Milwaukee, WI 53225 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 53225: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Milwaukee, WI 53225

Acceptable Alternative
Wauwatosa, WI 53225

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Milwaukee County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.114, Longitude -88.041
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 53225 has segments in 2 Counties (Milwaukee, Waukesha).

  • Businesses Addresses: 619
  • PO Box Addresses: 427
  • Residential Addresses: 10,446
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 4,297
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,149

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Milwaukee, WI 53225 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 24,944
Population in Households 24,499
Population in Familes 19,681
Population in Group Qrtrs 445
Population Density2 3,765
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $42,486
Average Household Income $54,196
Per Capita Income $20,657


Total Housing Units 10,598 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,016 (37.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,346 (50.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,236 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $147,469
Average Home Value $151,737


Total Households 9,362
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 6,261
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% -0.26%
Households -0.37% -0.36%
Families -0.45% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.81%

Milwaukee, WI 53225 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53225 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 # 73 91st
Population Density # 33 96th
Diversity Index # 13 98th
Median Household Income # 702 9th
Per Capita Income # 736 4th

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