Zip Code 53156 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePalmyra
Zip Code StateWisconsin
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Jefferson
Secondary County: Walworth
Area Code262
Current Population:2992
Racial Majority:White 85.84%
Public School Racial Majority:White 85.3%
Unemployment Rate:3.8%
Median Household Income$56184
Average Adjusted Gross Income$60830
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time28.5 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range807 - 915 ft.
Area35 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.88978200, -88.59873900

Zip Code 53156 Description

Zip Code 53156 is located in the state of Wisconsin in the Milwaukee metro area. Zip code 53156 is primarily located in Jefferson County. Portions of 53156 are also located in Walworth County. The official US Postal Service name for 53156 is PALMYRA, Wisconsin. Portions of zip code 53156 are contained within or border the city limits of Palmyra, WI, . The area code for zip code 53156 is 262. 53156 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Wisconsin.

The current unemployment level in 53156 is 3.8% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 3.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.5% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 6.7%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 53156 increased to 2992 from 2951 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 53156 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 53156 public schools is White. 32.9% of students in 53156 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 2630 85.84% 2691 -2%
 Black Or African American 2 0.07% 16 -88%
 Hispanic 371 12.11% 247 +50%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 12 -100%
 Asian 2 0.07% 11 -82%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0.29% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 15 1.63% 15 +233%

Zip Code 53156 Race/Ethnicity

 White 85.3%
 Black Or African American 0.5%
 Hispanic 12.7%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 1.2%

Zip Code 53156 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population29922951
Male Population49.70%
Female Population50.30%
Total Households1199
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$56184
Income Under $50K Per Year42.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.80%
53156 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Wisconsin District 5Jim SensenbrennerRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Wisconsin Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$234912
Average Real Estate Sale Price$133000
Current Unemployment Level 3.8%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.3%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago2.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 53c - Southeastern Wisconsin Savannah and Till Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 53156 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)8132435465661595039271536
Avg Max Temp (°F)26314356697983807361443156
Avg Precip (In.)1.361.232.173.433.233.9744.393.482.562.51.6834.02
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Watertown-Fort Atkinson, WI
CBSA Type53156
CBSA Population82623
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours