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ZIP Code 48229

Primary City:Ecorse, MI (View All Cities)
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (9:12am)
Coordinates:42.25, -83.14
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48229

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48229. 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 48229. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48229, 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:
Ecorse, MI
Acceptable:
Detroit

Stats and Demographics for the 48229 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48229 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 48229 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 48229 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 9,556
Population Density 3,389 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,570
Median Home Value $50,300
Land Area 2.82 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 3,668
Median Household Income $27,818

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male365372340369306278290283307286330298209153110878452
Female341366368357371298312308288346367334248191169146120107
Total706738708726677576602591595632697632457344279233204159

Gender

 Male 4,519 47%
 Female 5,037 53%
Gender

Race

 White 4,217 44.1%
 Black Or African American 4,418 46.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 74 0.8%
 Asian 27 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 380 4.0%
 Two Or More Races 439 4.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31200281438459333272115
Renter1363083313192391196819
Total167508612757698452340134

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 907 25%
 Single Guardian 1,389 38%
 Singles 1,150 31%
 Singles With Roommate 222 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 2,401 65%
 Households with Kids 1,267 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male7664807162895879845868747466736980697870
Female5966727763727472858390637755787266796285
Total135130152148125161132151169141158137151121151141146148140155

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48229 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48229 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Looking at 48229 real estate data, the median home value of $50,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48229 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48229 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48229 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 9,532 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 11 0.1%
 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 13 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,163 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 966 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,539 34%
 Households Vacant 902 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 230 25.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 0.4%
 For Sale Only 127 14.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 53 5.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 10 1.1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 478 53.0%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 176 11%
 2 Bedroom 740 48%
 3+ Bedroom 630 41%
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 $27,818 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48229 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 48229 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,759 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,562 21%
 No Earnings 3,983 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 1,759 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,562 21%
 No Earnings 3,983 55%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,432 93%
 Public transportation 41 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 91 3%
 Worked at Home 47 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 811 30%
 High School Graduate 1,550 57%
 Associate's degree 62 2%
 Bachelor's degree 189 7%
 Master's degree 40 1%
 Professional school degree 25 1%
 Doctorate degree 38 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,997 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 32 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 192 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48229

ZIP Code 48229 is in the Dr. Charles Drew Academy. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48229.

Dr. Charles Drew Academy
50 West Josephine St
Ecorse, MI 48229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dr. Charles Drew Academy
Ralph J. Bunche Academy
503 Hyacinthe St
Ecorse, MI 48229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ecorse Public Schools
Grandport Elementary Academy
4536 6th St
Ecorse, MI 48229
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ecorse Public Schools
Ecorse Community High School
27385 West Outer Dr
Ecorse, MI 48229
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ecorse Public Schools

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