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ZIP Code 48211

Primary City:Detroit, MI (View All Cities)
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (7:50am)
Area code: 313 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.38, -83.05
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48211

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48211. 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 48211. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48211, 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
Acceptable:
Hamtramck

Stats and Demographics for the 48211 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48211 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 48211 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 48211 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,082
Population Density 1,691 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,201
Median Home Value $30,600
Land Area 4.19 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,326
Median Household Income $18,264

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3033022243473572872622622612662752181449380524030
Female27327527428024122018817418520221019613910785795992
Total57657749862759850745043644646848541428320016513199122

Gender

 Male 3,803 54%
 Female 3,279 46%
Gender

Race

 White 1,998 28.2%
 Black Or African American 4,574 64.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 20 0.3%
 Asian 160 2.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 42 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 288 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2210913522120816512759
Renter96274321257199902815
Total11838345647840725515574

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 517 22%
 Single Guardian 848 36%
 Singles 817 35%
 Singles With Roommate 144 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,492 64%
 Households with Kids 834 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5669397365576655595448415328576273649191
Female4854536353555455585749515562466967524649
Total10412392136118112120110117111979210890103131140116137140

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48211 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 rented. Homes in ZIP code 48211 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48211 real estate data, the median home value of $30,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48211 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48211 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48211 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 6,496 92%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 423 6%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 96 1%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 67 1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 278 9%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 768 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,280 40%
 Households Vacant 875 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 415 47%
 Rented & Unoccupied 61 7%
 For Sale Only 27 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 346 40%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 19 2%
 1 Bedroom 115 12%
 2 Bedroom 458 46%
 3+ Bedroom 398 40%
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 $18,264 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48211 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 48211 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 48211 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 48211 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 884 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,192 24%
 No Earnings 2,840 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 884 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,192 24%
 No Earnings 2,840 58%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,086 76.3%
 Public transportation 119 8.4%
 Taxicab 10 0.7%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 156 11.0%
 Worked at Home 53 3.7%
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. 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 691 34%
 High School Graduate 1,172 58%
 Associate's degree 48 2%
 Bachelor's degree 81 4%
 Master's degree 17 1%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 28 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,035 76.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 75 5.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 246 18.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48211

ZIP Code 48211 is in the Oakland International Academy. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48211.

Oakland International Academy-Middle/High School
8228 Conant St
Detroit, MI 48211
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Oakland International Academy
Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences Middle School
2224 Medbury St
Detroit, MI 48211
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences
Oakland International Academy - Intermediate
6111 Miller St
Detroit, MI 48211
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Oakland International Academy
Oakland International Academy - Elementary
4001 Miller St
Detroit, MI 48211
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oakland International Academy
New Paradigm Loving Academy
1000 Lynn St
Detroit, MI 48211
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: New Paradigm Loving Academy

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