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ZIP Code 11203

Primary City:Brooklyn, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: East Flatbush|Brooklyn
County: Kings County
Timezone: Eastern (10:57pm)
Area code: 212 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.65, -73.93
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11203

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 11203. 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 11203. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 11203, 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:
Brooklyn, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 11203 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11203 is located in southeast New York 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 11203 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged 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 11203 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 76,174
Population Density 35,502 people per sq mi
Housing Units 28,087
Median Home Value $426,100
Land Area 2.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 26,420
Median Household Income $48,400

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,1612,1992,3102,6362,6312,5442,1852,0442,1532,3662,3622,0881,8921,5351,171814490262
Female2,1092,1062,3652,5572,9192,8982,8112,7482,7473,0963,4083,0252,5452,2551,7881,236896822
Total4,2704,3054,6755,1935,5505,4424,9964,7924,9005,4625,7705,1134,4373,7902,9592,0501,3861,084

Gender

 Male 33,843 44%
 Female 42,331 56%
Gender

Race

 White 2,703 3.5%
 Black Or African American 69,435 91.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 221 0.3%
 Asian 956 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 27 0.0%
 Other Race 1,219 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,613 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner985531,1462,0502,4102,2271,145258
Renter5172,6463,2873,9123,1331,943846249
Total6153,1994,4335,9625,5434,1701,991507

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,393 32%
 Single Guardian 10,199 39%
 Singles 6,585 25%
 Singles With Roommate 1,243 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 16,901 64%
 Households with Kids 9,519 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male416441472411409410446472462452495460449454484546558506542516
Female418474395429422419393413459428464444499530510508522494523598
Total8349158678408318298398859218809599049489849941,0541,0801,0001,0651,114

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11203 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 11203 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 11203 real estate data, the median home value of $426,100 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 11203 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 11203 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11203 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 74,338 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 766 1.0%
 Other Institutional 463 0.6%
 College Student Housing 235 0.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 367 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,667 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,220 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 16,533 59%
 Households Vacant 1,667 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 762 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 66 4%
 For Sale Only 142 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 43 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 105 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 549 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 984 6%
 1 Bedroom 6,275 39%
 2 Bedroom 6,182 39%
 3+ Bedroom 2,485 16%
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 $48,400 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 11203 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 11203 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 11203 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. In 11203 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 26,795 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,486 18%
 No Earnings 25,785 40%
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 26,795 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,486 18%
 No Earnings 25,785 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,608 28.0%
 Public transportation 21,729 63.4%
 Taxicab 252 0.7%
 Motorcycle 18 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,874 5.5%
 Worked at Home 779 2.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 3,522 15.6%
 High School Graduate 13,281 58.7%
 Associate's degree 1,863 8.2%
 Bachelor's degree 2,663 11.8%
 Master's degree 951 4.2%
 Professional school degree 247 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 101 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 11,849 82.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,598 11.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 958 6.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11203

ZIP Code 11203 is in the New York City Geographic District #17 School District. There are 41 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11203.

School for Human Rights (the)
600 Kingston Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
School for Democracy and Leadership
600 Kingston Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Achievement First Crown Heights Charter School
790 East New York Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Achievement First Crown Heights Charter School District
Ps 91 the Albany Avenue School
532 Albany Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ps 181
1023 New York Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ps 397 Foster-Laurie
490 Fenimore St
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
New Heights Middle School
790 East New York Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ps 135 Sheldon a Brookner
684 Linden Blvd
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Ps 208 Elsa Ebeling
4801 Ave D
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Ps 235 Lenox School
525 Lenox Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Ps 244 Richard R Green
5404 Tilden Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Ps 268 Emma Lazarus
133 East 53rd St
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Is 285 Meyer Levin
5909 Beverly Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
East Flatbush Community Research School
905 Winthrop St
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Middle School of Marketing and Legal Studies
905 Winthrop St
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
New Hope Academy Charter School
475 East 57th St3rd Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Hope Academy Charter School
Hs for Public Service-Heroes of Tomorrow
600 Kingston Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
High School for Service and Learning at Erasmus
911 Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Brooklyn Institute for Liberal Arts
600 Kingston Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Kurt Hahn Expeditionary Learning School
5800 Tilden Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Arts and Media Preparatory Academy
905 Winthrop St
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
It Takes a Village Academy
5800 Tilden Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Cultural Academy for the Arts and Sciences
5800 Tilden Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Nazareth Regional High School
475 E 57th St
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Catherine MC Auley High School
710 E 37th St
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Ebenezer Preparatory School
5464 Kings Hwy
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Flatbush Sda School
5810 Snyder Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Excelsior Elementary School
418 E 45th St
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
League School
567 Kingston Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Bnos Menachem
739 E New York Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Bible Speak Church Academy
5205 Foster Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Bryans Educational Center
3924 Church Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
New Generation Elementary School
960 New York Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Parkway Elementary School
5566 Kings Hwy
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Phyl'S Academy Prep
3520 Tilden Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Battalion Christian Academy
661 Linden Blvd
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Great Oaks Elementary School
4718 Farragut Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
First Choice Academy
192 E 58th St
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Faces of Future Daycare Center
5302 Clarendon Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
P B Children'S Academy
3504 Church Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Little Stars Daycare Center
588 Brooklyn Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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