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ZIP Code 40203

Primary City:Louisville, KY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Civic Center|Central Business District
County: Jefferson County
Timezone: Eastern (1:33pm)
Area code: 502 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.25, -85.76
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 40203

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 40203. 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 40203. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 40203, 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:
Louisville, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 40203 ZIP Code

ZIP code 40203 is located in central Kentucky 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 40203 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 small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 40203 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,694
Population Density 6,696 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,014
Median Home Value $84,600
Land Area 2.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,173
Median Household Income $15,535

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,019707584561724744621554546695739654438287164134121123
Female9977386015981,016864686558504591645573425308268228249430
Total2,0161,4451,1851,1591,7401,6081,3071,1121,0501,2861,3841,227863595432362370553

Gender

 Male 9,415 48%
 Female 10,279 52%
Gender

Race

 White 6,234 31.7%
 Black Or African American 12,576 63.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 72 0.4%
 Asian 111 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 28 0.1%
 Other Race 96 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 577 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3420727036531918711147
Renter9081,4911,0631,4341,265677468327
Total9421,6981,3331,7991,584864579374

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 976 11%
 Single Guardian 2,694 29%
 Singles 4,841 53%
 Singles With Roommate 662 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,724 73%
 Households with Kids 2,449 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male21721521817417014514912112212812112011110411310093116139127
Female21320020218420012615112213913311212912210511395110142138188
Total430415420358370271300243261261233249233209226195203258277315

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 40203 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 40203 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 40203 real estate data, the median home value of $84,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 40203 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 40203 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 40203 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,443 93.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 312 1.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 254 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 42 0.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 643 3.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,121 10%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 419 4%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,633 69%
 Households Vacant 1,841 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,134 61.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 26 1.4%
 For Sale Only 119 6.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 54 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 43 2.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 464 25.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 826 11%
 1 Bedroom 3,437 45%
 2 Bedroom 1,780 23%
 3+ Bedroom 1,580 21%
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 $15,535 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 40203 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 40203 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 40203 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 40203 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 3,260 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,747 26%
 No Earnings 7,548 52%
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 3,260 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,747 26%
 No Earnings 7,548 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,971 57%
 Public transportation 1,280 24%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 851 16%
 Worked at Home 152 3%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,604 28%
 High School Graduate 3,255 57%
 Associate's degree 207 4%
 Bachelor's degree 393 7%
 Master's degree 112 2%
 Professional school degree 58 1%
 Doctorate degree 132 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,226 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 44 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 458 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 40203

ZIP Code 40203 is in the Jefferson County School District. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 40203.

Home of the Innocents School
1100 East Market Stret
Louisville, KY 40203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Jefferson County School District
Engelhard Elementary
1004 South First St
Louisville, KY 40203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Meyzeek Middle School
828 South Jackson St
Louisville, KY 40203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Roosevelt Perry Elementary
1606 Magazine St
Louisville, KY 40203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Coleridge-Taylor Elementary
1115 West Chestnut St
Louisville, KY 40203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Dawson Orman Ed. Center
900 South Floyd St
Louisville, KY 40203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Heuser Hearing and Language Academy
111 East Kentucky St
Louisville, KY 40203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jefferson County School District
Central High School
1130 West Chestnut St
Louisville, KY 40203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson County School District
Jefferson County High School
900 South Floyd St
Louisville, KY 40203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson County School District
Jefferson Technical College
727 West Chestnut
Louisville, KY 40203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson County School District
Kentucky Tech - Jefferson Campus
727 West Chestnut St
Louisville, KY 40203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson County School District
Jcps Eschool
900 South Floyd St
Louisville, KY 40203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jefferson County School District
Presentation Academy
861 S 4th St
Louisville, KY 40203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Emma L Minnis Junior Academy
1939 Magazine St
Louisville, KY 40203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Heuser Hearing & Language Academy
115 E Kentucky St
Louisville, KY 40203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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