Lacrossroads Charter
1801 Losey Blvd South
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: La Crosse School District
La Crosse Design Institute
1900 Denton St
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: La Crosse School District
Aquinas High School
315 11th St S
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Blessed Sacrament School
2404 King St
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
First Evangelical Lutheran School
520 West Ave S
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Mt Calvary-Grace Lutheran School
1614 Park Ave
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Chileda
1825 Victory St
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Family and Children Centers Alternative Education
1707 Main St
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Aquinas Middle School
315 11th St S
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Private
Faith Baptist School
3615 28th St S
La Crosse, WI 54601
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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