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ZIP Code 48218

Primary City:River Rouge, MI (View All Cities)
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (5:40am)
Coordinates:42.27, -83.13
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48218

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48218. 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 48218. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48218, 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:
River Rouge, MI
Acceptable:
Detroit

Stats and Demographics for the 48218 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48218 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 48218 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely 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 48218 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,903
Population Density 2,978 people per sq mi
Housing Units 3,731
Median Home Value $38,600
Land Area 2.65 sq mi
Water Area 0.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,897
Median Household Income $26,185

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 35

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male30131232537226522722822422025628818716411696494642
Female329297331313296277259257234301285253216136143967785
Total630609656685561504487481454557573440380252239145123127

Gender

 Male 3,718 47%
 Female 4,185 53%
Gender

Race

 White 3,111 39.4%
 Black Or African American 3,994 50.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 48 0.6%
 Asian 17 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.1%
 Other Race 330 4.2%
 Two Or More Races 393 5.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2014723335833923116385
Renter1072892792881821075217
Total127436512646521338215102

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 728 25%
 Single Guardian 1,157 40%
 Singles 856 30%
 Singles With Roommate 156 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,806 62%
 Households with Kids 1,091 38%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5768705166646269517563676357696494766955
Female6371626856566464577571556070685860666163
Total120139132119122120126133108150134122123127137122154142130118

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48218 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48218 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48218 real estate data, the median home value of $38,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48218 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48218 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 48218 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,899 99.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 862 23%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 714 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,321 35%
 Households Vacant 834 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 176 21.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 9 1.1%
 For Sale Only 116 13.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 3.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 3 0.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 500 60.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 38 3%
 1 Bedroom 212 17%
 2 Bedroom 455 37%
 3+ Bedroom 522 43%
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 $26,185 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48218 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 48218 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 48218 has very few people that work at home. 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 48218 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 1,358 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,161 19%
 No Earnings 3,577 59%
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 1,358 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,161 19%
 No Earnings 3,577 59%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,966 91%
 Public transportation 115 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 71 3%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 606 28%
 High School Graduate 1,351 63%
 Associate's degree 66 3%
 Bachelor's degree 52 2%
 Master's degree 30 1%
 Professional school degree 36 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,463 91%
 Enrolled in Private School 24 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 121 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48218

ZIP Code 48218 is in the Southgate Community School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48218.

Beacon Day Treatment Center
163 Burke St
River Rouge, MI 48218
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Southgate Community School District
Ann Visger K-5 Preparatory Academy
11121 West Jefferson Ave
River Rouge, MI 48218
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: River Rouge School District of the City of
Cb Sabbath 6-8 Preparatory Academy
340 Frazier
River Rouge, MI 48218
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: River Rouge School District of the City of
River Rouge High School
1460 West Coolidge Hwy
River Rouge, MI 48218
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: River Rouge School District of the City of

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