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ZIP Code 54961

Primary City:New London, WI (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (7:52am)
Coordinates:44.4, -88.8
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 54961

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 54961. 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 54961. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 54961, 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:
New London, WI
Acceptable:
Royalton

Stats and Demographics for the 54961 ZIP Code

ZIP code 54961 is located in central 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 54961 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 54961 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,266
Population Density 116 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,271
Median Home Value $137,300
Land Area 123.47 sq mi
Water Area 2.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,693
Median Household Income $55,952

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male456485533566369362453469498633626518413300198134123103
Female406425472458322376422442485638602503352295227203180219
Total8629101,0051,0246917388759119831,2711,2281,021765595425337303322

Gender

 Male 7,239 51%
 Female 7,027 49%
Gender

Race

 White 13,657 95.7%
 Black Or African American 36 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 62 0.4%
 Asian 82 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 299 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 129 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner474867821,174875540282105
Renter133276236217176101148115
Total1807621,0181,3911,051641430220

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,197 56%
 Single Guardian 767 13%
 Singles 1,436 25%
 Singles With Roommate 293 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,834 67%
 Households with Kids 1,859 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male106106977390921049810190116101112114139143123887374
Female79668879759899777688948210110791101116846659
Total185172185152165190203175177178210183213221230244239172139133

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 54961 has a slightly less than average 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 54961 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 54961 real estate data, the median home value of $137,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 54961 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 54961 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 54961 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,050 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 38 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 107 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 71 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,007 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,284 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,402 22%
 Households Vacant 578 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 171 29.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 0.9%
 For Sale Only 103 17.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 63 10.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 218 37.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 2.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 66 5%
 1 Bedroom 239 18%
 2 Bedroom 768 58%
 3+ Bedroom 248 19%
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 $55,952 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 54961 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 54961 can expect to fall in that range. 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 4,996 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,293 29%
 No Earnings 3,172 28%
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 4,996 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,293 29%
 No Earnings 3,172 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,902 94.6%
 Public transportation 20 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 16 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 184 2.5%
 Worked at Home 173 2.4%
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 592 11.7%
 High School Graduate 3,280 65.0%
 Associate's degree 428 8.5%
 Bachelor's degree 472 9.3%
 Master's degree 239 4.7%
 Professional school degree 16 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 22 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,255 86.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 162 6.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 196 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 54961

ZIP Code 54961 is in the New London School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 54961.

Lincoln Elementary
201 East Washington St
New London, WI 54961
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New London School District
Parkview Elementary
1300 Werner Allen Rd
New London, WI 54961
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New London School District
Sugar Bush Elementary
W10736 County Rd Ww
New London, WI 54961
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New London School District
New London Middle School
1000 West Washington St
New London, WI 54961
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New London School District
New London High School
1700 Klatt Rd
New London, WI 54961
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New London School District
School of Enterprise Marketing
1700 Klatt Rd
New London, WI 54961
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New London School District
Most Precious Blood
120 E Washington St
New London, WI 54961
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Emanuel Lutheran School
200 E Quincy St
New London, WI 54961
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Starr Academy
E7475 Rawhide Rd
New London, WI 54961
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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