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ZIP Code 47303

Primary City:Muncie, IN (View All Cities)
County: Delaware County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (6:51am)
Area code: 765 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.3, -85.4
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 47303

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 47303. 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 47303. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 47303, 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:
Muncie, IN
Unacceptable:
Anthony, Cook Acres, Country Terr, Country Terrace, Desoto, Hamilton Park, Royerton, Woodlawn Park

Stats and Demographics for the 47303 ZIP Code

ZIP code 47303 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 47303 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 47303 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,365
Population Density 437 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,740
Median Home Value $79,600
Land Area 58.08 sq mi
Water Area 0.32 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,469
Median Household Income $29,498

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male6416246528733,013888582584648715649621526423327252192127
Female6445826009342,907764595629633699716685674526419349296376
Total1,2851,2061,2521,8075,9201,6521,1771,2131,2811,4141,3651,3061,200949746601488503

Gender

 Male 12,337 49%
 Female 13,028 51%
Gender

Race

 White 21,446 84.5%
 Black Or African American 2,815 11.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 80 0.3%
 Asian 163 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.0%
 Other Race 211 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 642 2.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1105568501,0571,157852596207
Renter2,23592356754337322813184
Total2,3451,4791,4171,6001,5301,080727291

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,505 33%
 Single Guardian 1,725 16%
 Singles 3,344 32%
 Singles With Roommate 1,895 18%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,972 76%
 Households with Kids 2,497 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male135131126117136133110120125119135144122132130152191176224562
Female122135132121111111117103140115115120124126124136227221226595
Total2572662582382472442272232652342502642462582542884183974501,157

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 47303 has a slightly less 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 owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 47303 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 47303 real estate data, the median home value of $79,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 47303 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 47303 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 47303 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,208 95.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 24 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 461 1.8%
 Other Institutional 9 0.0%
 College Student Housing 623 2.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 40 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,503 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,882 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,084 43%
 Households Vacant 1,271 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 563 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 21 2%
 For Sale Only 199 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 44 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 20 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 424 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 124 2%
 1 Bedroom 1,083 22%
 2 Bedroom 1,863 37%
 3+ Bedroom 1,905 38%
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 $29,498 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 47303 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 47303 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 5,748 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,593 39%
 No Earnings 7,554 35%
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 5,748 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,593 39%
 No Earnings 7,554 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,617 86.7%
 Public transportation 275 2.5%
 Taxicab 13 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 969 8.7%
 Worked at Home 212 1.9%
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 1,291 18.6%
 High School Graduate 4,053 58.5%
 Associate's degree 421 6.1%
 Bachelor's degree 642 9.3%
 Master's degree 334 4.8%
 Professional school degree 50 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 135 1.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,091 86.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 94 2.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 408 11.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 47303

ZIP Code 47303 is in the Muncie Community School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 47303.

Muncie Area Career Center
2500 North Elgin
Muncie, IN 47303
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Muncie Community School District
Delta Middle School
9800 North Cr 200 East
Muncie, IN 47303
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Delaware Community School Corporation
Royerton Elementary School
1401 East Royerton Rd
Muncie, IN 47303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Delaware Community School Corporation
Longfellow Elementary School
1900 East Centennial
Muncie, IN 47303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Muncie Community School District
Delta High School
3400 East Sr 28
Muncie, IN 47303
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Delaware Community School Corporation
St Mary School
2301 W Gilbert St
Muncie, IN 47303
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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