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ZIP Code 53821

Primary City:Prairie Du Chien, WI (View All Cities)
County: Crawford County
Timezone: Central (9:09pm)
Area code: 608 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.1, -91.0
ZIP (~14 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53821

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53821. 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 53821. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53821, 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:
Prairie Du Chien, WI
Acceptable:
Pr Du Chien

Stats and Demographics for the 53821 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53821 is located in southwest 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 53821 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 53821 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,456
Population Density 82 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,131
Median Home Value $115,500
Land Area 103.50 sq mi
Water Area 6.16 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,427
Median Household Income $41,307

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2242622773002672992782762673613453262701941721078683
Female217238245232169204192194237335320294285224172159170175
Total441500522532436503470470504696665620555418344266256258

Gender

 Male 4,394 52%
 Female 4,062 48%
Gender

Race

 White 8,028 94.9%
 Black Or African American 269 3.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.3%
 Asian 41 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 23 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 68 0.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner30185328553549402256113
Renter861981461601388712076
Total116383474713687489376189

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,657 48%
 Single Guardian 481 14%
 Singles 1,123 33%
 Singles With Roommate 166 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,510 73%
 Households with Kids 917 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male3642565152575347535545575961587064545459
Female4244544441464558483660544055426360432426
Total78861109593103981051019110511199116100133124977885

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53821 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 53821 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 53821 real estate data, the median home value of $115,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 53821. Rentals in 53821 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53821 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,736 91.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 535 6.3%
 Juvenile Facilities 65 0.8%
 Nursing Facilities 69 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 51 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,308 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,108 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,011 24%
 Households Vacant 704 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 112 15.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.6%
 For Sale Only 48 6.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 2.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 460 65.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 60 8.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 67 6%
 1 Bedroom 375 35%
 2 Bedroom 362 34%
 3+ Bedroom 263 25%
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 $41,307 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 53821 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 53821 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 2,479 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,010 29%
 No Earnings 2,368 35%
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 2,479 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,010 29%
 No Earnings 2,368 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,358 89.3%
 Public transportation 13 0.3%
 Taxicab 21 0.6%
 Motorcycle 6 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 209 5.6%
 Worked at Home 155 4.1%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 283 9.4%
 High School Graduate 2,008 66.9%
 Associate's degree 243 8.1%
 Bachelor's degree 303 10.1%
 Master's degree 97 3.2%
 Professional school degree 67 2.2%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,215 74.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 238 14.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 181 11.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53821

ZIP Code 53821 is in the Prairie Du Chien Area School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53821.

Ba Kennedy School
420 Wacouta Ave
Prairie Du Chien, WI 53821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prairie Du Chien Area School District
Bluff View Elementary
1901 East Wells St
Prairie Du Chien, WI 53821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Prairie Du Chien Area School District
Bluff View Middle School
1901 East Wells St
Prairie Du Chien, WI 53821
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Prairie Du Chien Area School District
Prairie Du Chien Correctional Inst
500 East Parrish St
Prairie Du Chien, WI 53821
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wisconsin Department of Corrections School District
Prairie Du Chien High School
800 East Crawford St
Prairie Du Chien, WI 53821
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Prairie Du Chien Area School District
Bluff View Junior High School
1901 East Wells St
Prairie Du Chien, WI 53821
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Prairie Du Chien Area School District
Prairie Catholic School
515 N Beaumont Rd
Prairie Du Chien, WI 53821
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Prairie Christian Academy
1110 N Marquette Rd
Prairie Du Chien, WI 53821
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Wyalusing Academy
601 S Beaumont Rd
Prairie Du Chien, WI 53821
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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