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ZIP Code 54728

Primary City:Chetek, WI (View All Cities)
County: Barron County
Timezone: Central (12:25pm)
Area code: 715 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.3, -91.6
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 54728

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 54728. 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 54728. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 54728, 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:
Chetek, WI

Stats and Demographics for the 54728 ZIP Code

ZIP code 54728 is located in west Wisconsin and covers a slightly higher 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 54728 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely large. There are also a small number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 54728 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,139
Population Density 49 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,594
Median Home Value $141,300
Land Area 126.40 sq mi
Water Area 6.80 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,572
Median Household Income $40,804

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 46Female Median Age: 48

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1601651861861121581641461842492532562301911521158247
Female155162179152122169139142175239258267224223138109112138
Total315327365338234327303288359488511523454414290224194185

Gender

 Male 3,036 49%
 Female 3,103 51%
Gender

Race

 White 6,028 98.2%
 Black Or African American 6 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.3%
 Asian 15 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 21 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 51 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2317826145249036721475
Renter33101839271426129
Total56279344544561409275104

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,441 56%
 Single Guardian 301 12%
 Singles 686 27%
 Singles With Roommate 144 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,935 75%
 Households with Kids 637 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2942373036323734263840423036414730343426
Female2933333236323032323341283938393429331728
Total5875706272646766587181706974808159675154

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 54728 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 54728 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 54728 real estate data, the median home value of $141,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 54728. Rentals in 54728 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 54728 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,001 97.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 92 1.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 46 0.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,319 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 741 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 512 14%
 Households Vacant 1,022 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 36 4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1%
 For Sale Only 68 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 829 81%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 66 6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 149 26.8%
 2 Bedroom 188 33.9%
 3+ Bedroom 216 38.9%
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 $40,804 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 54728 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. More commuters in 54728 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,771 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,273 25%
 No Earnings 2,005 40%
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 1,771 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,273 25%
 No Earnings 2,005 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,241 86.7%
 Public transportation 12 0.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 8 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 120 4.6%
 Worked at Home 205 7.9%
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 363 15.2%
 High School Graduate 1,493 62.4%
 Associate's degree 260 10.9%
 Bachelor's degree 130 5.4%
 Master's degree 103 4.3%
 Professional school degree 28 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 17 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 902 78.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 108 9.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 138 12.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 54728

ZIP Code 54728 is in the Chetek-Weyerhaeuser Area School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 54728.

Link2learn Virtual Charter School
1001 Knapp St
Chetek, WI 54728
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Chetek-Weyerhaeuser Area School District
Chetek-Weyerhaeuser Roselawn Elementary
1201 6th St
Chetek, WI 54728
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chetek-Weyerhaeuser Area School District
Chetek-Weyerhaeuser Middle School
1001 Knapp St
Chetek, WI 54728
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Chetek-Weyerhaeuser Area School District
Red Cedar Environmental Institute
1001 Knapp St
Chetek, WI 54728
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Chetek-Weyerhaeuser Area School District
Chetek-Weyerhaeuser High School
1001 Knapp St
Chetek, WI 54728
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chetek-Weyerhaeuser Area School District
Pleasant View Amish School
1886 7th Ave
Chetek, WI 54728
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sunny Meadow Amish School
4th Ave Between 2027 & 2065
Chetek, WI 54728
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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