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ZIP Code 27103

Primary City:Winston Salem, NC (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Southwest
County: Forsyth County
Timezone: Eastern (9:43am)
Area code: 336 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:36.06, -80.32
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 27103

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 27103. 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 27103. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 27103, 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:
Winston Salem, NC
Unacceptable:
Ardmore, Hanes, Muddy Creek, Winston-salem

Stats and Demographics for the 27103 ZIP Code

ZIP code 27103 is located in north North Carolina and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 27103 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly higher than average. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 27103 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 33,208
Population Density 1,789 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,906
Median Home Value $144,800
Land Area 18.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,937
Median Household Income $42,289

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3521,0639188521,0071,4461,4301,098999961967815707525396334263222
Female1,2431,0139198201,2461,7101,4391,2231,0741,1491,1781,049994710563508479536
Total2,5952,0761,8371,6722,2533,1562,8692,3212,0732,1102,1451,8641,7011,235959842742758

Gender

 Male 15,355 46%
 Female 17,853 54%
Gender

Race

 White 21,195 63.8%
 Black Or African American 6,695 20.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 125 0.4%
 Asian 1,092 3.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 18 0.1%
 Other Race 3,204 9.6%
 Two Or More Races 879 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1201,2061,3581,6291,6381,157892365
Renter8262,0911,2441,084692280197158
Total9463,2972,6022,7132,3301,4371,089523

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,696 38%
 Single Guardian 2,570 17%
 Singles 5,558 37%
 Singles With Roommate 1,113 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,783 72%
 Households with Kids 4,154 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male265285267237234227215190197190182176182188179192175166140157
Female256260247225224191203192203215196159169180157173167161162190
Total521545514462458418418382400405378335351368336365342327302347

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 27103 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 27103 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1960s. Looking at 27103 real estate data, the median home value of $144,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 27103 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 27103 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 27103 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,948 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 224 0.7%
 Other Institutional 35 0.1%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,040 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,325 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,572 39%
 Households Vacant 1,969 12%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,109 56.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 46 2.3%
 For Sale Only 362 18.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 47 2.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 74 3.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 330 16.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 181 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,620 23%
 2 Bedroom 3,350 48%
 3+ Bedroom 1,846 26%
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 $42,289 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 27103 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 27103 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 12,176 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,810 24%
 No Earnings 9,595 34%
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 12,176 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,810 24%
 No Earnings 9,595 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16,235 92.8%
 Public transportation 153 0.9%
 Taxicab 11 0.1%
 Motorcycle 34 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 451 2.6%
 Worked at Home 608 3.5%
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 area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,387 13%
 High School Graduate 5,013 46%
 Associate's degree 771 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,437 22%
 Master's degree 635 6%
 Professional school degree 390 4%
 Doctorate degree 375 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,258 74.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 647 9.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,155 16.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 27103

ZIP Code 27103 is in the Forsyth County School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 27103.

Career Center
1615 Miller St
Winston Salem, NC 27103
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Forsyth County School District
Bolton Elementary
1250 Bolton St
Winston Salem, NC 27103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Moore Elementary
451 Knollwood St
Winston Salem, NC 27103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Forsyth County School District
Middle College of Forsyth Cnty
2100 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-salem, NC 27103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Forsyth County School District
Early College of Forsyth Count
2100 Silas Creek Prky
Winston Salem, NC 27103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Forsyth County School District
Our Lady of Mercy School
1730 Link Rd
Winston Salem, NC 27103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Johns Lutheran School
2415 Silas Creek Pkwy
Winston Salem, NC 27103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Jefferson Day School
2390 Bethel Church Rd
Winston Salem, NC 27103
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Redeemer School
1046 Miller St
Winston Salem, NC 27103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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