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ZIP Code 47203

Primary City:Columbus, IN (View All Cities)
County: Bartholomew County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (5:10pm)
Area code: 812 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:39.2, -85.8
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47203

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47203. 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 47203. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47203, 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, IN

Stats and Demographics for the 47203 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47203 is located in east Indiana and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 47203 are primarily white. 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 a slightly less than average number of single parents and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47203 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,806
Population Density 333 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,099
Median Home Value $152,300
Land Area 77.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,249
Median Household Income $57,716

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male843871937911607714698804846883877866741568443359241197
Female781929880903605684714852846952954911807667563446398508
Total1,6241,8001,8171,8141,2121,3981,4121,6561,6921,8351,8311,7771,5481,2351,006805639705

Gender

 Male 12,406 48%
 Female 13,400 52%
Gender

Race

 White 23,250 90.1%
 Black Or African American 479 1.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 58 0.2%
 Asian 960 3.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.1%
 Other Race 610 2.4%
 Two Or More Races 436 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner907361,3581,6231,6531,186757236
Renter284535432390296212231230
Total3741,2711,7902,0131,9491,398988466

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,722 56%
 Single Guardian 1,385 14%
 Singles 2,699 26%
 Singles With Roommate 443 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,844 67%
 Households with Kids 3,405 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male179170172169168183187161172196160195191195180192209200130131
Female148160165169187181153201207202172155177174202207192177125113
Total327330337338355364340362379398332350368369382399401377255244

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47203 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47203 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 47203 real estate data, the median home value of $152,300 is slightly less than average 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 47203. Rentals in 47203 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 47203 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 25,439 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 62 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 271 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 34 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,499 50%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,140 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,610 24%
 Households Vacant 850 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 443 52%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 191 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 34 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 63 7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 107 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 176 6%
 1 Bedroom 628 23%
 2 Bedroom 809 30%
 3+ Bedroom 1,116 41%
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 $57,716 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 47203 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 47203 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 8,906 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,790 23%
 No Earnings 7,099 34%
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 8,906 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,790 23%
 No Earnings 7,099 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,893 95.3%
 Public transportation 53 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 10 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 270 2.2%
 Worked at Home 248 2.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 777 9%
 High School Graduate 4,351 50%
 Associate's degree 492 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,866 21%
 Master's degree 947 11%
 Professional school degree 190 2%
 Doctorate degree 143 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,468 76.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 972 16.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 383 6.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47203

ZIP Code 47203 is in the Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47203.

L F Smith Elementary
4505 Waycross Dr
Columbus, IN 47203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation
Clifty Creek Elementary School
4625 East 50 North
Columbus, IN 47203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation
St Peter'S Lutheran School
719 5th St
Columbus, IN 47203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Kinder Care Learning Center #300570
3625 Central Ave
Columbus, IN 47203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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