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ZIP Code 54848

Primary City:Ladysmith, WI (View All Cities)
County: Rusk County
Timezone: Central (9:57pm)
Area code: 715 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:45.5, -91.1
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 54848

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 54848. 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 54848. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 54848, 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:
Ladysmith, WI

Stats and Demographics for the 54848 ZIP Code

ZIP code 54848 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 54848 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 54848 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,141
Population Density 33 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,175
Median Home Value $105,900
Land Area 186.85 sq mi
Water Area 4.79 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,606
Median Household Income $40,528

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 46


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5182169351
5-9166199365
10-14216200416
15-19215194409
20-24128140268
25-29161163324
30-34151143294
35-39164144308
40-44186197383
45-49229236465
50-54254239493
55-59222212434
60-64180208388
65-69152139291
70-74122137259
75-79100139239
80-8471119190
85 Plus64200264

Gender

 Male 2,963 48%
 Female 3,178 52%
Gender

Race

 White 5,955 97.0%
 Black Or African American 32 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 46 0.7%
 Asian 27 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 20 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 61 1.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24157388
25-34133178311
35-44238135373
45-54407130537
55-64393106499
65-7427585360
75-8419882280
85 Plus8771158

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,221 47%
 Single Guardian 380 15%
 Singles 854 33%
 Singles With Roommate 151 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,877 72%
 Households with Kids 729 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1173249
2413778
3493079
4323668
5233154
6325284
7363874
8394584
9363369
10364278
11483684
12394786
13434487
14503181
15554499
16494089
17375390
18504191
19241640
20283058

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 54848 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 54848 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 54848 real estate data, the median home value of $105,900 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 54848 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 54848 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 54848 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,998 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 27 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 106 1.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 10 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,044 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 702 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 860 27%
 Households Vacant 569 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 55 9.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.7%
 For Sale Only 29 5.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 25 4.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 387 68.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 69 12.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 50 6%
 1 Bedroom 111 14%
 2 Bedroom 404 50%
 3+ Bedroom 240 30%
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 $40,528 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 54848 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 54848 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 1,748 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,481 30%
 No Earnings 1,694 34%
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 1,748 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,481 30%
 No Earnings 1,694 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,504 90.8%
 Public transportation 4 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 114 4.1%
 Worked at Home 129 4.7%
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 265 13%
 High School Graduate 1,247 61%
 Associate's degree 179 9%
 Bachelor's degree 244 12%
 Master's degree 47 2%
 Professional school degree 33 2%
 Doctorate degree 18 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 919 85.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 106 9.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 52 4.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 54848

ZIP Code 54848 is in the Ladysmith School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 54848.

Ladysmith Elementary
624 East 6th St South
Ladysmith, WI 54848
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ladysmith School District
Ladysmith Middle School
115 East 6th St South
Ladysmith, WI 54848
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ladysmith School District
Ladysmith High School
1700 Edgewood Ave East
Ladysmith, WI 54848
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ladysmith School District
Health Care Academy of Ladysmith-Hawkins School DI
115 East 6th St South
Ladysmith, WI 54848
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ladysmith School District
Our Lady of Sorrows School
105 Washington Ave
Ladysmith, WI 54848
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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