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ZIP Code 07103

Primary City:Newark, NJ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: West Side
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (5:18pm)
Area code: 862 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.74, -74.19
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07103

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 07103. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 07103. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 07103, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Newark, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 07103 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07103 is located in northeast New Jersey and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 07103 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07103 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,698
Population Density 15,365 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,769
Median Home Value $214,400
Land Area 2.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,801
Median Household Income $27,459

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2861,3161,1961,6171,7901,06190592391895191462953842728020010197
Female1,1621,2601,4011,5431,6681,3231,2271,2121,2461,1631,080879691592416352176158
Total2,4482,5762,5973,1603,4582,3842,1322,1352,1642,1141,9941,5081,2291,019696552277255

Gender

 Male 15,149 46%
 Female 17,549 54%
Gender

Race

 White 2,845 8.7%
 Black Or African American 26,076 79.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 153 0.5%
 Asian 549 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 2,319 7.1%
 Two Or More Races 741 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3024551164452231017140
Renter5831,7691,8251,6071,189827409119
Total6132,0142,3362,2511,7111,137580159

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,124 20%
 Single Guardian 4,895 45%
 Singles 3,058 28%
 Singles With Roommate 724 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,157 57%
 Households with Kids 4,644 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male256273267221256272248267273247209232251257289307324303394442
Female242232232237275256225267237305248281291276274303282313371370
Total498505499458531528473534510552457513542533563610606616765812

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07103 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 07103 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 07103 real estate data, the median home value of $214,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 07103 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 07103 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07103 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,854 91.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 129 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 511 1.6%
 Other Institutional 4 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,067 3.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1,133 3.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,130 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 343 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,328 65%
 Households Vacant 1,968 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,124 57.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 1.6%
 For Sale Only 275 14.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 0.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 495 25.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 543 7%
 1 Bedroom 1,650 21%
 2 Bedroom 2,753 36%
 3+ Bedroom 2,734 36%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $27,459 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 07103 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 07103 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 07103. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,801 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,293 19%
 No Earnings 11,977 52%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,801 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,293 19%
 No Earnings 11,977 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,267 57.3%
 Public transportation 2,956 32.2%
 Taxicab 6 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 786 8.5%
 Worked at Home 179 1.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,851 27.0%
 High School Graduate 3,651 53.2%
 Associate's degree 329 4.8%
 Bachelor's degree 705 10.3%
 Master's degree 252 3.7%
 Professional school degree 22 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 47 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,841 78.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 795 10.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 800 10.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07103

ZIP Code 07103 is in the The Newark Public Schools. There are 29 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07103.

American History High School
74 Montgomery St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: The Newark Public Schools
Marion P. Thomas Charter School
370 374 South 7th St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marion P. Thomas Charter School District
New Horizons Community Charter School
45 59 Hayes St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Horizons Community Charter School District
University Heights Charter School
74 Hartford St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: University Heights Charter School District
100 Legacy Academy Charter School
75 Morton St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: 100 Legacy Academy Charter School
Camden Street Elementary School
281 Camden St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Cleveland Eighteenth Avenue School
388 Bergen St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Fourteenth Avenue School
186 14th Ave
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Harriet Tubman Elementary School
504 South Tenth St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
John F Kennedy School
311 South Tenth St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Newton Street School
150 Newton St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Quitman Community School
21 Quitman St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
South Seventeenth Street School
619 South Seventeenth St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Thirteenth Avenue School Martin Luther King
359 Thirteenth Ave
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Samuel L Berliner
70 Montgomery St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Roseville Avenue School
70 Roseville Ave
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Newark Renaissance
5056 Norfolk St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Office of Education Juvenile Justice Commission School District
People'S Preparatory Charter School
321 Bergen St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: People'S Preparatory Charter School District
Newark Tech
91 West Market St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Essex County Vocational Technical School District
Central High School
250 18th Ave
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Newark Vocational High School
301 West Kinney St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: The Newark Public Schools
West Side High Scool
403 South Orange Ave
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Newark Leadership Academy
301 West Kinney St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Newark Bridges High School: a Diploma Plus School
321 Bergen St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: The Newark Public Schools
Bard Early College High School
321 Bergen St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: The Newark Public Schools
St Vincent Academy
228 W Market St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Queen of Angels School
44 Irvine Turner Blvd
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Philips Academy
342 Central Ave
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Link Community School
146 Irvine Turner Blvd
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Private

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