ZIP Code 53538 - Fort Atkinson Wisconsin

ZIP Code 53538 is located in Fort Atkinson Wisconsin. Portions of 53538 are also in Lake Koshkonong and Hebron and Lake Ripley and Koshkonong and Oakland (Jefferson County) and Sumner (Jefferson County) and Hebron (town) and Jefferson (Jefferson County). 53538 is primarily within Jefferson County, with some portions in Rock County. Regionally, it is located in Metro Milwaukee.

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ZIP Code 53538 Quick Stats

ZIP Code NameFort Atkinson
Primary CountyJefferson County
ZIP Code TypeStandard
Population (2022)18,535
Area Code(s)262 / 274 / 608 / 920
Current Time

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53538 Demographics

53538 can be classified socioeconomically as Lower Middle Class class compared to other ZIP Codes in Wisconsin based on Median Household Income and Average Adjusted Gross Income. The majority race/ethnicity residing in 53538 is White. The majority race/ethnicity attending public schools in 53538 is White. The current unemployment level in 53538 is 2.9%.

Population Growth Rate-0.89%
Population Density165 People per Square Mile
Total Households7,400
Percentage High Income Households2.2%
Median Household Income (2021)$72,762
Average Adjusted Gross Income (2020)$64,550
Current Unemployment Rate (April 2024)2.9%
Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 90.18%
Public School Majority Race/EthnictyWhite - 80.51%

53538 Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American150.08%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander170.09%

53538 Public School Race/Ethnicty Breakdown

Native American70.27%
Hawaiian/Pac. Islander60.23%

53538 Educational Attainment Levels

Highest Education Level AttainedTotalPercentage
Less Than 1 Year of College1,0118.41%
Bachelor Degree2,21618.44%
High School Diploma3,98633.17%
No High School Diploma2191.82%
GED or Alternate4433.69%
1 or More Years of College1,85715.45%
Associates Degree9978.3%
Masters Degree1,0388.64%
Professional Degree920.77%
Doctorate Degree1581.31%

53538 Geography

Adjacent ZIP Codes
Cities/Towns in 53538
RegionsMetro Milwaukee
Madison Area
Metropolitan/Micropolitan Stat AreasWatertown-Fort Atkinson, WI
Janesville-Beloit, WI
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA TimezoneAmerica/Chicago
Area113 Square Miles

53538 Politics

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53538 Weather and Climate Data

Plant Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Average First Frost DateOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DateMay 1 - 10
Koppen-Geiger Climate ZoneDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion53c - Southeastern Wisconsin Savannah and Till Plain

53538 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)8132436465661584939271536
Avg Max Temp (°F)26314357707983817361453157
Avg Precip (In.)1.371.32.143.413.263.893.984.243.432.532.491.6533.71

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