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ZIP Code 53209

Primary City:Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Milwaukee
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (4:00am)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.14, -87.95
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53209

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53209. 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 53209. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53209, 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
Acceptable:
Brown Deer, Glendale, River Hills

Stats and Demographics for the 53209 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53209 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 53209 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged 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 53209 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 46,917
Population Density 4,308 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,706
Median Home Value $108,800
Land Area 10.89 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 18,841
Median Household Income $33,119

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,9641,8521,9131,9541,3301,2561,2181,1801,2531,3651,4211,3141,025706520404341260
Female1,8751,7031,8691,9471,7461,6611,6441,6181,6481,6851,8131,6321,317901764661567590
Total3,8393,5553,7823,9013,0762,9172,8622,7982,9013,0503,2342,9462,3421,6071,2841,065908850

Gender

 Male 21,276 45%
 Female 25,641 55%
Gender

Race

 White 11,818 25.2%
 Black Or African American 32,682 69.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 165 0.4%
 Asian 546 1.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 16 0.0%
 Other Race 452 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,238 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner718511,5992,0772,2871,399992320
Renter1,0192,2001,8131,7781,161613394267
Total1,0903,0513,4123,8553,4482,0121,386587

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,124 27%
 Single Guardian 6,704 36%
 Singles 6,010 32%
 Singles With Roommate 1,003 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 11,930 63%
 Households with Kids 6,911 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male363410401402378360363349402413381350389380432396399402325302
Female350383363388337338329371328399382363356369383429417364354383
Total713793764790715698692720730812763713745749815825816766679685

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53209 has a slightly less 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 53209 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 53209 real estate data, the median home value of $108,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 53209 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 53209 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53209 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 46,498 99.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 27 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 313 0.7%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 79 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,023 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,573 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,245 45%
 Households Vacant 1,865 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 869 46.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 38 2.0%
 For Sale Only 228 12.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 35 1.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 73 3.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 621 33.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 160 2%
 1 Bedroom 2,154 24%
 2 Bedroom 4,160 46%
 3+ Bedroom 2,567 28%
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 $33,119 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 53209 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 53209 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 53209 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 11,229 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,424 28%
 No Earnings 13,261 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 11,229 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,424 28%
 No Earnings 13,261 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,373 83.1%
 Public transportation 1,916 11.1%
 Taxicab 49 0.3%
 Motorcycle 16 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 440 2.5%
 Worked at Home 499 2.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,899 16.3%
 High School Graduate 6,293 54.1%
 Associate's degree 788 6.8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,687 14.5%
 Master's degree 658 5.7%
 Professional school degree 258 2.2%
 Doctorate degree 43 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,400 72.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 2,538 21.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 724 6.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53209

ZIP Code 53209 is in the Hartland-Lakeside J3 School District. There are 27 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53209.

Hartland Fine Arts Leadership Academy
232 Church St
Hartland, WI 53209
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hartland-Lakeside J3 School District
King International
1801 West Olive St
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Milwaukee School District
Achievement Center
3517 West Courtland Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Milwaukee School District
North Point Lighthouse Charter School
4200 West Douglas Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Point Lighthouse Charter School Agency School District
Glen Hills Middle School
2600 West Mill Rd
Glendale, WI 53209
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Glendale-River Hills School District
Parkway Elementary
5910 North Milwaukee River Par
Glendale, WI 53209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Glendale-River Hills School District
Barbee Elementary
4456 North Teutonia Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Hawthorne Elementary
6945 North 41st St
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Silver Spring Elementary
5131 North Green Bay Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Obama Elementary
5075 North Sherman Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Thurston Woods Elementary
5966 North 35th St
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Daniels University Preparatory Academy
4834 North Mother Daniels Way
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Cyd - Career Youth Development
3517 West Courtland Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Career and Technical Education
5075 North Sherman Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Northwest Catholic School
7140 N 41st St
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Christ Memorial Lutheran School
5719 N Teutonia Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Atonement Lutheran School
4224 W Ruby Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Garden Homes Lutheran School
2450 W Roosevelt Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Eastbrook Academy
5375 N Green Bay Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Kindergarten Plus
6123 N Teutonia Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Jared C Bruce Academy
6090 N 35th St
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Loving Shepherd Lutheran School
3909 W Clinton Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Daughters of the Father Christ
5126 N 38th St
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Institute of Technology & Academics
6868 N Green Bay Ave Apt 201
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Holy Redeemer Christian Academy
3500 W Mother Daniels Way
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Believers in Christ Christian Academy
4065 N 25th St
Milwaukee, WI 53209
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Torah Academy of Milwaukee
6800 N Green Bay Ave
Glendale, WI 53209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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