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ZIP Code 48228

Primary City:Detroit, MI (View All Cities)
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (9:08pm)
Area code: 313 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.3, -83.3
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48228

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48228. 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 48228. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48228, 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 48228 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48228 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 48228 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 48228 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 52,130
Population Density 6,055 people per sq mi
Housing Units 24,168
Median Home Value $39,700
Land Area 8.61 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 18,506
Median Household Income $24,254

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 31Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,1522,1502,3582,5671,9041,4351,3741,6001,6451,5021,5401,3201,102653460328244206
Female2,0482,0472,1932,5032,0901,7491,8202,0101,8841,7831,8581,5941,311869544427414446
Total4,2004,1974,5515,0703,9943,1843,1943,6103,5293,2853,3982,9142,4131,5221,004755658652

Gender

 Male 24,540 47%
 Female 27,590 53%
Gender

Race

 White 8,821 16.9%
 Black Or African American 40,904 78.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 158 0.3%
 Asian 107 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 10 0.0%
 Other Race 870 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,260 2.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1929552,0082,2362,3211,324785354
Renter6621,8852,2061,7461,09743722375
Total8542,8404,2143,9823,4181,7611,008429

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,508 24%
 Single Guardian 7,933 43%
 Singles 5,103 28%
 Singles With Roommate 962 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 10,926 59%
 Households with Kids 7,580 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male417393445449437423432395463476476456478472469497535548518490
Female409398415401400418350411468431463424455420440512553515483533
Total8267918608508378417828069319079398809338929091,0091,0881,0631,0011,023

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48228 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48228 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1940s. Looking at 48228 real estate data, the median home value of $39,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48228 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48228 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48228 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 51,790 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 57 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 222 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 58 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,656 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,519 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 8,331 34%
 Households Vacant 5,662 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2,084 36.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 176 3.1%
 For Sale Only 516 9.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 201 3.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 0.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2,652 46.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 371 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,026 12%
 2 Bedroom 2,574 29%
 3+ Bedroom 4,803 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 $24,254 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48228 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 48228 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 48228 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 9,544 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,293 24%
 No Earnings 19,225 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 9,544 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 9,293 24%
 No Earnings 19,225 51%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,299 87%
 Public transportation 1,104 7%
 Taxicab 184 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 444 3%
 Worked at Home 284 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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,888 22.4%
 High School Graduate 8,258 63.9%
 Associate's degree 652 5.0%
 Bachelor's degree 765 5.9%
 Master's degree 278 2.2%
 Professional school degree 55 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 22 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 11,313 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 598 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,542 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48228

ZIP Code 48228 is in the Warrendale Charter Academy. There are 21 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48228.

Warrendale Charter Academy
19400 Sawyer St
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Warrendale Charter Academy
Detroit Premier Academy
7781 Asbury Park
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit Premier Academy
Detroit Innovation Academy
18211 Plymouth Rd
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit Innovation Academy
Jemison Mae C.
16400 Tireman St
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Carver Elementary-Middle School
18701 Paul St
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Dixon Elementary School
8401 Trinity St
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Gardner Elementary School
6528 Mansfield St
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Mann Elementary School
19625 Elmira St
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Henderson Academy
16101 West Chicago St
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Cody College Preparatory Upper School of Teaching
18445 Cathedral St
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District
Medicine and Community Health Academy at Cody
18445 Cathedral St
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District
Academy of Critical Thinkers at Cody
18445 Cathedral St
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District
Detroit Institute of Technology at Cody
18445 Cathedral St
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District
Cody Academy of Public Leadership
18445 Cathedral St
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District
Hazel Park Empowerment Alternative School
19321 West Chicago
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hazel Park School District of the City of
Hazel Park Empowerment West Alternative School
9600 Mettetal
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hazel Park School District of the City of
Evergreen Lutheran School
8680 Evergreen Ave
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Tot Town Child Dev Center
8950 Greenfield Rd
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Tawheed Center School
18624 W Warren Ave
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Al-Ihsan Academy
14350 Tireman St
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Temple of Faith Baptist School
9351 Forrer St
Detroit, MI 48228
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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