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ZIP Code 53217

Primary City:Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Milwaukee
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (9:00pm)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.14, -87.92
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53217

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53217. 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 53217. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53217, 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:
Bayside, Fox Point, Glendale, River Hills, Whitefish Bay

Stats and Demographics for the 53217 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53217 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 53217 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 53217 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,192
Population Density 2,060 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,544
Median Home Value $295,900
Land Area 14.17 sq mi
Water Area 2.41 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,883
Median Household Income $95,965

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male8571,0571,1189835156206928359801,1221,1531,076999614449331322285
Female8621,0301,0359175886457249141,1311,1811,3361,2251,081668521472432422
Total1,7192,0872,1531,9001,1031,2651,4161,7492,1112,3032,4892,3012,0801,282970803754707

Gender

 Male 14,008 48%
 Female 15,184 52%
Gender

Race

 White 26,072 89.3%
 Black Or African American 1,174 4.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 53 0.2%
 Asian 1,193 4.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 160 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 532 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner226661,6512,3192,1991,230860370
Renter230614394370372198210178
Total2521,2802,0452,6892,5711,4281,070548

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,041 59%
 Single Guardian 1,072 9%
 Singles 3,181 27%
 Singles With Roommate 589 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,050 68%
 Households with Kids 3,833 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male139175202178220211216207203216210249220223228222208200125108
Female17616717118519520920720921018319821222721520621421718397118
Total315342373363415420423416413399408461447438434436425383222226

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53217 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 53217 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 53217 real estate data, the median home value of $295,900 is high 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 53217. Rentals in 53217 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53217 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,864 98.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 276 0.9%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 52 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,465 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,852 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,566 20%
 Households Vacant 661 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 240 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 2%
 For Sale Only 131 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 40 6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 111 17%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 123 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 83 3%
 1 Bedroom 701 26%
 2 Bedroom 1,461 55%
 3+ Bedroom 401 15%
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 $95,965 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 53217 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 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 53217 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 10,406 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,982 26%
 No Earnings 6,313 28%
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 10,406 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,982 26%
 No Earnings 6,313 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,659 88.2%
 Public transportation 178 1.2%
 Taxicab 10 0.1%
 Motorcycle 17 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 573 4.0%
 Worked at Home 910 6.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 53217 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 243 3%
 High School Graduate 1,775 19%
 Associate's degree 344 4%
 Bachelor's degree 3,427 37%
 Master's degree 1,829 20%
 Professional school degree 1,097 12%
 Doctorate degree 617 7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,938 63.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,934 31.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 328 5.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53217

ZIP Code 53217 is in the Maple Dale-Indian Hill School District. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53217.

Indian Hill Elementary
1101 West Brown Deer Rd
River Hills, WI 53217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Maple Dale-Indian Hill School District
Maple Dale Elementary
8377 North Port Washington Rd
Fox Point, WI 53217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Maple Dale-Indian Hill School District
Bayside Middle School
601 East Ellsworth Ln
Milwaukee, WI 53217
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fox Point J2 School District
Stormonth Elementary
7301 North Longacre Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fox Point J2 School District
Richards Elementary
5812 North Santa Monica Blvd
Whitefish Bay, WI 53217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Whitefish Bay School District
Whitefish Bay Middle School
1144 East Henry Clay St
Whitefish Bay, WI 53217
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Whitefish Bay School District
Nicolet High School
6701 North Jean Nicolet Rd
Glendale, WI 53217
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Nicolet Uhs School District
Whitefish Bay High School
1200 East Fairmount Ave
Whitefish Bay, WI 53217
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Whitefish Bay School District
St Eugene School
7600 N Port Washington Rd
Fox Point, WI 53217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Dominican High School
120 E Silver Spring Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53217
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Holy Family Parish School
4849 N Wildwood Ave
Whitefish Bay, WI 53217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
University School-Milwaukee
2100 W Fairy Chasm Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53217
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Hillel Academy
6401 N Santa Monica Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Johns Lutheran School
7877 N Port Washington Rd
Glendale, WI 53217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New World Montessori School
1101 W Brown Deer Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Milwaukee Jewish Day School
6401 N Santa Monica Blvd Ste 1
Milwaukee, WI 53217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Francis Children'S Center
6700 N Port Washington Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53217
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Magellan Day School Epl
217 W Dunwood Rd
Fox Point, WI 53217
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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