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ZIP Code 48312

Primary City:Sterling Heights, MI (View All Cities)
County: Macomb County
Timezone: Eastern (8:57pm)
Area code: 586 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.56, -83.01
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48312

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48312. 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 48312. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48312, 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:
Sterling Heights, MI
Acceptable:
Sterling Hts
Unacceptable:
St Heights

Stats and Demographics for the 48312 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48312 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 48312 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48312 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 32,720
Population Density 2,909 people per sq mi
Housing Units 14,046
Median Home Value $137,800
Land Area 11.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 13,284
Median Household Income $56,379

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 40Female Median Age: 43

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9089201,0061,0428829479821,0701,0931,1841,197978881835619434321287
Female8578679301,0109111,0531,0451,0891,1611,2301,2871,1051,1071,049712575480666
Total1,7651,7871,9362,0521,7932,0002,0272,1592,2542,4142,4842,0831,9881,8841,3311,009801953

Gender

 Male 15,586 48%
 Female 17,134 52%
Gender

Race

 White 27,120 82.9%
 Black Or African American 2,569 7.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 81 0.2%
 Asian 2,202 6.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.0%
 Other Race 146 0.4%
 Two Or More Races 595 1.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner869151,6702,2401,9531,7891,051415
Renter241827672556381200166122
Total3271,7422,3422,7962,3341,9891,217537

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,899 52%
 Single Guardian 1,880 14%
 Singles 3,991 30%
 Singles With Roommate 514 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,509 72%
 Households with Kids 3,775 28%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male169218169158192206176172174187192206230191210230238182182184
Female172166185165168167168194170193171184179203209212215180194174
Total341384354323360373344366344380363390409394419442453362376358

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48312 has a small 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 48312 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 48312 real estate data, the median home value of $137,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 48312. Rentals in 48312 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48312 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 32,296 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 286 0.9%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 138 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,898 49%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,221 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,165 23%
 Households Vacant 762 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 315 41.3%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1.3%
 For Sale Only 156 20.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 2.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 3.7%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 231 30.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1,560 45%
 2 Bedroom 1,325 38%
 3+ Bedroom 606 17%
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 $56,379 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 48312 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 48312 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 48312 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 9,889 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,132 23%
 No Earnings 10,523 40%
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 9,889 37%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,132 23%
 No Earnings 10,523 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,444 96.8%
 Public transportation 38 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 185 1.3%
 Worked at Home 222 1.6%
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 1,000 9.0%
 High School Graduate 5,832 52.4%
 Associate's degree 1,067 9.6%
 Bachelor's degree 2,182 19.6%
 Master's degree 850 7.6%
 Professional school degree 77 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 114 1.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,776 79.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 746 12.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 501 8.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48312

ZIP Code 48312 is in the Macomb Independent School District. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48312.

Bozymowski Center
11870 Eldorado Dr
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Macomb Independent School District
Huron Academy
11401 Metropolitan Parkway
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Huron Academy
Bruce Collins Elementary School
12900 Grand Haven Dr
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Utica Community School District
Oakbrook Elementary School
12060 Greenway Dr
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Utica Community School District
Messmore Elementary School
8742 Dill Dr
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Utica Community School District
Black Elementary School
14100 Heritage Rd
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Warren Consolidated School District
Fillmore Elementary School
8655 Irving Rd
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Warren Consolidated School District
Willow Woods Elementary School
11001 Daniel Dr
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Warren Consolidated School District
Carleton Middle School
8900 15 Mile Rd
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Warren Consolidated School District
Maple Lane School
34600 Dryden Dr
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Macomb Independent School District
Davis Junior High School
11311 Plumbrook Rd
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Utica Community School District
Heritage Junior High School
37400 Dodge Park Rd
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Utica Community School District
Sterling Heights Senior High School
12901 15 Mile Rd
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Warren Consolidated School District
Parkway Christian School
14500 Metropolitan Pkwy
Sterling Heights, MI 48312
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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