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53803 Zip Code (Benton, WI) Detailed Profile




City: Benton, WI (6.83%)
County: Lafayette County, WI
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 1,224
Zip code population in 2010: 1,306
Zip code population in 2000: 1,188

Houses and condos: 603
Renter-occupied apartments: 110
% of renters here:

21%
State:

33%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 53803: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 12.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 100 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 53803
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

1.8% ($2,309)
Wisconsin:

1.7% ($3,320)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,103 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,513 (2.0%)

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Males: 614  (50.2%)
Females: 609  (49.8%)

For population 25 years and over in 53803:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 53803:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 0.1%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

Zip code 53803 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Races in zip code 53803 (2019)
    • 1,28298.2%White
    • 100.8%American Indian
    • 50.4%Asian
    • 40.3%Two or more races
    • 40.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 10.08%Black
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100% rural population.

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $126,608
53803:

$126,608
Wisconsin:

$197,200



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in 53803 zip code as of July 07, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 53803 is 442 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this zip code is near the state average.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

44.2 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.3 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 53803, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $43,693 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$43,693
State:

$57,939

Salary/wage: $38,386 (reported on 86.4% of returns)
Here:

$38,386
State:

$48,248
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 68.3% for AGIs below $25k, 78.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 68.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $533 (reported on 45.8% of returns)
This zip code:

$533
Wisconsin:

$1,224
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $844 (reported on 15.3% of returns)
Here:

$844
State:

$5,137
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.8% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,914 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

+$1,914
State:

+$11,137

Profit/loss from business: +$4,814 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
Here:

+$4,814
State:

+$11,943

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $7,729 (reported on 11.9% of returns)
53803:

$7,729
Wisconsin:

$14,087

Total itemized deductions: $15,333 (20% of AGI, reported on 25.4% of returns)
Here:

$15,333
State:

$22,257

Here:

20.0% of AGI
State:

20.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 12.2% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $1,930 (reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,930
State:

$3,370
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.0% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $7,400 (reported on 25.4% of returns)
53803:

$7,400
State:

$10,731
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 4.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,000 (reported on 16.9% of returns)
Here:

$2,000
State:

$2,094
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 74.6%
Here:

75%
State:

54%
(% for various income ranges: 70.8% for AGIs below $25k, 73.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 72.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 100.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 75.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 53803, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $34,498 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$34,498
State:

$47,735

Salary/wage: $31,203 (reported on 86.7% of returns)
Here:

$31,203
State:

$41,540
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 123.9% for AGIs below $10k, 73.6% for AGIs $10k-25k, 81.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 86.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 77.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 49.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $960 (reported on 53.6% of returns)
This zip code:

$960
Wisconsin:

$1,420
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 11.4% for AGIs below $10k, 4.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $525 (reported on 19.7% of returns)
Here:

$525
State:

$2,869
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.4% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$14,167 (reported on 12.8% of returns)
Here:

+$14,167
State:

+$9,569
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 43.3% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,194 (reported on 10.2% of returns)
Here:

+$3,194
State:

+$10,417
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.6% for AGIs below $10k, 2.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k)

IRA payment deduction: $2,000 (reported on 2.6% of returns)
53803:

$2,000
Wisconsin:

$2,900

Total itemized deductions: $12,794 (20% of AGI, reported on 22.4% of returns)
Here:

$12,794
State:

$18,160

Here:

19.8% of AGI
State:

21.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.9% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,158 (2% of AGI, reported on 18.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,158
State:

$2,711

Here:

1.7% of AGI
State:

3.0% of AGI

Total tax: $3,756 (reported on 76.3% of returns)
53803:

$3,756
State:

$7,114
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.1% for AGIs below $10k, 3.8% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.7% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,600 (reported on 14.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,600
State:

$1,544

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 69.6%
Here:

70%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 65.7% for AGIs below $10k, 69.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 72.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 68.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 75.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 73.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$55,550
Wisconsin:

$64,168
Benton, WI (53803) map Nearest zip codes: 53586, 53807, 61075, 61036, 53811, 53510.
Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

48.0%
Wisconsin:

44.9%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

5.4%
Wisconsin:

47.8%
No gay or lesbian households reported

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 53
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 475


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 8 (3 now married, 4 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 237 (110 now married, 126 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 53803 with a mortgage: 271 (13 second mortgage, 22 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 147

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,087
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $432

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

8.7%
Whole state:

10.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

2.8%
Whole state:

5.8%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.2
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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 22014 or later
  • 42010 to 2013
  • 472000 to 2009
  • 521990 to 1999
  • 711980 to 1989
  • 1051970 to 1979
  • 251960 to 1969
  • 371950 to 1959
  • 611940 to 1949
  • 1881939 or earlier

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Benton, WI (53803)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Benton, WI (53803)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 782 bedrooms
  • 2433 bedrooms
  • 754 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Benton, WI (53803)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Benton, WI (53803)
  • 3no bedroom
  • 171 bedroom
  • 432 bedrooms
  • 333 bedrooms
  • 94 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Benton, WI (53803) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Benton, WI (53803) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 7no vehicle
  • 1111 vehicle
  • 1602 vehicles
  • 1133 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Benton, WI (53803) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Benton, WI (53803) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3no vehicle
  • 661 vehicle
  • 302 vehicles
  • 33 vehicles
  • 84 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 53803 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 53803 household income distribution in 2019
  • 13Less than $10,000
  • 16$10,000 to $14,999
  • 31$15,000 to $19,999
  • 34$20,000 to $24,999
  • 23$25,000 to $29,999
  • 30$30,000 to $34,999
  • 29$35,000 to $39,999
  • 30$40,000 to $44,999
  • 22$45,000 to $49,999
  • 43$50,000 to $59,999
  • 62$60,000 to $74,999
  • 76$75,000 to $99,999
  • 41$100,000 to $124,999
  • 29$125,000 to $149,999
  • 17$150,000 to $199,999
  • 19$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 53803

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 53803
  • 1Less than $10,000
  • 2$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$35,000 to $39,999
  • 11$40,000 to $49,999
  • 12$50,000 to $59,999
  • 14$60,000 to $69,999
  • 21$70,000 to $79,999
  • 24$80,000 to $89,999
  • 39$90,000 to $99,999
  • 78$100,000 to $124,999
  • 52$125,000 to $149,999
  • 29$150,000 to $174,999
  • 9$175,000 to $199,999
  • 25$200,000 to $249,999
  • 27$250,000 to $299,999
  • 6$300,000 to $399,999
  • 11$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 53803

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 53803
  • 2$150 to $199
  • 2$300 to $349
  • 16$400 to $449
  • 29$450 to $499
  • 3$500 to $549
  • 19$550 to $599
  • 8$600 to $649
  • 2$700 to $749
  • 1$750 to $799
  • 10No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $678.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $123,146

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $126,608
53803:

$126,608
Wisconsin:

$197,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $98,778 - $164,611
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 53803
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 534
  • One, attached: 9
  • Two: 5
  • 3 or 4: 13
  • 10 to 19: 6
  • Mobile homes: 31

Unemployment: 1.3%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 53803

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 53803
  • 83.3%511Drove a car alone
  • 7.2%44Carpooled
  • 1.0%6Walked
  • 4.9%30Other means
  • 3.6%22Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 53803

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 53803
  • 26Less than 5 minutes
  • 595 to 9 minutes
  • 5910 to 14 minutes
  • 2315 to 19 minutes
  • 11820 to 24 minutes
  • 4025 to 29 minutes
  • 14430 to 34 minutes
  • 2535 to 39 minutes
  • 3040 to 44 minutes
  • 1645 to 59 minutes
  • 2560 to 89 minutes
  • 1990 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 27.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,224
  • Male householders: 268 (82 living alone), Female householders: 261 (75 living alone)
  • 282 spouses (282 opposite-sex spouses), 23 unmarried partners, (23 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 339 children (307 natural, 0 adopted, 32 stepchildren), 12 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 16 parents, 0 foster children, 2 other relatives, 20 non-relatives

Size of family households: 190 2-persons, 69 3-persons, 47 4-persons, 33 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 5 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 156 1-person, 16 2-persons, 5 4-persons

176 married couples with children.
82 single-parent households (13 men, 69 women).

97.8% of residents of 53803 zip code speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% well).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% very well, 16% well, 16% not well).

Foreign born population: 19 (1.6%)
(44.0% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

1.6%
Whole state:

5.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 53%Belgium
  • 47%Bolivia
Most common first ancestries reported in 53803
  • 38%German
  • 13%Irish
  • 11%American
  • 10%English
  • 5%French
  • 2%European
  • 1%Norwegian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 182000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 0Before 1990

Zip code 53803 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • BENTON WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY (100 RIVERSIDE DRIVE in BENTON, WI)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS) - SDWIS-WI1330070 1T, WATER TREATMENT PLANT, SDWIS-WI1330070 2T,
    STATE MASTER (Wisconsin database) - SDWIS-WI1330070, DRINKING WATER SYSTEM
    STATE MASTER (Wisconsin database) - PCS-WI0020672, WASTEWATER FACILITY
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Organizations: BENTON WATER& WASTEWATER DEPARTMENT
    Alternative names: BENTON VILLAGE, BENTON WATERWORKS
  • BENTON JR SR HIGH SCHOOL (ALMA ST in BENTON, WI)
    Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generators, less than 100 kg/month of hazardous waste (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    STATE MASTER (Wisconsin database) - RCRAINFO-WID100082163, CESQG
    Organizations: BENTON SCHOOL DISTRICT OF (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: BENTON HI
  • BENTON EL (41 ALMA ST in BENTON, WI)
    (National Center for Education Statistics) - STATE ID-0020
    Organizations: BENTON SCH DIST (SCHOOL DISTRICT)

Zip code 53803 marital status for males
Zip code 53803 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.3%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 65.2%Utility gas
  • 16.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.0%Electricity
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Other fuel

Population in 1990: 153. Population change in the 1990s: +1,035 (+676.5%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 686
  • Northeast: 6
  • Midwest: 439
  • South: 41
  • West: 24

63% of the 53803 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 48% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Wisconsin.

94% of the 53803 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 12% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 17% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Benton, WI (53803)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 15
Here:

15.8%
Wisconsin:

14.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

1.7%
Wisconsin:

9.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

22.6%
Wisconsin:

17.6%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 75,520Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 66,636Management occupations
  • 54,610Education, training, and library occupations
  • 52,341Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 50,688Computer and mathematical occupations
  • 49,916Construction and extraction occupations

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Travel Agencies (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Wholesale Trade: Farm Supplies Merchant Wholesalers (10-19: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Commercial Banking (10-19: 1)
  • Construction: Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors (5-9: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (5-9: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Beauty Salons (1-4: 2)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Landscaping Services (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0

Fatal accident statistics in 2013:

  • Fatal accident count: 1
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 1
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 1
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Most common first names in zip code 53803 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2474.0 years
Mary1683.0 years
William1572.5 years
James1370.3 years
Charles773.8 years
Francis771.3 years
George673.0 years
Clarence679.5 years
Joseph673.2 years
Dorothy674.2 years
Most common last names in zip code 53803 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Farrey1473.2 years
Robbins982.4 years
Murray881.3 years
Smythe683.2 years
Peart669.3 years
Teasdale571.6 years
Kearns576.8 years
Symons579.0 years
Rock574.0 years
Driscoll577.0 years
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