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ZIP Code 48240

Primary City:Redford, MI (View All Cities)
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (7:33am)
Area code: 313 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.42, -83.30
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48240

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48240. 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 48240. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48240, 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:
Redford, MI
Acceptable:
Detroit
Unacceptable:
Redford Twp

Stats and Demographics for the 48240 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48240 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 48240 are primarily white. 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 a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48240 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,722
Population Density 4,734 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,574
Median Home Value $62,700
Land Area 3.74 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,917
Median Household Income $47,401

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male574554649647530622662710642682697544352229171130163135
Female551560561576518583708706631697680539409271225232271311
Total1,1251,1141,2101,2231,0481,2051,3701,4161,2731,3791,3771,083761500396362434446

Gender

 Male 8,693 49%
 Female 9,029 51%
Gender

Race

 White 13,107 74.0%
 Black Or African American 3,791 21.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 102 0.6%
 Asian 163 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 98 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 457 2.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner778191,1511,3411,006508475212
Renter61329345233136787274
Total1381,1481,4961,5741,142586547286

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,798 40%
 Single Guardian 1,617 23%
 Singles 2,002 29%
 Singles With Roommate 500 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,681 68%
 Households with Kids 2,236 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male117105120126105112104107126148127134122118137128140122120118
Female1281021041091151051101389212011710598121121114124101116103
Total245207224235220217214245218268244239220239258242264223236221

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48240 has a small 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 48240 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 48240 real estate data, the median home value of $62,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48240 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48240 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48240 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,450 98.5%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 51 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 161 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 60 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,260 56%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,329 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,328 18%
 Households Vacant 657 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 140 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 4%
 For Sale Only 147 22%
 Sold & Unoccupied 27 4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 6 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 314 48%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 28 2%
 1 Bedroom 106 8%
 2 Bedroom 380 27%
 3+ Bedroom 898 64%
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 $47,401 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48240 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 48240 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 5,117 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,556 25%
 No Earnings 5,437 39%
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 5,117 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,556 25%
 No Earnings 5,437 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,217 95.6%
 Public transportation 7 0.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 114 1.5%
 Worked at Home 210 2.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 750 12.8%
 High School Graduate 3,886 66.1%
 Associate's degree 399 6.8%
 Bachelor's degree 471 8.0%
 Master's degree 298 5.1%
 Professional school degree 39 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 32 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,350 77.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 323 10.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 359 11.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48240

ZIP Code 48240 is in the David Ellis Academy West. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48240.

David Ellis Academy West
19800 Beech Daly Rd
Redford, MI 48240
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: David Ellis Academy West
Redford Union Alternative Education Center
17711 Kinloch
Redford, MI 48240
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Redford Union Schools District No. 1 School District
Stuckey Center
26000 Fargo
Redford, MI 48240
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Redford Union Schools District No. 1 School District
American Montessori Academy Upper Elementary
17175 Olympia
Redford, MI 48240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: American Montessori Academy
Macgowan School
18255 Kinloch
Redford, MI 48240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Redford Union Schools District No. 1 School District
Beech Elementary
19990 Beech Daly Rd
Redford, MI 48240
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Redford Union Schools District No. 1 School District
Redford Union High School
17711 Kinloch
Redford, MI 48240
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Redford Union Schools District No. 1 School District
Southeast Michigan Cyber Academy
27100 Bennett
Redford, MI 48240
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Redford Union Schools District No. 1 School District

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