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ZIP Code 48221

Primary City:Detroit, MI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Bagley
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (7:00am)
Area code: 313 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.43, -83.14
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48221

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48221. 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 48221. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48221, 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 48221 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48221 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 48221 are primarily black or African American. The number of seniors is large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 48221 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 38,727
Population Density 7,104 people per sq mi
Housing Units 17,406
Median Home Value $71,900
Land Area 5.45 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,771
Median Household Income $38,588

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0161,1311,3821,7881,2418348381,0391,1531,0861,2391,013895727547557417302
Female1,0211,1701,3081,9501,3419831,0051,3701,4111,3441,4901,4581,3401,117954923697640
Total2,0372,3012,6903,7382,5821,8171,8432,4092,5642,4302,7292,4712,2351,8441,5011,4801,114942

Gender

 Male 17,205 44%
 Female 21,522 56%
Gender

Race

 White 1,423 3.7%
 Black Or African American 36,187 93.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 94 0.2%
 Asian 208 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 112 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 697 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner715661,4021,7752,0971,9671,658595
Renter2048531,130950715380285123
Total2751,4192,5322,7252,8122,3471,943718

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,142 28%
 Single Guardian 5,584 38%
 Singles 4,522 31%
 Singles With Roommate 523 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 10,141 69%
 Households with Kids 4,630 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male208201187216208220222242239293255274282278331301361367428323
Female163223208217231210232229268247278269246268322374349436469356
Total371424395433439430454471507540533543528546653675710803897679

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48221 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48221 were primarily built in the 1940s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48221 real estate data, the median home value of $71,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 48221. Rentals in 48221 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48221 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 37,789 97.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 28 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 778 2.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 132 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,194 36%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,937 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,640 27%
 Households Vacant 2,635 15%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 637 24.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 54 2.0%
 For Sale Only 193 7.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 67 2.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 16 0.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,668 63.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 21 0.5%
 1 Bedroom 519 11.6%
 2 Bedroom 1,593 35.6%
 3+ Bedroom 2,347 52.4%
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 $38,588 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48221 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 48221 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 48221 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 8,564 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,019 22%
 No Earnings 16,302 51%
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 8,564 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,019 22%
 No Earnings 16,302 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,810 85.8%
 Public transportation 709 5.6%
 Taxicab 23 0.2%
 Motorcycle 5 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 633 5.0%
 Worked at Home 415 3.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. 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 1,652 15%
 High School Graduate 6,088 56%
 Associate's degree 814 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,181 11%
 Master's degree 662 6%
 Professional school degree 288 3%
 Doctorate degree 130 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,481 81.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 816 10.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 687 8.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48221

ZIP Code 48221 is in the Aisha Shule/Web Dubois Prep. Academy School. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48221.

Aisha Shule/Web Dubois Prep. Academy School
20119 Wisconsin St
Detroit, MI 48221
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Aisha Shule/Web Dubois Prep. Academy School
International Preparatory Academy - Macdowell Camp
4201 West Outer Dr
Detroit, MI 48221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: International Preparatory Academy-Macdowell Campus
Robeson Academy Malcolm X Academy
2585 Grove St
Detroit, MI 48221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Palmer Park Preparatory Academy
3901 Margareta St
Detroit, MI 48221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Bagley Elementary School
8100 Curtis St
Detroit, MI 48221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Pasteur Elementary School
19811 Stoepel St
Detroit, MI 48221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Schulze Elementary-Middle School
10700 Santa Maria St
Detroit, MI 48221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Bates Academy
19701 Wyoming St
Detroit, MI 48221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Mumford High School
17525 Wyoming St
Detroit, MI 48221
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Education Achievement System-Eas School District
Gesu School
17139 Oak Dr
Detroit, MI 48221
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
University of Detroit Jesuit High School & Academy
8400 S Cambridge Ave
Detroit, MI 48221
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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