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ZIP Code 53226

Primary City:Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Milwaukee
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (2:29pm)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.05, -88.04
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53226

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53226. 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 53226. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53226, 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
Unacceptable:
Wawatosa

Stats and Demographics for the 53226 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53226 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 53226 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 53226 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,370
Population Density 2,670 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,514
Median Home Value $223,300
Land Area 6.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,063
Median Household Income $63,728

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male588551499515498716674587536570558569477286258253226226
Female574543482542570751673607524656687659535383365346379507
Total1,1621,0949811,0571,0681,4671,3471,1941,0601,2261,2451,2281,012669623599605733

Gender

 Male 8,587 47%
 Female 9,783 53%
Gender

Race

 White 16,511 89.9%
 Black Or African American 606 3.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 65 0.4%
 Asian 597 3.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 20 0.1%
 Other Race 182 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 389 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner296618971,0831,104641555253
Renter241797339315274207335332
Total2701,4581,2361,3981,378848890585

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,727 46%
 Single Guardian 880 11%
 Singles 2,931 36%
 Singles With Roommate 525 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,991 74%
 Households with Kids 2,072 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male13812510410599119105121107109891119496103108699514094
Female1109912312410811799118101107829410198929111293154123
Total248224227229207236204239208216171205195194195199181188294217

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53226 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 53226 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 53226 real estate data, the median home value of $223,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 53226. Rentals in 53226 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53226 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,649 96.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 17 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 60 0.3%
 Other Institutional 68 0.4%
 College Student Housing 462 2.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 114 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,590 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,633 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,840 33%
 Households Vacant 451 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 264 59%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 4%
 For Sale Only 57 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 29 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 66 15%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 142 5%
 1 Bedroom 927 34%
 2 Bedroom 1,265 46%
 3+ Bedroom 428 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 $63,728 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 53226 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. More commuters in 53226 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 6,605 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,139 27%
 No Earnings 4,847 31%
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 6,605 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,139 27%
 No Earnings 4,847 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,545 89.1%
 Public transportation 190 2.0%
 Taxicab 12 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 367 3.8%
 Worked at Home 480 5.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 355 6%
 High School Graduate 2,411 37%
 Associate's degree 512 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,859 29%
 Master's degree 699 11%
 Professional school degree 370 6%
 Doctorate degree 233 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,061 60.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,130 33.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 234 6.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53226

ZIP Code 53226 is in the Wauwatosa School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53226.

Plank Road Complex
9501 West Watertown Plank Rd
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Wauwatosa School District
Wauwatosa Virtual Academy
12121 West North Ave
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Wauwatosa School District
Mckinley Elementary
2435 North 89th St
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wauwatosa School District
Underwood Elementary
11132 West Potter Rd
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wauwatosa School District
Wauwatosa Montessori School
12121 West North Ave
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wauwatosa School District
Tosa School of the Trades
12121 West North Ave
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wauwatosa School District
Christ King School
2646 N Swan Blvd
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Our Redeemer Lutheran School
10025 W North Ave
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Milwaukee Montessori School
345 N 95th St
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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