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ZIP Code 48185

Primary City:Westland, MI (View All Cities)
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (6:40am)
Area code: 734 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.33, -83.37
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48185

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48185. 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 48185. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48185, 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:
Westland, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48185 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48185 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 48185 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48185 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 47,618
Population Density 3,914 people per sq mi
Housing Units 23,922
Median Home Value $94,500
Land Area 12.17 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 21,883
Median Household Income $42,810

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 41

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4601,2121,3201,4261,6631,7711,5271,5111,4551,7421,6601,436990756606565440392
Female1,4351,1741,2361,5031,9351,8911,5941,6021,6501,8372,0021,5751,3561,0401,008993898957
Total2,8952,3862,5562,9293,5983,6623,1213,1133,1053,5793,6623,0112,3461,7961,6141,5581,3381,349

Gender

 Male 21,932 46%
 Female 25,686 54%
Gender

Race

 White 35,475 74.5%
 Black Or African American 8,625 18.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 192 0.4%
 Asian 1,846 3.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 11 0.0%
 Other Race 460 1.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,009 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1621,3021,9012,7362,3611,6491,456439
Renter1,1112,2341,8311,6281,189737636511
Total1,2733,5363,7324,3643,5502,3862,092950

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,448 34%
 Single Guardian 4,479 20%
 Singles 8,551 39%
 Singles With Roommate 1,405 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 16,077 73%
 Households with Kids 5,806 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male301285279274244247253251217268262263261266294276275281300337
Female304290278273256231229248210255231237246267282325301276319366
Total605575557547500478482499427523493500507533576601576557619703

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48185 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 48185 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1960s. Looking at 48185 real estate data, the median home value of $94,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48185 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48185 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48185 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 47,006 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 548 1.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 64 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 8,455 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,551 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 9,877 41%
 Households Vacant 2,039 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,156 56.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 18 0.9%
 For Sale Only 322 15.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 59 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 109 5.3%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 374 18.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 167 2%
 1 Bedroom 3,424 36%
 2 Bedroom 4,808 51%
 3+ Bedroom 1,059 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 $42,810 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48185 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 48185 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 14,815 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,311 26%
 No Earnings 14,372 36%
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 14,815 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,311 26%
 No Earnings 14,372 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 21,022 95.4%
 Public transportation 105 0.5%
 Taxicab 53 0.2%
 Motorcycle 11 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 469 2.1%
 Worked at Home 381 1.7%
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 1,626 10.9%
 High School Graduate 8,927 59.6%
 Associate's degree 1,186 7.9%
 Bachelor's degree 2,388 15.9%
 Master's degree 640 4.3%
 Professional school degree 138 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 68 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,906 79.4%
 Enrolled in Private School 508 6.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,020 13.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48185

ZIP Code 48185 is in the Wayne-Westland Community School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48185.

Thomas A. Edison Elementary School
34505 Hunter Ave
Westland, MI 48185
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wayne-Westland Community School District
Wildwood Elementary School
500 North Wildwood St
Westland, MI 48185
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Wayne-Westland Community School District
Universal Learning Academy
28015 Joy Rd
Westland, MI 48185
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Universal Learning Academy
Cooper Upper Elementary School
28550 Ann Arbor Trl
Westland, MI 48185
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Livonia Public School District
Hayes Elementary School
30600 Louise St
Westland, MI 48185
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Livonia Public School District
Johnson Upper Elementary School
8400 North Hix Rd
Westland, MI 48185
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Livonia Public School District
William Ford Career-Tech Center
36455 Marquette St
Westland, MI 48185
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wayne-Westland Community School District
John Glenn High School
36105 Marquette St
Westland, MI 48185
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wayne-Westland Community School District
W.w. Wayne Skill Center
8075 Ritz Ave
Westland, MI 48185
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Livonia Public School District
St Damian School
29891 Joy Rd
Westland, MI 48185
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
St Matthew Lutheran School
5885 N Venoy Rd
Westland, MI 48185
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Huron Valley Lutheran High School
33740 Cowan Rd
Westland, MI 48185
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Lutheran High School Westland
33300 Cowan Rd
Westland, MI 48185
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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