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ZIP Code 07103

Post Office City:Newark, NJ (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: West Side
County: Essex County
Timezone: Eastern (4:16am)
Area code: 862 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.74, -74.19
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 07103

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 07103. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 07103 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Newark, NJ

Stats and Demographics for the 07103 ZIP Code

ZIP code 07103 is located in northeast New Jersey and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has an extremely large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 07103 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 07103 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,698
Population Density 15,365 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,769
Median Home Value $214,400
Land Area 2.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,801
Median Household Income $27,459

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 32


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,2861,1622,448
5-91,3161,2602,576
10-141,1961,4012,597
15-191,6171,5433,160
20-241,7901,6683,458
25-291,0611,3232,384
30-349051,2272,132
35-399231,2122,135
40-449181,2462,164
45-499511,1632,114
50-549141,0801,994
55-596298791,508
60-645386911,229
65-694275921,019
70-74280416696
75-79200352552
80-84101176277
85 Plus97158255

Gender

 Male 15,149 46%
 Female 17,549 54%
Gender

Race

 White 2,845 8.7%
 Black Or African American 26,076 79.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 153 0.5%
 Asian 549 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 15 0.0%
 Other Race 2,319 7.1%
 Two Or More Races 741 2.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2430583613
25-342451,7692,014
35-445111,8252,336
45-546441,6072,251
55-645221,1891,711
65-743108271,137
75-84171409580
85 Plus40119159

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,124 20%
 Single Guardian 4,895 45%
 Singles 3,058 28%
 Singles With Roommate 724 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,157 57%
 Households with Kids 4,644 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1256242498
2273232505
3267232499
4221237458
5256275531
6272256528
7248225473
8267267534
9273237510
10247305552
11209248457
12232281513
13251291542
14257276533
15289274563
16307303610
17324282606
18303313616
19394371765
20442370812

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 07103 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 07103 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 07103 real estate data, the median home value of $214,400 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 07103 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 07103 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 07103 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,854 91.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 129 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 511 1.6%
 Other Institutional 4 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,067 3.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1,133 3.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,130 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 343 3%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,328 65%
 Households Vacant 1,968 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,124 57.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 31 1.6%
 For Sale Only 275 14.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 28 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 15 0.8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 495 25.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 543 7%
 1 Bedroom 1,650 21%
 2 Bedroom 2,753 36%
 3+ Bedroom 2,734 36%
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 $27,459 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 07103 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. ZIP code 07103 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 07103. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

For more information, see Newark, NJ poverty.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,801 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,293 19%
 No Earnings 11,977 52%
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 6,801 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,293 19%
 No Earnings 11,977 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,267 57.3%
 Public transportation 2,956 32.2%
 Taxicab 6 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 786 8.5%
 Worked at Home 179 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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 4,231 24.2%
 High School Graduate 9,399 53.8%
 Associate's degree 1,227 7.0%
 Bachelor's degree 1,750 10.0%
 Master's degree 698 4.0%
 Professional school degree 61 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 92 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,841 78.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 795 10.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 800 10.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 07103

ZIP Code 07103 is in the following school districts: Marion P. Thomas Charter School District, Newark Public School District, New Horizons Community Charter School District, University Heights Charter School District, Phillip'S Academy Charter School, Peoples Preparatory Charter School District, Essex County Vocational Technical School District, and Private. There are 23 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 07103.

Marion P. Thomas Charter School
370 374 South 7th Street
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Marion P. Thomas Charter School District
American History High School
74 Montgomery St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Newark Public School District
John F Kennedy School
311 S Tenth St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Newark Public School District
New Horizons Community Charter School
45 59 Hayes Street
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Horizons Community Charter School District
University Heights Charter School
74 Hartford Street
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: University Heights Charter School District
Phillip'S Academy Charter School
342 Central Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Phillip'S Academy Charter School
Camden Street Elementary School
281 Camden St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newark Public School District
Cleveland Eighteenth Avenue School
388 Bergen St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newark Public School District
Fourteenth Avenue School
186 14th Ave
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newark Public School District
Harriet Tubman Elementary School
504 S Tenth St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newark Public School District
Quitman Community School
21 Quitman St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newark Public School District
South Seventeenth Street School
619 S Seventeenth St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newark Public School District
Thirteenth Avenue School Martin Luther King
359 Thirteenth Ave
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newark Public School District
Early Childhood Academy - Berliner
70 Montgomery Street
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Newark Public School District
Peoples Preparatory Charter School
321 Bergen Street
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Peoples Preparatory Charter School District
Newark Tech
91 West Market Street
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Essex County Vocational Technical School District
Central High School
250 18th Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newark Public School District
Newark Vocational High School
403 South Orange Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newark Public School District
Newark Leadership Academy
301 West Kinney Street
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newark Public School District
Bard Early College High School
321 Bergen Street
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newark Public School District
Newark Early College High School
403 South Orange Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Newark Public School District
St Vincent Academy
228 W Market St
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Clara Muhammad School
257 S Orange Ave
Newark, NJ 07103
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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