Waterford, WI 53185 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 53185: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Waterford, WI 53185

Acceptable Alternative
Wind Lake, WI 53185

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Racine County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.787, Longitude -88.206
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 53185 has segments in 2 Counties (Racine, Waukesha).

  • Businesses Addresses: 367
  • PO Box Addresses: 95
  • Residential Addresses: 7,437
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 189
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,248

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Waterford, WI 53185 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 19,323
Population in Households 19,302
Population in Familes 16,567
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 426
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $84,558
Average Household Income $102,574
Per Capita Income $38,595


Total Housing Units 7,815 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,756 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,511 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 548 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $280,389
Average Home Value $315,566


Total Households 7,267
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 5,462
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.29% 0.38%
Households 0.31% 0.39%
Families 0.18% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Waterford, WI 53185 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53185 to the other 767 ZIP Codes in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 111 86th
Population Density # 150 81st
Diversity Index # 393 49th
Median Household Income # 47 94th
Per Capita Income # 79 90th

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