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ZIP Code 54838

Primary City:Gordon, WI (View All Cities)
County: Douglas County
Timezone: Central (4:37am)
Area code: 715 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.3, -91.8
ZIP (~21 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 54838

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 54838. 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 54838. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 54838, 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:
Gordon, WI
Acceptable:
Wascott

Stats and Demographics for the 54838 ZIP Code

ZIP code 54838 is located in northwest 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 54838 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 54838 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,103
Population Density 5 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,622
Median Home Value $187,500
Land Area 230.95 sq mi
Water Area 11.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 503
Median Household Income $47,984

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 54Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 55

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male13102329303027323650516363525421205
Female122123231311111626424662565528231610
Total253146524341384862929712511910782443615

Gender

 Male 609 55%
 Female 494 45%
Gender

Race

 White 1,029 93.3%
 Black Or African American 48 4.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.7%
 Asian 4 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 14 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner71035961321034112
Renter313612814101
Total1023411081401175113

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 286 57%
 Single Guardian 43 9%
 Singles 148 29%
 Singles With Roommate 26 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 430 85%
 Households with Kids 73 15%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11541421221578684920
Female333026364341132676313
Total448431057655620101215101233

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 54838 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 54838 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 54838 real estate data, the median home value of $187,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 54838. Rentals in 54838 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 54838 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,016 92%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 87 8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 230 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 206 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 67 4%
 Households Vacant 1,119 69%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 0.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.3%
 For Sale Only 41 3.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,051 93.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 19 1.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 11 26%
 2 Bedroom 27 64%
 3+ Bedroom 4 10%
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 $47,984 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 54838 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. Most commuters in 54838 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 301 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 326 26%
 No Earnings 612 49%
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 301 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 326 26%
 No Earnings 612 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 412 87.1%
 Public transportation 1 0.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 42 8.9%
 Worked at Home 18 3.8%
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 52 7.6%
 High School Graduate 435 63.8%
 Associate's degree 91 13.3%
 Bachelor's degree 73 10.7%
 Master's degree 16 2.3%
 Professional school degree 13 1.9%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 109 94.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 6.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 54838

ZIP Code 54838 is in the Wisconsin Department of Corrections School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 54838.

Gordon Correctional Center
10401 East County Rd G
Gordon, WI 54838
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wisconsin Department of Corrections School District

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