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ZIP Code 48173

Primary City:Rockwood, MI (View All Cities)
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (11:42pm)
Coordinates:42.07, -83.23
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48173

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48173. 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 48173. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48173, 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:
Rockwood, MI
Acceptable:
Brownstown, Brownstown Township, Brownstwn Twp, Gibraltar
Unacceptable:
Brownstown Twp

Stats and Demographics for the 48173 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48173 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 slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 48173 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 extremely large. There are also a slightly less than average number of single adults and a slightly higher than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48173 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,700
Population Density 1,096 people per sq mi
Housing Units 5,311
Median Home Value $151,000
Land Area 11.59 sq mi
Water Area 2.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,844
Median Household Income $67,841

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 39Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4014624844363312853855315225104915183922411801086842
Female3384574804282902864714904775094924453642691971378598
Total7399199648646215718561,0219991,019983963756510377245153140

Gender

 Male 6,387 50%
 Female 6,313 50%
Gender

Race

 White 11,672 91.9%
 Black Or African American 496 3.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 80 0.6%
 Asian 186 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 0.0%
 Other Race 73 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 188 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3437886493189247725581
Renter65197203183146714423
Total995751,0671,1141,038548299104

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,719 56%
 Single Guardian 761 16%
 Singles 1,112 23%
 Singles With Roommate 252 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 3,112 64%
 Households with Kids 1,732 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male838283898887949895969591105977989100878164
Female6171776786978810185101929895941049079876858
Total144153160156174184182199180197187189200191183179179174149122

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48173 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48173 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1970s. Looking at 48173 real estate data, the median home value of $151,000 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 48173. Rentals in 48173 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48173 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 12,662 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 38 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,985 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 927 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 932 18%
 Households Vacant 467 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 163 34.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.6%
 For Sale Only 142 30.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 2.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 49 10.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 100 21.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 1%
 1 Bedroom 151 23%
 2 Bedroom 442 66%
 3+ Bedroom 71 11%
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 $67,841 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48173 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 48173 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. Most commuters in 48173 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 3,935 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,668 26%
 No Earnings 3,493 35%
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 3,935 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,668 26%
 No Earnings 3,493 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,624 97%
 Public transportation 74 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 59 1%
 Worked at Home 53 1%
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 481 11.0%
 High School Graduate 2,596 59.4%
 Associate's degree 410 9.4%
 Bachelor's degree 553 12.6%
 Master's degree 282 6.4%
 Professional school degree 43 1.0%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,218 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 228 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 247 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48173

ZIP Code 48173 is in the Gibraltar School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48173.

Chapman Elementary School
31500 Olmstead Rd
Rockwood, MI 48173
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gibraltar School District
Parsons Elementary School
14473 Middle Gibraltar Rd
Rockwood, MI 48173
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gibraltar School District
Shumate Middle School
30448 West Jefferson Ave
Rockwood, MI 48173
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Gibraltar School District
Downriver High School
33211 McCann Rd
Rockwood, MI 48173
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gibraltar School District
Oscar A. Carlson High School
30550 West Jefferson Ave
Rockwood, MI 48173
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gibraltar School District
St Mary Elementary School
32447 Church St
Rockwood, MI 48173
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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