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ZIP Code 54850

Post Office City:La Pointe, WI (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Ashland County
Timezone: Central (9:10pm)
Area code: 715 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:46.8, -90.7
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 54850

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Primary/preferred city:
La Pointe, WI

Stats and Demographics for the 54850 ZIP Code

ZIP code 54850 is located in northwest Wisconsin and covers a slightly less 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 54850 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 large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 54850 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 261
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 866
Median Home Value $187,500
Land Area 77.76 sq mi
Water Area 2.72 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 138
Median Household Income $44,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 51Female Median Age: 48

Under 5156
85 Plus213


 Male 143 55%
 Female 118 45%


 White 246 94.3%
 Black Or African American 1 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2 0.8%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 12 4.6%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus303

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 52 38%
 Single Guardian 15 11%
 Singles 57 41%
 Singles With Roommate 14 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 114 83%
 Households with Kids 24 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 54850 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 54850 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 54850 real estate data, the median home value of $187,500 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 54850 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 54850 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 261 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 54 6%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 54 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 30 3%
 Households Vacant 728 84%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 1.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 2 0.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 708 97.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 10 1.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 5 100%
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 $44,500 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 54850 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. A higher percentage of people in 54850 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 54850 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 46 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 41 25%
 No Earnings 80 48%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 46 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 41 25%
 No Earnings 80 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 52 57%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 24 26%
 Worked at Home 15 16%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 54850 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 27 16%
 Associate's degree 6 4%
 Bachelor's degree 81 49%
 Master's degree 48 29%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 5 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 13 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 54850

ZIP Code 54850 is in the Bayfield School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 54850.

La Pointe Elementary
868 Whitefish St
La Pointe, WI 54850
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bayfield School District

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