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ZIP Code 08103

Primary City:Camden, NJ (View All Cities)
County: Camden County
Timezone: Eastern (11:33am)
Area code: 856 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.93, -75.11
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 08103

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 08103. 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 08103. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 08103, 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:
Camden, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 08103 ZIP Code

ZIP code 08103 is located in west New Jersey and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 08103 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 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 08103 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 15,190
Population Density 7,041 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,865
Median Home Value $85,000
Land Area 2.16 sq mi
Water Area 0.44 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,692
Median Household Income $21,888

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5805515536128348256465165505595003362952001381256668
Female520484541623621532497446473478472346301227191192159133
Total1,1001,0351,0941,2351,4551,3571,1439621,0231,037972682596427329317225201

Gender

 Male 7,954 52%
 Female 7,236 48%
Gender

Race

 White 2,325 15.3%
 Black Or African American 9,485 62.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 113 0.7%
 Asian 127 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.1%
 Other Race 2,634 17.3%
 Two Or More Races 497 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2515628440237027526495
Renter23569155753735925714045
Total260847841939729532404140

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 868 18%
 Single Guardian 2,047 44%
 Singles 1,485 32%
 Singles With Roommate 292 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,919 62%
 Households with Kids 1,773 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1321041211141181091021081141231181109410888119105125175155
Female111116115959594971039512310510899106108125139129122137
Total243220236209213203199211209246223218193214196244244254297292

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 08103 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 08103 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 08103 real estate data, the median home value of $85,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 08103 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 08103 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 08103 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,936 85.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,742 11.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 35 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 117 0.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 360 2.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,025 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 846 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,821 48%
 Households Vacant 1,173 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 285 24.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 1.4%
 For Sale Only 54 4.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 6 0.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 0.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 807 68.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 248 10%
 1 Bedroom 735 28%
 2 Bedroom 554 21%
 3+ Bedroom 1,059 41%
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 $21,888 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 08103 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 08103 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. Most commuters in 08103 can expect to fall in that range. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,664 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,315 21%
 No Earnings 6,130 55%
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 2,664 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,315 21%
 No Earnings 6,130 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,700 72%
 Public transportation 725 19%
 Taxicab 32 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 223 6%
 Worked at Home 87 2%
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 area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,427 32.8%
 High School Graduate 2,336 53.7%
 Associate's degree 188 4.3%
 Bachelor's degree 268 6.2%
 Master's degree 40 0.9%
 Professional school degree 22 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 67 1.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,571 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 163 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 402 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 08103

ZIP Code 08103 is in the Camden City School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 08103.

Parkside
Park and Wildwood Aves
Camden, NJ 08103
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Camden City School District
City Invincible Charter School
832 South 4th St
Camden, NJ 08103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: City Invincible Charter School District
Knowledge a to Z Charter School
1725 Park Blvd
Camden, NJ 08103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Knowledge a to Z Charter School District
Early Childhood Development Center
1602 Pine St
Camden, NJ 08103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Camden City Public Schools
Forest Hill School
1625 Wildwood Ave
Camden, NJ 08103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Camden City Public Schools
Cooper B. Hatch Family School
1875 Park Blvd
Camden, NJ 08103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Camden City Public Schools
Lanning Square Family School
501 South Broadway
Camden, NJ 08103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Camden City Public Schools
Dr. Ulysses S. Wiggins College Preparatory Lab School
400 Mount Vernon St
Camden, NJ 08103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Camden City Public Schools
John Greenleaf Whittier Family School
740 Chestnut St
Camden, NJ 08103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Camden City Public Schools
Camden House
555 Atlantic Ave
Camden, NJ 08103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Office of Education Juvenile Justice Commission School District
Dr. Charles E. Brimm Medical Arts High School
1626 Copewood St
Camden, NJ 08103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Camden City Public Schools
Met East High School
1656 Kaighn Ave
Camden, NJ 08103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Camden City Public Schools
Camden High School
1700 Park Blvd
Camden, NJ 08103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Camden City Public Schools

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