Milwaukee, WI 53208 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 53208: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Milwaukee, WI 53208

Not Acceptable, USPS
Wauwatosa, WI 53208

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 812
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,472
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,705
  • County: Milwaukee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.048, Longitude -87.965
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Milwaukee, WI 53208 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 32,039
Daytime Population: Workers 9,115
Daytime Population: Residents 18,922
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,037
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 31,477
Population in Familes 22,790
Population in Group Qrtrs 562
Population Density2 8,117
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $33,382
Average Household Income $48,516
Per Capita Income $19,127


Total Housing Units 14,900 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,768 (25.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,721 (58.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,411 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $144,502
Average Home Value $163,542


Total Households 12,489
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 6,629
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.26% 0.2%
Households 0.2% 0.15%
Families 0.11% 0.11%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Milwaukee, WI 53208 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53208 to the other 769 ZIP Codes in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 37 95th
Population Density # 11 99th
Diversity Index # 7 99th
Median Household Income # 751 2nd
Per Capita Income # 744 3rd

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