Lake Mills, WI 53551 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 53551: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Lake Mills, WI 53551

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Jefferson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 43.079, Longitude -88.91
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 341
  • PO Box Addresses: 99
  • Residential Addresses: 3,711
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 216
    • Single Family Addresses: 3,495

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

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Lake Mills, WI 53551 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,552
Daytime Population: Workers 2,603
Daytime Population: Residents 4,017
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,620
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 8,461
Population in Familes 6,919
Population in Group Qrtrs 91
Population Density2 226
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $65,208
Average Household Income $79,923
Per Capita Income $32,556


Total Housing Units 4,029 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,448 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,021 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 560 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $207,168
Average Home Value $258,721


Total Households 3,469
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 2,348
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 0.75% 0.7%
Households 0.88% 0.77%
Families 0.73% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Lake Mills, WI 53551 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 53551 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 # 188 76th
Population Density # 201 74th
Diversity Index # 307 60th
Median Household Income # 169 78th
Per Capita Income # 164 79th

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