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ZIP Code 53223

Primary City:Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Milwaukee
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (7:59pm)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.16, -87.99
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53223

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53223. 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 53223. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53223, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 53223 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53223 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 53223 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 53223 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,230
Population Density 2,871 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,213
Median Home Value $134,000
Land Area 10.18 sq mi
Water Area 0.07 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,222
Median Household Income $41,825

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0089351,0541,036828853748817837847926834712515398350284276
Female1,0269559631,0019741,0429799589701,0571,0831,069933692566525464715
Total2,0341,8902,0172,0371,8021,8951,7271,7751,8071,9042,0091,9031,6451,207964875748991

Gender

 Male 13,258 45%
 Female 15,972 55%
Gender

Race

 White 11,888 40.7%
 Black Or African American 14,190 48.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 123 0.4%
 Asian 1,697 5.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 340 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 981 3.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner707661,2521,5201,528996654187
Renter5511,087855811765477365338
Total6211,8532,1072,3312,2931,4731,019525

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,350 36%
 Single Guardian 2,922 24%
 Singles 4,294 35%
 Singles With Roommate 656 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,444 69%
 Households with Kids 3,778 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male206209180201174205185174197222198225185224212220231195178154
Female234196202202185199185189197220188179181195226198218162197183
Total440405382403359404370363394442386404366419438418449357375337

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53223 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 53223 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 53223 real estate data, the median home value of $134,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 53223 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 53223 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53223 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,513 97.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 4 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 23 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 566 1.9%
 Other Institutional 8 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 116 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,292 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,681 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,249 40%
 Households Vacant 991 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 500 50%
 Rented & Unoccupied 44 4%
 For Sale Only 201 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 206 21%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 123 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,662 32%
 2 Bedroom 2,504 48%
 3+ Bedroom 908 17%
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 $41,825 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 53223 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. 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 53223 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 8,816 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,411 24%
 No Earnings 8,430 37%
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 8,816 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,411 24%
 No Earnings 8,430 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,190 90.7%
 Public transportation 398 3.2%
 Taxicab 29 0.2%
 Motorcycle 20 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 370 3.0%
 Worked at Home 335 2.7%
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 984 11%
 High School Graduate 4,745 55%
 Associate's degree 645 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,536 18%
 Master's degree 530 6%
 Professional school degree 93 1%
 Doctorate degree 91 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,572 67.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,197 22.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 520 9.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53223

ZIP Code 53223 is in the King'S Academy Agency. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53223.

King'S Academy
7798 North 60th St
Milwaukee, WI 53223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: King'S Academy Agency
Brown Deer Middle School
5757 West Dean Rd
Brown Deer, WI 53223
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Brown Deer School District
Dean Elementary
8355 North 55th St
Brown Deer, WI 53223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Brown Deer School District
Barton Elementary
5700 West Green Tree Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Burroughs Middle School
6700 North 80th St
Milwaukee, WI 53223
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Milwaukee Sign Language Elementary
7900 West Acacia St
Milwaukee, WI 53223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Thoreau Elementary
7878 North 60th St
Milwaukee, WI 53223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Satori Middle School
9155 North 76th St
Milwaukee, WI 53223
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Brown Deer High School
8060 North 60th St
Brown Deer, WI 53223
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Brown Deer School District
Milwaukee School of Entrepreneurship
6700 North 80th St
Milwaukee, WI 53223
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Community High School
6700 North 80th St
Milwaukee, WI 53223
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
St Peter-Immanuel Lutheran School
7801 W Acacia St
Milwaukee, WI 53223
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Destiny High School
7210 N 76th St
Milwaukee, WI 53223
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Travis Technology High School
8350 N Steven Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53223
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Early View Academy of Excellence
7132 W Good Hope Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53223
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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