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ZIP Code 48235

Primary City:Detroit, MI (View All Cities)
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (9:23pm)
Area code: 313 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.43, -83.19
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48235

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48235. 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 48235. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48235, 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:
Detroit, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48235 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48235 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 48235 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is 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 48235 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 45,063
Population Density 7,209 people per sq mi
Housing Units 20,150
Median Home Value $59,900
Land Area 6.25 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 17,572
Median Household Income $28,897

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 40Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 42


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,2881,3392,627
5-91,3961,3442,740
10-141,6371,5393,176
15-191,9451,8453,790
20-241,4681,4112,879
25-291,0571,1762,233
30-341,1331,2942,427
35-391,3311,6542,985
40-441,2611,6482,909
45-491,1611,6562,817
50-541,3551,7713,126
55-591,2481,8653,113
60-641,1521,7112,863
65-699101,3512,261
70-746641,0331,697
75-795249211,445
80-843686501,018
85 Plus304653957

Gender

 Male 20,202 45%
 Female 24,861 55%
Gender

Race

 White 492 1.1%
 Black Or African American 43,597 96.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 111 0.2%
 Asian 54 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.0%
 Other Race 80 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 726 1.6%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24107311418
25-346401,2011,841
35-441,6011,4993,100
45-542,0581,2253,283
55-642,8449413,785
65-742,2425402,782
75-841,4543281,782
85 Plus452129581

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,252 24%
 Single Guardian 7,055 40%
 Singles 5,581 32%
 Singles With Roommate 684 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 11,888 68%
 Households with Kids 5,684 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1236260496
2255246501
3258287545
4262289551
5241235476
6251267518
7287267554
8323252575
9294323617
10325298623
11326322648
12332294626
13310345655
14344280624
15353322675
16390397787
17425385810
18403365768
19374376750
20374344718

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48235 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 48235 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 48235 real estate data, the median home value of $59,900 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48235 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48235 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48235 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 44,287 98.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 499 1.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 277 0.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 7,478 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,920 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,174 31%
 Households Vacant 2,578 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1,171 45.4%
 Rented & Unoccupied 19 0.7%
 For Sale Only 209 8.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 90 3.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 23 0.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1,066 41.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 389 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,035 17%
 2 Bedroom 1,921 31%
 3+ Bedroom 2,835 46%
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 $28,897 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48235 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. Residents in ZIP code 48235 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. 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 48235 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 9,153 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,780 18%
 No Earnings 20,813 57%
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 9,153 25%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,780 18%
 No Earnings 20,813 57%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,341 86.0%
 Public transportation 984 7.5%
 Taxicab 78 0.6%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 309 2.3%
 Worked at Home 480 3.6%
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 2,285 17.6%
 High School Graduate 8,473 65.2%
 Associate's degree 757 5.8%
 Bachelor's degree 911 7.0%
 Master's degree 415 3.2%
 Professional school degree 8 0.1%
 Doctorate degree 142 1.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,919 82.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 616 6.4%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,117 11.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48235

ZIP Code 48235 is in the David Ellis Academy. There are 14 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48235.

David Ellis Academy
18977 Schaefer Hwy
Detroit, MI 48235
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: David Ellis Academy
University Yes Academy
14717 Curtis St
Detroit, MI 48235
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: University Yes Academy
Michigan Technical Academy Elementary
19940 Mansfield St
Detroit, MI 48235
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Michigan Technical Academy
Martin Luther King Junior Education Center Academy
16827 Appoline St
Detroit, MI 48235
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Martin Luther King Jr. Education Center Academy
Lincoln-King Academy
13436 Grove St
Detroit, MI 48235
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Washington-Parks Academy
Rutherford Winans Academy
16411 Curtis St
Detroit, MI 48235
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Rutherford Winans Academy
Vernor Elementary School
13726 Pembroke Ave
Detroit, MI 48235
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Bow Elementary-Middle School
19801 Prevost St
Detroit, MI 48235
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Foreign Language Immersion and Cultural Studies
6501 West Outer Dr
Detroit, MI 48235
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Detroit City School District
Old Redford Academy - High School
8001 West Outer Dr
Detroit, MI 48235
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Old Redford Academy
Jalen Rose Leadership Academy
15000 Trojan St
Detroit, MI 48235
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: Jalen Rose Leadership Academy
Jerry L White Center High School
14804 West McNichols Rd
Detroit, MI 48235
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District
Renaissance High School
6565 West Outer Dr
Detroit, MI 48235
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Detroit City School District
St Scholastica Elementary School
17351 Southfield Fwy
Detroit, MI 48235
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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