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ZIP Code 53901

Post Office City:Portage, WI (View All Cities)
County: Columbia County
Timezone: Central (4:17pm)
Coordinates:43.5, -89.5
ZIP (~12 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 53901

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 53901. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 53901 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:
Portage, WI

Stats and Demographics for the 53901 ZIP Code

ZIP code 53901 is located in southern Wisconsin and covers a slightly higher 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 53901 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 large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 53901 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Portage, WI households.

Population 14,445
Population Density 102 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,666
Median Home Value $154,800
Land Area 141.96 sq mi
Water Area 9.26 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,794
Median Household Income $48,650

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 43


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5413381794
5-9456406862
10-14429439868
15-19437391828
20-24435339774
25-29593384977
30-345834351,018
35-39595404999
40-446234311,054
45-496405151,155
50-545635281,091
55-595204811,001
60-64406419825
65-69278293571
70-74246242488
75-79164245409
80-84156226382
85 Plus120229349

Gender

 Male 7,657 53%
 Female 6,788 47%
Gender

Race

 White 13,442 93.1%
 Black Or African American 526 3.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 111 0.8%
 Asian 87 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 89 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 184 1.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2436214250
25-34396418814
35-44666320986
45-548563391,195
55-648382271,065
65-74536148684
75-84368165533
85 Plus131136267

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,757 48%
 Single Guardian 854 15%
 Singles 1,791 31%
 Singles With Roommate 392 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,131 71%
 Households with Kids 1,663 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
18984173
28669155
37874152
48689175
59279171
69393186
78276158
89876174
99182173
10101110211
117091161
128684170
138777164
148577162
1510595200
168889177
178072152
187972151
198563148
207666142

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 53901 has a slightly less than average 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 53901 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 53901 real estate data, the median home value of $154,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 53901 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 53901 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 53901 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,308 92.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,029 7.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 79 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 29 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,609 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,218 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,967 30%
 Households Vacant 872 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 238 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Sale Only 122 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 357 41%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 136 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 29 1%
 1 Bedroom 517 25%
 2 Bedroom 963 46%
 3+ Bedroom 589 28%
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 $48,650 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 53901 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 53901 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,754 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,081 25%
 No Earnings 4,382 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 4,754 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,081 25%
 No Earnings 4,382 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,489 92.6%
 Public transportation 24 0.3%
 Taxicab 18 0.3%
 Motorcycle 26 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 265 3.8%
 Worked at Home 188 2.7%
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 994 9.4%
 High School Graduate 6,629 62.7%
 Associate's degree 948 9.0%
 Bachelor's degree 1,382 13.1%
 Master's degree 431 4.1%
 Professional school degree 154 1.5%
 Doctorate degree 40 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,356 84.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 259 9.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 159 5.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 53901

ZIP Code 53901 is in the following school districts: Portage Community School District, Wisconsin Department of Corrections School District, and Private. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 53901.

Rusch Elementary
117 West Franklin St
Portage, WI 53901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Community School District
Caledonia Elementary
N5194 State Rd 78
Portage, WI 53901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Community School District
Fort Winnebago Elementary
W8349 Dumke Rd
Portage, WI 53901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Community School District
Lewiston Elementary
W11195 State Rd 127
Portage, WI 53901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Community School District
Muir Elementary School
2600 Woodcrest Dr
Portage, WI 53901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Community School District
Woodridge Elementary
333 East Slifer St
Portage, WI 53901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Portage Community School District
Columbia Correctional Institution
Hwy 127route 3
Portage, WI 53901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wisconsin Department of Corrections School District
Portage Academy of Achievement
117 West Franklin St
Portage, WI 53901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Portage Community School District
Wayne Bartels Middle School
2505 New Pinery Rd
Portage, WI 53901
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Portage Community School District
Portage High School
301 East Collins St
Portage, WI 53901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Portage Community School District
River Crossing Charter School
191 East Slifer St
Portage, WI 53901
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Portage Community School District
Portage Virtual School
301 East Collins St
Portage, WI 53901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Portage Community School District
St Mary School
315 W Cook St
Portage, WI 53901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Johns Lutheran School
430 W Emmett St
Portage, WI 53901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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