Waterford, WI 53185 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 53185: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waterford, WI 53185

Acceptable Alternative
Wind Lake, WI 53185

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 363
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,131
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 192
  • County: Racine County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.787, Longitude -88.206
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 53185 has segments in 2 Counties (Racine, Waukesha).

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Waterford, WI 53185 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,091
Population in Households 19,074
Population in Familes 16,488
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 396
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 7,179
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 5,420
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,760 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,819 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,360 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 581 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $262,923
Average Home Value $298,415


Median Household Income $78,756
Average Household Income $91,390
Per Capita Income $34,382
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.24%
Households 0.21% 0.25%
Families 0.12% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
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.

Waterford, WI 53185 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53185 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 # 113 85th
Population Density1 # 169 78th
Diversity Index2 # 409 47th
Median Household Income # 42 95th
Per Capita Income # 84 89th

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