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ZIP Code 48202

Primary City:Detroit, MI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: New Center
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (8:44am)
Area code: 313 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.38, -83.08
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48202

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48202. 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 48202. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48202, 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 48202 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48202 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 48202 are primarily black or African American. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 48202 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,603
Population Density 4,991 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,329
Median Home Value $63,100
Land Area 3.33 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,382
Median Household Income $18,597

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male41440743879487967548446850252863465346131018010212097
Female4033413831,018876653486466477520622605485315224184171228
Total8177488211,8121,7551,3289709349791,0481,2561,258946625404286291325

Gender

 Male 8,146 49%
 Female 8,457 51%
Gender

Race

 White 1,985 12.0%
 Black Or African American 13,550 81.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 51 0.3%
 Asian 489 2.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 51 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 477 2.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner49172302414478301213116
Renter5989898541,039996474255132
Total6471,1611,1561,4531,474775468248

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 973 13%
 Single Guardian 1,967 27%
 Singles 3,770 51%
 Singles With Roommate 672 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,816 79%
 Households with Kids 1,566 21%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male77757593689177888394838989838990103255257207
Female697194867064737856797477807383102120365348208
Total146146169179138155150166139173157166169156172192223620605415

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48202 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 48202 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48202 real estate data, the median home value of $63,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48202 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48202 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48202 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,028 90.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 7 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 86 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 1,239 7.5%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 243 1.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,194 12%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 851 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,337 52%
 Households Vacant 2,947 29%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,454 49.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 37 1.3%
 For Sale Only 85 2.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 38 1.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 25 0.8%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,307 44.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 642 12%
 1 Bedroom 2,527 48%
 2 Bedroom 1,219 23%
 3+ Bedroom 825 16%
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 $18,597 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48202 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 48202 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. 48202 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 48202 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 3,163 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,461 25%
 No Earnings 7,083 52%
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 3,163 23%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,461 25%
 No Earnings 7,083 52%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,324 61.7%
 Public transportation 676 12.6%
 Taxicab 33 0.6%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,098 20.4%
 Worked at Home 253 4.7%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,039 20%
 High School Graduate 2,923 57%
 Associate's degree 228 4%
 Bachelor's degree 395 8%
 Master's degree 243 5%
 Professional school degree 171 3%
 Doctorate degree 91 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,777 82.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 283 13.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 88 4.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48202

ZIP Code 48202 is in the Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies (Psad). There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48202.

Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies (p
435 West Milwaukee St 485
Detroit, MI 48202
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies (Psad)
Capstone Academy Charter School (sda)
5250 John R
Detroit, MI 48202
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Capstone Academy Charter School (Sda)
Detroit International Academy for Young Women
9026 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48202
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Detroit City School District
University Preparatory Science and Math (psad) Mid
5100 John R St
Detroit, MI 48202
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: University Preparatory Science and Math (Psad) School District
University Preparatory Academy (psad) Elementary
435 Amsterdam St
Detroit, MI 48202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: University Preparatory Academy (Psad)
University Preparatory Academy (psad) - Elementary
957 Holden St
Detroit, MI 48202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: University Preparatory Academy (Psad)
University Preparatory Academy (psad) - Middle School
5310 Saint Antoine St
Detroit, MI 48202
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: University Preparatory Academy (Psad)
Henry Ford Academy:school for Creative Studies-Ele
10225 3rd St
Detroit, MI 48202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Henry Ford Academy: School for Creative Studies (Psad)
Golightly Education Center
5536 Saint Antoine St
Detroit, MI 48202
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Plymouth Educational Center Preparatory High School
7375 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Plymouth Educational Center Charter School District
Ross-Hill Academy-High School
317 Harper Ave
Detroit, MI 48202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ross-Hill Academy
University Preparatory Academy (psad)-High School
600 Antoinette St
Detroit, MI 48202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: University Preparatory Academy (Psad)
Riverside Preparatory Middle College Academy
30 Josephine St
Detroit, MI 48202
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District

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