Lake Geneva, WI 53147 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 53147: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Geneva, WI 53147

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 920
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,477
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 953
  • County: Walworth County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.59, Longitude -88.44
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lake Geneva, WI 53147 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 17,338
Population in Households 17,128
Population in Familes 13,476
Population in Group Qrtrs 210
Population Density1 241
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 7,278
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 4,559
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,689 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,747 (44.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,531 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,411 (31.9%)
Median Home Value $226,051
Average Home Value $294,460


Median Household Income $52,599
Average Household Income $73,488
Per Capita Income $31,004
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% 0.23%
Households 0.18% 0.31%
Families 0.08% 0.25%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lake Geneva, WI 53147 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53147 to the other 772 ZIP Codes in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 123 84th
Population Density1 # 201 74th
Diversity Index2 # 61 92nd
Median Household Income # 368 52nd
Per Capita Income # 158 80th

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