Zip Code 53901 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NamePortage
Zip Code StateWisconsin
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Columbia
Secondary County: Marquette
Area Code608
Current Population:14445
Racial Majority:White 90.03%
Public School Racial Majority:White 89.4%
Unemployment Rate:4.0%
Median Household Income$50389
Average Adjusted Gross Income$55300
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time26.7 Minutes
Current Time:
CST
Time Zone:Central Standard Time
Elevation Range791 - 1109 ft.
Area147 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)43.55750800, -89.48715300

Zip Code 53901 Description

Zip Code 53901 is located in the state of Wisconsin in the Madison metro area. Zip code 53901 is primarily located in Columbia County. Portions of 53901 are also located in Marquette County. The official US Postal Service name for 53901 is PORTAGE, Wisconsin. Portions of zip code 53901 are contained within or border the city limits of Portage, WI, Lake Wisconsin, WI, . The area code for zip code 53901 is 608. 53901 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Wisconsin.

The current unemployment level in 53901 is 4.0% which is higher than the current county unemployment level of 3.3% 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 53901 increased to 14445 from 13734 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 53901 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 53901 public schools is White. 41.1% of students in 53901 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 13324 90.03% 13119 +2%
 Black Or African American 616 4.16% 513 +20%
 Hispanic 596 4.03% 464 +28%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 143 0.97% 96 +49%
 Asian 28 0.19% 87 -68%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 2 -100%
 Other Race 1 0.08% 1 +1100%
 Two Or More Races 163 0.54% 163 -51%

Zip Code 53901 Race/Ethnicity

 White 89.4%
 Black Or African American 2.3%
 Hispanic 5.5%
 Asian 1.2%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.8%
 Two or More Races 0.8%

Zip Code 53901 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1444513734
Male Population53.00%
Female Population47.00%
Total Households5794
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
41.1%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
50.0%
Median Household Income$50389
Income Under $50K Per Year49.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year38.20%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.30%
53901 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Wisconsin District 6Glenn GrothmanRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Wisconsin Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$175967
Average Real Estate Sale Price$103207
Current Unemployment Level 4.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago3.0%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 5a: -20F to -15F
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 DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 53901 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)6112234455559574837251334
Avg Max Temp (°F)25314256697882807160433056
Avg Precip (In.)1.221.192.193.413.494.154.34.33.562.392.391.3933.99
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Madison, WI
CBSA Type53901
CBSA Population576264
Time ZoneCentral Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-6 Hours