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ZIP Code 54720

Primary City:Altoona, WI (View All Cities)
County: Eau Claire County
Timezone: Central (2:55am)
Area code: 715 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:44.81, -91.43
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 54720

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 54720. 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 54720. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 54720, 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:
Altoona, WI

Stats and Demographics for the 54720 ZIP Code

ZIP code 54720 is located in west Wisconsin and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 54720 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 54720 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,039
Population Density 1,434 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,414
Median Home Value $152,700
Land Area 4.91 sq mi
Water Area 0.46 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,004
Median Household Income $47,477

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male27423522122720023823820120824323220616813392856558
Female266217246212238249213236242272236226198166122103111162
Total540452467439438487451437450515468432366299214188176220

Gender

 Male 3,324 47%
 Female 3,715 53%
Gender

Race

 White 6,593 93.7%
 Black Or African American 59 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.4%
 Asian 130 1.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 53 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 178 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3122833743138425917952
Renter130270161146928088136
Total161498498577476339267188

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,363 45%
 Single Guardian 512 17%
 Singles 918 31%
 Singles With Roommate 211 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,058 69%
 Households with Kids 946 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6551505337613957414439455637554652472746
Female5060624847504042385436604848424249384143
Total115111112101841117999799875105104859788101856889

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 54720 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 54720 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 54720 real estate data, the median home value of $152,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 54720 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 54720 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 54720 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,023 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 16 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,279 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 622 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,103 32%
 Households Vacant 410 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 157 38.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.5%
 For Sale Only 56 13.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 7.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 162 39.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 14 1%
 1 Bedroom 247 26%
 2 Bedroom 516 55%
 3+ Bedroom 164 17%
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 $47,477 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 54720 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 54720 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 2,360 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,588 29%
 No Earnings 1,484 27%
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 2,360 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,588 29%
 No Earnings 1,484 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,312 93.5%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 6 0.2%
 Motorcycle 12 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 75 2.1%
 Worked at Home 137 3.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 54720 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 73 3%
 High School Graduate 1,169 53%
 Associate's degree 172 8%
 Bachelor's degree 511 23%
 Master's degree 121 6%
 Professional school degree 75 3%
 Doctorate degree 79 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 844 66.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 182 14.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 251 19.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 54720

ZIP Code 54720 is in the Altoona School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 54720.

Grades 4-5 Intermediate
1903 Bartlett Ave
Altoona, WI 54720
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Altoona School District
Altoona Middle School
1903 Bartlett Ave
Altoona, WI 54720
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Altoona School District
Pedersen Elementary
1827 Bartlett Ave
Altoona, WI 54720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Altoona School District
Altoona High School
711 7th St West
Altoona, WI 54720
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Altoona School District
St Mary'S Elementary School
1828 Lynn Ave
Altoona, WI 54720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Otter Creek Christian Academy
919 10th St W
Altoona, WI 54720
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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