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ZIP Code 38103

Primary City:Memphis, TN (View All Cities)
County: Shelby County
Timezone: Central (12:08am)
Area code: 901 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:35.17, -90.07
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 38103

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 38103. 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 38103. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 38103, 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:
Memphis, TN

Stats and Demographics for the 38103 ZIP Code

ZIP code 38103 is located in southwest Tennessee 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 38103 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 38103 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,180
Population Density 4,654 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,281
Median Home Value $235,600
Land Area 2.62 sq mi
Water Area 1.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,152
Median Household Income $56,388

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male20570543041,1361,4301,04678756950046835632513276291117
Female19287375673298456941924627229329422112660312422
Total397157913601,8682,4141,6151,206815772761650546258136603539

Gender

 Male 7,515 62%
 Female 4,665 38%
Gender

Race

 White 6,815 56.0%
 Black Or African American 4,239 34.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 26 0.2%
 Asian 871 7.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 80 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 149 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner60573457368387196428
Renter6901,6026885074321002814
Total7502,1751,1458758192967022

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,440 23%
 Single Guardian 303 5%
 Singles 3,576 58%
 Singles With Roommate 833 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,646 92%
 Households with Kids 506 8%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5629293012211113131215861361029106153148
Female433732252424171111510949121011121112
Total9966615536452824241725171022182040118164160

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 38103 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 38103 were primarily built in the 2000s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 38103 real estate data, the median home value of $235,600 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 38103. Rentals in 38103 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 38103 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,578 79%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2,466 20%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 136 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,811 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 280 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,061 56%
 Households Vacant 1,129 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 558 49%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 2%
 For Sale Only 162 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 327 29%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 36 3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 432 10%
 1 Bedroom 1,900 45%
 2 Bedroom 1,466 35%
 3+ Bedroom 425 10%
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 $56,388 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 38103 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

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 38103 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 5,331 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,284 28%
 No Earnings 3,176 27%
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 5,331 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,284 28%
 No Earnings 3,176 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,602 87%
 Public transportation 83 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 557 9%
 Worked at Home 214 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 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 729 13%
 High School Graduate 1,651 29%
 Associate's degree 161 3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,738 31%
 Master's degree 524 9%
 Professional school degree 640 11%
 Doctorate degree 223 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 280 44%
 Enrolled in Private School 243 38%
 Not Enrolled in School 112 18%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 38103

ZIP Code 38103 is in the Memphis School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 38103.

Memphis Academy of Science Engineering Middle/Hig
20 South Dudley St
Memphis, TN 38103
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Memphis School District
New Consortium of Law and Business
62 North Main St
Memphis, TN 38103
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Memphis School District
Downtown Elementary
10 North Fourth St
Memphis, TN 38103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Veritas College Preparatory
168 Jefferson Av
Memphis, TN 38103
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Memphis Grizzlies Preparatory Charter School
168 Jefferson St
Memphis, TN 38103
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Memphis School District
Le Bonheur Children'S Med Center Hospital School
50 N Dunlap St
Memphis, TN 38103
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Maria Montessori School
740 Harbor Bend Rd
Memphis, TN 38103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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