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ZIP Code 48209

Primary City:Detroit, MI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Delray
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (12:27pm)
Area code: 313 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.30, -83.11
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48209

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48209. 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 48209. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48209, 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 48209 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48209 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 48209 are primarily white. 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 48209 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,262
Population Density 4,774 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,298
Median Home Value $41,000
Land Area 6.76 sq mi
Water Area 0.13 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,808
Median Household Income $27,358

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 28

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,8581,6291,4011,3441,3181,4111,3931,1931,1639549656775103072281529386
Female1,7391,5371,2971,2441,2461,2671,2251,143938864832626475367274209159138
Total3,5973,1662,6982,5882,5642,6782,6182,3362,1011,8181,7971,303985674502361252224

Gender

 Male 16,682 52%
 Female 15,580 48%
Gender

Race

 White 16,255 50.4%
 Black Or African American 3,127 9.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 491 1.5%
 Asian 129 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 20 0.1%
 Other Race 10,500 32.5%
 Two Or More Races 1,740 5.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1156551,053984750492320132
Renter5001,4541,1881,03464630313349
Total6152,1092,2412,0181,396795453181

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,625 37%
 Single Guardian 3,258 33%
 Singles 2,341 24%
 Singles With Roommate 584 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,934 50%
 Households with Kids 4,874 50%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male343387354362323328328319331302258295265281285271266269253281
Female372353347336300302338340257259259261253265263264230216271256
Total715740701698623630666659588561517556518546548535496485524537

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48209 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 48209 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48209 real estate data, the median home value of $41,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48209 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48209 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 48209 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,208 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 4 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 1 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 49 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,904 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,597 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,307 43%
 Households Vacant 2,490 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,121 45%
 Rented & Unoccupied 29 1%
 For Sale Only 121 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 46 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,152 46%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 162 3%
 1 Bedroom 762 15%
 2 Bedroom 1,840 37%
 3+ Bedroom 2,196 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 $27,358 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48209 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 48209 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,106 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,942 26%
 No Earnings 11,244 48%
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 6,106 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,942 26%
 No Earnings 11,244 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,801 87.9%
 Public transportation 352 3.5%
 Taxicab 80 0.8%
 Motorcycle 11 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 587 5.9%
 Worked at Home 183 1.8%
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 4,685 50.2%
 High School Graduate 4,081 43.7%
 Associate's degree 241 2.6%
 Bachelor's degree 267 2.9%
 Master's degree 57 0.6%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,835 83.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 423 4.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,100 11.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48209

ZIP Code 48209 is in the Cesar Chavez Academy. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48209.

Cesar Chavez Academy Elementary
8126 West Vernor Hwy
Detroit, MI 48209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cesar Chavez Academy
Cesar Chavez Middle School
6782 Goldsmith St
Detroit, MI 48209
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Cesar Chavez Academy
Phoenix Elementary-Middle School
7735 Ln St
Detroit, MI 48209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Education Achievement System-Eas School District
Beard Elementary School
840 Waterman St
Detroit, MI 48209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Clemente Roberto Academy
1551 Beard St
Detroit, MI 48209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Bennett Elementary School
2111 Mullane St
Detroit, MI 48209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Harms Elementary School
2400 Central St
Detroit, MI 48209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Maybury Elementary School
4410 Porter St
Detroit, MI 48209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Neinas Elementary School
6021 McMillan St
Detroit, MI 48209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Clippert Academy
1981 McKinstry St
Detroit, MI 48209
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Earhart Elementary-Middle School
1000 Scotten St
Detroit, MI 48209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Cesar Chavez High School
1761 Waterman St
Detroit, MI 48209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cesar Chavez Academy
Covenant House Academy Southwest
5668 Baker St
Detroit, MI 48209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Covenant House Academy Southwest
W-A-Y Academy
8701 West Vernor Hwy
Detroit, MI 48209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: W-A-Y Academy
Southwestern High School
6921 West Fort St
Detroit, MI 48209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District
Western International High School
1500 Scotten St
Detroit, MI 48209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District
Holy Redeemer Grade School
1711 Junction St
Detroit, MI 48209
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Detroit Cristo Rey High School
5679 West Vernor Hwy
Detroit, MI 48209
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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