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ZIP Code 48201

Primary City:Detroit, MI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Midtown
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (3:33pm)
Area code: 313 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.35, -83.06
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48201

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48201. 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 48201. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48201, 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:
Detroit, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48201 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48201 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 48201 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48201 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 12,814
Population Density 6,390 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,470
Median Home Value $139,800
Land Area 2.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,068
Median Household Income $15,139

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3132372043888216694613653984345935844772381471027055
Female241240232473893635405338282358426491359275187145131147
Total5544774368611,7141,3048667036807921,0191,075836513334247201202

Gender

 Male 6,556 51%
 Female 6,258 49%
Gender

Race

 White 2,527 19.7%
 Black Or African American 8,973 70.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 78 0.6%
 Asian 780 6.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 60 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 393 3.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner18141121909843121
Renter7971,2397721,0511,363730412180
Total8151,3808931,1411,461773424181

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 520 7%
 Single Guardian 1,313 19%
 Singles 4,450 63%
 Singles With Roommate 785 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,062 86%
 Households with Kids 1,006 14%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male545955625850474141464037433852565981140191
Female4740495754484752394335444961465155116205218
Total1019910411911298949380897581929998107114197345409

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48201 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 48201 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48201 real estate data, the median home value of $139,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 48201. Rentals in 48201 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48201 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 11,717 91.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 65 0.5%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 24 0.2%
 College Student Housing 307 2.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 701 5.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 426 4%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 98 1%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,544 69%
 Households Vacant 2,402 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,024 43%
 Rented & Unoccupied 39 2%
 For Sale Only 168 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 295 12%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 51 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 825 34%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 922 16%
 1 Bedroom 2,808 48%
 2 Bedroom 1,516 26%
 3+ Bedroom 587 10%
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 $15,139 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48201 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. ZIP code 48201 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 48201 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 48201 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 2,400 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,339 23%
 No Earnings 5,346 53%
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 2,400 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,339 23%
 No Earnings 5,346 53%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,165 57%
 Public transportation 533 14%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 949 25%
 Worked at Home 137 4%
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. 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 949 22%
 High School Graduate 1,909 45%
 Associate's degree 264 6%
 Bachelor's degree 534 13%
 Master's degree 314 7%
 Professional school degree 194 5%
 Doctorate degree 93 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,307 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 224 14%
 Not Enrolled in School 68 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48201

ZIP Code 48201 is in the Capstone Academy Charter School (Sda). There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48201.

Capstone Academy Charter School (sda)
3500 John R St
Detroit, MI 48201
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Capstone Academy Charter School (Sda)
Detroit Behavioral Institute
4707 Saint Antoine St
Detroit, MI 48201
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Detroit City School District
Gee Edmonson Academy
1300 West Canfield St
Detroit, MI 48201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Gee Edmonson Academy
Detroit Day School for the Deaf
4555 John C Lodge Fwy
Detroit, MI 48201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Spain Elementary-Middle School
3700 Beaubien St
Detroit, MI 48201
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Detroit Midtown Academy
950 Selden St
Detroit, MI 48201
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit Midtown Academy
Detroit School of Arts
123 Selden St
Detroit, MI 48201
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District
Cass Technical High School
2501 2nd Ave
Detroit, MI 48201
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District
Dr. Benjamin Carson School for Science and Medicin
571 Mack Ave
Detroit, MI 48201
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District

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