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ZIP Code 43205

Primary City:Columbus, OH (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Near East|Downtown
County: Franklin County
Timezone: Eastern (11:30pm)
Area code: 614 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.96, -82.96
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 43205

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 43205. 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 43205. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 43205, 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 43205 ZIP Code

ZIP code 43205 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 43205 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 adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 43205 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,272
Population Density 5,173 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,306
Median Home Value $115,500
Land Area 2.37 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,322
Median Household Income $24,779

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male490403370454394480460451505516545433326186116975535
Female489345402395502514404373401447413355262180151113101109
Total979748772849896994864824906963958788588366267210156144

Gender

 Male 6,316 51%
 Female 5,956 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,896 23.6%
 Black Or African American 8,737 71.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 51 0.4%
 Asian 67 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 67 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 453 3.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2817031938038422718273
Renter3787856838055202509939
Total4069551,0021,185904477281112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 762 14%
 Single Guardian 1,585 30%
 Singles 2,359 44%
 Singles With Roommate 616 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,914 74%
 Households with Kids 1,408 26%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8911010088897868897972777363857894100859773
Female104928210662746568768074788783729184747499
Total193202182194151152133157155152151151150168150185184159171172

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 43205 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 43205 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 43205 real estate data, the median home value of $115,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 43205 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 43205 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 43205 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,608 94.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 109 0.9%
 Juvenile Facilities 12 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 141 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 402 3.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,323 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 440 6%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,559 49%
 Households Vacant 1,984 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 554 27.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 39 2.0%
 For Sale Only 158 8.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 24 1.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 9 0.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,200 60.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 227 6%
 1 Bedroom 809 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,132 32%
 3+ Bedroom 1,425 40%
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 $24,779 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 43205 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 43205 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 43205 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 43205 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 3,216 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,809 28%
 No Earnings 3,862 39%
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 3,216 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,809 28%
 No Earnings 3,862 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,351 72.3%
 Public transportation 591 12.8%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 6 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 491 10.6%
 Worked at Home 196 4.2%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 757 17.1%
 High School Graduate 2,563 57.7%
 Associate's degree 311 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 568 12.8%
 Master's degree 174 3.9%
 Professional school degree 27 0.6%
 Doctorate degree 39 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,958 85.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 103 4.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 241 10.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 43205

ZIP Code 43205 is in the Crittenton Community School District. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 43205.

Crittenton Community School
1418 East Broad St
Columbus, OH 43205
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Crittenton Community School District
Columbus Collegiate Academy
1469 East Main St
Columbus, OH 43205
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Columbus Collegiate Academy
Academy of New Media Middle School
43 South Douglass St
Columbus, OH 43205
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Academy of New Media Middle
Bajim Village Academy
1555 Bryden Rd
Columbus, OH 43205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bajim Village Academy
Fairwood Alternative Elementary School
726 Fairwood Ave
Columbus, OH 43205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbus City School District
Livingston Elementary School
825 East Livingston Ave
Columbus, OH 43205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbus City School District
Ohio Avenue Elementary School
505 South Ohio Ave
Columbus, OH 43205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Columbus City School District
Columbus City Preparatory School for Girls
1390 Bryden Rd
Columbus, OH 43205
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Columbus City School District
Road to Success Academy
1555 Bryden Rd
Columbus, OH 43205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Road to Success Academy
The Academy for Urban Solutions
899 East Broad St
Columbus, OH 43205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: The Academy for Urban Solutions
East High School
1500 East Broad St
Columbus, OH 43205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Columbus City School District
St Vincent Family Centers Elementary
1490 E Main St
Columbus, OH 43205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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