Milwaukee, WI 53213 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 53213: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Milwaukee, WI 53213

Acceptable Alternative
Wauwatosa, WI 53213

Not Acceptable, USPS
Wawatosa, WI 53213

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 775
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,711
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,127
  • County: Milwaukee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.05, Longitude -88.005
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Milwaukee, WI 53213 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 25,643
Population in Households 25,324
Population in Familes 18,784
Population in Group Qrtrs 319
Population Density1 6,485
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 11,346
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 6,377
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,067 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,610 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,736 (39.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 721 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $228,888
Average Home Value $255,227


Median Household Income $63,379
Average Household Income $84,191
Per Capita Income $37,471
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.04% 0.08%
Households -0.01% 0.03%
Families -0.12% -0.03%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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 53213 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53213 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 # 69 91st
Population Density1 # 17 98th
Diversity Index2 # 123 84th
Median Household Income # 141 82nd
Per Capita Income # 53 93rd

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