Cambridge, WI 53523 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 53523: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Cambridge, WI 53523

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 190
  • Single Family Addresses: 2,120
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 31
  • County: Dane County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.979, Longitude -89.048
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 53523 has segments in 2 Counties (Dane, Jefferson).

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Cambridge, WI 53523 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,068
Population in Households 5,035
Population in Familes 4,085
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 99
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 2,116
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,438
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,477 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,669 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 447 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 361 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $237,346
Average Home Value $277,457


Median Household Income $62,509
Average Household Income $79,317
Per Capita Income $33,224
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% 0.34%
Households 0.31% 0.51%
Families 0.18% 0.45%
Median Household Income   3.63%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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.

Cambridge, WI 53523 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53523 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 # 268 65th
Population Density1 # 291 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 528 32nd
Median Household Income # 148 81st
Per Capita Income # 113 85th

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