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ZIP Code 43203

Primary City:Columbus, OH (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Near East|Downtown
County: Franklin County
Timezone: Eastern (3:09pm)
Area code: 614 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.97, -82.97
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 43203

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 43203. 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 43203. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 43203, 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:
Columbus, OH

Stats and Demographics for the 43203 ZIP Code

ZIP code 43203 is located in central Ohio 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 43203 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 small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 43203 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,108
Population Density 5,494 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,062
Median Home Value $85,200
Land Area 1.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,533
Median Household Income $18,763

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male447334314296261233190181224279304267192126101653941
Female387350256331375342268226243252298234185118101789080
Total834684570627636575458407467531602501377244202143129121

Gender

 Male 3,894 48%
 Female 4,214 52%
Gender

Race

 White 955 11.8%
 Black Or African American 6,642 81.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 25 0.3%
 Asian 51 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 55 0.7%
 Other Race 56 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 324 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner208314221818412310348
Renter30652340254447522610036
Total32660654476265934920384

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 419 12%
 Single Guardian 1,268 36%
 Singles 1,619 46%
 Singles With Roommate 227 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,414 68%
 Households with Kids 1,119 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9385968851805477726675586055655958615356
Female7074886766826475635847523861577066696989
Total16315918415511716211815213512412211098116122129124130122145

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 43203 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 43203 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 43203 real estate data, the median home value of $85,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 43203 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 43203 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 43203 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,943 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 91 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 74 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 646 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 275 5%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,612 52%
 Households Vacant 1,529 30%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 329 21.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 0.9%
 For Sale Only 112 7.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 1.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 0.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,038 67.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 80 3%
 1 Bedroom 736 31%
 2 Bedroom 676 29%
 3+ Bedroom 851 36%
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 $18,763 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 43203 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 43203 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 43203 can expect to fall in that range. 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 1,312 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,468 27%
 No Earnings 2,574 48%
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 1,312 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,468 27%
 No Earnings 2,574 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,508 73%
 Public transportation 360 17%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 116 6%
 Worked at Home 84 4%
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. 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 272 14.4%
 High School Graduate 1,273 67.2%
 Associate's degree 51 2.7%
 Bachelor's degree 207 10.9%
 Master's degree 71 3.7%
 Professional school degree 11 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 9 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,484 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 249 13%
 Not Enrolled in School 213 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 43203

ZIP Code 43203 is in the Educational Academy at Linden. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 43203.

Educational Academy at Linden
720 Mount Vernon Ave
Columbus, OH 43203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Educational Academy at Linden
Beatty Park Elementary School
519 Trevitt St
Columbus, OH 43203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbus City School District
Champion Middle School
284 North 22nd St
Columbus, OH 43203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Columbus City School District
Clearbrook Middle School
31 North 17th St
Columbus, OH 43203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Columbus City School District
Monroe Alternative Middle School
474 North Monroe Ave
Columbus, OH 43203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Columbus City School District
Trevitt Elementary School
519 Trevitt St
Columbus, OH 43203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbus City School District
Mansion Day School
72 Woodland Ave
Columbus, OH 43203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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