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ZIP Code 78203

Primary City:San Antonio, TX (View All Cities)
County: Bexar County
Timezone: Central (8:09am)
Area code: 210 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:29.41, -98.46
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78203

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78203. 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 78203. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78203, 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:
San Antonio, TX

Stats and Demographics for the 78203 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78203 is located in central 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 78203 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 an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78203 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,099
Population Density 4,744 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,333
Median Home Value $64,300
Land Area 1.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,943
Median Household Income $24,846

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 31


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5336275611
5-9288266554
10-14262269531
15-19235232467
20-24219233452
25-29211240451
30-34204213417
35-39183178361
40-44186165351
45-49196186382
50-54181195376
55-59173157330
60-64125116241
65-696390153
70-744660106
75-795161112
80-843374107
85 Plus227597

Gender

 Male 3,014 49%
 Female 3,085 51%
Gender

Race

 White 3,019 49.5%
 Black Or African American 1,527 25.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 86 1.4%
 Asian 15 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 1,230 20.2%
 Two Or More Races 221 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24207898
25-34130248378
35-44168178346
45-54213198411
55-64199126325
65-7411164175
75-849351144
85 Plus501666

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 635 33%
 Single Guardian 710 37%
 Singles 490 25%
 Singles With Roommate 108 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,075 55%
 Households with Kids 868 45%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
17557132
26656122
36853121
46150111
56454118
66157118
75351104
85745102
95359112
104959108
114965114
125050100
135547102
145948107
154758105
165559114
17493988
18403171
19444589
20355085

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78203 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78203 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1950s. Looking at 78203 real estate data, the median home value of $64,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 78203 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 78203 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78203 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 5,984 98%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 115 2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 589 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 395 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 959 41%
 Households Vacant 390 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 108 28%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 40 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 214 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 91 10%
 1 Bedroom 128 14%
 2 Bedroom 394 45%
 3+ Bedroom 271 31%
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 $24,846 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78203 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 78203 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 78203 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 1,233 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,058 26%
 No Earnings 1,842 45%
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 1,233 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,058 26%
 No Earnings 1,842 45%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,629 77%
 Public transportation 180 9%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 36 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 206 10%
 Worked at Home 61 3%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 689 40.4%
 High School Graduate 833 48.8%
 Associate's degree 90 5.3%
 Bachelor's degree 42 2.5%
 Master's degree 21 1.2%
 Professional school degree 9 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 22 1.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,105 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 76 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 196 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78203

ZIP Code 78203 is in the San Antonio Independent School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78203.

Douglass Elementary
318 Martin Luther King
San Antonio, TX 78203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Antonio Independent School District
Smith Elementary
823 South Gevers St
San Antonio, TX 78203
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: San Antonio Independent School District
St Gerard Catholic School
521 S New Braunfels Ave
San Antonio, TX 78203
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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