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ZIP Code 48206

Primary City:Detroit, MI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Boston - Edison
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (4:53am)
Area code: 313 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.37, -83.11
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48206

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48206. 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 48206. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48206, 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 48206 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48206 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 48206 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 48206 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 21,954
Population Density 7,024 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,142
Median Home Value $51,100
Land Area 3.13 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,632
Median Household Income $23,630

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male712724749952774589560614668787823733511322228239204193
Female6906896911,000831621621712758819849687627397341392394453
Total1,4021,4131,4401,9521,6051,2101,1811,3261,4261,6061,6721,4201,138719569631598646

Gender

 Male 10,382 47%
 Female 11,572 53%
Gender

Race

 White 513 2.3%
 Black Or African American 20,911 95.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 61 0.3%
 Asian 21 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 73 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 375 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner54193455726730497629337
Renter3308461,0181,137884395280121
Total3841,0391,4731,8631,614892909458

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,302 15%
 Single Guardian 3,497 41%
 Singles 3,329 39%
 Singles With Roommate 504 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,013 70%
 Households with Kids 2,619 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male145126144144118147163140156154148149143155164211182195200206
Female163135130119145126142116160147115153143133189162209230210190
Total308261274263263273305256316301263302286288353373391425410396

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48206 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 48206 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48206 real estate data, the median home value of $51,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48206 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48206 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48206 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 21,010 95.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 4 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 215 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 73 0.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 652 3.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,670 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,951 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,011 38%
 Households Vacant 4,510 34%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,358 30.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 76 1.7%
 For Sale Only 436 9.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 84 1.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 0.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2,540 56.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 150 4%
 1 Bedroom 714 17%
 2 Bedroom 1,445 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,789 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 $23,630 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48206 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 48206 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 48206 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 3,460 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,440 21%
 No Earnings 9,438 58%
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 3,460 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,440 21%
 No Earnings 9,438 58%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,083 80.2%
 Public transportation 567 11.1%
 Taxicab 22 0.4%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 314 6.2%
 Worked at Home 106 2.1%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,360 23.3%
 High School Graduate 3,502 60.0%
 Associate's degree 187 3.2%
 Bachelor's degree 504 8.6%
 Master's degree 193 3.3%
 Professional school degree 70 1.2%
 Doctorate degree 21 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,690 81.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 196 4.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 631 14.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48206

ZIP Code 48206 is in the Detroit City School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48206.

Durfee Elementary-Middle School
2470 Collingwood St
Detroit, MI 48206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Thirkell Elementary School
7724 14th St
Detroit, MI 48206
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Central Collegiate Academy
2425 Tuxedo St
Detroit, MI 48206
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Education Achievement System-Eas School District
Louisiana Homes School
1946 Webb St
Detroit, MI 48206
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Private

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