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ZIP Code 53216

Primary City:Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Grasslyn Manor|West Side
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (7:07pm)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.09, -87.98
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53216

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53216. 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 53216. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53216, 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 53216 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53216 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 53216 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 53216 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,264
Population Density 6,957 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,913
Median Home Value $103,100
Land Area 4.64 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,529
Median Household Income $32,906

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2291,2921,3591,5229238318018688599681,00380068442726118413589
Female1,3281,2971,3961,5551,0751,1541,1631,2691,2161,2721,3651,243959585403312239198
Total2,5572,5892,7553,0771,9981,9851,9642,1372,0752,2402,3682,0431,6431,012664496374287

Gender

 Male 14,235 44%
 Female 18,029 56%
Gender

Race

 White 4,180 13.0%
 Black Or African American 26,334 81.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 84 0.3%
 Asian 447 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 316 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 902 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner625611,2401,5261,595766429142
Renter4991,4731,3631,31588140121858
Total5612,0342,6032,8412,4761,167647200

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,079 25%
 Single Guardian 5,044 40%
 Singles 3,775 30%
 Singles With Roommate 631 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,539 60%
 Households with Kids 4,990 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male233262247237250272253275242267299242271280317324326307248233
Female257271277287250243250282272285277294269271290321375319250221
Total490533524524500515503557514552576536540551607645701626498454

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53216 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 53216 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 53216 real estate data, the median home value of $103,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 53216 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 53216 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53216 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,067 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 7 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 190 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,149 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,172 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,208 45%
 Households Vacant 1,384 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 478 34.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 42 3.0%
 For Sale Only 187 13.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 2.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 0.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 634 45.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 36 0.5%
 1 Bedroom 1,358 20.5%
 2 Bedroom 3,595 54.3%
 3+ Bedroom 1,634 24.7%
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 $32,906 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 53216 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 53216 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 53216 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 7,836 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,723 28%
 No Earnings 9,554 40%
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 7,836 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,723 28%
 No Earnings 9,554 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,255 83.5%
 Public transportation 1,436 11.7%
 Taxicab 26 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 194 1.6%
 Worked at Home 364 3.0%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,440 17.7%
 High School Graduate 5,122 62.9%
 Associate's degree 538 6.6%
 Bachelor's degree 673 8.3%
 Master's degree 309 3.8%
 Professional school degree 32 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 24 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,435 66.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,938 23.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 836 10.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53216

ZIP Code 53216 is in the Milwaukee School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53216.

Morse Marshall
4141 North 64th St
Milwaukee, WI 53216
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Milwaukee School District
Special Services Sites-Rcc
6620 West Capitol Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53216
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Milwaukee School District
Special Services Site-Ecc
6620 West Capitol Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53216
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Milwaukee School District
Central City Cyberschool
4301 North 44th St
Milwaukee, WI 53216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Central City Cyberschool Agency School District
Southeastern
4050 North 34th St
Milwaukee, WI 53216
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Clemens Elementary
3600 West Hope Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Fifty-Third Street Elementary
3618 North 53rd St
Milwaukee, WI 53216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Sixty-Fifth Street Elementary
6600 West Melvina St
Milwaukee, WI 53216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Townsend Street Elementary
3360 North Sherman Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Carson Academy
4920 West Capitol Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Blessed Savior Catholic School - South Campus
4059 N 64th St
Milwaukee, WI 53216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Hickman Academy Preparatory School
4200 N 51st Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Yeshiva Elementary School
5115 W Keefe Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Parklawn Christian Leadership Academy
3725 N Sherman Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53216
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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