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ZIP Code 53203

Primary City:Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (11:29am)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.04, -87.92
ZIP (~1600 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53203

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53203. 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 53203. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53203, 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 53203 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53203 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 53203 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely small. 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 53203 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 938
Population Density 2,100 people per sq mi
Housing Units 708
Median Home Value $294,200
Land Area 0.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 618
Median Household Income $68,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 28

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male83339811072494727312917117600
Female218381011013824252419201425310
Total29116111992111107372515049311312910

Gender

 Male 521 56%
 Female 417 44%
Gender

Race

 White 691 73.7%
 Black Or African American 144 15.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 11 1.2%
 Asian 29 3.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.5%
 Other Race 17 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 41 4.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1034322318800
Renter1101947952431140
Total12022811175611940

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 79 13%
 Single Guardian 45 7%
 Singles 358 58%
 Singles With Roommate 136 22%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 574 93%
 Households with Kids 44 7%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male32103000011100011105
Female54313011300012500214
Total86416011311112511319

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53203 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 53203 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 53203 real estate data, the median home value of $294,200 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 53203. Rentals in 53203 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53203 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 937 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 103 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 22 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 493 70%
 Households Vacant 90 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 62 69%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 5 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 13%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 11 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 66 14%
 1 Bedroom 279 61%
 2 Bedroom 73 16%
 3+ Bedroom 40 9%
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 $68,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 53203 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 53203 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 53203 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 53203 has very few people that work at home. 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 53203 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 655 63%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 298 29%
 No Earnings 92 9%
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 655 63%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 298 29%
 No Earnings 92 9%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 507 58%
 Public transportation 80 9%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 270 31%
 Worked at Home 10 1%
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 31 6%
 High School Graduate 107 22%
 Associate's degree 26 5%
 Bachelor's degree 197 41%
 Master's degree 32 7%
 Professional school degree 41 8%
 Doctorate degree 51 11%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 61 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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