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ZIP Code 53538

Primary City:Fort Atkinson, WI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Array
County: Rock
Timezone: Central (4:51am)
Coordinates:42.8, -88.9
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53538

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53538. 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 53538. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53538, 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:
Fort Atkinson, WI

Stats and Demographics for the 53538 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53538 is located in south Wisconsin and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 53538 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 53538 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,468
Population Density 186 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,154
Median Home Value $171,800
Land Area 99.22 sq mi
Water Area 9.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,522
Median Household Income $55,092

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male564637623572494490582650613755710682570384337189153145
Female491631585524439518576609627742757724551439342250260253
Total1,0551,2681,2081,0969331,0081,1581,2591,2401,4971,4671,4061,121823679439413398

Gender

 Male 9,150 50%
 Female 9,318 50%
Gender

Race

 White 17,379 94.1%
 Black Or African American 92 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 55 0.3%
 Asian 123 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 592 3.2%
 Two Or More Races 224 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner435429071,2751,192741444177
Renter252462399379259177153120
Total2951,0041,3061,6541,451918597297

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,018 53%
 Single Guardian 991 13%
 Singles 2,023 27%
 Singles With Roommate 490 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,222 69%
 Households with Kids 2,300 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male951291271141321331381191151211211321281211331261241167394
Female939011710614313511610812912496117127121991181171009075
Total188219244220275268254227244245217249255242232244241216163169

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53538 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 53538 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 53538 real estate data, the median home value of $171,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 53538 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 53538 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53538 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,165 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 80 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 223 1.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,852 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,469 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,201 27%
 Households Vacant 632 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 125 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Sale Only 132 21%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 240 38%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 115 18%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 67 4%
 1 Bedroom 411 23%
 2 Bedroom 906 51%
 3+ Bedroom 391 22%
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 $55,092 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 53538 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 53538 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,460 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,288 29%
 No Earnings 4,218 28%
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 6,460 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,288 29%
 No Earnings 4,218 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,713 90.8%
 Public transportation 11 0.1%
 Taxicab 30 0.3%
 Motorcycle 48 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 428 4.5%
 Worked at Home 369 3.8%
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 615 10%
 High School Graduate 3,712 58%
 Associate's degree 439 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,027 16%
 Master's degree 437 7%
 Professional school degree 76 1%
 Doctorate degree 68 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,092 84.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 394 10.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 157 4.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53538

ZIP Code 53538 is in the Fort Atkinson School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53538.

Barrie Elementary
1000 Harriette St
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Atkinson School District
Fort Atkinson Middle School
310 South 4th St East
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fort Atkinson School District
Purdy Elementary
719 South Main St
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Atkinson School District
Rockwell Elementary
821 Monroe St
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Atkinson School District
Luther Elementary
205 Park St
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Atkinson School District
Fort Atkinson 4k
1000 Harriette St
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Atkinson School District
Fort Atkinson High School
925 Lexington Blvd
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fort Atkinson School District
St Joseph School
1650 Endl Blvd
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Paul'S Lutheran School
309 Bluff St
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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