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ZIP Code 39203

Primary City:Jackson, MS (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Mid North District
County: Hinds County
Timezone: Central (12:05am)
Area code: 601 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.31, -90.20
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 39203

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 39203. 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 39203. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 39203, 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:
Jackson, MS
Unacceptable:
Jax, Jksn, Jxn

Stats and Demographics for the 39203 ZIP Code

ZIP code 39203 is located in central Mississippi 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 39203 are primarily black or African American. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. 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 39203 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,091
Population Density 3,124 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,780
Median Home Value $47,200
Land Area 2.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,163
Median Household Income $20,029

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 26Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 25

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1921911944955402701831781922313092091409443353125
Female21419520154359621316815917419820116112710394636069
Total4063863951,0381,136483351337366429510370267197137989194

Gender

 Male 3,552 50%
 Female 3,539 50%
Gender

Race

 White 195 2.7%
 Black Or African American 6,802 95.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 0.1%
 Asian 23 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 10 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 53 0.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner13881322041861569863
Renter200217226271184793412
Total21330535847537023513275

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 305 14%
 Single Guardian 888 41%
 Singles 693 32%
 Singles With Roommate 277 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,462 68%
 Households with Kids 701 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4644303540423337393239413448623240152209129
Female6042463742473435375241373635454444168242145
Total106867672828967727684807870831077684320451274

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 39203 has a slightly higher 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 39203 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 39203 real estate data, the median home value of $47,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 39203 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 39203 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 39203 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,750 81.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 66 0.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 15 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 968 13.7%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 292 4.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 456 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 484 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,223 44%
 Households Vacant 617 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 185 30%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Sale Only 55 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 348 56%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 58 6%
 1 Bedroom 235 23%
 2 Bedroom 390 38%
 3+ Bedroom 333 33%
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 $20,029 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 39203 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 39203 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 39203 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 1,075 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,411 26%
 No Earnings 3,009 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 1,075 20%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,411 26%
 No Earnings 3,009 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,532 88.8%
 Public transportation 14 0.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 166 9.6%
 Worked at Home 13 0.8%
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 536 31%
 High School Graduate 1,012 58%
 Associate's degree 62 4%
 Bachelor's degree 95 5%
 Master's degree 35 2%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 849 82.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 36 3.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 149 14.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 39203

ZIP Code 39203 is in the Jackson Public School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 39203.

Barr Elementary School
1593 West Capitol St
Jackson, MS 39203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jackson Public School District
Blackburn Middle School
1311 West Pearl St
Jackson, MS 39203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jackson Public School District
Galloway Elementary School
186 Idlewild St
Jackson, MS 39203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jackson Public School District
Poindexter Elementary School
1017 Robinson St
Jackson, MS 39203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jackson Public School District
Lanier High School
833 West Maple St
Jackson, MS 39203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jackson Public School District
Pied Piper Playhouse & Academy School
1235 W Capitol St
Jackson, MS 39203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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