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ZIP Code 48204

Primary City:Detroit, MI (View All Cities)
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (5:26pm)
Area code: 313 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.37, -83.14
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48204

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48204. 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 48204. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48204, 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 48204 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48204 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 48204 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48204 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 27,997
Population Density 5,586 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,517
Median Home Value $39,300
Land Area 5.01 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,129
Median Household Income $21,075

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9728729841,211926696693814756958984829599410341312271232
Female9568949301,1901,0408708479609611,0351,095954771605561583454431
Total1,9281,7661,9142,4011,9661,5661,5401,7741,7171,9932,0791,7831,3701,015902895725663

Gender

 Male 12,860 46%
 Female 15,137 54%
Gender

Race

 White 359 1.3%
 Black Or African American 27,022 96.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 74 0.3%
 Asian 12 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.0%
 Other Race 89 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 439 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner793407111,0039939711,043443
Renter3911,0841,1611,26594539223474
Total4701,4241,8722,2681,9381,3631,277517

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,894 17%
 Single Guardian 4,856 44%
 Singles 3,791 34%
 Singles With Roommate 588 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,612 68%
 Households with Kids 3,517 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male204172188185182178169178165191170201211211222246234240269233
Female191196202178161167181190195176174181202197206224259249252270
Total395368390363343345350368360367344382413408428470493489521503

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48204 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48204 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1940s. Looking at 48204 real estate data, the median home value of $39,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48204 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48204 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48204 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,805 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 29 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 107 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 56 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,644 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,939 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,546 36%
 Households Vacant 4,388 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,678 38.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 76 1.7%
 For Sale Only 258 5.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 69 1.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 17 0.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2,290 52.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 98 2%
 1 Bedroom 815 16%
 2 Bedroom 2,008 39%
 3+ Bedroom 2,272 44%
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 $21,075 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48204 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 48204 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 48204 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 3,826 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,721 22%
 No Earnings 12,681 60%
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 3,826 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,721 22%
 No Earnings 12,681 60%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,095 78%
 Public transportation 748 12%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 294 5%
 Worked at Home 358 6%
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 a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,060 26.0%
 High School Graduate 5,142 64.8%
 Associate's degree 317 4.0%
 Bachelor's degree 295 3.7%
 Master's degree 99 1.2%
 Professional school degree 10 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,387 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 288 5%
 Not Enrolled in School 762 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48204

ZIP Code 48204 is in the Hope Academy. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48204.

Hope Academy
12121 Broadstreet Ave
Detroit, MI 48204
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Hope Academy
Allen Academy
8666 Quincy St
Detroit, MI 48204
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Allen Academy
Charles R. Drew Transition Center
9600 Wyoming St
Detroit, MI 48204
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Detroit City School District
Keidan Special Education School
4441 Collingwood St
Detroit, MI 48204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Barton Elementary School
8530 Joy Rd
Detroit, MI 48204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Sampson Academy
4700 Tireman St
Detroit, MI 48204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Mackenzie Elementary-Middle School
10147 West Chicago
Detroit, MI 48204
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Detroit Association Black Orgs (dabo)
6311 West Chicago
Detroit, MI 48204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District
Hazel Park Empowerment Impact Alternative School
4321 Oakman
Detroit, MI 48204
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hazel Park School District of the City of

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