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ZIP Code 53212

Primary City:Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Harambee|Near North Side
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (6:18am)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.07, -87.91
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53212

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53212. 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 53212. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53212, 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:
Glendale

Stats and Demographics for the 53212 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53212 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 53212 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 extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 53212 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,416
Population Density 7,508 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,833
Median Home Value $122,500
Land Area 4.05 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,722
Median Household Income $29,653

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1871,0161,0341,3051,6181,7901,2371,0128668508857975332962171449975
Female1,1029959191,3231,7891,8151,2611,028806927890803558408277242175137
Total2,2892,0111,9532,6283,4073,6052,4982,0401,6721,7771,7751,6001,091704494386274212

Gender

 Male 14,961 49%
 Female 15,455 51%
Gender

Race

 White 10,911 35.9%
 Black Or African American 16,724 55.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 195 0.6%
 Asian 279 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 1,136 3.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,167 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner62682731761839482301105
Renter1,3502,7211,5821,4281,02239520061
Total1,4123,4032,3132,1891,861877501166

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,090 16%
 Single Guardian 3,764 30%
 Singles 4,847 38%
 Singles With Roommate 2,021 16%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,151 72%
 Households with Kids 3,571 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male252230235229200212226184194214209211208192240226225288326269
Female219211230210214182198195206216160195176172213223216319352317
Total471441465439414394424379400430369406384364453449441607678586

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53212 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 53212 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 53212 real estate data, the median home value of $122,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 53212 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 53212 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 53212 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,616 97.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 148 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 17 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 450 1.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 185 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,929 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,034 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,759 59%
 Households Vacant 2,111 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 863 41%
 Rented & Unoccupied 28 1%
 For Sale Only 171 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 62 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 957 45%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 340 4%
 1 Bedroom 2,612 29%
 2 Bedroom 3,445 39%
 3+ Bedroom 2,494 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 $29,653 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 53212 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 53212 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 53212 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 8,424 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,446 30%
 No Earnings 8,736 36%
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 8,424 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,446 30%
 No Earnings 8,736 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,603 70.4%
 Public transportation 1,953 14.3%
 Taxicab 22 0.2%
 Motorcycle 61 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,299 9.5%
 Worked at Home 701 5.1%
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. 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 1,816 19.4%
 High School Graduate 4,546 48.6%
 Associate's degree 458 4.9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,723 18.4%
 Master's degree 595 6.4%
 Professional school degree 153 1.6%
 Doctorate degree 55 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,546 77.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 628 10.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 727 12.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53212

ZIP Code 53212 is in the Milwaukee School District. There are 19 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53212.

Lad Lake Ultra
225 West Capitol Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Milwaukee School District
Lad Lake Synergy School
225 West Capitol Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Milwaukee School District
Milwaukee Math and Science Academy
110 West Burleigh St
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee Math and Science Academy Agency
Meir Elementary
1555 North Martin Luther King
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Fratney Elementary
3255 North Fratney St
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Gaenslen Elementary
1250 East Burleigh St
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
King Jr Elementary
3275 North 3rd St
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Holmes Elementary
2463 North Buffum St
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Pierce Elementary
2765 North Fratney St
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Guadalupe Head Start
2669 North Richards St
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Carver Academy
1900 North 1st St
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
St Marcus Lutheran School
2215 N Palmer St
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Philips Lutheran School
3012 N Holton St
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Clara Mohammed School
317 W Wright St
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Malaika Early Learning Center
125 W Auer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hope Christian School - Fortis
3601 N Port Washington Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hope Christian High School
3215 N Dr Martin Luther King Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Coa Youth & Family Centers
909 E North Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Calvary'S Christian Academy
510 E Burleigh St
Milwaukee, WI 53212
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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