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Population in zip code 07203 is 21,103 residents | Male to Female ratio is 1:1.11 | Zip Code 07203 land area is 2.651 sq. miles | Population density is 7,960.39 residents per square mile

Median Age in Zip Code 07203

  Median Age
Zip Code Median Age 40
Median Age - Male 37
Median Age - Female 40.9

Median age of zip code 07203 is 1.5% higher compared to nearby zip codes and 7.5% higher compared to the United States median age. Comparing gender-specific madian age yields the following results. Male median age of zip code 07203 is 2.6% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 3.4% higher compared to the United States male median age. Female zip code 07203 median age is 0.7% higher in comparison to nearby zip codes and 6.2% higher compared to female national median age average.

Population Breakdown By Age

Racial makeup of Zip Code 07203

White population 5749
African American population 11215
Asian population 1080
American Indian and Alaska Native population 0
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander population 0
Other population 2879

Region of Birth

Zip Code 07203 Ancestry Distribution

Arab 0.8% Czech 0.4%
Danish 0.1% Dutch 0.4%
English 2.1% French No Basque 0.7%
French Canadian 0.3% German 5.7%
Greek 0.1% Hungarian 0.6%
Irish 7.7% Italian 6.5%
Lithuanian 0.5% Norwegian 0.1%
Polish 5% Portuguese 1%
Russian 0.6% Scotch-Irish 0.2%
Scottish 0.4% Slovak 0.5%
Subsaharan African 2.5% Swedish 0.2%
Swiss 0% Ukrainian 0.5%
USA 1.3% Welsh 0.5%
West Indian No Hispanic Groups 11% Other Ancestries 51.1%

Family type by presence of children under 18 by age in zip code 07203

Family Type Distribution
Total families 5289
Married couples 59.69%
Other couples 40.31%

Family and Household Income Distribution in Zip Code 07203

  Family income (%) Household income (%)
$30,000 or less 18.51% 30.19%
$30,000 and $50,000 16.88% 18%
$50,000 and $100,000 38.36% 30.87%
$100,000 and $200,000 22.14% 18.1%
$200,000 or more 4.1% 2.84%

Household language in zip code 07203

English language 55.96%
Spanish language 25.19%
Other European language 14.3%
Asian language 2.2%
Other language 2.35%

Population by housing unit in zip code 07203

Total Occupied housing units 7944
Detached housing units 50.33%
Attached housing units 3.18%
2 units 15.28%
3 - 4 units 8.89%
5 - 9 units 3.93%
10 - 19 units 3.64%
20 - 49 units 7.67%
50 or more units 7.09%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Means of transportation to work in zip code 07203

Use car, track or Van 86.35%
Use public transportation 8.32%
Use Motorcycle 0%
Use bicycle 0.2%
Walk to work 2.22%
Work at home 2.91%

School attendance in zip code 07203

Attent Preschool programs 3.26%
Attend Public School 15.12%
Attend college undergraduate program 6.62%
Attent graduate studies 1.31%
Not enrolled in school 73.69%

Highest school attainment in zip code 07203

Less then 9th grade 6.14%
Grade 9 to 12, no diploma 6.98%
High school diploma 39.66%
Some college, no degree 23.63%
Associate degree 7.09%
Bachelor's degree 15.68%
Graduate or professional degree 0.82%

Real Estate in zip code 07203

Housing occupied 93.67%
Housing vacant 6.33%
Housing occupied by owner 56.62%
Housing occupied by tenant 43.38%
Total Rented Units 3446
Median Contract Gross Rent $939
Median Gross Rent $1,095
Median Home Value $258,900

Contract rent is the monthly cash rent agreed to, regardless of any furnishings, utilities, fees, meals, or services that may be included. Gross rent is the contract rent plus the estimated average monthly cost of utilities and fuels if these are paid by the renter. In zip code 07203 median gross rent is 16.61% larger then the median contract rent.

Average estimated apartment rent in zip code 07203

Studio $1,010
1 Bedroom $1,100
2 Bedrooms $1,260
3 Bedrooms $1,590
4 Bedrooms $1,920
AVERAGE RENT $1,376

Average rent in zip code 07203 ($1,376.00) is 11.6% lower compared to nearby zip codes and 47.1% higher compared to the average rent in the US. The following illustrates how zip code 07203 rent compares to the nearby zip code rents by unit type: studio apartment rent is 11.3% lower, one bedroom apartment rent is 11.8% lower, two bedroom rent is 11.5% lower, three bedroom rent is 11.4% lower, four bedroom rent is 11.7% lower.

Housing units in zip code 07203

Total housing units 8481
Detached housing units 49.29%
Attached housing units 3.47%
2 units 16.65%
3 - 4 units 9.06%
5 - 9 units 3.68%
10 - 19 units 3.41%
20 - 49 units 7.18%
50 or more units 7.28%
Mobile homes 0%
Boats, RVs, Vans 0%

Real Estate taxes paid in zip code 07203

Total Real Estate Taxes $34,768,900
Real estate taxes paid for units with a mortgage $26,436,200
Real estate taxes paid for units with no mortgage $8,332,700

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Zip Codes Near 07203

Zip Code City County Distance
07204 Roselle Park Union 1.14 ml
07036 Linden Union 1.65 ml
07202 Elizabeth Union 2.17 ml
07208 Elizabeth Union 2.4 ml
07016 Cranford Union 2.42 ml
07033 Kenilworth Union 2.53 ml
07083 Union Union 2.98 ml
07065 Rahway Union 3.01 ml
07066 Clark Union 3.32 ml
07027 Garwood Union 3.34 ml