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ZIP Code 53205

Post Office City:Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Triangle|Near North Side
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (1:15am)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.05, -87.93
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53205

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 53205. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 53205 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:
Milwaukee, WI

Stats and Demographics for the 53205 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53205 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 53205 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 53205 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,050
Population Density 7,117 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,005
Median Home Value $79,300
Land Area 1.41 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,566
Median Household Income $22,092

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 28


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55595091,068
5-9499460959
10-14490453943
15-19494505999
20-24326471797
25-29249469718
30-34177361538
35-39224352576
40-44260337597
45-49240312552
50-54273280553
55-59231278509
60-64171192363
65-69120152272
70-74106133239
75-7974107181
80-84346296
85 Plus325890

Gender

 Male 4,559 45%
 Female 5,491 55%
Gender

Race

 White 449 4.5%
 Black Or African American 8,561 85.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 31 0.3%
 Asian 561 5.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 212 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 236 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2411275286
25-3491602693
35-44228465693
45-54227409636
55-64209381590
65-74139240379
75-8490134224
85 Plus343165

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 616 17%
 Single Guardian 1,696 48%
 Singles 1,092 31%
 Singles With Roommate 162 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,929 54%
 Households with Kids 1,637 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
111197208
2117109226
3117113230
410397200
58696182
612393216
710085185
89491185
99695191
1093108201
1111567182
1289100189
1310576181
1488102190
15101111212
169991190
1789122211
18109100209
199681177
2075100175

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53205 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 53205 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 53205 real estate data, the median home value of $79,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 53205 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 53205 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53205 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,852 98.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 85 0.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 7 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 106 1.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 748 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 281 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,537 63%
 Households Vacant 439 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 223 50.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 2.3%
 For Sale Only 24 5.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 0.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 177 40.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 34 1%
 1 Bedroom 736 29%
 2 Bedroom 690 27%
 3+ Bedroom 1,052 42%
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 $22,092 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 53205 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. ZIP code 53205 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 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 53205 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.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,894 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,725 25%
 No Earnings 3,212 47%
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 1,894 28%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,725 25%
 No Earnings 3,212 47%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,139 74.4%
 Public transportation 520 18.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 15 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 92 3.2%
 Worked at Home 108 3.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

For more information, see Milwaukee, WI public school enrollment.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,506 28.9%
 High School Graduate 2,979 57.1%
 Associate's degree 335 6.4%
 Bachelor's degree 261 5.0%
 Master's degree 117 2.2%
 Professional school degree 7 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 13 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,003 74.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 427 15.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 258 9.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53205

ZIP Code 53205 is in the following school districts: Urban Day School Agency School District, Milwaukee College Preparatory School: Lola Rowe North Campus School District, Milwaukee School District, and Wisconsin Department of Corrections School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53205.

Urban Day School
1441 N 24th St
Milwaukee, WI 53205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Urban Day School Agency School District
Milwaukee College Preparatory School: Lola Rowe North Campus
1350 W North Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee College Preparatory School: Lola Rowe North Campus School District
Starms Early Childhood
2616 W Garfield Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Roosevelt Middle School
800 W Walnut St
Milwaukee, WI 53205
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Brown Street Academy
2029 N 20th St
Milwaukee, WI 53205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Elm Creative Arts Elementary
900 W Walnut St
Milwaukee, WI 53205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Starms Discovery
2035 N 25th St
Milwaukee, WI 53205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Siefert Elementary
1547 N 14th St
Milwaukee, WI 53205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Milwaukee College Preparatory School -- Lloyd Street
1228 W Lloyd St
Milwaukee, WI 53205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility
1015 N 10th St
Milwaukee, WI 53205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wisconsin Department of Corrections School District
Shalom High School
1749 N 16th St
Milwaukee, WI 53205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Alliance School of Milwaukee
850 W Walnut St
Milwaukee, WI 53205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Transition High School
2610 W North Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District

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