Zip Code 53538 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameFort Atkinson
Zip Code StateWisconsin
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Jefferson
Secondary County: Rock
Area Code274 / 920
Current Population:18468
Racial Majority:White 88.69%
Public School Racial Majority:White 83.5%
Unemployment Rate:3.8%
Median Household Income$59532
Average Adjusted Gross Income$65660
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time21.2 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range774 - 889 ft.
Area113 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.91728200, -88.86746200

Zip Code 53538 Description

Zip Code 53538 is located in the state of Wisconsin in the Milwaukee metro area. Zip code 53538 is primarily located in Jefferson County. Portions of 53538 are also located in Rock County. The official US Postal Service name for 53538 is FORT ATKINSON, Wisconsin. Portions of zip code 53538 are contained within or border the city limits of Lake Koshkonong, WI, Fort Atkinson, WI, Hebron, WI, and Lake Ripley, WI. Zip code 53538 is within area code 920, area code 608 and area code 262. 53538 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Wisconsin.

The current unemployment level in 53538 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 53538 increased to 18468 from 17352 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 53538 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 53538 public schools is White. 34.9% of students in 53538 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 16491 88.69% 16793 -2%
 Black Or African American 97 0.52% 82 +18%
 Hispanic 1565 8.42% 1255 +25%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 18 0.1% 41 -56%
 Asian 103 0.55% 122 -16%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 20 0.04% 20 -60%
 Two Or More Races 153 1.67% 153 +103%

Zip Code 53538 Race/Ethnicity

 White 83.5%
 Black Or African American 1.7%
 Hispanic 12.4%
 Asian 1.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.4%
 Two or More Races 0.5%

Zip Code 53538 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population1846817352
Male Population49.50%
Female Population50.50%
Total Households7522
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$59532
Income Under $50K Per Year40.30%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year41.70%
Income Above $100K Per Year18.00%
53538 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Wisconsin District 5Jim SensenbrennerRepublican
Wisconsin District 1Bryan SteilRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Wisconsin Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$185643
Average Real Estate Sale Price$116462
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 4b: -25F to -20F
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 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
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Watertown-Fort Atkinson, WI
CBSA Type53538
CBSA Population82623
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours