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ZIP Code 40503

Primary City:Lexington, KY (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Open Gates
County: Fayette County
Timezone: Eastern (8:20pm)
Area code: 859 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:38.00, -84.53
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 40503

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 40503. 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 40503. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 40503, 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:
Lexington, KY

Stats and Demographics for the 40503 ZIP Code

ZIP code 40503 is located in central Kentucky 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 40503 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 40503 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 28,003
Population Density 3,166 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,196
Median Home Value $164,800
Land Area 8.85 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,264
Median Household Income $52,303

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7607337608231,7571,171972899900959885860734497388310239180
Female7307547407511,3371,0538788808719851,0571,001831601509451397350
Total1,4901,4871,5001,5743,0942,2241,8501,7791,7711,9441,9421,8611,5651,098897761636530

Gender

 Male 13,827 49%
 Female 14,176 51%
Gender

Race

 White 24,670 88.1%
 Black Or African American 921 3.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 35 0.1%
 Asian 1,267 4.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 624 2.2%
 Two Or More Races 480 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1168291,2331,6351,7331,121896362
Renter9931,31278160634814910644
Total1,1092,1412,0142,2412,0811,2701,002406

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,492 45%
 Single Guardian 1,614 13%
 Singles 3,823 31%
 Singles With Roommate 1,335 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,147 75%
 Households with Kids 3,117 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male153136154148131139153136174162157138161142149140146167221365
Female168149142143126175155143155140144126188142132172141138168255
Total321285296291257314308279329302301264349284281312287305389620

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 40503 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 40503 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 40503 real estate data, the median home value of $164,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 40503 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 40503 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 40503 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,979 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 24 0.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,461 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,464 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,339 33%
 Households Vacant 932 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 457 49%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 2%
 For Sale Only 158 17%
 Sold & Unoccupied 35 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 78 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 186 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 170 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,096 24%
 2 Bedroom 1,833 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,480 32%
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 $52,303 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 40503 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 40503 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10,053 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,900 29%
 No Earnings 6,555 28%
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 10,053 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,900 29%
 No Earnings 6,555 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,910 88.7%
 Public transportation 263 1.8%
 Taxicab 33 0.2%
 Motorcycle 29 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 900 6.2%
 Worked at Home 424 2.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 672 7%
 High School Graduate 3,445 38%
 Associate's degree 623 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,350 26%
 Master's degree 1,190 13%
 Professional school degree 318 4%
 Doctorate degree 413 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,180 77.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 720 17.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 184 4.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 40503

ZIP Code 40503 is in the Fayette County School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 40503.

Scapa at Bluegrass
400 Lafayette Parkway
Lexington, KY 40503
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
Stonewall Elementary School
3215 Cornwall Dr
Lexington, KY 40503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
Clays Mill Elementary School
2319 Clays Mill Rd
Lexington, KY 40503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
Jessie M Clark Middle School
3341 Clays Mill Rd
Lexington, KY 40503
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
Wellington Elementary
3280 Keithshire Way
Lexington, KY 40503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fayette County School District
Lafayette High School
401 Reed Ln
Lexington, KY 40503
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fayette County School District
Lexington Catholic High School
2250 Clays Mill Rd
Lexington, KY 40503
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Mary Queen of the Holy Rosary School
605 Hill N Dale Rd
Lexington, KY 40503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Community Montessori School
166 Crestwood Dr
Lexington, KY 40503
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Clays Mill Road Christian Academy
3000 Clays Mill Rd
Lexington, KY 40503
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Montessori Middle School of Kentucky
725 Stone Rd
Lexington, KY 40503
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Private
Summit Christian Academy
2780 Clays Mill Rd
Lexington, KY 40503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Lexington Christian Academy
450 W Reynolds Rd
Lexington, KY 40503
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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