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ZIP Code 48174

Primary City:Romulus, MI (View All Cities)
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (2:02am)
Coordinates:42.20, -83.35
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48174

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48174. 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 48174. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48174, 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:
Romulus, MI
Acceptable:
Brownstown, Brownstown Township, Brownstown Twp, Brownstwn Twp

Stats and Demographics for the 48174 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48174 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 48174 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 large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48174 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 31,515
Population Density 765 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,063
Median Home Value $77,600
Land Area 41.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.23 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,842
Median Household Income $44,550

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male 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
Male1,0311,1531,1961,3209688709411,1041,1381,2131,1851,010824582362227136101
Female1,0671,0761,1731,2529809881,0401,2351,1821,1851,2621,103883619427297209176
Total2,0982,2292,3692,5721,9481,8581,9812,3392,3202,3982,4472,1131,7071,201789524345277

Gender

 Male 15,361 49%
 Female 16,154 51%
Gender

Race

 White 18,652 59.2%
 Black Or African American 10,762 34.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 163 0.5%
 Asian 476 1.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 14 0.0%
 Other Race 300 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,148 3.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1779641,7432,0561,8681,091501152
Renter28673474266442526612152
Total4631,6982,4852,7202,2931,357622204

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,033 43%
 Single Guardian 3,120 26%
 Singles 3,032 26%
 Singles With Roommate 657 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,428 63%
 Households with Kids 4,414 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male185224211220240201248210254232275255236198249261290261259207
Female223214227225200188224220244216238250226243249246280254223211
Total408438438445440389472430498448513505462441498507570515482418

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48174 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48174 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1960s. Looking at 48174 real estate data, the median home value of $77,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48174 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48174 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48174 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 31,194 99.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 10 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 34 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 277 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,898 45%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,654 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,290 25%
 Households Vacant 1,221 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 437 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 1%
 For Sale Only 352 29%
 Sold & Unoccupied 104 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 27 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 289 24%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 76 2%
 1 Bedroom 488 15%
 2 Bedroom 1,415 44%
 3+ Bedroom 1,257 39%
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 $44,550 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48174 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 48174 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 9,121 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,827 23%
 No Earnings 9,990 40%
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 9,121 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,827 23%
 No Earnings 9,990 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,177 95.0%
 Public transportation 100 0.8%
 Taxicab 48 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 266 2.1%
 Worked at Home 228 1.8%
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 1,696 17.1%
 High School Graduate 6,688 67.5%
 Associate's degree 702 7.1%
 Bachelor's degree 548 5.5%
 Master's degree 229 2.3%
 Professional school degree 19 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 23 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,842 86.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 419 6.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 529 7.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48174

ZIP Code 48174 is in the Romulus Community School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48174.

Community Middle/Community High School
15303 Merriman
Romulus, MI 48174
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Romulus Community School District
Summit Academy North Middle School
18601 Middlebelt Rd
Huron Township, MI 48174
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Summit Academy North
Summit Academy North Elementary School
28697 Sibley Rd
Huron Township, MI 48174
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Summit Academy North
Metro Charter Academy
34800 Ecorse Rd
Romulus, MI 48174
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Metro Charter Academy
Romulus Elementary School
32200 Beverly Rd
Romulus, MI 48174
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Romulus Community School District
Wick Elementary School
36900 Wick Rd
Romulus, MI 48174
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Romulus Community School District
Romulus Middle School
37300 Wick Rd
Romulus, MI 48174
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Romulus Community School District
Barth Elementary School
38207 Barth St
Romulus, MI 48174
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Romulus Community School District
Hale Creek Elementary School
16200 Harrison
Romulus, MI 48174
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Romulus Community School District
Brownstown Middle School
20135 Inkster Rd
Romulus, MI 48174
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Woodhaven-Brownstown School District
Summit Academy North High School
18601 Middlebelt Rd
Huron Township, MI 48174
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Summit Academy North
Romulus Adult Education Alternative
15303 Merriman
Romulus, MI 48174
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Romulus Community School District
Romulus Senior High School
9650 Wayne Rd
Romulus, MI 48174
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Romulus Community School District

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