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ZIP Code 48227

Primary City:Detroit, MI (View All Cities)
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (5:18am)
Area code: 313 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.39, -83.19
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48227

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48227. 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 48227. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48227, 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 48227 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48227 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 48227 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 48227 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 45,380
Population Density 6,026 people per sq mi
Housing Units 21,358
Median Home Value $54,500
Land Area 7.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 16,605
Median Household Income $28,994

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,4961,5851,7872,2661,6021,2131,2361,4291,3811,3671,3061,2651,173831563335245139
Female1,4581,4901,7102,1111,6521,3751,3891,6711,5721,6201,6681,6441,6621,144753568369305
Total2,9543,0753,4974,3773,2542,5882,6253,1002,9532,9872,9742,9092,8351,9751,316903614444

Gender

 Male 21,219 47%
 Female 24,161 53%
Gender

Race

 White 715 1.6%
 Black Or African American 43,721 96.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 118 0.3%
 Asian 41 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 89 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 692 1.5%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1336941,4041,7282,5861,906951231
Renter4671,4301,7681,4891,11345020253
Total6002,1243,1723,2173,6992,3561,153284

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 3,636 22%
 Single Guardian 7,319 44%
 Singles 4,899 30%
 Singles With Roommate 751 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 10,536 63%
 Households with Kids 6,069 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male296307306306300344287301353335346358341407400458497468443411
Female289268281319270307270307336314310370375341382392461444432415
Total585575587625570651557608689649656728716748782850958912875826

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48227 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 48227 were primarily built in the 1940s or 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48227 real estate data, the median home value of $54,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48227 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48227 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48227 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 45,031 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 181 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 162 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,852 27%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,781 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,972 33%
 Households Vacant 4,753 22%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,858 39.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 60 1.3%
 For Sale Only 302 6.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 137 2.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 0.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2,368 49.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 338 6%
 1 Bedroom 622 10%
 2 Bedroom 1,825 30%
 3+ Bedroom 3,340 55%
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 $28,994 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48227 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. ZIP code 48227 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 48227 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 8,581 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,105 20%
 No Earnings 19,315 55%
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 8,581 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 7,105 20%
 No Earnings 19,315 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,065 84.4%
 Public transportation 1,322 10.1%
 Taxicab 32 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 366 2.8%
 Worked at Home 330 2.5%
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 2,306 18.3%
 High School Graduate 8,482 67.2%
 Associate's degree 702 5.6%
 Bachelor's degree 772 6.1%
 Master's degree 316 2.5%
 Professional school degree 34 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,675 87.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 398 4.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 822 8.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48227

ZIP Code 48227 is in the Education Achievement System-Eas School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48227.

Burns Elementary-Middle School
14350 Terry St
Detroit, MI 48227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Education Achievement System-Eas School District
Mary Mcleod Bethune Elementary-Middle School
8145 Puritan St
Detroit, MI 48227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Education Achievement System-Eas School District
Dossin Elementary-Middle School
16650 Glendale St
Detroit, MI 48227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Edison Elementary School
17045 Grand River Ave
Detroit, MI 48227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
King John R. Academic and Performing Arts Academy
15850 Strathmoor St
Detroit, MI 48227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Oakman Elementary / Orthopedic School
12920 Wadsworth St
Detroit, MI 48227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Parker Elementary-Middle School
12744 Elmira St
Detroit, MI 48227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Young Coleman A. Elementary
15771 Hubbell St
Detroit, MI 48227
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Fam Academy of Detroit
15250 Grand River
Detroit, MI 48227
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Michigan Connections Academy
Communication and Media Arts High School
14771 Mansfield St
Detroit, MI 48227
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District

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