Milwaukee, WI 53220 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 53220: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Milwaukee, WI 53220

Acceptable Alternative
Greenfield, WI 53220

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 691
  • Single Family Addresses: 7,900
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,116
  • County: Milwaukee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.961, Longitude -88.012
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Milwaukee, WI 53220 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 26,294
Population in Households 25,605
Population in Familes 18,898
Population in Group Qrtrs 689
Population Density1 4,716
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 11,720
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 6,638
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,518 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,515 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,205 (41.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 798 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $171,859
Average Home Value $177,276


Median Household Income $46,934
Average Household Income $59,600
Per Capita Income $27,029
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.07% 0.05%
Households -0.16% -0.03%
Families -0.22% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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 53220 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53220 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 # 65 92nd
Population Density1 # 22 97th
Diversity Index2 # 53 93rd
Median Household Income # 523 32nd
Per Capita Income # 350 55th

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