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ZIP Code 53218

Primary City:Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (2:31pm)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.12, -88.00
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53218

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53218. 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 53218. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53218, 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 53218 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53218 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 53218 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 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 53218 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 40,625
Population Density 6,914 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,347
Median Home Value $94,600
Land Area 5.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,092
Median Household Income $36,033

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,9301,8861,9051,9901,3801,1511,0681,0841,1081,1121,098927746393278237145109
Female1,8621,7931,9362,1501,5331,5761,5251,6171,4081,4631,4071,172884544393333286196
Total3,7923,6793,8414,1402,9132,7272,5932,7012,5162,5752,5052,0991,630937671570431305

Gender

 Male 18,547 46%
 Female 22,078 54%
Gender

Race

 White 6,382 15.7%
 Black Or African American 28,641 70.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 169 0.4%
 Asian 3,745 9.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 496 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 1,177 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner668221,5431,8391,631781606183
Renter6871,9241,6241,22672528811829
Total7532,7463,1673,0652,3561,069724212

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,942 28%
 Single Guardian 6,064 43%
 Singles 3,422 24%
 Singles With Roommate 664 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,624 54%
 Households with Kids 6,468 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male392355400390371378376390371385390393361376405414433398340333
Female352390382352385339329374366399415373383366420479432445374315
Total744745782742756717705764737784805766744742825893865843714648

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53218 has a small 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 53218 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 53218 real estate data, the median home value of $94,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 53218 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 53218 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53218 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 40,419 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 8 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 20 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 51 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 127 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,048 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,423 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,621 43%
 Households Vacant 1,255 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 556 44.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 32 2.5%
 For Sale Only 233 18.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 0.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 394 31.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 61 1%
 1 Bedroom 641 10%
 2 Bedroom 3,055 47%
 3+ Bedroom 2,804 43%
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 $36,033 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 53218 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. Residents in ZIP code 53218 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 53218 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 9,766 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,595 26%
 No Earnings 11,368 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 9,766 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,595 26%
 No Earnings 11,368 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,532 85.7%
 Public transportation 1,345 9.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 309 2.1%
 Worked at Home 434 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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,935 19.7%
 High School Graduate 6,345 64.5%
 Associate's degree 486 4.9%
 Bachelor's degree 849 8.6%
 Master's degree 175 1.8%
 Professional school degree 21 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 32 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,713 76.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,870 16.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 818 7.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53218

ZIP Code 53218 is in the Milwaukee School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53218.

Banner Preparatory School of Milwaukee
5460 North 64th St
Milwaukee, WI 53218
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Milwaukee School District
Northwest Secondary School
5496 North 72nd St
Milwaukee, WI 53218
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Milwaukee School District
Milwaukee Scholars Charter School
7000 West Florist Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee Scholars Charter School Agency School District
Craig Montessori School
7667 West Congress St
Milwaukee, WI 53218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Browning Elementary
5440 North 64th St
Milwaukee, WI 53218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Congress Elementary
5225 West Lincoln Creek Dr
Milwaukee, WI 53218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Grantosa Drive Elementary
4850 North 82nd St
Milwaukee, WI 53218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Hampton Elementary
5000 North 53rd St
Milwaukee, WI 53218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Kilbourn Elementary
5354 North 68th St
Milwaukee, WI 53218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Kluge Elementary
5760 North 67th St
Milwaukee, WI 53218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Lancaster Elementary
4931 North 68th St
Milwaukee, WI 53218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
James Madison Academic Campus
8135 West Florist Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53218
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Blessed Savior School - North Campus
5501 N 68th St
Milwaukee, WI 53218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Blessed Savior Catholic School - East Campus
5140 N 55th St
Milwaukee, WI 53218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Greater Holy Temple Christian Academy
5575 N 76 Street
Milwaukee, WI 53218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Washington Dubois Christian Leadership Academy
5226 W Hampton Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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