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ZIP Code 53538

Zip code area 53538 in Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, WI

  •   State: 
    Wisconsin
      Counties: 
    Jefferson County
    ,
    Bannock County
      Cities: 
    Fort Atkinson
      Counties all: 
    Jefferson | Rock
      County FIPS: 
    55055 | 55105
      Area total: 
    114.093 sq mi
      Area land: 
    97.118 sq mi
      Area water: 
    16.975 sq mi
      Elevation: 
    31 feet
  •   Latitude: 
    42,9211
      Longitude: 
    -88,8454
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Watertown-Fort Atkinson WI
      Timezone: 
    Central Standard Time Zone (CST), UTC-6:00; Central Daylight Time (CDT), UTC-5:00
      Coordinates: 
    42.9209, -88.86448
      GMAP: 

    Wisconsin 53538, USA

  •   Population: 
    18,669 individuals
      Population density: 
    2,864.86 people per square miles
      Households: 
    1,841
      Unemployment rate: 
    3.1%
      Household income: 
    $72,762 average annual income
      Housing units: 
    8,375 residential housing units
      Health insurance: 
    5.0% of residents who report not having health insurance
      Veterans: 
    0.7% of residents who are veterans

The ZIP 53538 is a Midwest ZIP code and located in the preferred city/town Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin with a population estimated today at about 19.121 peoples. The preferred city may be different from the city where the zip code 53538 is located. Fort Atkinson is usually the name of the main post office. When sending a package or mail, always indicate your preferred or accepted cities. Using any city from the list of invalid cities may result in delays.

  • Living in the postal code area 53538 of Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin 51.1% of population who are male and 48.9% who are female.

    The median age for all people, for males & for females based on 2020 Census data. Median is the middle value, when all possible values are listed in order. Median is not the same as Average (or Mean).

  • Household income staggered according to certain income ranges.

    The median commute time of resident workers require for a one-way commute to work in minutes.

    The distribution of different age groups in the population of the zip code area of Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County 53538.

    The percentage distribution of the population by race.

    Estimated residential value of individual residential buildings as a percentage.

    The age of the building does not always say something about the structural condition of the residential buildings.

Jefferson County

  •   State: 
    Wisconsin
      County: 
    Jefferson County
      Zips: 
    53137
    53178
    53156
    53036
    53594
    53038
    53551
    53549
    53538
    53094
      Coordinates: 
    43.02081416695531, -88.77586587277536
      Area total: 
    582.74 sq. mi., 1509.29 sq. km, 372954.24 acres
      Area land: 
    556.49 sq. mi., 1441.31 sq. km, 356154.24 acres
      Area water: 
    26.25 sq. mi., 67.99 sq. km, 16800.00 acres
      Established: 
    1836
      Capital seat: 

    Jefferson
    Address: 311 S. Center Avenue
    County Courthouse
    Jefferson, WI
    Governing Body: Board of Supervisors with 30 board size
    Governing Authority: Dillon's Rule

  • Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States

  •   Population: 
    84,900; Population change: 1.45% (2010 - 2020)
      Population density: 
    152.6 persons per square mile
      Household income: 
    $54,695
      Households: 
    31,135
      Unemployment rate: 
    5.40% per 45,213 county labor force
  •   Sales taxes: 
    5.50%
      Income taxes: 
    6.75%
      GDP: 
    $3.50 B, gross domestic product (GDP)
  • Jefferson County's population of Wisconsin of 36,785 residents in 1930 has increased 2,31-fold to 84,900 residents after 90 years, according to the official 2020 census. U.S. Bureau of the Census beginning in 1900. Data for 1870-1890 are on a de facto or unspecified basis; data for 1900 and later years are resident totals.

    Approximately 50.10% female residents and 49.90% male residents live in as of 2020, 61.21% in Jefferson County, Wisconsin are married and the remaining 38.79% are single population.

    As of 2020, 61.21% in Jefferson County, Wisconsin are married and the remaining 38.79% are single population.

  •   Housing units: 
    36,376 residential units of which 93.04% share occupied residential units.

    22.9 minutes is the average time that residents in Jefferson County require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    80.99% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 10.47% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.79% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.52% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Jefferson County, Wisconsin 65.83% are owner-occupied homes, another 25.88% are rented apartments, and the remaining 8.29% are vacant.

  • The 73.30% of the population in Jefferson County, Wisconsin who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

    Since the 1860s, the two main parties have been the Republican Party (here in 2022 = 48.870%) and the Democratic Party (here in 2022 = 49.690%) of those eligible to vote in Jefferson County, Wisconsin.

Fort Atkinson

Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

  •   State: 
    Wisconsin
      County: 
    Jefferson County
      City: 
    Fort Atkinson
      County all: 
    Jefferson | Rock
      County FIPS: 
    55055 | 55105
      Coordinates: 
    42°55′38″N 88°50′26″W
      Area total: 
    5.80 sq mi (15.03 km²)
      Area land: 
    5.66 sq mi (14.66 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.14 sq mi (0.37 km²)
      Elevation: 
    787 ft (240 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    42,9211
      Longitude: 
    -88,8454
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Watertown-Fort Atkinson, WI
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    53538
      GMAP: 

    Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States

  •   Population: 
    12,579
      Population density: 
    2,222.4 residents per square mile of area (858.2/km²)
      Household income: 
    $49,654
      Households: 
    5,080
      Unemployment rate: 
    8.30%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    5.50%
      Income taxes: 
    6.75%

Fort Atkinson was named after General Henry Atkinson, the commander of U.S. forces in the area during the Black Hawk War (1832) The city developed at the site of Fort Koshkonong, which was used during that war. A replica of the original 1832 stockade has been built just outside town, although not at the original site. The oldest manmade features near Fort Atkinson are a cluster of prehistoric earthworks indigenous mounds just south of town. The city is located at 42°5538N 88°5026W (42.927091, 88.840446).According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.80 square miles (15.02 km²) The Rock River is a tributary of the Mississippi River, which it joins at Rock Island, Illinois. Fort Atkinson is the largest city located entirely in Jefferson County, as Watertown is split between Jefferson and Dodge Counties. Occasionally the downtown area is flooded when the Rock River exceeds its banks, and the Bark River enters the Rock and can add considerable volume in certain seasons. A 125-foot (38 m) long panther intaglio, the Panther Intaglio Effigy Mound, appears on a mound west of town, the last remaining intaglios in the state. Early European settlers named them the General Atkinson Mound Group. They are effigy and geometric mounds, different from the platform mounds at nearby Aztalan State Park.

History

Fort Atkinson was named after General Henry Atkinson, the commander of U.S. forces in the area during the Black Hawk War (1832) The city developed at the site of Fort Koshkonong, which was used during that war. A replica of the original 1832 stockade has been built just outside town, although not at the original site. The settlement grew rapidly in the mid-19th century, after the migration of pioneers from the east, especially New York State and the northern tier. The oldest manmade features near Fort Atkinson are a cluster of prehistoric earthworks indigenous mounds just south of town. A 125-foot (38 m) long panther intaglio, the Panther Intaglio Effigy Mound, appears on a mound west of town, the last remainingintaglio in the state. The Hoard Historical Museum and National Dairy Shrine Museum portrays the past, present, and future of the dairy industry. William Dempster Hoard founded the nationally distributed dairy farm magazine Hoard's Dairyman in Fort Atkinson in 1885. Other Registered Historic Places include the Fort Atkinson Water Tower, David W. and Jane Curtis House, Hoard’s Dairyman Farm, and Jones Dairy Farm. Fort Atkinson's 19th- and early 20th-century building history is preserved in the Main Street and Merchants Avenue historic districts. Materials were traded within the Mississippian culture from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico. They had settlements throughout the Mississippi Valley and its tributaries.

Geography and climate

Fort Atkinson is located at 42°5538N 88°5026W (42.927091, 88.840446). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.80 square miles (15.02 km²) The Rock River is a tributary of the Mississippi River, which it joins at Rock Island, Illinois. The city developed along the river, which provided the earliest transportation pathways for trade and travel. Occasionally the downtown area is flooded when the Rock River exceeds its banks. Just east of the city, the Bark River enters the Rock and can add considerable volume in certain seasons. The town has a humid subtropical climate (Köppen "Cfa" "Cfb" "Csb" "Dfc" "Dsb"). The city has an average annual rainfall of 2.2 inches (5.4 m) and an average yearly temperature of 3.7 inches (8.2 m). The city is located on the banks of the Rock river, a t.ributary to the Mississippi. The Rock river is one of the few rivers in the U.S. that runs through Fort Atkinson. It is the only river that runs directly through the city's downtown area, and is the source of much of the town's water supply. It also provides a source of water for the nearby Rock Island and Bark rivers, which also flow into the Rock. The Fort Atkinson area has a relatively mild climate, with an average monthly temperature of 2 °C (3 °F).

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 12,368 people, 5,125 households, and 3,214 families residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 85.9% White, 1.0% Black or African American, 0.7% Asian, 4.4% from other races, and 1. 4% from two or more races. Ethnically, the population was 10.6% Hispanic or Latino of any race. The median income for a household in theCity was $43,807, and the median income. for a family was $36,442. Out of the total population, 4,77% of those under the age of 18 and 58% of. those 65 and older were living below the poverty line. The city's population is expected to rise to 12,579 by the 2020 census. It is the largest city in the state, with a population of 11,621 and a population density of 2,222.4 inhabitants per square mile (858.1/km²) The city is located on the U.S.-Mexico border and is located near the border of the state of New Mexico. It was the site of a World War II-era naval base, which was evacuated in the 1950s and 1960s. The U.N. World Heritage Site is located in the area, and was once used as a military base. It has been the site for the World War I-era Battle of the Bulge, which took place in World War One.

Economy

The city's largest employer is Fort HealthCare, an integrated hospital and health system. Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital has 82 licensed beds and more than 100 physicians on staff. The city is also home to Cygnus Business Media, NASCO, Spacesaver and Jones Dairy Farm. The Fireside Dinner Theatre draws thousands of visitors each year. Another tourist attraction is a reconstruction of the original fort. It is located on the banks of the Red River, which runs through the city's downtown area. It was the site of the U.S. Civil War, which was fought from 1875 to 1883. The Red River was the scene of the Battle of the Bulge, which took place between 1875 and 1881. The town is home to a number of cultural institutions, including the Canadian Museum of History and the Canadian National Museum of Natural History. It also hosts the Canadian Open, which is held every year on the third weekend in September. The Canadian Open is a free event that draws people from all walks of life to the Canadian Red River valley. The event is open to the public and is free to attend, with tickets costing $1.50 for adults and $3.00 for children.

Healthcare

Fort Memorial Hospital is a 49 bed hospital located in Fort Atkinson. There are 45.6 primary care physicians per 100,000 population in the area. Fort Atkinson is designated as both a mental health and primary care Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) qualifying the area as a medical desert. By 2035, Fort Atkinson will have a 50.3% deficit in primary care Physicians, the seventh largest expected deficit in Wisconsin. Two behavioral health professionals are also located in the Fort Atkinson area. The area has a population of 3,816. The hospital has a total of 49 beds. The Hospital is located on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, which has a campus of 4,000 beds. It is the largest hospital in the state with a total population of 5,822. The Memorial Hospital was built in the 1950s and has a capacity of 49 bed patients. It was the first hospital of its kind in the region. It opened in 1961 and has been in the same location ever since. It has been the only hospital to open in the town of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, since the 1970s. It currently has 49 beds and is located in an area that is home to 2,000 people. It also has two behavioral health professional in the community. The town has a history of having a high percentage of mental health patients. The population of the area has been growing since the 1980s and 1990s. There is a high number of behavioral health patients in the city.

Education

Fort Atkinson School District has four elementary schools, a middle school and a high school. Barrie, Rockwell, Purdy, and Luther elementary schools serve grades kindergarten to 5, Fort Atkinson Middle School (FAMS) grades 6 to 8, and Fort Atkinson High School grades 9 to 12. The high school's mascot is the Blackhawk, named after the Sauk leader Chief Blackhawk. Crown of Life Christian Academy (2K8) and St. Paul's Lutheran School are Christian schools of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) in Fort Atkinson. Saint Joseph's school is a private catholic school that teaches kindergarten through 8th grade. It is located in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Madison. The Dwight Foster Public Library, established in 1892, serves as Jefferson County's resource library. It serves residents of Fort Atkinson and its surrounding communities. It's located on the corner of hackbarth road and Endl Bulevard. The school district has four high schools, one middle school, two elementary schools and one junior high. It also has a middle and high school that are open to the public. The district's high school is the only one in Jefferson County with grades 9-12. It was established in the 1970s and serves students in grades 6-8, 9-11, and 12-13. The elementary schools are in the Fort Atkinson area of Jefferson County, Wisconsin. The middle school is in the town's downtown area, and the high school in the southwest portion of the town.

Transportation

Primary automobile transportation is provided via Highway 12, Highway 26, Highway 89 and Highway 106. Highway 12 provides access to the Madison metro area in about 45 minutes. Highway 26 provides easy access to Interstate 94 (to the north in Johnson Creek), leading to downtown Milwaukee in about an hour. Highway 90 leads to downtown Chicago in about 2.5 hours. Fort Atkinson is served by the Fort Atkinson Municipal Airport (FAA LID: 61C). Fort Atkinson was a stop on the C&NW Milwaukee to Madison line. It is located on the Wisconsin-Wisconsin-Illinois border. It was once part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and was known as Fort Atkinson Army Airfield. It has been named after Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, which was once a part of Wisconsin. The Fort Atkinson Airport was built in the 1930s and is located in the town's historic district. The airport has a runway with an asphalt surface of 2,000 feet (600 meters) and a runway length of 1,500 feet (400 meters) The airport is located near the city's downtown area, which is known as the "Fort Atkinson Historic District" It is also known as "The Big Apple" because of its proximity to the Chicago and Milwaukee metropolitan areas. It opened in the early 1930s as part of a rail link between Wisconsin and Illinois. It closed in the 1950s and was replaced by the Milwaukee-Madison-Madison rail line in the 1960s and 1970s. The city has a population of about 3,000.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin = 72.2. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 40. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 90. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Fort Atkinson = 3.2 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 12,579 individuals with a median age of 38.1 age the population grows by 4.81% in Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 2,222.4 residents per square mile of area (858.2/km²). There are average 2.32 people per household in the 5,080 households with an average household income of $49,654 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 8.30% of the available work force and has dropped -3.82% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 24.06%. The number of physicians in Fort Atkinson per 100,000 population = 73.2.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Fort Atkinson = 32.5 inches and the annual snowfall = 31.2 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 109. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 189. 84 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 10.1 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 46, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin which are owned by the occupant = 60.40%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 41 years with median home cost = $133,850 and home appreciation of -3.14%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $19.04 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $5,667 per student. There are 14.5 students for each teacher in the school, 447 students for each Librarian and 671 students for each Counselor. 8.34% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 13.09% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 6.69% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Fort Atkinson's population in Jefferson County, Wisconsin of 3,043 residents in 1900 has increased 4,13-fold to 12,579 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 51.25% female residents and 48.75% male residents live in Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin.

    As of 2020 in Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin are married and the remaining 41.63% are single population.

  • 18 minutes is the average time that residents in Fort Atkinson require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    82.44% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 10.28% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 1.10% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.25% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin, 60.40% are owner-occupied homes, another 33.66% are rented apartments, and the remaining 5.94% are vacant.

  • The 73.30% of the population in Fort Atkinson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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