Zip Code 53803 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameBenton
Zip Code StateWisconsin
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lafayette
Area Code608
Current Population:1306
Racial Majority:White 98.1%
Public School Racial Majority:White 95.2%
Unemployment Rate:2.7%
Median Household Income$43643
Average Adjusted Gross Income$47660
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time25.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Central Daylight Time
Elevation Range866 - 909 ft.
Area9 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.55524500, -90.34772900

Zip Code 53803 Description

Zip Code 53803 is located in the state of Wisconsin in the Madison metro area. Zip code 53803 is primarily located in Lafayette County. The official US Postal Service name for 53803 is BENTON, Wisconsin. Portions of zip code 53803 are contained within or border the city limits of Benton, WI, . The area code for zip code 53803 is 608. 53803 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Wisconsin.

The current unemployment level in 53803 is 2.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 2.9% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 4.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 53803 increased to 1306 from 1188 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 53803 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 53803 public schools is White. 38.8% of students in 53803 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 1292 98.1% 1282 +1%
 Black Or African American 17 1.29% 1 +1600%
 Hispanic 0 0% 4 -100%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0 0% 10 -100%
 Asian 0 0% 5 -100%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 0 +0%
 Other Race 0 0.08% 0 +0%
 Two Or More Races 4 0.53% 4 +75%

Zip Code 53803 Race/Ethnicity

 White 95.2%
 Black Or African American 0.8%
 Hispanic 1.2%
 Asian 0%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 2.8%

Zip Code 53803 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population13061188
Male Population50.60%
Female Population49.40%
Total Households531
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
38.8%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$43643
Income Under $50K Per Year56.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.80%
53803 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Wisconsin District 2Mark PocanDemocrat
Related Maps: Map of All Wisconsin Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$107750
Average Real Estate Sale Price$121559
Current Unemployment Level 2.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level2.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.0%
Benton, WI
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 52a - Savanna Section
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 53803 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)8132536475761595039271436
Avg Max Temp (°F)26324458708083817361443157
Avg Precip (In.)1.221.332.343.473.874.593.964.383.662.442.581.6735.51
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
CBSA Type
CBSA Population0
Time ZoneCentral Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours