Salem, WI 53168 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 53168: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Salem, WI 53168

Not Acceptable, USPS
Paddock Lake, WI 53168

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 224
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,401
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 66
  • County: Kenosha County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.579, Longitude -88.137
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Salem, WI 53168 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,784
Population in Households 8,783
Population in Familes 7,435
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 288
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 3,341
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 2,442
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,779 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,706 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 635 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 438 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $208,436
Average Home Value $244,817


Median Household Income $64,864
Average Household Income $82,032
Per Capita Income $31,202
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.26%
Households 0.15% 0.19%
Families 0.1% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.

Salem, WI 53168 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53168 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 # 183 76th
Population Density1 # 189 76th
Diversity Index2 # 257 67th
Median Household Income # 120 85th
Per Capita Income # 152 80th

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