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ZIP Code 48237

Primary City:Oak Park, MI (View All Cities)
County: Oakland County
Timezone: Eastern (1:43pm)
Area code: 248 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.47, -83.18
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48237

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48237. 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 48237. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48237, 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:
Oak Park, MI
Acceptable:
Detroit

Stats and Demographics for the 48237 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48237 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 48237 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 48237 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,319
Population Density 5,692 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,782
Median Home Value $82,200
Land Area 5.15 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,719
Median Household Income $48,261

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9419431,0871,204894813797844844838911884750477316240236209
Female9179421,0531,1669889631,0101,1321,1241,1191,2491,1141,016660428406388416
Total1,8581,8852,1402,3701,8821,7761,8071,9761,9681,9572,1601,9981,7661,137744646624625

Gender

 Male 13,228 45%
 Female 16,091 55%
Gender

Race

 White 10,962 37.4%
 Black Or African American 16,842 57.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 64 0.2%
 Asian 419 1.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 136 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 893 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner465961,2361,6361,754939602298
Renter322975999822645334320195
Total3681,5712,2352,4582,3991,273922493

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,143 35%
 Single Guardian 3,390 29%
 Singles 3,627 31%
 Singles With Roommate 559 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 7,822 67%
 Households with Kids 3,897 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male194198202187198206168170201231204193225234245242249242226220
Female208178177175158172204199209191213212193244220216237237256218
Total402376379362356378372369410422417405418478465458486479482438

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48237 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48237 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 48237 real estate data, the median home value of $82,200 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48237 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48237 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48237 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,261 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 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 58 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,353 42%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,754 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,612 36%
 Households Vacant 1,063 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 473 44%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Sale Only 242 23%
 Sold & Unoccupied 30 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 285 27%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 192 4%
 1 Bedroom 810 17%
 2 Bedroom 1,981 42%
 3+ Bedroom 1,746 37%
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 $48,261 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48237 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. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 48237 can expect to fall in that range. 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 8,218 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,265 27%
 No Earnings 8,680 37%
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 8,218 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,265 27%
 No Earnings 8,680 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,470 91.8%
 Public transportation 306 2.4%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 2 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 364 2.9%
 Worked at Home 358 2.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 833 10.2%
 High School Graduate 4,416 54.2%
 Associate's degree 757 9.3%
 Bachelor's degree 1,553 19.1%
 Master's degree 449 5.5%
 Professional school degree 103 1.3%
 Doctorate degree 31 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,332 67.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,476 23.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 568 8.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48237

ZIP Code 48237 is in the Oak Park School District of the City of. There are 15 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48237.

Nova Discipline Academy
22180 Parklawn
Oak Park, MI 48237
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Oak Park School District of the City of
Norup International School
14450 Manhattan St
Oak Park, MI 48237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Berkley School District
John F. Kennedy School
24220 Rosewood St
Oak Park, MI 48237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ferndale Public Schools
Key Elementary School
23400 Jerome St
Oak Park, MI 48237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oak Park School District of the City of
Einstein Elementary School
14001 Northend Ave
Oak Park, MI 48237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oak Park School District of the City of
Pepper Elementary School
24301 Church St
Oak Park, MI 48237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Oak Park School District of the City of
Creative Learning Center-Oak Park
12901 Albany
Oak Park, MI 48237
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Clintondale Community School District
Ferndale Adult Education
22001 Republic Ave
Oak Park, MI 48237
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ferndale Public Schools
Hazel Park Empowerment Eastside Alternative School
2328 East 7 Mile Rd
Detroit, MI 48237
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Hazel Park School District of the City of
Oak Park Preparatory Academy
23261 Scotia Rd
Oak Park, MI 48237
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Oak Park School District of the City of
Oak Park High School
13701 Oak Park Blvd
Oak Park, MI 48237
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Oak Park School District of the City of
Oak Park Alternative Education Center
12901 Albany
Oak Park, MI 48237
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Oak Park School District of the City of
Beth Jacob School
14390 W 10 Mile Rd
Oak Park, MI 48237
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Yeshiva Gedolah Ateres Mordechai
24600 Greenfield Rd
Oak Park, MI 48237
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
Harmony Montessori Center
26341 Coolidge Hwy
Oak Park, MI 48237
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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