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ZIP Code 48122

Primary City:Melvindale, MI (View All Cities)
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (1:07am)
Coordinates:42.28, -83.18
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48122

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48122. 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 48122. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48122, 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:
Melvindale, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48122 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48122 is located in southeast Michigan 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 48122 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48122 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,727
Population Density 3,938 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,924
Median Home Value $58,900
Land Area 2.72 sq mi
Water Area 0.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,426
Median Household Income $33,223

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male368351336387369359359357356412413314252197101918548
Female357373369413376351373377378423408328297211162136136104
Total725724705800745710732734734835821642549408263227221152

Gender

 Male 5,155 48%
 Female 5,572 52%
Gender

Race

 White 8,242 76.8%
 Black Or African American 1,207 11.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 79 0.7%
 Asian 91 0.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 689 6.4%
 Two Or More Races 416 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner46339511620520354290100
Renter1333253353802721315119
Total1796648461,000792485341119

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,525 34%
 Single Guardian 1,079 24%
 Singles 1,574 36%
 Singles With Roommate 248 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,045 69%
 Households with Kids 1,381 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male8367707477557671726560577876837083737885
Female8164866573738363817080728067868387659277
Total164131156139150128159134153135140129158143169153170138170162

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48122 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48122 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1940s. Looking at 48122 real estate data, the median home value of $58,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48122 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48122 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48122 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,727 100%
 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 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,828 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 952 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,646 33%
 Households Vacant 498 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 127 25.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.6%
 For Sale Only 65 13.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 23 4.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 1.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 273 54.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 41 3%
 1 Bedroom 552 34%
 2 Bedroom 681 42%
 3+ Bedroom 363 22%
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 $33,223 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48122 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 48122 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 48122 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 2,466 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,205 27%
 No Earnings 3,601 44%
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 2,466 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,205 27%
 No Earnings 3,601 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,709 96%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 88 2%
 Worked at Home 59 2%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 768 24%
 High School Graduate 1,955 60%
 Associate's degree 169 5%
 Bachelor's degree 193 6%
 Master's degree 183 6%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,952 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 139 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 235 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48122

ZIP Code 48122 is in the Academy for Business and Technology. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48122.

Academy for Business and Technology High School
19625 Wood St
Melvindale, MI 48122
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Academy for Business and Technology
Allendale Elementary School
3201 Oakwood Blvd
Melvindale, MI 48122
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Melvindale-North Allen Park School District
Julian O. Strong Middle School
3303 Oakwood Blvd
Melvindale, MI 48122
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Melvindale-North Allen Park School District
Melvindale High School
18656 Prospect St
Melvindale, MI 48122
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Melvindale-North Allen Park School District

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