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ZIP Code 53098

Primary City:Watertown, WI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Array
County: Dodge
Timezone: Central (6:35am)
Area code: 920 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.2, -88.7
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53098

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53098. 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 53098. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53098, 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:
Watertown, WI

Stats and Demographics for the 53098 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53098 is located in south 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 53098 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is 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 53098 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 11,965
Population Density 116 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,087
Median Home Value $164,200
Land Area 103.31 sq mi
Water Area 0.99 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,790
Median Household Income $56,756

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 45

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male344355373403317333349336424516481390301240198174140163
Female351367380350265320315334387461471390312259260247253406
Total695722753753582653664670811977952780613499458421393569

Gender

 Male 5,837 49%
 Female 6,128 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,543 96.5%
 Black Or African American 48 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.2%
 Asian 68 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.1%
 Other Race 144 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 130 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner28357580888657465344142
Renter80250178172119124189217
Total1086077581,060776589533359

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,697 56%
 Single Guardian 569 12%
 Singles 1,302 27%
 Singles With Roommate 222 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,387 71%
 Households with Kids 1,403 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male67746566738263647382737570731017883845763
Female7382617670696478868283677474758571724738
Total140156126142143151127142159164156142144147176163154156104101

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53098 has a small 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 53098 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 53098 real estate data, the median home value of $164,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 53098 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 53098 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53098 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,686 97.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 256 2.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 23 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,417 48%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,044 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,329 26%
 Households Vacant 297 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 149 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Sale Only 50 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 13 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 8%
 For Migrant Workers 6 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 53 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 31 3%
 1 Bedroom 242 23%
 2 Bedroom 523 49%
 3+ Bedroom 267 25%
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 $56,756 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 53098 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 53098 can expect to fall in that range. 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 3,911 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,667 28%
 No Earnings 3,058 32%
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 3,911 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,667 28%
 No Earnings 3,058 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,454 92.9%
 Public transportation 12 0.2%
 Taxicab 25 0.4%
 Motorcycle 19 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 126 2.1%
 Worked at Home 232 4.0%
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 451 11%
 High School Graduate 2,421 58%
 Associate's degree 392 9%
 Bachelor's degree 623 15%
 Master's degree 175 4%
 Professional school degree 64 2%
 Doctorate degree 51 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,237 55.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 808 36.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 181 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53098

ZIP Code 53098 is in the Watertown Unified School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53098.

Douglas Elementary
1101 Prospect St
Watertown, WI 53098
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Watertown Unified School District
Lebanon Elementary
W4712 County Rd O
Watertown, WI 53098
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Watertown Unified School District
Watertown High School
825 Endeavour Dr
Watertown, WI 53098
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Watertown Unified School District
Lebanon Lutheran School
N534 County Road R
Watertown, WI 53098
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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