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ZIP Code 48506

Primary City:Flint, MI (View All Cities)
County: Genesee County
Timezone: Eastern (6:39am)
Area code: 810 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.07, -83.63
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48506

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48506. 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 48506. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48506, 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:
Flint, MI
Unacceptable:
Northeast

Stats and Demographics for the 48506 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48506 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 48506 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48506 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,019
Population Density 1,585 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,604
Median Home Value $50,100
Land Area 18.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.82 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,474
Median Household Income $33,023

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 35Female Median Age: 37

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,1451,1551,1091,1509659359249241,0541,2251,247884729487309262166142
Female1,0041,0211,1021,0871,0001,0399579121,0631,2561,158970731528437402284256
Total2,1492,1762,2112,2371,9651,9741,8811,8362,1172,4812,4051,8541,4601,015746664450398

Gender

 Male 14,812 49%
 Female 15,207 51%
Gender

Race

 White 24,625 82.0%
 Black Or African American 3,203 10.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 286 1.0%
 Asian 119 0.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 582 1.9%
 Two Or More Races 1,201 4.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1338401,2481,9841,576980671225
Renter41091381679448721011473
Total5431,7532,0642,7782,0631,190785298

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,267 37%
 Single Guardian 3,150 27%
 Singles 3,184 28%
 Singles With Roommate 873 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 7,401 65%
 Households with Kids 4,073 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male229246245210249222227228229227213248196225209237264221219210
Female206216212170206213213209180231232202225212225208220215219229
Total435462457380455435440437409458445450421437434445484436438439

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48506 has a slightly less 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 48506 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 48506 real estate data, the median home value of $50,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48506 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48506 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48506 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,623 98.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 85 0.3%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 311 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,801 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,856 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,817 28%
 Households Vacant 2,130 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 723 33.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 13 0.6%
 For Sale Only 274 12.9%
 Sold & Unoccupied 58 2.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 30 1.4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,032 48.5%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 61 2%
 1 Bedroom 551 14%
 2 Bedroom 1,518 39%
 3+ Bedroom 1,724 45%
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 $33,023 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48506 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 48506 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 6,114 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,541 25%
 No Earnings 10,920 48%
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 6,114 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 5,541 25%
 No Earnings 10,920 48%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,940 92.0%
 Public transportation 248 2.6%
 Taxicab 12 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 260 2.7%
 Worked at Home 261 2.7%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,933 20.4%
 High School Graduate 6,230 65.6%
 Associate's degree 608 6.4%
 Bachelor's degree 517 5.4%
 Master's degree 162 1.7%
 Professional school degree 9 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 36 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,914 84.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 335 5.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 569 9.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48506

ZIP Code 48506 is in the Richfield Public School Academy. There are 8 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48506.

Richfield Public School Academy
3807 North Center Rd
Flint, MI 48506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richfield Public School Academy
Potter School
2500 North Averill Ave
Flint, MI 48506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Flint School District of the City of
Washington School
1400 North Vernon Ave
Flint, MI 48506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Flint School District of the City of
Kate Dowdall Elementary School
3333 Shillelagh Dr
Flint, MI 48506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kearsley Community School District
Leota Fiedler Elementary School
6317 Nightingale Dr
Flint, MI 48506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kearsley Community School District
Armstrong Middle School
6161 Hopkins Rd G
Flint, MI 48506
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Kearsley Community School District
Kearsley High School
4302 Underhill Dr G
Flint, MI 48506
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kearsley Community School District
Holy Rosary Catholic School
5191 Richfield Rd
Flint, MI 48506
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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