Zip Code 53561 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMerrimac
Zip Code StateWisconsin
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Sauk
Secondary County: Columbia
Area Code608
Current Population:1618
Racial Majority:White 96.12%
Public School Racial Majority:White 94.6%
Unemployment Rate:4.1%
Median Household Income$55341
Average Adjusted Gross Income$106630
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time31.6 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range801 - 1280 ft.
Area42 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.40196600, -89.63674600

Zip Code 53561 Description

Zip Code 53561 is located in the state of Wisconsin in the Madison metro area. Zip code 53561 is primarily located in Sauk County. Portions of 53561 are also located in Columbia County. The official US Postal Service name for 53561 is MERRIMAC, Wisconsin. Portions of zip code 53561 are contained within or border the city limits of Lake Wisconsin, WI, Merrimac, WI, . The area code for zip code 53561 is 608. 53561 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Wisconsin.

The current unemployment level in 53561 is 4.1% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.1% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 4.1% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 53561 increased to 1618 from 1479 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 53561 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 53561 public schools is White. 41.9% of students in 53561 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1412 96.12% 1557 -9%
 Black Or African American 8 0.54% 11 -27%
 Hispanic 32 2.18% 32 +0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 3 -100%
 Asian 4 0.27% 2 +100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 1 0% 1 -100%
 Two Or More Races 12 0.88% 12 +8%

Zip Code 53561 Race/Ethnicity

 White 94.6%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 1.1%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 4.3%

Zip Code 53561 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population16181479
Male Population51.00%
Female Population49.00%
Total Households707
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
41.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$55341
Income Under $50K Per Year43.10%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year39.00%
Income Above $100K Per Year17.90%
53561 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Wisconsin District 2Mark PocanDemocrat
Wisconsin District 6Glenn GrothmanRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$278459
Average Real Estate Sale Price$339000
Current Unemployment Level 4.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 4b: -25F to -20F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfb - Humid Continental Mild Summer, Wet All Year
Ecoregion 53c - Southeastern Wisconsin Savannah and Till Plain
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 53561 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)5102234455559574837251234
Avg Max Temp (°F)25314256697882807160433056
Avg Precip (In.)1.111.092.063.293.324.074.094.333.422.312.221.2732.59
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Baraboo, WI
CBSA Type53561
CBSA Population61608
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours