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ZIP Code 53202

Primary City:Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Lake Park|East Side
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (12:51am)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.04, -87.89
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53202

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53202. 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 53202. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53202, 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:
Milwaukee, WI

Stats and Demographics for the 53202 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53202 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 53202 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 53202 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,386
Population Density 11,499 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,804
Median Home Value $221,200
Land Area 2.03 sq mi
Water Area 1.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,615
Median Household Income $47,231

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male18487595882,4172,6721,496752604557668640572351241185163179
Female21266643292,2352,4351,057477399439507548552380321252289409
Total3961531239174,6525,1072,5531,2291,0039961,1751,1881,124731562437452588

Gender

 Male 12,415 53%
 Female 10,971 47%
Gender

Race

 White 19,624 83.9%
 Black Or African American 1,735 7.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 94 0.4%
 Asian 1,158 5.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.1%
 Other Race 265 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 495 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner9279153547155829315057
Renter2,4934,4711,1341,1131,074682460241
Total2,5855,2621,6691,5841,632975610298

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,933 13%
 Single Guardian 554 4%
 Singles 9,514 65%
 Singles With Roommate 2,614 18%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 14,099 96%
 Households with Kids 516 4%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4229252418192415111781411913723171374384
Female504021311811198101371517121051788209251
Total9269465536304323213015292821231240259583635

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53202 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 53202 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 53202 real estate data, the median home value of $221,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 53202. Rentals in 53202 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53202 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,035 89.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 142 0.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 1 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 669 2.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,315 5.6%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 224 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,285 14%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 662 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 11,668 69%
 Households Vacant 2,189 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,299 59%
 Rented & Unoccupied 70 3%
 For Sale Only 335 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 349 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 106 5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1,868 16%
 1 Bedroom 6,012 52%
 2 Bedroom 3,081 26%
 3+ Bedroom 677 6%
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 $47,231 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 53202 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. Residents in ZIP code 53202 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 53202 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 53202 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 11,077 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,739 33%
 No Earnings 4,403 19%
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 11,077 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,739 33%
 No Earnings 4,403 19%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,752 70.5%
 Public transportation 1,406 8.4%
 Taxicab 42 0.3%
 Motorcycle 13 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,849 17.1%
 Worked at Home 617 3.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 53202 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 348 4%
 High School Graduate 2,373 27%
 Associate's degree 360 4%
 Bachelor's degree 3,478 40%
 Master's degree 1,243 14%
 Professional school degree 702 8%
 Doctorate degree 270 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 297 62.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 174 36.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 1.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53202

ZIP Code 53202 is in the Milwaukee School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53202.

Cass Street Elementary
1647 North Cass St
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Lincoln Middle School
820 East Knapp St
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Tenor High School
840 North Jackson St
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Tenor High School Agency School District
St Joan Antida High School
1341 N Cass St
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Tamarack Waldorf School
1150 E Brady St
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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