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ZIP Code 48503

Primary City:Flint, MI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Downtown|East|North
County: Genesee County
Timezone: Eastern (8:46am)
Area code: 810 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.01, -83.68
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48503

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48503. 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 48503. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48503, 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:
Flint, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48503 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48503 is located in southeast Michigan and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 48503 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 48503 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,168
Population Density 3,068 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,290
Median Home Value $53,600
Land Area 8.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,852
Median Household Income $26,494

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male899840815954920759779781755855980795617403312250195144
Female868801804977920887803794742938985888764528428356335297
Total1,7671,6411,6191,9311,8401,6461,5821,5751,4971,7931,9651,6831,381931740606530441

Gender

 Male 12,053 48%
 Female 13,115 52%
Gender

Race

 White 10,825 43.0%
 Black Or African American 12,685 50.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 139 0.6%
 Asian 225 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 232 0.9%
 Two Or More Races 1,057 4.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1085718571,2031,297890639264
Renter4891,0399451,10479036420488
Total5971,6101,8022,3072,0871,254843352

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,627 24%
 Single Guardian 3,094 29%
 Singles 4,368 40%
 Singles With Roommate 763 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,763 72%
 Households with Kids 3,089 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male183197173177167161168173171192165157145156154163188203246230
Female175183159175177179153140152157176150160161160154197217249245
Total358380332352344340321313323349341307305317314317385420495475

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48503 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48503 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48503 real estate data, the median home value of $53,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 48503. Rentals in 48503 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 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 48503 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,416 97.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 34 0.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 30 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 354 1.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 334 1.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,724 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,105 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,023 38%
 Households Vacant 2,438 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 795 33%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 1%
 For Sale Only 269 11%
 Sold & Unoccupied 79 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,226 50%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 165 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,678 35%
 2 Bedroom 1,714 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,298 27%
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 $26,494 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48503 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 48503 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 4,558 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,625 24%
 No Earnings 10,417 53%
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 4,558 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,625 24%
 No Earnings 10,417 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,438 86%
 Public transportation 339 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 495 7%
 Worked at Home 209 3%
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. 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 1,247 15.6%
 High School Graduate 5,125 64.2%
 Associate's degree 318 4.0%
 Bachelor's degree 791 9.9%
 Master's degree 372 4.7%
 Professional school degree 99 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 32 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,428 73%
 Enrolled in Private School 580 12%
 Not Enrolled in School 712 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48503

ZIP Code 48503 is in the International Academy of Flint. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48503.

International Academy of Flint (k-12)
2820 South Saginaw St
Flint, MI 48503
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: International Academy of Flint
Msb-Low Incidence Outreach
1277 West Court St
Flint, MI 48503
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Michigan School for the Deaf School District
Michigan School for the Deaf
1235 West Court St
Flint, MI 48503
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Michigan School for the Deaf School District
Center Academy
310 West Oakley St
Flint, MI 48503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Center Academy
Eisenhower School
1235 Pershing St
Flint, MI 48503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Flint School District of the City of
Pierce School
1101 West Vernon Dr
Flint, MI 48503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Flint School District of the City of
Doyle/Ryder School
1040 North Saginaw St
Flint, MI 48503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Flint School District of the City of
Scott School
1602 South Averill Ave
Flint, MI 48503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Flint School District of the City of
Mott Middle College High School
1401 East Court St
Flint, MI 48503
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Bendle Public Schools
Zimmerman Center
2421 Corunna Rd
Flint, MI 48503
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Flint School District of the City of

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