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ZIP Code 48205

Primary City:Detroit, MI (View All Cities)
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (8:45am)
Area code: 313 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.43, -82.98
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48205

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48205. 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 48205. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48205, 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 48205 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48205 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 48205 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 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 48205 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 44,045
Population Density 6,900 people per sq mi
Housing Units 18,780
Median Home Value $44,800
Land Area 6.38 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,116
Median Household Income $26,648

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,7621,8981,9972,6581,7811,2781,1601,3141,2781,2511,3011,10780645124117712895
Female1,7931,7252,0192,6601,8281,4171,4871,6861,6411,6551,6821,424900536306236184183
Total3,5553,6234,0165,3183,6092,6952,6473,0002,9192,9062,9832,5311,706987547413312278

Gender

 Male 20,683 47%
 Female 23,362 53%
Gender

Race

 White 2,014 4.6%
 Black Or African American 40,353 91.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 110 0.2%
 Asian 751 1.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 98 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 718 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1687551,6772,1831,894789407168
Renter4951,5091,6821,2627912308620
Total6632,2643,3593,4452,6851,019493188

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,178 23%
 Single Guardian 7,005 50%
 Singles 3,241 23%
 Singles With Roommate 692 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,542 53%
 Households with Kids 6,574 47%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male343359316355378382388361389397402403404391515518594529502480
Female361335348379300340328354403360398431408422478554586529513483
Total7046946647346787227167157927578008348128139931,0721,1801,0581,015963

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48205 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 48205 were primarily built in the 1940s or the 1950s. Looking at 48205 real estate data, the median home value of $44,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48205 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48205 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48205 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 43,794 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 26 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 116 0.3%
 Other Institutional 4 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 105 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,471 29%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,570 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,075 32%
 Households Vacant 4,664 25%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,267 27.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 72 1.5%
 For Sale Only 438 9.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 111 2.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 0.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2,763 59.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 70 1%
 1 Bedroom 537 10%
 2 Bedroom 1,324 24%
 3+ Bedroom 3,650 65%
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 $26,648 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48205 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. Residents in ZIP code 48205 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 48205 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 6,820 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,120 22%
 No Earnings 15,168 54%
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 6,820 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,120 22%
 No Earnings 15,168 54%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,743 85.2%
 Public transportation 916 8.9%
 Taxicab 43 0.4%
 Motorcycle 16 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 279 2.7%
 Worked at Home 259 2.5%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,321 24.5%
 High School Graduate 6,424 67.8%
 Associate's degree 342 3.6%
 Bachelor's degree 212 2.2%
 Master's degree 150 1.6%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 21 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,810 84.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 379 3.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,227 11.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48205

ZIP Code 48205 is in the Nsoroma Institute School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48205.

Nsoroma Institute
20045 Joann St
Detroit, MI 48205
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nsoroma Institute School District
Blanche Kelso Bruce Academy-St. Jude'S
15255 Mayfield St
Detroit, MI 48205
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Blanche Kelso Bruce Academy
Wolverine Academy (sda)
15255 Mayfield
Detroit, MI 48205
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Wolverine Academy (Sda)
Turning Point Academy
12300 Linnhurst St
Detroit, MI 48205
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Detroit City School District
Regent Park Scholars Charter Academy
15865 East Seven Mile Rd
Detroit, MI 48205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Regent Park Scholars Charter Academy
Brenda Scott Academy for Theatre Arts
18440 Hoover St
Detroit, MI 48205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Education Achievement System-Eas School District
Trix Elementary
13700 Bringard Dr
Detroit, MI 48205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Michigan Educational Choice Center School District
Fisher Magnet Lower Academy
15510 East State Fair St
Detroit, MI 48205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Fisher Magnet Upper Academy
15491 Maddelein St
Detroit, MI 48205
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Pulaski Elementary-Middle School
19725 Strasburg St
Detroit, MI 48205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Wilkins Elementary-Middle School
12400 Nashville St
Detroit, MI 48205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Brewer Elementary-Middle School
18025 Brock St
Detroit, MI 48205
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Osborn Upper School of Global Communications and C
11600 East 7 Mile Rd
Detroit, MI 48205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District
Osborn Evergreen Academy of Design and Alternative
11600 East 7 Mile Rd
Detroit, MI 48205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District
Osborn College Preparatory Academy
11600 East 7 Mile Rd
Detroit, MI 48205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District
Osborn Academy of Mathematics
11600 East 7 Mile Rd
Detroit, MI 48205
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District

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