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ZIP Code 48118

Primary City:Chelsea, MI (View All Cities)
County: Washtenaw County
Timezone: Eastern (7:23pm)
Coordinates:42.3, -84.0
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48118

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48118. 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 48118. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48118, 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:
Chelsea, MI
Unacceptable:
Freedom Twp, Lima Center, Lima Twp, Luce Twp, Lyndon Twp, Sylvan Twp

Stats and Demographics for the 48118 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48118 is located in southeast Michigan and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 48118 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48118 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,552
Population Density 143 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,465
Median Home Value $205,800
Land Area 87.74 sq mi
Water Area 4.17 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,003
Median Household Income $68,134

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 45Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 47

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male318383462463296289244370398553550544427264207143125135
Female275406376377224245271366451571605540435285216185223330
Total5937898388405205345157368491,1241,1551,084862549423328348465

Gender

 Male 6,171 49%
 Female 6,381 51%
Gender

Race

 White 11,987 95.5%
 Black Or African American 133 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 0.3%
 Asian 114 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 54 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 217 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner222496501,0891,046542344116
Renter371511311328860119227
Total594007811,2211,134602463343

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,984 60%
 Single Guardian 487 10%
 Singles 1,304 26%
 Singles With Roommate 228 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,493 70%
 Households with Kids 1,510 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male656463656884776193849188100999712191886673
Female44536563687783771017974836971998096643847
Total109117128128136161160138194163165171169170196201187152104120

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48118 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48118 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1990s. Looking at 48118 real estate data, the median home value of $205,800 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 48118. Rentals in 48118 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48118 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,191 97.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 202 1.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 52 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 79 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 28 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,000 55%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,058 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 945 17%
 Households Vacant 462 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 118 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 3%
 For Sale Only 64 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 179 39%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 72 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 91 9%
 1 Bedroom 309 31%
 2 Bedroom 391 39%
 3+ Bedroom 215 21%
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 $68,134 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48118 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. However, that is not the case in 48118. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. 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 3,968 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,902 28%
 No Earnings 3,505 34%
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 3,968 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,902 28%
 No Earnings 3,505 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,560 93.8%
 Public transportation 41 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 66 1.1%
 Worked at Home 254 4.3%
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 318 7%
 High School Graduate 1,818 42%
 Associate's degree 224 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,073 25%
 Master's degree 520 12%
 Professional school degree 212 5%
 Doctorate degree 179 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,877 84.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 154 7.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 179 8.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48118

ZIP Code 48118 is in the Chelsea School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48118.

Beach Middle School
445 Mayer Dr
Chelsea, MI 48118
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Chelsea School District
North Creek Elementary School
699 McKinley St
Chelsea, MI 48118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chelsea School District
South Meadows Elementary School
335 Pierce St
Chelsea, MI 48118
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Chelsea School District
Chelsea High School
740 North Freer Rd
Chelsea, MI 48118
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Chelsea School District

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