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ZIP Code 46803

Primary City:Fort Wayne, IN (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Southeast Fort Wayne
County: Allen County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (2:43pm)
Area code: 260 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.07, -85.08
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46803

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46803. 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 46803. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46803, 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:
Fort Wayne, IN
Unacceptable:
Ft Wayne

Stats and Demographics for the 46803 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46803 is located in northeast Indiana 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 46803 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 46803 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,758
Population Density 1,478 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,443
Median Home Value $42,900
Land Area 6.60 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,468
Median Household Income $21,790

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 28


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55384721,010
5-9403420823
10-14413386799
15-195385161,054
20-24397479876
25-29327326653
30-34300315615
35-39248292540
40-44254260514
45-49329321650
50-54316271587
55-59237221458
60-64149182331
65-69105146251
70-7499117216
75-7958110168
80-845583138
85 Plus185775

Gender

 Male 4,784 49%
 Female 4,974 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,826 39.2%
 Black Or African American 4,437 45.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 61 0.6%
 Asian 127 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 19 0.2%
 Other Race 808 8.3%
 Two Or More Races 480 4.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2441248289
25-34151491642
35-44220360580
45-54366396762
55-64315225540
65-74223123346
75-8419556251
85 Plus441458

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 807 23%
 Single Guardian 1,263 36%
 Singles 1,184 34%
 Singles With Roommate 214 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,101 61%
 Households with Kids 1,367 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
19397190
211786203
311499213
49286178
589101190
67287159
77482156
88279161
98671157
109080170
116686152
128573158
138072152
149275167
158373156
169077167
177997176
18124124248
19162145307
20103128231

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46803 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 46803 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 46803 real estate data, the median home value of $42,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46803 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46803 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46803 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,237 94.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 38 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 405 4.2%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 78 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 922 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 633 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,913 43%
 Households Vacant 975 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 400 41.0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 16 1.6%
 For Sale Only 69 7.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 33 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 1.0%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 446 45.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 44 2%
 1 Bedroom 469 26%
 2 Bedroom 581 32%
 3+ Bedroom 730 40%
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 $21,790 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 46803 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 46803 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 1,710 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,836 28%
 No Earnings 2,971 46%
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 1,710 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,836 28%
 No Earnings 2,971 46%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,449 87%
 Public transportation 89 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 145 5%
 Worked at Home 147 5%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 646 28.3%
 High School Graduate 1,478 64.7%
 Associate's degree 64 2.8%
 Bachelor's degree 55 2.4%
 Master's degree 33 1.4%
 Professional school degree 7 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,060 76%
 Enrolled in Private School 205 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 429 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46803

ZIP Code 46803 is in the Thurgood Marshall Leadership Acad School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46803.

Thurgood Marshall Leadership Academy
2310 Weisser Park
Fort Wayne, IN 46803
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Thurgood Marshall Leadership Acad School District
Adams Elementary School
3000 New Haven Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46803
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Wayne Community School District
Bunche Elementary School
1111 Greene St
Fort Wayne, IN 46803
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Wayne Community School District
Memorial Park Middle School
2200 Maumee Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46803
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fort Wayne Community School District
Whitney M Young Early Childhood
1026 East Pontiac St
Fort Wayne, IN 46803
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Wayne Community School District

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