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ZIP Code 49203

Primary City:Jackson, MI (View All Cities)
County: Jackson County
Timezone: Eastern (9:10pm)
Area code: 517 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.22, -84.40
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 49203

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 49203. 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 49203. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 49203, 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:
Jackson, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 49203 ZIP Code

ZIP code 49203 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 49203 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 49203 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,280
Population Density 1,457 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,213
Median Home Value $90,600
Land Area 26.27 sq mi
Water Area 0.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,385
Median Household Income $40,827

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
Male1,4621,4241,4021,3761,0711,1071,1811,1091,1091,1931,2671,185965726492424318302
Female1,3911,3901,4251,3511,2131,2651,2421,1881,2181,3011,4491,3501,145835620588589607
Total2,8532,8142,8272,7272,2842,3722,4232,2972,3272,4942,7162,5352,1101,5611,1121,012907909

Gender

 Male 18,113 47%
 Female 20,167 53%
Gender

Race

 White 30,077 78.6%
 Black Or African American 5,710 14.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 125 0.3%
 Asian 369 1.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 13 0.0%
 Other Race 425 1.1%
 Two Or More Races 1,561 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1551,0881,5982,1572,1891,4661,119468
Renter6011,296958912628300230220
Total7562,3842,5563,0692,8171,7661,349688

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,364 41%
 Single Guardian 3,600 23%
 Singles 4,515 29%
 Singles With Roommate 906 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 10,293 67%
 Households with Kids 5,092 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male303283311305263311269293288295260285271291260307260310239239
Female276271275290291260286279274291280281275298274257287294239245
Total579554586595554571555572562586540566546589534564547604478484

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 49203 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 49203 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 49203 real estate data, the median home value of $90,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 49203 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 49203 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 49203 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 38,070 99.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 149 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 61 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,902 40%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,338 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,145 30%
 Households Vacant 1,828 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 657 35.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 0.7%
 For Sale Only 344 18.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 100 5.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 101 5.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 613 33.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 141 3%
 1 Bedroom 974 19%
 2 Bedroom 1,967 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,955 39%
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 $40,827 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 49203 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 49203 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 10,188 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,337 25%
 No Earnings 12,213 41%
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 10,188 34%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,337 25%
 No Earnings 12,213 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,750 92.8%
 Public transportation 115 0.8%
 Taxicab 8 0.1%
 Motorcycle 3 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 474 3.2%
 Worked at Home 464 3.1%
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 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 1,440 12.3%
 High School Graduate 6,636 56.8%
 Associate's degree 1,105 9.5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,735 14.9%
 Master's degree 488 4.2%
 Professional school degree 228 2.0%
 Doctorate degree 51 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,853 83.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 745 9.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 660 8.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 49203

ZIP Code 49203 is in the Vandercook Lake Public Schools. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 49203.

Vandercook Lake High School
1000 East Golf Ave
Jackson, MI 49203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Vandercook Lake Public Schools
Cascades School
1200 South Wisner St
Jackson, MI 49203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jackson Public Schools
Frost Elementary School
1226 South Wisner St
Jackson, MI 49203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jackson Public Schools
Mcculloch School
216 East Biddle St
Jackson, MI 49203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jackson Public Schools
Middle School at Parkside
2400 4th St
Jackson, MI 49203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Jackson Public Schools
Sharp Park Academy
766 Park Rd
Jackson, MI 49203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jackson Public Schools
Dibble Elementary School
3450 Kibby Rd
Jackson, MI 49203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Jackson Public Schools
Townsend Elementary School
1005 Floyd Ave
Jackson, MI 49203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Vandercook Lake Public Schools
Ta Wilson School
310 West Morrell St
Jackson, MI 49203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Jackson Public Schools
Woodville Community Center
3950 Catherine St
Jackson, MI 49203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Western School District
Queen of the Miraculous Medal School
811 S Wisner St
Jackson, MI 49203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lumen Christi Catholic High School
3483 Spring Arbor Rd
Jackson, MI 49203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Jackson Christian Middle/High School
4200 Lowe Rd
Jackson, MI 49203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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