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ZIP Code 53551

Primary City:Lake Mills, WI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Array
County: Jefferson
Timezone: Central (11:50pm)
Coordinates:43.1, -88.9
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53551

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 53551. 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 53551. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 53551, 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:
Lake Mills, WI

Stats and Demographics for the 53551 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53551 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 53551 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 single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 53551 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,273
Population Density 196 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,908
Median Home Value $176,200
Land Area 42.23 sq mi
Water Area 2.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,322
Median Household Income $57,544

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5286269555
5-9268276544
10-14286281567
15-19253226479
20-24201198399
25-29249250499
30-34277265542
35-39291293584
40-44297286583
45-49304310614
50-54308336644
55-59289306595
60-64231238469
65-69169170339
70-74111132243
75-7988123211
80-8476114190
85 Plus77139216

Gender

 Male 4,061 49%
 Female 4,212 51%
Gender

Race

 White 7,954 96.1%
 Black Or African American 43 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 21 0.3%
 Asian 37 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 109 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 109 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-242285107
25-34257248505
35-44480139619
45-54563123686
55-6452793620
65-7431158369
75-8420470274
85 Plus9052142

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,897 57%
 Single Guardian 379 11%
 Singles 838 25%
 Singles With Roommate 208 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,265 68%
 Households with Kids 1,057 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
15053103
26554119
35865123
45452106
55765122
66645111
74965114
8404989
95652108
105760117
116447111
126050110
135163114
145461115
15475299
166457121
177038108
18384381
19343670
20404282

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53551 has a slightly less than average 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 53551 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 53551 real estate data, the median home value of $176,200 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 53551 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 53551 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53551 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,188 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 79 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 6 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,743 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 711 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 868 22%
 Households Vacant 586 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 67 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 3%
 For Sale Only 68 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 366 62%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 57 10%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 40 4%
 1 Bedroom 303 30%
 2 Bedroom 395 39%
 3+ Bedroom 266 26%
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 $57,544 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 53551 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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. Most commuters in 53551 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 2,882 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,797 28%
 No Earnings 1,719 27%
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 2,882 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,797 28%
 No Earnings 1,719 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,750 93.2%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 113 2.8%
 Worked at Home 155 3.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 53551 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 62 2%
 High School Graduate 1,650 59%
 Associate's degree 302 11%
 Bachelor's degree 569 20%
 Master's degree 117 4%
 Professional school degree 35 1%
 Doctorate degree 51 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,264 72.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 370 21.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 116 6.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53551

ZIP Code 53551 is in the Lake Mills Area School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53551.

Lake Mills Middle School
318 College St
Lake Mills, WI 53551
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Lake Mills Area School District
Prospect Street Elementary
135 East Prospect St
Lake Mills, WI 53551
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lake Mills Area School District
Lake Mills High School
615 Catlin Dr
Lake Mills, WI 53551
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lake Mills Area School District
St Paul Evangelical Lutheran School
1530 S Main St
Lake Mills, WI 53551
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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