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ZIP Code 48234

Primary City:Detroit, MI (View All Cities)
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (1:28pm)
Area code: 313 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.43, -83.04
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48234

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48234. 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 48234. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48234, 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 48234 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48234 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 48234 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 48234 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 36,140
Population Density 4,614 people per sq mi
Housing Units 16,255
Median Home Value $47,600
Land Area 7.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,301
Median Household Income $26,296

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,2951,2591,4711,8231,3391,0538831,0581,0151,0671,126951846526352304210203
Female1,2051,2691,4061,7621,3641,1631,1181,3071,3021,2361,4601,2751,043697529441405377
Total2,5002,5282,8773,5852,7032,2162,0012,3652,3172,3032,5862,2261,8891,223881745615580

Gender

 Male 16,781 46%
 Female 19,359 54%
Gender

Race

 White 1,274 3.5%
 Black Or African American 34,013 94.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 101 0.3%
 Asian 63 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 6 0.0%
 Other Race 114 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 569 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1296121,2661,6931,8141,187812373
Renter4501,2271,3981,06870731917274
Total5791,8392,6642,7612,5211,506984447

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,833 21%
 Single Guardian 5,852 44%
 Singles 4,010 30%
 Singles With Roommate 606 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,404 63%
 Households with Kids 4,897 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male262253245270273239264234249297313280275306311376345364427379
Female241243244247232268216278275278273280260315345364366342345342
Total503496489517505507480512524575586560535621656740711706772721

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48234 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 48234 were primarily built in the 1950s or the 1940s. Looking at 48234 real estate data, the median home value of $47,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48234 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48234 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48234 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 35,890 99.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 218 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 32 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,598 28%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,288 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,415 33%
 Households Vacant 2,954 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 843 28.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 92 3.1%
 For Sale Only 251 8.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 99 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 22 0.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,646 55.7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 215 4%
 1 Bedroom 756 15%
 2 Bedroom 1,543 31%
 3+ Bedroom 2,522 50%
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 $26,296 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48234 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 48234 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 48234 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 48234 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 5,742 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,847 21%
 No Earnings 16,346 59%
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 5,742 21%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,847 21%
 No Earnings 16,346 59%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,515 84.7%
 Public transportation 921 10.4%
 Taxicab 15 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 281 3.2%
 Worked at Home 140 1.6%
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 2,449 24.5%
 High School Graduate 6,617 66.1%
 Associate's degree 434 4.3%
 Bachelor's degree 321 3.2%
 Master's degree 128 1.3%
 Professional school degree 55 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 7 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,587 80.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 824 10.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 819 10.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48234

ZIP Code 48234 is in the Marvin L. Winans Academy of Performing Arts. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48234.

Winans Academy Middle School
7616 East Nevada St
Detroit, MI 48234
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Marvin L. Winans Academy of Performing Arts
Dove Academy of Detroit
8210 Rolyat St
Detroit, MI 48234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Dove Academy of Detroit
Legacy Charter Academy
4900 East Hildale St
Detroit, MI 48234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Legacy Charter Academy
Law Elementary School
19411 Cliff St
Detroit, MI 48234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Education Achievement System-Eas School District
Mason Elementary School
19955 Fenelon
Detroit, MI 48234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Farwell Elementary-Middle School
19955 Fenelon St
Detroit, MI 48234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Winans Academy High School
7616 East Nevada St
Detroit, MI 48234
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Marvin L. Winans Academy of Performing Arts
Pershing High School
18875 Ryan Rd
Detroit, MI 48234
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Education Achievement System-Eas School District
Davis Aerospace High School
10200 Erwin St
Detroit, MI 48234
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District
St Bartholomew School
20001 Wexford St
Detroit, MI 48234
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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