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ZIP Code 48224

Primary City:Detroit, MI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Morningside
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (4:55am)
Area code: 313 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.41, -82.94
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48224

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48224. 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 48224. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48224, 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:
Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Park

Stats and Demographics for the 48224 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48224 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 48224 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 48224 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 44,439
Population Density 7,749 people per sq mi
Housing Units 19,244
Median Home Value $51,300
Land Area 5.73 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 15,123
Median Household Income $30,457

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,6621,8651,9462,4341,6281,1021,1671,3081,3021,4261,4981,185822506277192145133
Female1,6691,7521,9782,4151,7311,4181,5241,7561,6941,7631,8231,4921,033598361253261320
Total3,3313,6173,9244,8493,3592,5202,6913,0642,9963,1893,3212,6771,8551,104638445406453

Gender

 Male 20,598 46%
 Female 23,841 54%
Gender

Race

 White 3,449 7.8%
 Black Or African American 39,775 89.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 101 0.2%
 Asian 107 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 136 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 867 2.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1558251,8282,4962,153951422204
Renter4431,4811,6981,32972225311845
Total5982,3063,5263,8252,8751,204540249

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,912 26%
 Single Guardian 6,615 44%
 Singles 3,837 25%
 Singles With Roommate 759 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,605 57%
 Households with Kids 6,518 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male339311350324352345354392422388380383398397492496493478475431
Female294333341351341328320374389386437389354412431463530510481462
Total6336446916756936736747668117748177727528099239591,023988956893

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48224 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48224 were primarily built in the 1940s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48224 real estate data, the median home value of $51,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48224 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48224 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48224 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 44,168 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 200 0.5%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 71 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,542 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,492 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,089 32%
 Households Vacant 4,121 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,425 35%
 Rented & Unoccupied 99 2%
 For Sale Only 660 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 215 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,681 41%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 79 1%
 1 Bedroom 721 12%
 2 Bedroom 2,086 35%
 3+ Bedroom 3,062 51%
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 $30,457 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48224 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 48224 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. Most commuters in 48224 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 8,861 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,265 25%
 No Earnings 16,606 49%
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 8,861 26%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,265 25%
 No Earnings 16,606 49%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,976 86%
 Public transportation 975 7%
 Taxicab 111 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 454 3%
 Worked at Home 336 2%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,379 20.4%
 High School Graduate 7,113 61.0%
 Associate's degree 709 6.1%
 Bachelor's degree 1,008 8.6%
 Master's degree 369 3.2%
 Professional school degree 29 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 52 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,733 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 904 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 790 8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48224

ZIP Code 48224 is in the Marvin L. Winans Academy of Performing Arts. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48224.

Marvin L. Winans Academy of Performing Arts Elementary
9740 McKinney St
Detroit, MI 48224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Marvin L. Winans Academy of Performing Arts
Brown Ronald Academy
11530 East Outer Dr
Detroit, MI 48224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Wayne Elementary School
10633 Courville St
Detroit, MI 48224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Carleton Elementary School
11724 Casino St
Detroit, MI 48224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Clark J.e. Preparatory Academy
15755 Bremen St
Detroit, MI 48224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Denby High School
12800 Kelly Rd
Detroit, MI 48224
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Education Achievement System-Eas School District
East English Village Preparatory Academy
17200 Southampton St
Detroit, MI 48224
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District
Hazel Park Empowerment New Beginnings Alternative
11433 Beaconsfield
Detroit, MI 48224
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hazel Park School District of the City of
Giving Tree Montessori School
4351 Marseilles St
Detroit, MI 48224
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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