Milwaukee, WI 53211 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 53211: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Acceptable Alternative
Glendale, WI 53211
Shorewood, WI 53211
Whitefish Bay, WI 53211

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Milwaukee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.083, Longitude -87.884
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 821
  • PO Box Addresses: 311
  • Residential Addresses: 16,486
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 6,643
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,843

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

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Milwaukee, WI 53211 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 35,808
Daytime Population: Workers 14,192
Daytime Population: Residents 13,931
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 28,123
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.79
Population in Households 32,833
Population in Familes 16,502
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,975
Population Density2 9,052
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $53,819
Average Household Income $83,989
Per Capita Income $37,268


Total Housing Units 16,636 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,667 (34.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,892 (59.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,077 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $310,659
Average Home Value $370,134


Total Households 15,559
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 5,862
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 0.19% 0.15%
Households 0.11% 0.1%
Families -0.02% 0.01%
Median Household Income   3.13%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Milwaukee, WI 53211 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53211 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 # 24 97th
Population Density # 10 99th
Diversity Index # 129 83rd
Median Household Income # 427 45th
Per Capita Income # 75 90th

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