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ZIP Code 53204

Primary City:Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Walker's Point|Near South Side
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (2:28pm)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.02, -87.93
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53204

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53204. 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 53204. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53204, 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 53204 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53204 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 53204 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 53204 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 42,355
Population Density 12,900 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,477
Median Home Value $84,700
Land Area 3.28 sq mi
Water Area 0.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,802
Median Household Income $24,355

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 26

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,3692,1251,8081,7952,0742,2241,9541,6471,4241,2391,10981262136224316310574
Female2,3261,9171,8161,7331,8281,9021,6771,4831,2731,046898680521363252188137167
Total4,6954,0423,6243,5283,9024,1263,6313,1302,6972,2852,0071,4921,142725495351242241

Gender

 Male 22,148 52%
 Female 20,207 48%
Gender

Race

 White 19,685 46.5%
 Black Or African American 5,035 11.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 695 1.6%
 Asian 822 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 31 0.1%
 Other Race 14,000 33.1%
 Two Or More Races 2,087 4.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5650877281663837818872
Renter1,1062,8852,1811,52794743322174
Total1,1623,3932,9532,3431,585811409146

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,953 31%
 Single Guardian 4,471 35%
 Singles 3,152 25%
 Singles With Roommate 1,226 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,615 52%
 Households with Kids 6,187 48%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male464458493464435436402437415386375349335363348336391359361347
Female467444494411440396364379338392363373365323340356351346340353
Total931902987875875832766816753778738722700686688692742705701700

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53204 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 53204 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 53204 real estate data, the median home value of $84,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 53204 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 53204 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53204 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 41,947 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 37 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 371 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,559 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 869 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,374 65%
 Households Vacant 1,675 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 864 52%
 Rented & Unoccupied 41 2%
 For Sale Only 162 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 36 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 553 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 709 7%
 1 Bedroom 2,174 23%
 2 Bedroom 3,370 35%
 3+ Bedroom 3,382 35%
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 $24,355 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 53204 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. ZIP code 53204 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 53204 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 53204 can expect to fall in that range. 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 9,577 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,867 27%
 No Earnings 11,219 39%
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 9,577 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,867 27%
 No Earnings 11,219 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,699 79.6%
 Public transportation 1,752 11.9%
 Taxicab 50 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 984 6.7%
 Worked at Home 215 1.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 5,577 48.6%
 High School Graduate 4,693 40.9%
 Associate's degree 367 3.2%
 Bachelor's degree 617 5.4%
 Master's degree 160 1.4%
 Professional school degree 52 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,990 73.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,475 12.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,823 14.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53204

ZIP Code 53204 is in the Bruce Guadalupe Agency School District. There are 23 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53204.

Bruce Guadalupe
1028 9th St
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bruce Guadalupe Agency School District
Hayes Bilingual School
971 West Windlake Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Allen-Field Elementary
730 West Lapham Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Forest Home Elementary
1516 West Forest Home Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Kagel Elementary
1210 West Mineral St
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Longfellow Elementary
1021 South 21st St
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Mitchell Elementary
1728 South 23rd St
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Vieau Elementary
823 South 4th St
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
La Causa Charter School
1643 South 2nd St
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Rogers Street Academy
2430 West Rogers St
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Kosciuszko Montessori
971 West Windlake Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
La Causa Early Childhood
809 West Greenfield Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Escuela Verde
126 East Mineral St
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Escuela Verde Agency School District
Bradley Technology High School
700 South Fourth St
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
South Division High School
1515 West Lapham Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Grandview High School
615 West Washington St
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Milwaukee Community Cyber High School
131 South 1st St
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Advanced Language and Academic Studies
1515 West Lapham Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Prince of Peace School
1114 S 25th St
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Anthony School of Milwaukee
1727 S 9th St
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Martini Lutheran School
1520 S Cesar E Chavez Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Christ-St Peter Lutheran School
2229 W Greenfield Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Notre Dame Middle School
1420 W Scott St
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Private

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