Milwaukee, WI 53209 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 53209: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Milwaukee, WI 53209

Acceptable Alternative
Brown Deer, WI 53209
Glendale, WI 53209
River Hills, WI 53209

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Milwaukee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.126, Longitude -87.947
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,252
  • PO Box Addresses: 513
  • Residential Addresses: 19,783
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,709
    • Single Family Addresses: 15,074

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Milwaukee, WI 53209 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 45,812
Daytime Population: Workers 20,059
Daytime Population: Residents 27,446
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 47,505
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 45,372
Population in Familes 35,722
Population in Group Qrtrs 440
Population Density2 4,310
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $35,795
Average Household Income $50,127
Per Capita Income $20,163


Total Housing Units 20,577 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,717 (42.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,555 (46.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,305 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $122,016
Average Home Value $156,201


Total Households 18,272
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 11,424
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 -0.15% -0.03%
Households -0.21% -0.07%
Families -0.3% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Milwaukee, WI 53209 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53209 to the other 769 ZIP Codes in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 6 99th
Population Density # 24 97th
Diversity Index # 43 95th
Median Household Income # 745 3rd
Per Capita Income # 736 4th

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