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ZIP Code 48178

Primary City:South Lyon, MI (View All Cities)
Timezone: Eastern (8:03pm)
Coordinates:42.4, -83.7
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48178

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48178. 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 48178. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48178, 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:
South Lyon, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48178 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48178 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 48178 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a large number of families and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48178 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,320
Population Density 579 people per sq mi
Housing Units 11,837
Median Home Value $193,800
Land Area 50.66 sq mi
Water Area 1.87 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,014
Median Household Income $72,091

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9111,1251,2151,0666136276699501,1691,3801,1811,019758589359252221160
Female8481,1351,1879445716167521,0331,2591,4261,2271,059819612443414360351
Total1,7592,2602,4022,0101,1841,2431,4211,9832,4282,8062,4082,0781,5771,201802666581511

Gender

 Male 14,264 49%
 Female 15,056 51%
Gender

Race

 White 28,094 95.8%
 Black Or African American 237 0.8%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 90 0.3%
 Asian 420 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 112 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 364 1.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner568182,0032,5621,9301,191795323
Renter100311288303174755629
Total1561,1292,2912,8652,1041,266851352

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,007 64%
 Single Guardian 1,151 10%
 Singles 2,396 22%
 Singles With Roommate 460 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,956 63%
 Households with Kids 4,058 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male172175194210226204245211239230252226259248246227241189163133
Female142179195191240205184256250235244244228236228230192167127102
Total314354389401466409429467489465496470487484474457433356290235

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48178 has a small 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 48178 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 48178 real estate data, the median home value of $193,800 is slightly higher 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 48178. Rentals in 48178 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48178 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,218 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 71 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 31 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,428 63%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,250 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,336 11%
 Households Vacant 823 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 219 27%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 2%
 For Sale Only 244 30%
 Sold & Unoccupied 39 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 174 21%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 133 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 12 0.7%
 1 Bedroom 508 29.8%
 2 Bedroom 639 37.5%
 3+ Bedroom 547 32.1%
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 $72,091 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48178 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 48178. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 8,942 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,658 29%
 No Earnings 7,570 33%
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 8,942 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,658 29%
 No Earnings 7,570 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 12,890 94.4%
 Public transportation 61 0.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 148 1.1%
 Worked at Home 562 4.1%
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 650 6.9%
 High School Graduate 4,219 44.6%
 Associate's degree 860 9.1%
 Bachelor's degree 2,463 26.0%
 Master's degree 1,123 11.9%
 Professional school degree 125 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 25 0.3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,465 81.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 918 13.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 304 4.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48178

ZIP Code 48178 is in the South Lyon Community School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48178.

Sharon J. Hardy Elementary School
24650 Collingwood Dr
South Lyon, MI 48178
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: South Lyon Community School District
William A. Brummer Elementary School
9919 North Rushton Rd
South Lyon, MI 48178
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Lyon Community School District
Kent Lake Elementary School
30181 Kent Lake Rd
South Lyon, MI 48178
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Lyon Community School District
Centennial Middle School
62500 9 Mile Rd
South Lyon, MI 48178
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: South Lyon Community School District
Sayre Elementary School
23000 Valerie St
South Lyon, MI 48178
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Lyon Community School District
Frank E. Bartlett School
350 School St
South Lyon, MI 48178
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Lyon Community School District
Millennium Middle School
61526 9 Mile Rd
South Lyon, MI 48178
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: South Lyon Community School District
South Lyon East High School
52000 10 Mile Rd
South Lyon, MI 48178
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: South Lyon Community School District
South Lyon High School
1000 North Lafayette St
South Lyon, MI 48178
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: South Lyon Community School District

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