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ZIP Code 53208

Primary City:Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Miller Valley|West Side
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (2:30pm)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.04, -87.97
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53208

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53208. 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 53208. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53208, 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
Unacceptable:
Wauwatosa

Stats and Demographics for the 53208 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53208 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 53208 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 53208 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,133
Population Density 7,978 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,410
Median Home Value $140,700
Land Area 3.90 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,159
Median Household Income $31,474

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
Male1,4871,2581,3081,2891,1461,1841,0749169711,0131,0339576573461961307358
Female1,3941,2211,1681,3111,4161,4391,2991,0279701,0611,092962605360236186140150
Total2,8812,4792,4762,6002,5622,6232,3731,9431,9412,0742,1251,9191,262706432316213208

Gender

 Male 15,096 48%
 Female 16,037 52%
Gender

Race

 White 9,897 31.8%
 Black Or African American 16,057 51.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 221 0.7%
 Asian 2,918 9.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 850 2.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,183 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner4555389299895737221691
Renter9842,2001,5161,6001,15838513854
Total1,0292,7532,4082,5982,115757354145

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,843 23%
 Single Guardian 3,710 31%
 Singles 4,454 37%
 Singles With Roommate 1,152 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,882 65%
 Households with Kids 4,277 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male301338277272268266223237264256274245258275252265287256229242
Female274271281239247240236241257249210265225219264246265277259290
Total575609558511515506459478521505484510483494516511552533488532

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53208 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 53208 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 53208 real estate data, the median home value of $140,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 53208. Rentals in 53208 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53208 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 30,563 98.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 82 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 479 1.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,252 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 872 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,035 56%
 Households Vacant 2,251 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,009 45%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 1%
 For Sale Only 149 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 32 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,007 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 425 5%
 1 Bedroom 2,425 31%
 2 Bedroom 2,707 35%
 3+ Bedroom 2,232 29%
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 $31,474 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 53208 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 53208 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. More commuters in 53208 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 8,857 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,883 25%
 No Earnings 9,033 38%
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 8,857 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,883 25%
 No Earnings 9,033 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,201 81.7%
 Public transportation 1,401 11.2%
 Taxicab 42 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 391 3.1%
 Worked at Home 456 3.7%
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 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 1,878 21%
 High School Graduate 4,329 49%
 Associate's degree 717 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,274 14%
 Master's degree 432 5%
 Professional school degree 167 2%
 Doctorate degree 92 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,657 72.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,005 12.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,136 14.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53208

ZIP Code 53208 is in the Milwaukee School District. There are 20 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53208.

Groppi High School
1312 North 27th St
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Milwaukee School District
Woodlands School
5510 West Bluemound Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Woodlands School Agency School District
High-Mount Elementary
4921 West Garfield Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Neeskara Elementary
1601 North Hawley Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Story Elementary
3815 West Kilbourn Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Bethune Academy
1535 North 35th St
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Westside Academy
1940 North 36th St
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Metcalfe Elementary
3400 West North Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Ceo Leadership Academy
3222 West Brown St
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ceo Leadership Academy Agency
Milwaukee Excel High School
4610 West State St
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
St Rose & St Leo Catholic School
514 N 31st St
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Sebastian School
1747 N 54th St
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Marquette University High School
3401 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Mt Olive Lutheran School
5301 W Washington Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Texas Bufkin Christian Academy
827 N 34th St
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Alston'S Preparatory Academy
921 N 49th St
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ceo Leadership Academy
3222 W Brown St
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Right Step
2801 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
St Coletta Day School of Milwaukee
1740 N 55th St
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Ceria M Travis Academy
2733 W Wisconsin Ave Stop 1
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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