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ZIP Code 53156

Primary City:Palmyra, WI (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (4:10am)
Coordinates:42.90, -88.60
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53156

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53156. 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 53156. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53156, 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:
Palmyra, WI

Stats and Demographics for the 53156 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53156 is located in south 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 53156 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 extremely 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 53156 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,992
Population Density 93 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,404
Median Home Value $182,400
Land Area 32.23 sq mi
Water Area 0.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,199
Median Household Income $53,600

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male84101999070101729212612412911189884627309
Female90101969384757490113134117117897461483414
Total174202195183154176146182239258246228178162107756423

Gender

 Male 1,488 50%
 Female 1,504 50%
Gender

Race

 White 2,837 94.8%
 Black Or African American 16 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 15 0.5%
 Asian 11 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 90 3.0%
 Two Or More Races 23 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner11891742161971527511
Renter325345672624207
Total431422192832231769518

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 679 57%
 Single Guardian 157 13%
 Singles 281 23%
 Singles With Roommate 82 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 821 68%
 Households with Kids 378 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1214192923171820232323251315151927181112
Female1916152020191922211916152026182022161718
Total3130344943363742444239403341333949342830

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53156 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 53156 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 53156 real estate data, the median home value of $182,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 53156 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 53156 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53156 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,992 100%
 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 664 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 261 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 274 20%
 Households Vacant 205 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 35 17.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1.0%
 For Sale Only 21 10.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 122 59.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 24 11.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 9 3%
 1 Bedroom 65 24%
 2 Bedroom 95 35%
 3+ Bedroom 106 39%
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 $53,600 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 53156 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. Most commuters in 53156 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,014 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 744 30%
 No Earnings 699 28%
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 1,014 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 744 30%
 No Earnings 699 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,380 89%
 Public transportation 39 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 57 4%
 Worked at Home 81 5%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 123 12%
 High School Graduate 729 70%
 Associate's degree 52 5%
 Bachelor's degree 84 8%
 Master's degree 32 3%
 Professional school degree 9 1%
 Doctorate degree 9 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 565 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 60 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 41 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53156

ZIP Code 53156 is in the Palmyra-Eagle Area School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53156.

Palmyra Elementary
701 Maple St
Palmyra, WI 53156
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Palmyra-Eagle Area School District
Palmyra-Eagle High School
123 Burr Oak St
Palmyra, WI 53156
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Palmyra-Eagle Area School District
Palmyra-Eagle Middle School
123 Burr Oak St
Palmyra, WI 53156
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Palmyra-Eagle Area School District

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