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53215 Zip Code (Milwaukee, WI) Detailed Profile




Cities: Milwaukee, WI (92.01%), West Milwaukee, WI (7.99%)
County: Milwaukee County, WI
Estimated zip code population in 2021: 59,790
Zip code population in 2010: 60,953
Zip code population in 2000: 54,950

Houses and condos: 21,899
Renter-occupied apartments: 10,591
% of renters here:

53%
State:

32%
March 2022 cost of living index in zip code 53215: 96.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 5.7 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population density: 10,561 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2021:
This zip code:

2.3% ($2,936)
Wisconsin:

1.5% ($3,484)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $3,029 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $2,836 (2.5%)

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Males: 30,363  (50.8%)
Females: 29,427  (49.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 53215:

  • High school or higher: 67.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 53215:

  • Never married: 46.4%
  • Now married: 38.1%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

Zip code 53215 compared to state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 53215 (2021)
    • 40,78968.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 12,06820.2%White
    • 3,1715.3%Black
    • 2,3674.0%Asian
    • 9941.7%Two or more races
    • 3630.6%American Indian
    • 300.05%Some other race
    • 50.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
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Estimated median house/condo value in 2021: $128,118
53215:

$128,118
Wisconsin:

$230,700



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 152 registered sex offenders living in 53215 zip code as of February 29, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 53215 is 410 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:

31.0 years
Wisconsin median age:

40.1 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

3.0 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2020 tax year for zip code 53215, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2020: $33,790 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$33,790
State:

$72,319

Salary/wage: $32,013 (reported on 89.1% of returns)
Here:

$32,013
State:

$59,242
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1325.0% for AGIs below $25k, 3928.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 7193.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10231.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 17751.3% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $446 (reported on 12.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$446
Wisconsin:

$1,431
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.7% for AGIs below $25k, 3.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 29.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 78.4% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,722 (reported on 3.8% of returns)
Here:

$1,722
State:

$6,481
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.4% for AGIs below $25k, 3.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 11.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 33.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 146.6% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$4,867 (reported on 3.1% of returns)
Here:

+$4,867
State:

+$18,329
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $25k, 7.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 12.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 560.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$13,418 (reported on 10.3% of returns)
Here:

+$13,418
State:

+$14,562
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 114.2% for AGIs below $25k, 119.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 226.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 410.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2037.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $11,621 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
53215:

$11,621
Wisconsin:

$19,348
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 15.7% for AGIs below $25k, 21.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 66.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 184.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 657.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $22,013 (reported on 1.3% of returns)
Here:

$22,013
State:

$33,000
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 8.8% for AGIs below $25k, 16.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 71.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 189.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 498.9% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Charity contributions: $6,862 (reported on 0.8% of returns)
Here:

$6,862
State:

$12,044
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.6% for AGIs below $25k, 3.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 14.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 32.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 128.7% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxes paid: $6,655 (reported on 1.2% of returns)
53215:

$6,655
State:

$8,228
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.4% for AGIs below $25k, 4.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 22.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 166.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Earned income credit: $2,671 (reported on 26.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,671
State:

$2,155
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 128.3% for AGIs below $25k, 90.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 2.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2020 taxes: 90.8%
Here:

91%
State:

94%
(% for various income ranges: 90.0% for AGIs below $25k, 91.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 90.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 92.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 94.5% for AGIs $100k-200k, 83.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 53215, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $29,265 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$29,265
State:

$57,939

Salary/wage: $28,238 (reported on 90.9% of returns)
Here:

$28,238
State:

$48,248
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 86.1% for AGIs below $25k, 92.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 87.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 83.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 80.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 54.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $510 (reported on 15.0% of returns)
This zip code:

$510
Wisconsin:

$1,224
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 0.4% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.2% for AGIs over 200k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,746 (reported on 5.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,746
State:

$5,137
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$1,576 (reported on 2.9% of returns)
Here:

+$1,576
State:

+$11,137
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Profit/loss from business: +$9,541 (reported on 7.7% of returns)
Here:

+$9,541
State:

+$11,943
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.6% for AGIs below $25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.3% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.5% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $8,199 (reported on 3.7% of returns)
53215:

$8,199
Wisconsin:

$14,087
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.9% for AGIs below $25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs $100k-200k)

Total itemized deductions: $15,251 (24% of AGI, reported on 12.0% of returns)
Here:

$15,251
State:

$22,257

Here:

24.4% of AGI
State:

20.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.5% for AGIs below $25k, 4.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 13.9% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.2% for AGIs $100k-200k, 13.1% for AGIs over 200k)

Charity contributions: $2,244 (reported on 8.2% of returns)
Here:

$2,244
State:

$3,370
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 0.6% for AGIs over 200k)

Taxes paid: $6,462 (reported on 12.0% of returns)
53215:

$6,462
State:

$10,731
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $25k, 1.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 5.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 7.3% for AGIs $100k-200k, 7.3% for AGIs over 200k)

Earned income credit: $2,584 (reported on 26.3% of returns)
Here:

$2,584
State:

$2,094
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 7.1% for AGIs below $25k, 1.4% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 54.3%
Here:

54%
State:

54%
(% for various income ranges: 54.0% for AGIs below $25k, 53.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.8% for AGIs $50k-75k, 56.1% for AGIs $75k-100k, 55.1% for AGIs $100k-200k, 66.7% for AGIs over 200k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 53215, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $28,137 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$28,137
State:

$47,735

Salary/wage: $27,479 (reported on 90.0% of returns)
Here:

$27,479
State:

$41,540
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 84.0% for AGIs below $10k, 87.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 91.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 89.2% for AGIs $50k-75k, 84.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 71.3% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $891 (reported on 29.2% of returns)
This zip code:

$891
Wisconsin:

$1,420
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 1.2% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.0% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.2% for AGIs over 100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,209 (reported on 9.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,209
State:

$2,869
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.8% for AGIs below $10k, 0.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.6% for AGIs $75k-100k, 1.0% for AGIs over 100k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$5,297 (reported on 6.5% of returns)
Here:

+$5,297
State:

+$9,569
(% of AGI for various income ranges: -0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 2.5% for AGIs $75k-100k, 10.5% for AGIs over 100k)

Profit/loss from business: +$7,543 (reported on 6.1% of returns)
Here:

+$7,543
State:

+$10,417
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 3.9% for AGIs below $10k, 2.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 1.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.3% for AGIs over 100k)

IRA payment deduction: $1,762 (reported on 1.3% of returns)
53215:

$1,762
Wisconsin:

$2,900
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.1% for AGIs below $10k, 0.1% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Self-employed pension: $3,769 (reported on 0.1% of returns)
Here:

$3,769
Wisconsin:

$11,934

Total itemized deductions: $12,918 (24% of AGI, reported on 18.3% of returns)
Here:

$12,918
State:

$18,160

Here:

24.1% of AGI
State:

21.1% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.0% for AGIs below $10k, 4.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 7.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 10.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 14.4% for AGIs $75k-100k, 13.6% for AGIs over 100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,918 (3% of AGI, reported on 14.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,918
State:

$2,711

Here:

3.4% of AGI
State:

3.0% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 1.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 2.1% for AGIs over 100k)

Total tax: $3,060 (reported on 59.7% of returns)
53215:

$3,060
State:

$7,114
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $10k, 3.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.5% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.3% for AGIs $50k-75k, 10.2% for AGIs $75k-100k, 15.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Earned income credit: $1,765 (reported on 23.9% of returns)
Here:

$1,765
State:

$1,544

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 61.6%
Here:

62%
State:

57%
(% for various income ranges: 58.4% for AGIs below $10k, 64.3% for AGIs $10k-25k, 62.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 59.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 55.8% for AGIs $75k-100k, 57.4% for AGIs over 100k)

Estimated median household income in 2021:
This zip code:

$44,531
Wisconsin:

$67,125
Milwaukee, WI (53215) map Nearest zip codes: 53204, 53233, 53295, 53221, 53203, 53207.
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Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

55.6%
Wisconsin:

44.5%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

10.1%
Wisconsin:

47.5%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 6,795
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 13,602


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 552 (301 now married, 248 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 14,713 (5,260 now married, 9,470 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 53215 with a mortgage: 6,137 (550 second mortgage, 41 home equity loan, 428 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 51

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $1,254
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $553

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

23.5%
Whole state:

10.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2021:
This zip code:

13.9%
Whole state:

5.7%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.5
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.2
  • Notable locations in this zip code not listed on our city pages

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  • Notable locations in zip code 53215: Milwaukee Fire Department Engine 23 (A), Milwaukee Fire Department Engine 31 (B), Zablocki Branch Milwaukee Public Library (C), Sixth District Police Station (D), Saint Josephs Home for Children (E), Pulaski Hall (F), Fire Station Number 33 (G), Comstock Nursing Home (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Shopping Centers: Forest Home Shopping Center (1), Loomis Centre Mall Shopping Center (2), Burnham Shopping Center (3), Southgate Shopping Center (4), Mitchell Park Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Churches in zip code 53215 include: New Apostolic Church (A), Saint Ignatius Roman Catholic Church (B), Saint Helens Roman Catholic Church (C), Saint Gerards Roman Catholic Church (D), Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church (E), Gethsemane Lutheran Church (F), Saints Cyril and Methodius Roman Catholic Church (G), Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church (H), Saints Cyril and Methodius Russian Orthodox Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Cemeteries: Pilgrims Rest Cemetery (1), Forest Home Cemetery (2), Greenwood Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Parks in zip code 53215 include: Holt Playfield (1), Ohio Playfield (2), Burnham Park (3), Cleveland Park (4), Kinnickinnic Sports Center (5), Rogers Park (6), Southlawn Park (7), Jackson Park (8), Kosciuszko Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

    Tourist attractions (not listed on the city page) : Mitchell Novelty CO (3506 West National Avenue), National Amusement Systems (2740 South 9th Place), National Services (2740 South 9th Place).

Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 02020 or later
  • 2742010 to 2019
  • 2492000 to 2009
  • 3211990 to 1999
  • 4631980 to 1989
  • 1,0611970 to 1979
  • 8471960 to 1969
  • 3,0891950 to 1959
  • 2,3081940 to 1949
  • 12,6751939 or earlier

Zip code 53215 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Milwaukee, WI (53215)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Milwaukee, WI (53215)
  • 8no bedroom
  • 1601 bedroom
  • 2,4352 bedrooms
  • 3,5403 bedrooms
  • 2,4274 bedrooms
  • 7035+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Milwaukee, WI (53215)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Milwaukee, WI (53215)
  • 364no bedroom
  • 2,2511 bedroom
  • 4,8522 bedrooms
  • 2,4393 bedrooms
  • 5604 bedrooms
  • 1005+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Milwaukee, WI (53215) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Milwaukee, WI (53215) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 520no vehicle
  • 2,6421 vehicle
  • 3,7062 vehicles
  • 1,7433 vehicles
  • 5104 vehicles
  • 1655+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Milwaukee, WI (53215) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Milwaukee, WI (53215) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,953no vehicle
  • 5,2401 vehicle
  • 2,4582 vehicles
  • 6093 vehicles
  • 2634 vehicles
  • 735+ vehicles

  • Zip code 53215 household income distribution in 2021

  • Zip code 53215 household income distribution in 2021
  • 1,616Less than $10,000
  • 1,500$10,000 to $14,999
  • 991$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,104$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,183$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,144$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,458$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,102$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,121$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,799$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,032$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,182$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,372$100,000 to $124,999
  • 343$125,000 to $149,999
  • 449$150,000 to $199,999
  • 472$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 53215

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2021 in zip code 53215
  • 40Less than $10,000
  • 38$10,000 to $14,999
  • 134$15,000 to $19,999
  • 40$20,000 to $24,999
  • 41$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5$30,000 to $34,999
  • 56$35,000 to $39,999
  • 36$40,000 to $49,999
  • 276$50,000 to $59,999
  • 337$60,000 to $69,999
  • 738$70,000 to $79,999
  • 613$80,000 to $89,999
  • 603$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,757$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,018$125,000 to $149,999
  • 976$150,000 to $174,999
  • 238$175,000 to $199,999
  • 320$200,000 to $249,999
  • 169$250,000 to $299,999
  • 53$300,000 to $399,999
  • 38$400,000 to $499,999
  • 61$500,000 to $749,999
  • 48$750,000 to $999,999
  • 43$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 53215

  • Rent paid by renters in 2021 in zip code 53215
  • 19Less than $100
  • 57$100 to $149
  • 163$150 to $199
  • 117$200 to $249
  • 383$250 to $299
  • 42$300 to $349
  • 90$350 to $399
  • 170$400 to $449
  • 353$450 to $499
  • 867$500 to $549
  • 641$550 to $599
  • 1,324$600 to $649
  • 1,145$650 to $699
  • 1,192$700 to $749
  • 821$750 to $799
  • 1,337$800 to $899
  • 476$900 to $999
  • 472$1,000 to $1,249
  • 93$1,250 to $1,499
  • 23$1,500 to $1,999
  • 272No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2021: $854.


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2021: $129,471.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2021 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $130,384
  • Black or African American householders: $130,732
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $122,888
  • Asian householders: $115,044
  • Some other race householders: $121,319
  • Two or more races householders: $104,063
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $118,879

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $128,118
53215:

$128,118
Wisconsin:

$230,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $95,074 - $166,894

Mean price in 2021:

Detached houses: $137,483
Here:

$137,483
State:

$278,533

Townhouses or other attached units: $136,938
Here:

$136,938
State:

$249,542

In 2-unit structures: $118,364
Here:

$118,364
State:

$196,057

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $274,454
Here:

$274,454
State:

$192,034

Mobile homes: $54,890
Here:

$54,890
State:

$62,067
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 53215
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,686
  • One, attached: 946
  • Two: 7,863
  • 3 or 4: 1,402
  • 5 to 9: 452
  • 10 to 19: 522
  • 20 to 49: 423
  • 50 or more: 1,081
  • Mobile homes: 154

Unemployment: 5.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 53215

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 53215
  • 65.6%16,887Drove a car alone
  • 15.9%4,087Carpooled
  • 2.5%648Bus or trolley bus
  • 0.2%52Taxi
  • 0.0%12Motorcycle
  • 0.2%59Bicycle
  • 2.4%622Walked
  • 0.1%38Other means
  • 7.9%2,028Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 53215

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 53215
  • 321Less than 5 minutes
  • 2,1075 to 9 minutes
  • 3,70510 to 14 minutes
  • 4,25215 to 19 minutes
  • 3,79920 to 24 minutes
  • 1,65625 to 29 minutes
  • 3,78530 to 34 minutes
  • 41735 to 39 minutes
  • 70040 to 44 minutes
  • 76645 to 59 minutes
  • 54560 to 89 minutes
  • 33790 or more minutes

Neighborhoods in zip code 53215:

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 86.6%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 59,790
  • Male householders: 9,506 (2,894 living alone), Female householders: 10,493 (2,604 living alone)
  • 7,089 spouses (7,042 opposite-sex spouses), 1,823 unmarried partners, (1,782 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 23,352 children (22,311 natural, 339 adopted, 703 stepchildren), 1,595 grandchildren, 1,289 brothers or sisters, 1,061 parents, 0 foster children, 1,389 other relatives, 1,638 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 324 (-1 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,650 2-persons, 3,201 3-persons, 2,755 4-persons, 2,082 5-persons, 987 6-persons, 629 7-or-more-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 5,496 1-person, 1,017 2-persons, 67 3-persons, 61 4-persons, 12 6-persons

8,769 married couples with children.
7,389 single-parent households (1,092 men, 6,297 women).

37.1% of residents of 53215 zip code speak English at home.
56.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% very well, 18% well, 17% not well, 6% not at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (50% very well, 11% well, 30% not well, 9% not at all).
2.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% very well, 14% well, 22% not well, 7% not at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (68% very well, 6% well, 26% not well).

Foreign born population: 16,658 (27.9%)
(30.4% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

27.9%
Whole state:

5.1%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 72%Honduras
  • 3%Laos
  • 2%Dominica
  • 2%Costa Rica
  • 2%El Salvador
  • 2%Singapore
  • 1%Mexico
Most common first ancestries reported in 53215
  • 4%German
  • 3%Polish
  • 1%Irish
  • 1%American
  • 0%European
  • 0%Jamaican
  • 0%Italian
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5,9642010 or later
  • 6,3492000 to 2009
  • 4,9861990 to 1999
  • 3,137Before 1990

Zip code 53215 topographic map

There are 188 Internal Medicine Specialists 110 Physician Assistants 92 Nurse Practitioners 601 Other Medical Specialists in Zip Code 53215.

Major facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • AMPCO METAL INC (1745 S 38TH ST in MILWAUKEE, WI)
    AIR MAJOR (AIRS/AFS)
    COMPLIANCE ACTIVITY (Tracking inspections of insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide, and toxic substances)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    STATE MASTER (Wisconsin database) - TRIS-53201MPCMT1745S, TRI REPORTER, NEI-WI241031670, AIR PROGRAM, RCRAINFO-WID006081954, LQG
    Business SIC classification: ROLLING, DRAWING, AND EXTRUDING OF COPPER; COPPER FOUNDRIES; NONFERROUS FOUNDRIES, EXCEPT ALUMINUM AND COPPER
    Business NAICS classification: COPPER ROLLING, DRAWING, AND EXTRUDING.; OTHER NONFERROUS FOUNDRIES (EXCEPT DIE-CASTING).
    Organizations: AMPCO METAL INCORORATED, SBC I LLC (CONTACT/OPERATOR) , AM INC (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: AMPCO METAL MANUFACTURING INC, AMPCO METAL MANUFACTURING INC, AMPRO METAL MANUFACTURING
  • ACME GALVANIZING INC (2730 S 19TH ST in MILWAUKEE, WI)
    AIR SYNTHETIC MINOR (AIRS/AFS)
    CRITERIA AND HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTANT INVENTORY (Inventory of air pollution sources)
    HAZARDOUS WASTE BIENNIAL REPORTER (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    Large Quantity Generators, more that 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    STATE MASTER (Wisconsin database) - TRIS-53215CMGLV2730S, TRI REPORTER, NEI-WI241036950, AIR PROGRAM, RCRAINFO-WID006096192, LQG
    Business SIC classification: ELECTROPLATING, PLATING, POLISHING, ANODIZING, AND COLORING; COATING, ENGRAVING, AND ALLIED SERVICES
    Business NAICS classification: METAL COATING, ENGRAVING (EXCEPT JEWELRY AND SILVERWARE), AND ALLIED SERVICES TO MANUFACTURERS.; METAL COATING, ENGRAVING (EXCEPT JEWELRY AND SILVERWARE), AND ALLIED SERVICES TO MANUFACTURERS.; METAL COATING, ENGRAVING (EXCEPT JEWELRY AND SILVERWARE), AND ALLIED SERVICES TO MANUFACTURERS.; ELECTROPLATING, PLATING, POLISHING, ANODIZING, AND COLORING.
    Organizations: EDWARD J WEISS SR (CONTACT/OPERATOR)
  • ADM MILLING (4200 W BURNHAM ST in WEST MILWAUKEE, WI)
    (Integrated Compliance Information System) - ICIS-05-1986-0122, FORMAL ENFORCEMENT ACTION
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    STATE MASTER (Wisconsin database) - NEI-WI241031560, AIR PROGRAM, RCRAINFO-WID980614606, SQG
    Business SIC classification: FLOUR AND OTHER GRAIN MILL PRODUCTS
    Business NAICS classification: FLOUR MILLING.
    Organizations: ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BEELINE DISPOSAL INC (1623 S 38TH ST in MILWAUKEE, WI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    TRI REPORTER (Tracking of toxic chemicals releasing facilities)
    STATE MASTER (Wisconsin database) - RCRAINFO-WID006082671, CESQG
    Business SIC classification: INDUSTRIAL GASES; CHEMICALS AND ALLIED PRODUCTS
    Alternative names: LINDE GASES OF MIDWEST INC
  • ALVERNO COLLEGE (3401 S 39TH ST in MILWAUKEE, WI)
    AIR MONITORING SITE (Airborne pollution emission tracking)
    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-WID076143205, CESQG
    Business SIC classification: COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS
    Organizations: TRUSTEES ALVERNO COLL (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CARSON PIRIE SCOTT& CO (3333 S 27TH ST in MILWAUKEE, WI)
    (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste))
    STATE MASTER (Wisconsin database) - RCRAINFO-WIR000000299, CESQG
    Organizations: CARSON PIRIE SCOTT & CO (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: FORMER BOSTON STORE SOUTHGATE
  • ABC TIRE PROPERTY (FORMER) (2229 S 13TH ST in MILWAUKEE, WI)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    STATE MASTER (Wisconsin database) - RCRAINFO-WIR000021329, SQG
    Organizations: LORETTA KLECZKA (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • AK ENTERPRISES GAS STATION (702 W OKLAHOMA AVE in MILWAUKEE, WI)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    STATE MASTER (Wisconsin database) - RCRAINFO-WI0000563973, SQG
    Organizations: HAQ ABDUL (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: A K PETRO ENTERPRISE
  • ALPS (3818 W MITCHELL ST in MILWAUKEE, WI)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    STATE MASTER (Wisconsin database) - RCRAINFO-WID988627220, CESQG
    Business SIC classification: INDUSTRIAL INSTRUMENTS FOR MEASUREMENT, DISPLAY, AND CONTROL OF PROCESS VARIABLES; AND RELATED PRODUCTS
    Organizations: JETA (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • ARTEAGAS STOP& SAVE (1601 W BECHER ST in MILWAUKEE, WI)
    Small Quantity Generators, between 100 kg and 1000 kg of hazardous waste/month (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (tracking hazardous waste)) - notification
    STATE MASTER (Wisconsin database) - RCRAINFO-WIR000024802, HAZARDOUS WASTE PROGRAM
    Organizations: RAMON ARTEAGA (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BECHER CT HOUSING DEVELOPMENT (1800 W BECHER ST in MILWAUKEE, 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-WI0000108415, CESQG
    Organizations: HOUSING AUTH CITY OF MILW (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • CITGO (3434 W OKLAHOMA AVE in MILWAUKEE, 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-WIR000005504, CESQG
    Organizations: FRANKOWSKI MARK (CONTACT/OWNER)
  • BECHER QUICK MART (610 WEST BECHER STREET in MILWAUKEE, 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) - NEI-WI341985470, AIR PROGRAM
    Organizations: JEFFREY KELLING (CONTACT/OWNER)
    Alternative names: PETRO PANTRY

Zip code 53215 marital status for males
Zip code 53215 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0.7%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3.9%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 87.2%Utility gas
  • 9.8%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Population in 1990: 48,228. Population change in the 1990s: +6,722 (+13.9%).

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

  • This state: 32,760
  • Northeast: 877
  • Midwest: 3,056
  • South: 1,391
  • West: 1,323

53% of the 53215 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 82% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Wisconsin.

93% of the 53215 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 8% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% moved from different state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 6% moved from abroad.

Year householders moved into unit in Milwaukee, WI (53215)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,230
Here:

35.4%
Wisconsin:

17.2%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,263
Here:

26.0%
Wisconsin:

11.4%
Students in private undergraduate colleges: 546
Here:

23.4%
Wisconsin:

20.5%
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Class of Workers in 2021
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 95,485Law enforcement workers including supervisors
  • 81,724Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 60,604Life, physical, and social science occupations
  • 55,810Legal occupations
  • 55,492Architecture and engineering occupations
  • 49,242Health technologists and technicians

Companies with federal contracts located in this zip code (MILWAUKEE, WI):

  • GALLAND HENNING NOPAK INC (1025 S 40TH ST; small business) : $125,700 in 9 contracts from 2003 to 2006
    Contracts for Commercial and Industrial Gas Cylinders, Other Administrative Support Services by Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only
    Signed by year: 2000: $0; 2001: $0; 2002: $0; 2003: $24,672; 2004: $74,886; 2005: $22,817; 2006: $3,325.

    Biggest contracts:
    $22,817 with Army for Commercial and Industrial Gas Cylinders. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2005-12-15. Completion date: 2005-12-05.
    $22,817 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Commercial and Industrial Gas Cylinders. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2004-12-09. Completion date: 2004-12-02.
    $22,817 with Army for Commercial and Industrial Gas Cylinders. Taking place in VA. Signed on 2004-12-09. Completion date: 2004-12-02.
    $14,626, same as above. Signed on 2004-01-16. Completion date: 2004-02-12.
  • AMPCO METAL INC (1745 SOUTH 38TH STREET; small business)
    $34,539 with Navy for Miscellaneous Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Supplies and Accessories. Taking place in WA. Signed on 2001-12-07. Completion date: 2001-12-07.
  • MAYNARD STEEL CASTING COMPANY (2856 S 27TH ST; small business) : $24,462 in 4 contracts in 2005
    $6,481 with Army for Iron and Steel Primary and Semifinished Products. Signed on 2005-04-07. Completion date: 2005-03-23.
    $6,481 with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only for Iron and Steel Primary and Semifinished Products. Signed on 2005-04-07. Completion date: 2005-03-23.
    $5,750, same as above. Signed on 2005-06-21. Completion date: 2005-03-23.
    $5,750 with Army for Iron and Steel Primary and Semifinished Products. Signed on 2005-06-21. Completion date: 2005-03-23.
  • SYSTEMS ENGINEERING COMPANY IN (3714 W BURNHAM ST; small business)
    $3,230 with Navy for Hardware, Commercial. Signed on 2005-06-29. Completion date: 2005-12-26.

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance: General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (over 1000 employees: 2 establishments)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance: Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists) (500-999: 1, 250-499: 2, 100-249: 1, 50-99: 4, 20-49: 16, 10-19: 16, 5-9: 22, 1-4: 59)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Temporary Help Services (500-999: 1, 250-499: 2, 100-249: 2, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Religious Organizations (250-499: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 7, 10-19: 6, 5-9: 5, 1-4: 8)
  • Educational Services: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (500-999: 1)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: Limited-Service Restaurants (50-99: 3, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 4, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 8)
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises: Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices (100-249: 1, 50-99: 1, 20-49: 1, 10-19: 1, 5-9: 2, 1-4: 5)

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

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 205 people in college/university student housing
  • 177 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 133 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 60 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 33 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 166 people in nursing homes
  • 137 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 121 people in religious group quarters
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in halfway houses
  • 5 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Fatal accident statistics in 2014:

  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2

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: 2
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 19 full and 18 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED148$114,030248$83,039851$116,64452$53,87913$556,975123$92,2251$36,530
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$88,53917$115,712106$120,39516$31,5010$05$108,2800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED35$89,93583$81,925512$118,15095$29,9752$249,25059$77,9910$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$86,24135$86,136259$126,06412$44,0731$130,00038$85,2780$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$114,1644$107,42596$128,6586$54,9080$03$97,0870$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 18 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$121,73933$147,674
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$107,81717$184,591
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$98,2671$165,440
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$205,5205$129,762
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$119,4730$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 53215
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in zip code 53215 - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 128. The highest number of fire incidents - 246 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 53215 When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (41.4%), and Outside Fires (30.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 53215
    • 74041.4%Structure Fires
    • 55230.9%Outside Fires
    • 47726.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 191.1%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 53215, Wisconsin

Most common first names in zip code 53215 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John57674.5 years
Mary43880.6 years
Joseph41575.8 years
Frank40977.0 years
Helen37579.4 years
Edward30474.0 years
Sr30287.7 years
Anna26282.1 years
Stanley24476.9 years
William23973.1 years
Most common last names in zip code 53215 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nowak6175.2 years
Miller5775.2 years
Johnson5772.2 years
Smith5773.4 years
Kowalski5674.4 years
Schultz4677.2 years
Anderson4370.9 years
Krueger4178.4 years
Lewandowski3878.9 years
Mueller3879.5 years
Businesses in zip code 53215
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1New Balance2
Advance Auto Parts1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Payless2
Chipotle1Starbucks1
Cricket Wireless3Subway1
Famous Footwear1T-Mobile1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
GameStop1U.S. Cellular2
H&R Block2UPS1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens2
McDonald's2Walmart1
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