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ZIP Code 53228

Primary City:Milwaukee, WI (View All Cities)
County: Milwaukee County
Timezone: Central (7:18pm)
Area code: 414 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.97, -88.04
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53228

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53228. 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 53228. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53228, 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
Acceptable:
Greenfield, New Berlin

Stats and Demographics for the 53228 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53228 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 53228 are primarily white. The number of seniors is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults 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 53228 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,369
Population Density 2,763 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,628
Median Home Value $193,900
Land Area 5.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,294
Median Household Income $56,004

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 47


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5366363729
5-9370381751
10-14411369780
15-19389378767
20-24404422826
25-29445475920
30-34412384796
35-39406377783
40-44417427844
45-494865261,012
50-546116201,231
55-595125561,068
60-64433464897
65-69288331619
70-74233313546
75-79201330531
80-84168320488
85 Plus203578781

Gender

 Male 6,755 47%
 Female 7,614 53%
Gender

Race

 White 13,178 91.7%
 Black Or African American 242 1.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 98 0.7%
 Asian 355 2.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 233 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 261 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2428164192
25-34285502787
35-44574314888
45-549303001,230
55-649142581,172
65-74531195726
75-84389361750
85 Plus110439549

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,978 47%
 Single Guardian 787 13%
 Singles 2,116 34%
 Singles With Roommate 413 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,711 75%
 Households with Kids 1,583 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16763130
26871139
37784161
47279151
55287139
68675161
77777154
87462136
98180161
108272154
118262144
127981160
138576161
148378161
159492186
167489163
1710093193
186750117
195454108
206158119

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53228 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 53228 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 53228 real estate data, the median home value of $193,900 is slightly higher 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 53228. Rentals in 53228 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53228 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 14,171 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 152 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 46 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,532 38%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,229 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,533 38%
 Households Vacant 334 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 214 64%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 3%
 For Sale Only 45 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 12 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 41 12%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 22 1%
 1 Bedroom 886 34%
 2 Bedroom 1,237 48%
 3+ Bedroom 424 17%
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 $56,004 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 53228 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 53228 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 5,095 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,803 23%
 No Earnings 4,357 36%
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 5,095 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,803 23%
 No Earnings 4,357 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,909 94.7%
 Public transportation 130 1.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 19 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 83 1.1%
 Worked at Home 156 2.1%
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 519 10%
 High School Graduate 2,427 48%
 Associate's degree 522 10%
 Bachelor's degree 1,055 21%
 Master's degree 416 8%
 Professional school degree 75 1%
 Doctorate degree 49 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,774 75.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 341 14.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 247 10.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53228

ZIP Code 53228 is in the Whitnall School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53228.

Whitnall Middle School
5025 South 116th St
Greenfield, WI 53228
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Whitnall School District
Core4
5000 South 116th St
Greenfield, WI 53228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Whitnall School District
Alcott Elementary
3563 South 97th St
Milwaukee, WI 53228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Milwaukee School District
Whitnall High School
5000 South 116th St
Greenfield, WI 53228
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Whitnall School District
St John the Evangelist School
8500 W Coldspring Rd
Greenfield, WI 53228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Jacobi Evangelical Lutheran School
8605 W Forest Home Ave
Greenfield, WI 53228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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