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ZIP Code 48197

Post Office City:Ypsilanti, MI (View All Cities)
County: Washtenaw County
Timezone: Eastern (12:21pm)
Area code: 734 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.21, -83.62
ZIP (~7 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48197

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 48197. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 48197 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Ypsilanti, MI
Unacceptable:
Rawsonville

Stats and Demographics for the 48197 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48197 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 48197 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48197 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 61,132
Population Density 1,459 people per sq mi
Housing Units 26,652
Median Home Value $153,700
Land Area 41.91 sq mi
Water Area 1.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 24,488
Median Household Income $48,772

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 31


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 52,1562,0684,224
5-92,0121,8433,855
10-141,7681,7653,533
15-192,6882,9335,621
20-243,9853,9357,920
25-292,7062,6225,328
30-342,2102,2904,500
35-392,1652,2124,377
40-442,1182,0194,137
45-491,7611,9153,676
50-541,7741,9313,705
55-591,4811,6513,132
60-641,1821,3602,542
65-697398631,602
70-74438549987
75-79296418714
80-84247391638
85 Plus184457641

Gender

 Male 29,910 49%
 Female 31,222 51%
Gender

Race

 White 37,662 61.6%
 Black Or African American 16,090 26.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 253 0.4%
 Asian 3,042 5.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 34 0.1%
 Other Race 1,262 2.1%
 Two Or More Races 2,789 4.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-241853,0183,203
25-341,8533,3045,157
35-443,1461,7854,931
45-543,0371,4334,470
55-642,6041,0193,623
65-741,2484681,716
75-84629316945
85 Plus197246443

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 9,261 38%
 Single Guardian 3,979 16%
 Singles 8,153 33%
 Singles With Roommate 3,095 13%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 17,132 70%
 Households with Kids 7,356 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1404404808
2421437858
3439406845
4428399827
5418407825
6409391800
7410364774
8371335706
9404346750
10347337684
11340363703
12396379775
13319354673
14366332698
15355358713
16387334721
17382366748
186348751,509
199301,0001,930
209269681,894

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48197 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48197 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 2000s. Looking at 48197 real estate data, the median home value of $153,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48197 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48197 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48197 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 58,315 95.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 32 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,641 4.3%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 144 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 10,399 39%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,500 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 11,589 43%
 Households Vacant 2,164 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,196 55%
 Rented & Unoccupied 38 2%
 For Sale Only 301 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 64 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 76 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 489 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 454 4%
 1 Bedroom 4,351 37%
 2 Bedroom 4,884 41%
 3+ Bedroom 2,102 18%
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 $48,772 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48197 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 48197 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 19,813 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 17,290 34%
 No Earnings 13,418 27%
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 19,813 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 17,290 34%
 No Earnings 13,418 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 26,851 88.0%
 Public transportation 914 3.0%
 Taxicab 37 0.1%
 Motorcycle 16 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,503 4.9%
 Worked at Home 1,200 3.9%
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.

For more information, see Ypsilanti, MI public school enrollment.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,574 10%
 High School Graduate 15,953 43%
 Associate's degree 3,024 8%
 Bachelor's degree 8,895 24%
 Master's degree 4,155 11%
 Professional school degree 868 2%
 Doctorate degree 936 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 8,928 78.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 1,356 12.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,044 9.2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48197

ZIP Code 48197 is in the following school districts: Lincoln Consolidated School District, South Arbor Charter Academy, Fortis Academy, East Arbor Charter Academy, Ypsilanti Community School District, Arbor Preparatory High School District, Wsc Academy, and Washtenaw Independent School District. There are 19 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48197.

Lincoln Middle School
8744 Whittaker Rd
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lincoln Consolidated School District
South Arbor Charter Academy
8200 Carpenter Rd
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: South Arbor Charter Academy
Fortis Academy
3875 Golfside Dr
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fortis Academy
East Arbor Charter Academy
6885 Merritt Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Arbor Charter Academy
Bishop Elementary School
8888 Whittaker Rd
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Consolidated School District
Childs Elementary School
7300 Bemis Rd
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Consolidated School District
Brick Elementary School
8970 Whittaker Rd
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Consolidated School District
Model Elementary School
8850 Whittaker Rd
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lincoln Consolidated School District
Estabrook Elementary
1555 West Cross St
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ypsilanti Community School District
Perry Early Learning Center
550 Perry St
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ypsilanti Community School District
Arbor Preparatory High School
6800 Hitchingham Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Arbor Preparatory High School District
Wsc Academy - Ypsilanti Campus
855 Jefferson St
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wsc Academy
Lincoln Senior High School
7425 Willis Rd
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lincoln Consolidated School District
Ypsilanti New Tech High School
2100 Ellsworth Rd
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ypsilanti Community School District
Actech High School
1885 Packard Rd
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ypsilanti Community School District
Stemm Academy
1885 Packard Rd
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ypsilanti Community School District
Early College Alliance
220 King Hall
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Washtenaw Independent School District
Washtenaw Alliance for Virtual Education
301 W Michigan Ave
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Washtenaw Independent School District
Washtenaw Alliance for Virtual Education (home)
301 W Michigan Ave
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Washtenaw Independent School District

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