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ZIP Code 11203

Post Office City:Brooklyn, NY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: East Flatbush|Brooklyn
County: Kings County
Timezone: Eastern (5:30am)
Area code: 212 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.65, -73.93
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 11203

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 11203. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 11203 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:
Brooklyn, NY

Stats and Demographics for the 11203 ZIP Code

ZIP code 11203 is located in southeast New York 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 11203 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 large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 11203 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 76,174
Population Density 35,502 people per sq mi
Housing Units 28,087
Median Home Value $426,100
Land Area 2.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 26,420
Median Household Income $48,400

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 41


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 52,1612,1094,270
5-92,1992,1064,305
10-142,3102,3654,675
15-192,6362,5575,193
20-242,6312,9195,550
25-292,5442,8985,442
30-342,1852,8114,996
35-392,0442,7484,792
40-442,1532,7474,900
45-492,3663,0965,462
50-542,3623,4085,770
55-592,0883,0255,113
60-641,8922,5454,437
65-691,5352,2553,790
70-741,1711,7882,959
75-798141,2362,050
80-844908961,386
85 Plus2628221,084

Gender

 Male 33,843 44%
 Female 42,331 56%
Gender

Race

 White 2,703 3.5%
 Black Or African American 69,435 91.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 221 0.3%
 Asian 956 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 27 0.0%
 Other Race 1,219 1.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,613 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2498517615
25-345532,6463,199
35-441,1463,2874,433
45-542,0503,9125,962
55-642,4103,1335,543
65-742,2271,9434,170
75-841,1458461,991
85 Plus258249507

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 8,393 32%
 Single Guardian 10,199 39%
 Singles 6,585 25%
 Singles With Roommate 1,243 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 16,901 64%
 Households with Kids 9,519 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1416418834
2441474915
3472395867
4411429840
5409422831
6410419829
7446393839
8472413885
9462459921
10452428880
11495464959
12460444904
13449499948
14454530984
15484510994
165465081,054
175585221,080
185064941,000
195425231,065
205165981,114

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 11203 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 11203 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 11203 real estate data, the median home value of $426,100 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 11203 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 11203 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 11203 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see New York, NY rent prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 74,338 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 766 1.0%
 Other Institutional 463 0.6%
 College Student Housing 235 0.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 367 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,667 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,220 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 16,533 59%
 Households Vacant 1,667 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 762 46%
 Rented & Unoccupied 66 4%
 For Sale Only 142 9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 43 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 105 6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 549 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 984 6%
 1 Bedroom 6,275 39%
 2 Bedroom 6,182 39%
 3+ Bedroom 2,485 16%
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 $48,400 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 11203 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 11203 is unusual in that "Public transportation" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. ZIP code 11203 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. In 11203 though, the percentage of people that make it to work in under half an hour is among the lowest. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 26,795 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,486 18%
 No Earnings 25,785 40%
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 26,795 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 11,486 18%
 No Earnings 25,785 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,608 28.0%
 Public transportation 21,729 63.4%
 Taxicab 252 0.7%
 Motorcycle 18 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,874 5.5%
 Worked at Home 779 2.3%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 8,062 15.0%
 High School Graduate 30,171 56.0%
 Associate's degree 4,770 8.9%
 Bachelor's degree 7,207 13.4%
 Master's degree 2,983 5.5%
 Professional school degree 434 0.8%
 Doctorate degree 267 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 11,849 82.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,598 11.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 958 6.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 11203

ZIP Code 11203 is in the following school districts: New York City Geographic District #17 School District, New York City Geographic District #18 School District, New Hope Academy Charter School, New American Academy Charter School (The), and Private. There are 39 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 11203.

School for Human Rights (the)
600 Kingston Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
School for Democracy and Leadership
600 Kingston Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ps 91 Albany Avenue School (the)
532 Albany Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ps 181
1023 New York Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ps 397 Foster-Laurie
490 Fenimore St
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
New Heights Middle School
790 E New York Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Ps 135 Sheldon a Brookner
684 Linden Blvd
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Ps 208 Elsa Ebeling
4801 Ave D
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Ps 235 Lenox School
525 Lenox Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Ps 244 Richard R Green
5404 Tilden Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Ps 268 Emma Lazarus
133 E 53rd St
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Is 285 Meyer Levin
5909 Beverly Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
East Flatbush Community Research School
905 Winthrop St
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Middle School of Marketing and Legal Studies
905 Winthrop St
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Brooklyn Science and Engineering Academy
5404 Tilden Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
New Hope Academy Charter School
475 E 57th St-3rd Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Hope Academy Charter School
New American Academy Charter School (the)
5800 Tilden Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New American Academy Charter School (The)
Hs for Public Service-Heroes of Tomorrow
600 Kingston Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
High School for Service and Learning at Erasmus
911 Flatbush Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Brooklyn Institute for Liberal Arts
600 Kingston Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #17 School District
Kurt Hahn Expeditionary Learning School
5800 Tilden Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Arts and Media Preparatory Academy
905 Winthrop St
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
It Takes a Village Academy
5800 Tilden Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Cultural Academy for the Arts and Sciences
5800 Tilden Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: New York City Geographic District #18 School District
Ebenezer Preparatory School
5464 Kings Hwy
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Flatbush Sda School
5810 Snyder Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Excelsior Elementary School
418 E 45th St
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
League School
567 Kingston Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Darchai Menachem Inc
432 Rutland Rd
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
The Bible Speaks Academy
5205 Foster Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Bryans Educational Center
3924 Church Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School
710 E 37th St
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Catherine Genoa-St Therese Lisieu
4410 Avenue D
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School
710 East 37th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Parkway Elementary School
5566 Kings Hwy
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Phyl'S Academy Prep
3520 Tilden Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Battalion Christian Academy
661 Linden Blvd
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Great Oaks Elementary School
4718 Farragut Road
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Christian Learning Center Day Care
444 East 45th St.
Brooklyn North, NY 11203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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