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ZIP Code 54981

Primary City:Waupaca, WI (View All Cities)
County: Waupaca County
Timezone: Central (3:19pm)
Coordinates:44.3, -89.1
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 54981

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 54981. 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 54981. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 54981, 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:
Waupaca, WI

Stats and Demographics for the 54981 ZIP Code

ZIP code 54981 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 54981 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 higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 54981 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,426
Population Density 115 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,074
Median Home Value $144,600
Land Area 133.68 sq mi
Water Area 4.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,322
Median Household Income $48,141

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male 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
Male401445485489379423407419449626598597535424291293285273
Female358418475489304374377416484578590562526380290282277427
Total7598639609786837977848359331,2041,1881,1591,061804581575562700

Gender

 Male 7,819 51%
 Female 7,607 49%
Gender

Race

 White 15,027 97.4%
 Black Or African American 84 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 86 0.6%
 Asian 48 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 63 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 118 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner443666541,0421,066670444131
Renter176377304286222145197198
Total2207439581,3281,288815641329

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,192 50%
 Single Guardian 805 13%
 Singles 1,971 31%
 Singles With Roommate 354 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,610 73%
 Households with Kids 1,712 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male769184768683909294899987105105931061121096970
Female67737766778281948487103871108894116126856861
Total143164161142163165171186178176202174215193187222238194137131

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 54981 has a slightly higher 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 54981 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 54981 real estate data, the median home value of $144,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 54981. Rentals in 54981 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 54981 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,407 93.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 173 1.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 28 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 731 4.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 87 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,989 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,428 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,905 24%
 Households Vacant 1,752 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 226 12.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 0.8%
 For Sale Only 146 8.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,225 69.9%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 101 5.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 107 6%
 1 Bedroom 463 24%
 2 Bedroom 867 45%
 3+ Bedroom 503 26%
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 $48,141 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 54981 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. More commuters in 54981 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 4,721 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,254 26%
 No Earnings 4,749 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 4,721 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,254 26%
 No Earnings 4,749 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,457 92.6%
 Public transportation 48 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 11 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 191 2.7%
 Worked at Home 266 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 570 10.3%
 High School Graduate 3,358 61.0%
 Associate's degree 423 7.7%
 Bachelor's degree 819 14.9%
 Master's degree 229 4.2%
 Professional school degree 69 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 41 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,246 83.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 162 6.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 270 10.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 54981

ZIP Code 54981 is in the Waupaca School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 54981.

Waupaca Learning Center Elementary
1515 Shoemaker Rd
Waupaca, WI 54981
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waupaca School District
Chain O Lakes Elementary
N3160 Silver Lake Dr
Waupaca, WI 54981
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waupaca School District
Waupaca Middle School
1149 Shoemaker Rd
Waupaca, WI 54981
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Waupaca School District
Waupaca High School
E 2325 King Rd
Waupaca, WI 54981
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Waupaca School District
First Baptist Christian School
1500 Roman Rd
Waupaca, WI 54981
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Immanuel Lutheran School
1120 Evans St
Waupaca, WI 54981
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Tomorrow'S Children
N3066 Tomorrows Ln
Waupaca, WI 54981
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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