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ZIP Code 54728

Primary City:Chetek, WI (View All Cities)
County: Barron County
Timezone: Central (4:39am)
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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5160155315
5-9165162327
10-14186179365
15-19186152338
20-24112122234
25-29158169327
30-34164139303
35-39146142288
40-44184175359
45-49249239488
50-54253258511
55-59256267523
60-64230224454
65-69191223414
70-74152138290
75-79115109224
80-8482112194
85 Plus47138185

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


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24233356
25-34178101279
35-4426183344
45-5445292544
55-6449071561
65-7436742409
75-8421461275
85 Plus7529104

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


MaleFemaleTotal
1292958
2423375
3373370
4303262
5363672
6323264
7373067
8343266
9263258
10383371
11404181
12422870
13303969
14363874
15413980
16473481
17302959
18343367
19341751
20262854

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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