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ZIP Code 53225

Primary City:Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Milwaukee
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (6:25pm)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.11, -88.04
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53225

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53225. 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 53225. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53225, 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:
Wauwatosa

Stats and Demographics for the 53225 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53225 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 53225 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 53225 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,706
Population Density 3,737 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,501
Median Home Value $134,000
Land Area 6.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,617
Median Household Income $38,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2101,1951,063951805830743719739730685591468244190190169181
Female1,2761,0949869501,1071,1411,019870878855851693501345262296332547
Total2,4862,2892,0491,9011,9121,9711,7621,5891,6171,5851,5361,284969589452486501728

Gender

 Male 11,703 46%
 Female 14,003 54%
Gender

Race

 White 9,382 36.5%
 Black Or African American 13,559 52.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 125 0.5%
 Asian 1,210 4.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.1%
 Other Race 329 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 1,088 4.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner44500829929804432391125
Renter6601,5721,135885574192244301
Total7042,0721,9641,8141,378624635426

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,038 32%
 Single Guardian 3,425 36%
 Singles 2,544 26%
 Singles With Roommate 610 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,570 58%
 Households with Kids 4,047 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male237263254227246252221231245230208221207197209182199190171160
Female243262253254232251196203212192216177212189181199181210179183
Total480525507481478503417434457422424398419386390381380400350343

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53225 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 53225 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 53225 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. 53225 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 53225 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53225 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,085 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 14 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 535 2.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 72 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,141 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 913 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,563 53%
 Households Vacant 884 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 548 62%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 3%
 For Sale Only 113 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 164 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 91 2%
 1 Bedroom 936 17%
 2 Bedroom 2,767 51%
 3+ Bedroom 1,643 30%
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 $38,125 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 53225 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 53225 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 53225 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 7,102 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,827 27%
 No Earnings 6,202 34%
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 7,102 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,827 27%
 No Earnings 6,202 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,465 90%
 Public transportation 592 6%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 215 2%
 Worked at Home 237 2%
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 703 11.4%
 High School Graduate 3,781 61.3%
 Associate's degree 527 8.5%
 Bachelor's degree 797 12.9%
 Master's degree 245 4.0%
 Professional school degree 45 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 67 1.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,197 71%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,182 20%
 Not Enrolled in School 572 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53225

ZIP Code 53225 is in the Milwaukee School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53225.

Bryant Elementary
8718 West Thurston Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53225
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Emerson Elementary
9025 West Lawrence Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53225
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Engleburg Elementary
5100 North 91st St
Milwaukee, WI 53225
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
River Trail Elementary
12021 West Florist Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53225
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Parkview Elementary
10825 West Villard Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53225
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Hapa-Hmong American Peace Academy
4601 North 84th St
Milwaukee, WI 53225
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Madison Elementary
9925 West Glendale Ave
Wauwatosa, WI 53225
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wauwatosa School District
International Peace Academy
4601 North 84th St
Milwaukee, WI 53225
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Blessed Savior School-West Campus
8545 W Villard Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53225
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Milwaukee Seventh-Day Adventist School
10900 W Mill Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53225
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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