Milwaukee, WI 53214 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 53214: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Milwaukee, WI 53214

Acceptable Alternative
W Milwaukee, WI 53214
West Allis, WI 53214
West Milwaukee, WI 53214

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Milwaukee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.021, Longitude -88.017
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,437
  • PO Box Addresses: 325
  • Residential Addresses: 16,429
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,183
    • Single Family Addresses: 13,246

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

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Milwaukee, WI 53214 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 35,510
Daytime Population: Workers 25,249
Daytime Population: Residents 17,342
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 42,591
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.20
Population in Households 35,128
Population in Familes 24,144
Population in Group Qrtrs 382
Population Density2 4,821
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $45,233
Average Household Income $54,468
Per Capita Income $24,449


Total Housing Units 17,150 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,734 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,094 (47.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,322 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $144,219
Average Home Value $147,120


Total Households 15,828
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 8,093
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 0.14% 0.09%
Households 0.09% 0.03%
Families -0.03% -0.03%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

Milwaukee, WI 53214 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53214 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 # 26 97th
Population Density # 21 97th
Diversity Index # 26 97th
Median Household Income # 644 16th
Per Capita Income # 620 20th

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