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ZIP Code 53224

Primary City:Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Far Northwest Side
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (3:31pm)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.16, -88.04
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53224

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53224. 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 53224. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53224, 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:
Milwaukee, WI

Stats and Demographics for the 53224 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53224 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 53224 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 53224 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,284
Population Density 2,168 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,477
Median Home Value $145,200
Land Area 9.82 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,781
Median Household Income $42,765

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 31


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 59909751,965
5-91,0469562,002
10-141,0059391,944
15-197788371,615
20-246208101,430
25-296879441,631
30-346408461,486
35-396187191,337
40-446247341,358
45-495687261,294
50-546076381,245
55-595366131,149
60-64402488890
65-69265367632
70-74170215385
75-79130225355
80-8498181279
85 Plus91196287

Gender

 Male 9,875 46%
 Female 11,409 54%
Gender

Race

 White 6,657 31.3%
 Black Or African American 12,012 56.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 99 0.5%
 Asian 985 4.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.1%
 Other Race 772 3.6%
 Two Or More Races 747 3.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2437418455
25-344511,2691,720
35-447797581,537
45-548675581,425
55-649183891,307
65-74513193706
75-84271160431
85 Plus81119200

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,880 37%
 Single Guardian 2,429 31%
 Singles 2,022 26%
 Singles With Roommate 450 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,486 58%
 Households with Kids 3,295 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1199181380
2196208404
3204191395
4215219434
5229182411
6239209448
7190172362
8203201404
9185192377
10210199409
11213192405
12198191389
13185180365
14199177376
15161169330
16163175338
17161191352
18162164326
19131138269
20146152298

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53224 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 53224 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 53224 real estate data, the median home value of $145,200 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 53224 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 53224 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53224 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,214 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 8 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 11 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 51 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,065 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 852 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,864 46%
 Households Vacant 696 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 454 65%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 2%
 For Sale Only 100 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 99 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 153 4%
 1 Bedroom 639 16%
 2 Bedroom 1,667 43%
 3+ Bedroom 1,446 37%
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 $42,765 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 53224 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 53224 can expect to fall in that range. 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 7,140 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,548 22%
 No Earnings 5,387 34%
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 7,140 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,548 22%
 No Earnings 5,387 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,868 94%
 Public transportation 283 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 108 1%
 Worked at Home 212 2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 678 11.3%
 High School Graduate 3,200 53.5%
 Associate's degree 383 6.4%
 Bachelor's degree 1,068 17.9%
 Master's degree 565 9.5%
 Professional school degree 41 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 42 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,169 68%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,512 25%
 Not Enrolled in School 427 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53224

ZIP Code 53224 is in the Dlh Academy Agency. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53224.

Dlh Academy
7151 North 86th St
Milwaukee, WI 53224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dlh Academy Agency
Bruce Elementary
6453 North 89th St
Milwaukee, WI 53224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Goodrich Elementary
8251 North Celina St
Milwaukee, WI 53224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Maple Tree Elementary
6644 North 107th St
Milwaukee, WI 53224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Stuart Elementary
7001 North 86th St
Milwaukee, WI 53224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Vincent High School
7501 North Granville Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53224
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Milwaukee School District
Salem Lutheran School
6844 N 107th St
Milwaukee, WI 53224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Concordia University School
8242 N Granville Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Testament Christian Academy
10201 W Bradley Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Risen Savior Lutheran School
9550 W Brown Deer Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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