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ZIP Code 48207

Primary City:Detroit, MI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Islandview
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (3:32am)
Area code: 313 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.35, -83.00
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48207

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48207. 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 48207. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48207, 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 48207 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48207 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 slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 48207 are primarily black or African American. The number of middle aged adults is 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 48207 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,252
Population Density 3,266 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,879
Median Home Value $59,100
Land Area 6.20 sq mi
Water Area 0.20 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 10,514
Median Household Income $22,090

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 46

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male576480485581719610491576527608788739628423336271177139
Female550489456585828702658616582739902947827634443441322377
Total1,1269699411,1661,5471,3121,1491,1921,1091,3471,6901,6861,4551,057779712499516

Gender

 Male 9,154 45%
 Female 11,098 55%
Gender

Race

 White 1,485 7.3%
 Black Or African American 18,058 89.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 66 0.3%
 Asian 142 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 79 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 421 2.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner37170284486667484416177
Renter5941,2421,1631,4831,551960561239
Total6311,4121,4471,9692,2181,444977416

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,136 11%
 Single Guardian 2,946 28%
 Singles 5,849 56%
 Singles With Roommate 583 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,475 81%
 Households with Kids 2,039 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1111181151131078283113959396929810679128128123123173
Female971121071039311477891169593899683108101117125134169
Total208230222216200196160202211188189181194189187229245248257342

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48207 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 48207 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1960s. Looking at 48207 real estate data, the median home value of $59,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48207 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48207 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48207 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 19,448 96.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 44 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 61 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 266 1.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 433 2.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,531 12%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,190 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 7,793 61%
 Households Vacant 2,365 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,373 58.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 25 1.1%
 For Sale Only 122 5.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 17 0.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 73 3.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 755 31.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 748 9%
 1 Bedroom 2,861 36%
 2 Bedroom 3,078 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,271 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 $22,090 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48207 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 48207 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 48207 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 4,296 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,442 20%
 No Earnings 9,506 55%
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 4,296 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,442 20%
 No Earnings 9,506 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,511 75.3%
 Public transportation 557 9.3%
 Taxicab 36 0.6%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 542 9.1%
 Worked at Home 341 5.7%
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 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 1,227 19%
 High School Graduate 3,481 53%
 Associate's degree 336 5%
 Bachelor's degree 702 11%
 Master's degree 471 7%
 Professional school degree 148 2%
 Doctorate degree 152 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,408 81.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 176 5.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 377 12.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48207

ZIP Code 48207 is in the Edison Public School Academy. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48207.

Edison Public School Academy
1903 Wilkins St
Detroit, MI 48207
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Edison Public School Academy
Blanche Kelso Bruce Academy-Depaul
609 East Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI 48207
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Blanche Kelso Bruce Academy
University Preparatory Science and Math - Elementa
2322 Dubois
Detroit, MI 48207
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: University Preparatory Science and Math (Psad) School District
Plymouth Educational Center
1460 East Forest Ave
Detroit, MI 48207
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Plymouth Educational Center Charter School District
Woodward Academy
951 East Lafayette St
Detroit, MI 48207
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Woodward Academy
Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences
2985 East Jefferson Ave
Detroit, MI 48207
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences
Ross-Hill Academy-Elementary
3111 Elmwood St
Detroit, MI 48207
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ross-Hill Academy
Bunche Elementary-Middle School
2715 Macomb St
Detroit, MI 48207
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Chrysler Elementary School
1445 East Lafayette St
Detroit, MI 48207
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Plymouth Educational Center - 9th Grade
1460 East Forest Ave
Detroit, MI 48207
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Plymouth Educational Center Charter School District
University Preparatory Science and Math (psad) Hig
2664 Franklin St
Detroit, MI 48207
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: University Preparatory Science and Math (Psad) School District
King High School
3200 East Lafayette St
Detroit, MI 48207
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District
Friends School in Detroit
1100 Saint Aubin St
Detroit, MI 48207
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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