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ZIP Code 53206

Primary City:Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Borchert Field|Near North Side
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (7:08pm)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.08, -87.93
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53206

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53206. 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 53206. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53206, 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 53206 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53206 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 53206 are primarily black or African American. 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 53206 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,210
Population Density 10,480 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,625
Median Home Value $67,900
Land Area 2.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,432
Median Household Income $22,141

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 30

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3191,2591,3681,49396971368468371781481663449529827820316496
Female1,3561,2721,3441,5011,0181,043985898902929990737600455393323264197
Total2,6752,5312,7122,9941,9871,7561,6691,5811,6191,7431,8061,3711,095753671526428293

Gender

 Male 13,003 46%
 Female 15,207 54%
Gender

Race

 White 448 1.6%
 Black Or African American 26,815 95.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 82 0.3%
 Asian 122 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 178 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 558 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner54244436618684645531154
Renter5391,4541,3611,28782734919158
Total5931,6981,7971,9051,511994722212

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,477 16%
 Single Guardian 4,922 52%
 Singles 2,488 26%
 Singles With Roommate 545 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,296 56%
 Households with Kids 4,136 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male268256245271249266272239233269275287268269276318325321253257
Female261291275268244256227280265286228274279277276292313319301220
Total529547520539493522499519498555503561547546552610638640554477

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53206 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 53206 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 53206 real estate data, the median home value of $67,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 53206 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 53206 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53206 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,955 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 39 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 23 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 42 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 151 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,061 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,305 11%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,066 52%
 Households Vacant 2,193 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 781 35.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 1.4%
 For Sale Only 127 5.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 40 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 0.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,202 54.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 92 2%
 1 Bedroom 740 13%
 2 Bedroom 2,286 41%
 3+ Bedroom 2,525 45%
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 $22,141 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 53206 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 53206 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 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 53206 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 4,315 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,869 24%
 No Earnings 10,845 54%
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 4,315 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,869 24%
 No Earnings 10,845 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,958 70.4%
 Public transportation 1,491 21.2%
 Taxicab 20 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 351 5.0%
 Worked at Home 220 3.1%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,154 32.9%
 High School Graduate 3,866 59.1%
 Associate's degree 255 3.9%
 Bachelor's degree 219 3.3%
 Master's degree 34 0.5%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 12 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,457 80.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,041 11.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 748 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53206

ZIP Code 53206 is in the Milwaukee School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53206.

Auer Avenue Elementary
2319 West Auer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Franklin Elementary
2308 West Nash St
Milwaukee, WI 53206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Keefe Avenue Elementary
1618 West Keefe Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Lafollette Elementary
3239 North 9th St
Milwaukee, WI 53206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Hopkins Lloyd
1503 West Hopkins St
Milwaukee, WI 53206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Jackson Elementary
2121 West Hadley St
Milwaukee, WI 53206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Business and Economics Academy of Milwaukee
3620 North 18th St
Milwaukee, WI 53206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Nova
2320 West Burleigh St
Milwaukee, WI 53206
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
North Division Charter High School
1011 West Center St
Milwaukee, WI 53206
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Work Institute
3620 North 18th St
Milwaukee, WI 53206
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Emmaus Ev Lutheran School
2818 N 23rd St
Milwaukee, WI 53206
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Siloah Lutheran School
3721 N 21st St
Milwaukee, WI 53206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Sharon Junior Academy
1369 W Meinecke Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hope Christian School - Prima
2345 N 25th St
Milwaukee, WI 53206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lifeskills Academy
2320 W Capitol Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Messmer Catholic Schools
742 W Capitol Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53206
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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