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ZIP Code 54656

Primary City:Sparta, WI (View All Cities)
County: Monroe County
Timezone: Central (8:28am)
Area code: 608 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.0, -90.8
ZIP (~18 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 54656

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 54656. 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 54656. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 54656, 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:
Sparta, WI
Acceptable:
Fort Mccoy
Unacceptable:
Camp Mccoy

Stats and Demographics for the 54656 ZIP Code

ZIP code 54656 is located in southwest Wisconsin and covers a large 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 54656 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 54656 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,377
Population Density 70 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,331
Median Home Value $129,300
Land Area 249.89 sq mi
Water Area 0.55 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,844
Median Household Income $51,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male654592598580433587511520621702708629546377258191133119
Female599541553562467546518505522662683603485387277228224256
Total1,2531,1331,1511,1429001,1331,0291,0251,1431,3641,3911,2321,031764535419357375

Gender

 Male 8,759 50%
 Female 8,618 50%
Gender

Race

 White 16,392 94.3%
 Black Or African American 196 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 92 0.5%
 Asian 91 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1%
 Other Race 363 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 229 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner705477901,1611,077697400112
Renter217457353348249132130104
Total2871,0041,1431,5091,326829530216

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,504 51%
 Single Guardian 1,082 16%
 Singles 1,822 27%
 Singles With Roommate 436 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,656 68%
 Households with Kids 2,188 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male14513612912712210810812013411813611911011511810413712010177
Female128137114107106102115116102100124119104106118124133939474
Total273273243234228210223236236218260238214221236228270213195151

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 54656 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 54656 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 54656 real estate data, the median home value of $129,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 54656 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 54656 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 54656 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,885 97.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 123 0.7%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 200 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 122 0.7%
 Other Noninstitutional 41 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,324 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,530 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,990 27%
 Households Vacant 487 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 112 23%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Sale Only 77 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 169 35%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 96 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 152 6%
 1 Bedroom 280 12%
 2 Bedroom 1,138 48%
 3+ Bedroom 787 33%
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 $51,000 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 54656 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 54656 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 6,162 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,544 26%
 No Earnings 3,969 29%
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 6,162 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,544 26%
 No Earnings 3,969 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,823 91.8%
 Public transportation 61 0.7%
 Taxicab 99 1.2%
 Motorcycle 40 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 287 3.4%
 Worked at Home 209 2.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 777 12.9%
 High School Graduate 3,692 61.3%
 Associate's degree 525 8.7%
 Bachelor's degree 691 11.5%
 Master's degree 263 4.4%
 Professional school degree 56 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 19 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,675 76.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 389 11.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 420 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 54656

ZIP Code 54656 is in the Sparta Area School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 54656.

Cataract Elementary
6070 State Hwy 27
Sparta, WI 54656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sparta Area School District
Lawrence-Lawson Elementary
429 North Black River St
Sparta, WI 54656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sparta Area School District
Southside Elementary
1023 Walrath St
Sparta, WI 54656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sparta Area School District
Sparta Meadowview Middle School
1225 North Water St
Sparta, WI 54656
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sparta Area School District
Maplewood Elementary
900 East Montgomery St
Sparta, WI 54656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sparta Area School District
Sparta Charter Prekindergarten
201 East Franklin St
Sparta, WI 54656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sparta Area School District
Sparta Meadowview Intermediate
1225 North Water St
Sparta, WI 54656
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Sparta Area School District
Lakeview Montessori School
711 Pine St
Sparta, WI 54656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sparta Area School District
Sparta High School
506 North Black River St
Sparta, WI 54656
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sparta Area School District
Sparta Alternative Independent Learning School
201 East Franklin St
Sparta, WI 54656
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sparta Area School District
Sparta High Point School
201 East Franklin St
Sparta, WI 54656
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Sparta Area School District
St Patrick'S School
100 South L St
Sparta, WI 54656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Johns Evangelical Lutheran School
419 Jefferson Ave
Sparta, WI 54656
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sparta Mennonite School
604 Walrath St
Sparta, WI 54656
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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