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ZIP Code 54871

Primary City:Shell Lake, WI (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (4:49am)
Coordinates:45.7, -92.0
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 54871

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 54871. 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 54871. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 54871, 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:
Shell Lake, WI

Stats and Demographics for the 54871 ZIP Code

ZIP code 54871 is located in northwest 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 54871 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 54871 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 3,105
Population Density 28 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,984
Median Home Value $133,300
Land Area 111.24 sq mi
Water Area 7.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,282
Median Household Income $43,661

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male10784779061628784951001011261209367503749
Female9710212795448085957610613312210010263525581
Total20418620418510514217217917120623424822019513010292130

Gender

 Male 1,490 48%
 Female 1,615 52%
Gender

Race

 White 2,963 95.4%
 Black Or African American 5 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 87 2.8%
 Asian 13 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 35 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner21841512002361609142
Renter1249414142313645
Total3313319224127819112787

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 706 55%
 Single Guardian 160 12%
 Singles 362 28%
 Singles With Roommate 54 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 913 71%
 Households with Kids 369 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male151926241618122513121415171916262217911
Female172016262020231623232328173619212121138
Total3239425036383541363537433455354743382219

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 54871 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 54871 were primarily built in the 1970s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 54871 real estate data, the median home value of $133,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 54871 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 54871 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 54871 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,040 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 15 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 50 1.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 549 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 436 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 297 15%
 Households Vacant 702 35%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 27 3.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 33 4.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 0.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 589 83.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 49 7.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 16 5%
 1 Bedroom 106 32%
 2 Bedroom 94 28%
 3+ Bedroom 120 36%
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 $43,661 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 54871 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 54871 can expect to fall in that range. 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 852 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 718 29%
 No Earnings 912 37%
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 852 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 718 29%
 No Earnings 912 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,172 88.7%
 Public transportation 4 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 15 1.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 58 4.4%
 Worked at Home 72 5.5%
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 80 7.4%
 High School Graduate 676 62.3%
 Associate's degree 112 10.3%
 Bachelor's degree 134 12.4%
 Master's degree 66 6.1%
 Professional school degree 11 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 597 83.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 34 4.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 87 12.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 54871

ZIP Code 54871 is in the Shell Lake School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 54871.

Shell Lake Primary (k-2)
271 Hwy 63
Shell Lake, WI 54871
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shell Lake School District
Shell Lake Elementary (3-6)
271 Hwy 63
Shell Lake, WI 54871
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Shell Lake School District
Shell Lake Jr/Sr High School
271 Hwy 63
Shell Lake, WI 54871
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Shell Lake School District

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