Milwaukee, WI 53217 ZIP Code Profile


ZIP Code 53217: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Milwaukee, WI 53217

Acceptable Alternative
Bayside, WI 53217
Fox Point, WI 53217
Glendale, WI 53217
River Hills, WI 53217
Whitefish Bay, WI 53217

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Milwaukee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.15, Longitude -87.911
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 53217 has segments in 2 Counties (Milwaukee, Ozaukee).

  • Businesses Addresses: 1,259
  • PO Box Addresses: 271
  • Residential Addresses: 12,509
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,237
    • Single Family Addresses: 10,272

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

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Milwaukee, WI 53217 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,504
Daytime Population: Workers 17,339
Daytime Population: Residents 14,529
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,868
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 29,169
Population in Familes 24,247
Population in Group Qrtrs 335
Population Density2 2,118
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $101,106
Average Household Income $145,532
Per Capita Income $59,299


Total Housing Units 12,720 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,097 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,884 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 739 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $331,651
Average Home Value $410,899


Total Households 11,981
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 8,082
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 0.12% 0.14%
Households 0.08% 0.1%
Families 0.0% 0.05%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   1.47%

Milwaukee, WI 53217 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53217 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 # 51 93rd
Population Density # 63 92nd
Diversity Index # 121 84th
Median Household Income # 6 99th
Per Capita Income # 6 99th

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