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ZIP Code 53549

Primary City:Jefferson, WI (View All Cities)
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Central (6:55pm)
Coordinates:43.0, -88.8
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53549

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53549. 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 53549. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53549, 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:
Jefferson, WI

Stats and Demographics for the 53549 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53549 is located in south Wisconsin and covers a slightly less 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 53549 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 slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 53549 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,414
Population Density 149 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,365
Median Home Value $160,300
Land Area 69.88 sq mi
Water Area 1.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,063
Median Household Income $47,820

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5371323694
5-9377345722
10-14367349716
15-19303277580
20-24276250526
25-29335316651
30-34358322680
35-39374362736
40-44378325703
45-49416411827
50-54357352709
55-59347329676
60-64266292558
65-69210234444
70-74167207374
75-79125146271
80-8492152244
85 Plus83220303

Gender

 Male 5,202 50%
 Female 5,212 50%
Gender

Race

 White 9,645 92.6%
 Black Or African American 63 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 40 0.4%
 Asian 79 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 450 4.3%
 Two Or More Races 132 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2421129150
25-34297316613
35-44503250753
45-54590234824
55-64577130707
65-74361110471
75-8425495349
85 Plus10987196

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,091 51%
 Single Guardian 602 15%
 Singles 1,109 27%
 Singles With Roommate 261 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,764 68%
 Households with Kids 1,299 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
16259121
28159140
37784161
47954133
57571146
68154135
76875143
87774151
97671147
108481165
116866134
127063133
136882150
147757134
156066126
167052122
176859127
185557112
19504393
206151112

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53549 has a small 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 53549 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 53549 real estate data, the median home value of $160,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 53549 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 53549 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53549 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,009 96%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 149 1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 110 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 146 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,879 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 833 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,351 31%
 Households Vacant 302 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 125 41.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 2.0%
 For Sale Only 58 19.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 11 3.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 7.0%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 79 26.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 41 3%
 1 Bedroom 290 20%
 2 Bedroom 825 58%
 3+ Bedroom 259 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 $47,820 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 53549 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 53549 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 3,335 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,231 28%
 No Earnings 2,328 29%
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 3,335 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,231 28%
 No Earnings 2,328 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,549 94.8%
 Public transportation 11 0.2%
 Taxicab 8 0.2%
 Motorcycle 23 0.5%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 114 2.4%
 Worked at Home 91 1.9%
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 373 11.0%
 High School Graduate 2,229 65.9%
 Associate's degree 253 7.5%
 Bachelor's degree 357 10.6%
 Master's degree 101 3.0%
 Professional school degree 48 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 19 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,422 73.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 345 17.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 164 8.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53549

ZIP Code 53549 is in the Jefferson School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53549.

East Elementary
120 South Sanborn Ave
Jefferson, WI 53549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson School District
Jefferson Middle School
501 South Taft Ave
Jefferson, WI 53549
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson School District
West Elementary
900 West Milwaukee St
Jefferson, WI 53549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson School District
Jefferson High School
700 West Milwaukee St
Jefferson, WI 53549
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson School District
St John the Baptist School
333 E Church St
Jefferson, WI 53549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Johns Lutheran School
232 E Church St
Jefferson, WI 53549
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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