Milwaukee, WI 53209 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 53209: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Milwaukee, WI 53209

Acceptable Alternative
Brown Deer, WI 53209
Glendale, WI 53209
River Hills, WI 53209

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,292
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,053
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,705
  • County: Milwaukee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.126, Longitude -87.947
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Milwaukee, WI 53209 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 45,690
Population in Households 45,259
Population in Familes 35,707
Population in Group Qrtrs 431
Population Density1 4,232
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 18,221
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 11,394
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,546 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,917 (43.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,304 (45.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,325 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $114,945
Average Home Value $149,403


Median Household Income $34,244
Average Household Income $47,605
Per Capita Income $19,152
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.21% -0.05%
Households -0.28% -0.1%
Families -0.37% -0.16%
Median Household Income   -0.57%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.

Milwaukee, WI 53209 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53209 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 # 5 99th
Population Density1 # 24 97th
Diversity Index2 # 43 95th
Median Household Income # 749 3rd
Per Capita Income # 738 5th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.