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ZIP Code 53172

Post Office City:South Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (7:05am)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.91, -87.86
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53172

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 53172. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 53172 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
South Milwaukee, WI
Acceptable:
S Milwaukee

Stats and Demographics for the 53172 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53172 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 a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 53172 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 large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 53172 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,156
Population Density 4,409 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,722
Median Home Value $163,100
Land Area 4.80 sq mi
Water Area 0.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,043
Median Household Income $52,900

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 56385691,207
5-96166401,256
10-146616311,292
15-196976501,347
20-246326571,289
25-297757721,547
30-346896591,348
35-396146011,215
40-446926961,388
45-498388641,702
50-549078581,765
55-597846621,446
60-645095391,048
65-69311372683
70-74276371647
75-79280394674
80-84241385626
85 Plus213463676

Gender

 Male 10,373 49%
 Female 10,783 51%
Gender

Race

 White 19,389 91.6%
 Black Or African American 432 2.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 174 0.8%
 Asian 233 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 453 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 473 2.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2441339380
25-346018471,448
35-448675981,465
45-541,3546662,020
55-641,0864471,533
65-74595246841
75-84597310907
85 Plus199250449

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,913 43%
 Single Guardian 1,562 17%
 Singles 2,963 33%
 Singles With Roommate 605 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,466 72%
 Households with Kids 2,577 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1123111234
2118122240
3132107239
4136121257
5105129234
6105139244
7124102226
8143138281
9139132271
10145131276
11122128250
12121143264
13133113246
14140116256
15134141275
16169149318
17136137273
18137117254
19121106227
20108108216

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53172 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 53172 were primarily built in the 1950s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 53172 real estate data, the median home value of $163,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 53172 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53172 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,884 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 202 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 70 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,784 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,556 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,703 38%
 Households Vacant 679 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 360 53%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Sale Only 122 18%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 26 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 131 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 82 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,015 32%
 2 Bedroom 1,524 47%
 3+ Bedroom 593 18%
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 $52,900 is compared to the rest of the country.

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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 53172 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

For more information, see South Milwaukee, WI commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,035 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,523 27%
 No Earnings 5,498 32%
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 7,035 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,523 27%
 No Earnings 5,498 32%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,162 91.2%
 Public transportation 338 3.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 71 0.7%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 298 3.0%
 Worked at Home 179 1.8%
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 1,595 10.8%
 High School Graduate 9,056 61.2%
 Associate's degree 1,471 9.9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,934 13.1%
 Master's degree 487 3.3%
 Professional school degree 149 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 104 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,099 78.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 471 11.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 392 9.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53172

ZIP Code 53172 is in the following school districts: South Milwaukee School District and Private. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53172.

Blakewood Elementary
3501 Blakewood Ave
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Milwaukee School District
Luther Elementary
718 Hawthorne Ave
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Milwaukee School District
Lakeview Elementary
711 Marion Ave
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Milwaukee School District
Rawson Elementary
1410 Rawson Ave
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Milwaukee School District
South Milwaukee Middle School
1001 15th Ave
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: South Milwaukee School District
South Milwaukee High School
801 15th Ave
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: South Milwaukee School District
Divine Mercy School
695 College Ave
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Zion Evangelical Lutheran School
3600 S Chicago Ave
South Milwaukee, WI 53172
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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