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ZIP Code 53597

Primary City:Waunakee, WI (View All Cities)
County: Dane County
Timezone: Central (2:26pm)
Area code: 608 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.2, -89.5
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53597

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53597. 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 53597. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53597, 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:
Waunakee, WI
Acceptable:
Westport

Stats and Demographics for the 53597 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53597 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 53597 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 53597 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,844
Population Density 325 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,518
Median Home Value $296,400
Land Area 51.82 sq mi
Water Area 0.34 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,282
Median Household Income $87,630

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male502788737652285325358546706774713528423302196175128106
Female530743732554273316425652719825660517467298243216178252
Total1,0321,5311,4691,2065586417831,1981,4251,5991,3731,045890600439391306358

Gender

 Male 8,244 49%
 Female 8,600 51%
Gender

Race

 White 16,146 95.9%
 Black Or African American 155 0.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 39 0.2%
 Asian 212 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 103 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 185 1.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner213511,1631,43597352231994
Renter96295233213165117155130
Total1176461,3961,6481,138639474224

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,005 64%
 Single Guardian 689 11%
 Singles 1,321 21%
 Singles With Roommate 267 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,756 60%
 Households with Kids 2,526 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male991051191001671401551491771701351181401741421471671316553
Female98109127111168130160135150142147144148151122141144994844
Total19721424621133527031528432731228226228832526428831123011397

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53597 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 53597 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 53597 real estate data, the median home value of $296,400 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 53597. Rentals in 53597 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53597 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,722 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 122 0.7%
 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 3,712 57%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,166 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,404 22%
 Households Vacant 236 4%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 76 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Sale Only 90 38%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 38 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 25 11%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 10 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 182 13.3%
 2 Bedroom 639 46.8%
 3+ Bedroom 534 39.1%
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 $87,630 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 53597 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 53597 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 6,068 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,682 29%
 No Earnings 3,160 24%
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 6,068 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,682 29%
 No Earnings 3,160 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,987 90.5%
 Public transportation 27 0.3%
 Taxicab 24 0.3%
 Motorcycle 48 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 181 2.1%
 Worked at Home 555 6.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 53597 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 162 3%
 High School Graduate 2,299 43%
 Associate's degree 529 10%
 Bachelor's degree 1,518 28%
 Master's degree 501 9%
 Professional school degree 265 5%
 Doctorate degree 119 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,393 79.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 598 13.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 303 7.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53597

ZIP Code 53597 is in the Waunakee Community School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53597.

Waunakee Heritage Elementary
501 South St
Waunakee, WI 53597
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waunakee Community School District
Waunakee Prairie Elementary
700 North Madison St
Waunakee, WI 53597
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waunakee Community School District
Waunakee Intermediate
303 South St
Waunakee, WI 53597
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Waunakee Community School District
Arboretum Elementary School
1350 Arboretum Dr
Waunakee, WI 53597
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waunakee Community School District
Waunakee Community 4k School
905 Bethel Circle
Waunakee, WI 53597
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Waunakee Community School District
Waunakee High School
301 Community Dr
Waunakee, WI 53597
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Waunakee Community School District
Waunakee Middle School
1001 South St
Waunakee, WI 53597
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Waunakee Community School District
St John the Baptist Catholic School
114 E 3rd St
Waunakee, WI 53597
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Madison Country Day School
5606 River Rd
Waunakee, WI 53597
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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