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ZIP Code 75243

Primary City:Dallas, TX (View All Cities)
County: Dallas County
Timezone: Central (8:23am)
Area code: 214 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:32.91, -96.74
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 75243

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 75243. 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 75243. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 75243, 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:
Dallas, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 75243 ZIP Code

ZIP code 75243 is located in east Texas 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 75243 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 75243 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 55,406
Population Density 6,366 people per sq mi
Housing Units 28,843
Median Home Value $178,400
Land Area 8.70 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 23,672
Median Household Income $35,944

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,6872,0721,6541,6222,2042,6562,5062,1591,9031,7211,5941,408997671415290232207
Female2,6022,0951,6001,5622,4632,7872,5502,1131,9141,8051,7741,4951,190775433405393452
Total5,2894,1673,2543,1844,6675,4435,0564,2723,8173,5263,3682,9032,1871,446848695625659

Gender

 Male 26,998 49%
 Female 28,408 51%
Gender

Race

 White 20,659 37.3%
 Black Or African American 22,288 40.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 270 0.5%
 Asian 4,006 7.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 27 0.0%
 Other Race 6,556 11.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,600 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner586671,1101,5041,744989629164
Renter2,1365,1213,9762,9821,649491243209
Total2,1945,7885,0864,4863,3931,480872373

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,391 31%
 Single Guardian 5,783 24%
 Singles 8,733 37%
 Singles With Roommate 1,765 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 15,866 67%
 Households with Kids 7,806 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male515565530487477429422384360350367311315311329319295353326373
Female507541506496446453421400375371312288333296306326293286351427
Total1,0221,1061,036983923882843784735721679599648607635645588639677800

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 75243 has a slightly higher than average 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 75243 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 75243 real estate data, the median home value of $178,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 75243 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 75243 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 75243 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 55,072 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 5 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 298 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 25 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,796 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,069 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 16,807 58%
 Households Vacant 5,171 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4,340 83.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 29 0.6%
 For Sale Only 239 4.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 42 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 44 0.9%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 476 9.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 388 2%
 1 Bedroom 8,723 53%
 2 Bedroom 6,016 36%
 3+ Bedroom 1,469 9%
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 $35,944 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 75243 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. Residents in ZIP code 75243 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 75243 can expect to fall in that range. 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 20,165 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,761 20%
 No Earnings 14,187 33%
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 20,165 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,761 20%
 No Earnings 14,187 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 22,855 86.8%
 Public transportation 1,825 6.9%
 Taxicab 33 0.1%
 Motorcycle 16 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 767 2.9%
 Worked at Home 839 3.2%
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 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 3,143 19%
 High School Graduate 7,625 46%
 Associate's degree 853 5%
 Bachelor's degree 3,124 19%
 Master's degree 1,335 8%
 Professional school degree 401 2%
 Doctorate degree 255 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 9,431 77.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 728 6.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 2,016 16.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 75243

ZIP Code 75243 is in the Harmony Science Acad (Waco) School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 75243.

Harmony Science Academy - Dallas
11995 Forestgate Dr
Dallas, TX 75243
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Harmony Science Acad (Waco) School District
Forestridge Elementary
10330 Bunchberry Dr
Dallas, TX 75243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richardson Independent School District
Hamilton Park Pacesetter Magnet
8301 Towns St
Dallas, TX 75243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richardson Independent School District
Moss Haven Elementary
9202 Moss Farm Ln
Dallas, TX 75243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richardson Independent School District
Skyview Elementary
9229 Meadowknoll Dr
Dallas, TX 75243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richardson Independent School District
Stults Road Elementary
8700 Stults Rd
Dallas, TX 75243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richardson Independent School District
Aikin Elementary
12300 Pleasant Vly Dr
Dallas, TX 75243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richardson Independent School District
Forest Lane Academy
9663 Forest Ln
Dallas, TX 75243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richardson Independent School District
Audelia Creek Elementary
12600 Audelia
Dallas, TX 75243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richardson Independent School District
Thurgood Marshall Elementary
9666 Ferris Branch
Dallas, TX 75243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richardson Independent School District
Richland Collegiate Hs of Math Science Engineering
12800 Abrams Rd
Dallas, TX 75243
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Richland Collegiate High School District
Forest Meadow J H
9373 Whitehurst Dr
Dallas, TX 75243
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Richardson Independent School District
Liberty J H
10330 Lawler Rd
Dallas, TX 75243
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Richardson Independent School District
Dallas Lutheran School
8494 Stults Rd
Dallas, TX 75243
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Glen Oaks School
12105 Plano Rd
Dallas, TX 75243
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bending Oaks High School
11884 Greenville Ave Ste 120
Dallas, TX 75243
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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