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ZIP Code 53233

Primary City:Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: University Hill|West Side
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (3:59am)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.04, -87.93
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53233

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53233. 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 53233. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53233, 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 53233 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53233 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 an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 53233 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 53233 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,453
Population Density 9,728 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,990
Median Home Value $80,300
Land Area 1.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,249
Median Household Income $13,199

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 22Male Median Age: 23Female Median Age: 22

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3051761451,4413,22089053440642243440727620997101532321
Female3131711331,5533,310480237160164181184145857438301916
Total6183472782,9946,5301,370771566586615591421294171139834237

Gender

 Male 9,160 56%
 Female 7,293 44%
Gender

Race

 White 9,299 56.5%
 Black Or African American 5,478 33.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 76 0.5%
 Asian 887 5.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 392 2.4%
 Two Or More Races 311 1.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner61932414827120
Renter2,3671,0054235544061998525
Total2,3731,0244555954542269725

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 305 6%
 Single Guardian 752 14%
 Singles 2,895 55%
 Singles With Roommate 1,297 25%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,516 86%
 Households with Kids 733 14%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male6954574941304032333127312630363053426896913
Female57775936414135282630272825232931384491,006947
Total12613111685827175605961545951536561918751,9021,860

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53233 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 53233 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 53233 real estate data, the median home value of $80,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 53233 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 53233 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53233 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,880 60%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,920 12%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 4,098 25%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 555 3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 134 2%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 51 1%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,064 85%
 Households Vacant 741 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 505 68.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.4%
 For Sale Only 12 1.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 1.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 203 27.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 814 18%
 1 Bedroom 2,000 45%
 2 Bedroom 1,020 23%
 3+ Bedroom 616 14%
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 $13,199 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 53233 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 53233 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 53233 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 53233 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 53233 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 1,550 11%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,945 58%
 No Earnings 4,204 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 1,550 11%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,945 58%
 No Earnings 4,204 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,945 33.7%
 Public transportation 676 11.7%
 Taxicab 11 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 2,905 50.4%
 Worked at Home 229 4.0%
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. 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 626 20%
 High School Graduate 1,549 50%
 Associate's degree 122 4%
 Bachelor's degree 426 14%
 Master's degree 204 7%
 Professional school degree 107 3%
 Doctorate degree 52 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 803 63.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 180 14.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 276 21.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53233

ZIP Code 53233 is in the Milwaukee Academy of Science Agency. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53233.

Milwaukee Academy of Science
2000 West Kilbourn Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Milwaukee Academy of Science Agency
Wi Conservatory of Lifelong Learning
1017 North 12th St
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Milwaukee School District
Milwaukee County Youth Education Center
949 North 9th St
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Milwaukee School District
School for Early Development and Achievement (seda
2020 West Wells St
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: School for Early Development and Achievement (Seda) Agency School District
Macdowell Montessori Elementary
1706 West Highland Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Highland Community School
1706 West Highland Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Milwaukee Academy of Chinese Language
2430 West Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
New School for Community Service
609 North 8th St
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Assata
2023 West Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Project Stay
609 North 8th St
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Milwaukee High School of the Arts
2300 West Highland Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Professional Learning Institute
2430 West Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Cross Trainers Academy
830 N 19th St
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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