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ZIP Code 53172

Primary City:South Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (1:48am)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.91, -87.86
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53172

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53172. 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 53172. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53172, 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:
South Milwaukee, WI
Acceptable:
S Milwaukee

Stats and Demographics for the 53172 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53172 is located in southeast Wisconsin and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 53172 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 53172 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,156
Population Density 4,409 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,722
Median Home Value $163,100
Land Area 4.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,043
Median Household Income $52,900

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male638616661697632775689614692838907784509311276280241213
Female569640631650657772659601696864858662539372371394385463
Total1,2071,2561,2921,3471,2891,5471,3481,2151,3881,7021,7651,4461,048683647674626676

Gender

 Male 10,373 49%
 Female 10,783 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,389 91.6%
 Black Or African American 432 2.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 174 0.8%
 Asian 233 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 453 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 473 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner416018671,3541,086595597199
Renter339847598666447246310250
Total3801,4481,4652,0201,533841907449

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,913 43%
 Single Guardian 1,562 17%
 Singles 2,963 33%
 Singles With Roommate 605 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,466 72%
 Households with Kids 2,577 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male123118132136105105124143139145122121133140134169136137121108
Female111122107121129139102138132131128143113116141149137117106108
Total234240239257234244226281271276250264246256275318273254227216

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53172 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 53172 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 53172 real estate data, the median home value of $163,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 53172 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53172 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,884 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 202 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 70 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,784 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,556 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,703 38%
 Households Vacant 679 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 360 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Sale Only 122 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 131 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 82 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,015 32%
 2 Bedroom 1,524 47%
 3+ Bedroom 593 18%
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 $52,900 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. 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 53172 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 7,035 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,523 27%
 No Earnings 5,498 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 7,035 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,523 27%
 No Earnings 5,498 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,162 91.2%
 Public transportation 338 3.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 71 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 298 3.0%
 Worked at Home 179 1.8%
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 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 850 11.6%
 High School Graduate 4,450 60.8%
 Associate's degree 705 9.6%
 Bachelor's degree 968 13.2%
 Master's degree 198 2.7%
 Professional school degree 91 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 56 0.8%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,099 78.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 471 11.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 392 9.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53172

ZIP Code 53172 is in the South Milwaukee School District. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53172.

Blakewood Elementary
3501 Blakewood Ave
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Milwaukee School District
Luther Elementary
718 Hawthorne Ave
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Milwaukee School District
Lakeview Elementary
711 Marion Ave
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Milwaukee School District
Rawson Elementary
1410 Rawson Ave
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Milwaukee School District
South Milwaukee Middle School
1001 15th Ave
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: South Milwaukee School District
South Milwaukee High School
801 15th Ave
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: South Milwaukee School District
Divine Mercy School
695 College Ave
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Zion Evangelical Lutheran School
3600 S Chicago Ave
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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