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ZIP Code 53561

Primary City:Merrimac, WI (View All Cities)
Timezone: Central (6:50pm)
Coordinates:43.4, -89.6
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53561

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53561. 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 53561. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53561, 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:
Merrimac, WI

Stats and Demographics for the 53561 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53561 is located in south Wisconsin and covers a slightly less 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 53561 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 53561 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,618
Population Density 45 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,161
Median Home Value $250,900
Land Area 36.06 sq mi
Water Area 3.50 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 707
Median Household Income $70,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 52

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male443930441844393645688787786738281914
Female322626442236333649598594836645162615
Total76655688408072729412717218116113383444529

Gender

 Male 825 51%
 Female 793 49%
Gender

Race

 White 1,581 97.7%
 Black Or African American 15 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 3 0.2%
 Asian 2 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 3 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 14 0.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner341611411721245920
Renter520133110520
Total861741721821296120

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 427 60%
 Single Guardian 70 10%
 Singles 156 22%
 Singles With Roommate 54 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 560 79%
 Households with Kids 147 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male12118713710454775796121162
Female6441526864791637761590
Total1815122215131810911168111016131826152

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53561 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 53561 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 53561 real estate data, the median home value of $250,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 53561. Rentals in 53561 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53561 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,611 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 7 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 401 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 220 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 86 7%
 Households Vacant 454 39%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 9 2.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 24 5.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 386 85.0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 32 7.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 19 28%
 2 Bedroom 26 38%
 3+ Bedroom 24 35%
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 $70,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 53561 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. However, that is not the case in 53561. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 543 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 378 28%
 No Earnings 415 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 543 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 378 28%
 No Earnings 415 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 713 89.7%
 Public transportation 9 1.1%
 Taxicab 2 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 19 2.4%
 Worked at Home 52 6.5%
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 28 5%
 High School Graduate 348 59%
 Associate's degree 49 8%
 Bachelor's degree 94 16%
 Master's degree 35 6%
 Professional school degree 22 4%
 Doctorate degree 17 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 133 74.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 20 11.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 25 14.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53561

ZIP Code 53561 is in the Sauk Prairie School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53561.

Merrimac Community
360 School St
Merrimac, WI 53561
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Sauk Prairie School District

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