Lake Mills, WI 53551 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 53551: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Mills, WI 53551

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 341
  • Single Family Addresses: 3,455
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 216
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.079, Longitude -88.91
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Lake Mills, WI 53551 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,377
Population in Households 8,288
Population in Familes 6,794
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density1 236
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 3,423
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 2,320
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,992 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,448 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 975 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 569 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $198,817
Average Home Value $245,415


Median Household Income $61,112
Average Household Income $75,271
Per Capita Income $30,894
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.58%
Households 0.94% 0.7%
Families 0.81% 0.6%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
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.

Lake Mills, WI 53551 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53551 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 # 192 75th
Population Density1 # 203 74th
Diversity Index2 # 309 60th
Median Household Income # 171 78th
Per Capita Income # 162 79th

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