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ZIP Code 53227

Primary City:Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Milwaukee
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (12:18pm)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.99, -88.04
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53227

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53227. 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 53227. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53227, 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:
New Berlin, West Allis
Unacceptable:
Greenfield

Stats and Demographics for the 53227 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53227 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 53227 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 an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 53227 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 23,357
Population Density 4,588 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,533
Median Home Value $162,100
Land Area 5.09 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,945
Median Household Income $45,977

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7515875426167331,118889717690860875734568372344276290253
Female6695705415717581,138827638698876875758611470453464517708
Total1,4201,1571,0831,1871,4912,2561,7161,3551,3881,7361,7501,4921,179842797740807961

Gender

 Male 11,215 48%
 Female 12,142 52%
Gender

Race

 White 20,644 88.4%
 Black Or African American 796 3.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 177 0.8%
 Asian 708 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.1%
 Other Race 495 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 523 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner537568781,2981,056622627274
Renter4621,396741784697452465384
Total5152,1521,6192,0821,7531,0741,092658

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,116 38%
 Single Guardian 1,652 15%
 Singles 4,335 40%
 Singles With Roommate 842 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,392 77%
 Households with Kids 2,553 23%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1531501541391261281111071159811695117116110142136110118114
Female119145151130125127110100108122102108106103109119116114113116
Total272295305269251255221207223220218203223219219261252224231230

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53227 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 53227 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 53227 real estate data, the median home value of $162,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 53227 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 53227 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53227 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 22,993 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 294 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 70 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,839 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,725 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,381 47%
 Households Vacant 588 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 304 52%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 3%
 For Sale Only 89 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 16 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 136 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 167 3%
 1 Bedroom 2,103 42%
 2 Bedroom 2,076 42%
 3+ Bedroom 608 12%
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 $45,977 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 53227 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 53227 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 53227 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 7,883 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,206 28%
 No Earnings 5,748 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 7,883 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,206 28%
 No Earnings 5,748 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,698 94.2%
 Public transportation 272 2.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 31 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 180 1.6%
 Worked at Home 172 1.5%
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 868 11.1%
 High School Graduate 4,557 58.5%
 Associate's degree 672 8.6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,204 15.5%
 Master's degree 301 3.9%
 Professional school degree 138 1.8%
 Doctorate degree 45 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,520 71.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 666 18.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 334 9.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53227

ZIP Code 53227 is in the West Allis-West Milwaukee School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53227.

Frank Lloyd Wright Intermediate
9501 West Cleveland Ave
West Allis, WI 53227
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: West Allis-West Milwaukee School District
Franklin Elementary
2060 South 86th St
West Allis, WI 53227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Allis-West Milwaukee School District
Mitchell Elementary
10125 West Montana Ave
West Allis, WI 53227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Allis-West Milwaukee School District
Irving Elementary
10230 West Grant St
West Allis, WI 53227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: West Allis-West Milwaukee School District
Central High School
8516 West Lincoln Ave
West Allis, WI 53227
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Allis-West Milwaukee School District
Nathan Hale High School
11601 West Lincoln Ave
West Allis, WI 53227
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Allis-West Milwaukee School District
Shared Journeys
9004 West Lincoln Ave
West Allis, WI 53227
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: West Allis-West Milwaukee School District
St Matthias Parish School
9300 W Beloit Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lamb of God Ev Lutheran School
2217 S 99th St
West Allis, WI 53227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Grace Christian Academy
8420 W Beloit Rd
West Allis, WI 53227
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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