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ZIP Code 48240

Post Office City:Redford, MI (View All Cities)
County: Wayne County
Timezone: Eastern (2:11am)
Area code: 313 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:42.42, -83.30
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48240

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 48240. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 48240 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:
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


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 55745511,125
5-95545601,114
10-146495611,210
15-196475761,223
20-245305181,048
25-296225831,205
30-346627081,370
35-397107061,416
40-446426311,273
45-496826971,379
50-546976801,377
55-595445391,083
60-64352409761
65-69229271500
70-74171225396
75-79130232362
80-84163271434
85 Plus135311446

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


OwnerRenterTotal
15-247761138
25-348193291,148
35-441,1513451,496
45-541,3412331,574
55-641,0061361,142
65-7450878586
75-8447572547
85 Plus21274286

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


MaleFemaleTotal
1117128245
2105102207
3120104224
4126109235
5105115220
6112105217
7104110214
8107138245
912692218
10148120268
11127117244
12134105239
1312298220
14118121239
15137121258
16128114242
17140124264
18122101223
19120116236
20118103221

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.

For more information, see Detroit, MI rent prices.

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 1,433 11.8%
 High School Graduate 7,776 63.9%
 Associate's degree 841 6.9%
 Bachelor's degree 1,209 9.9%
 Master's degree 714 5.9%
 Professional school degree 130 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 69 0.6%
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 following school districts: David Ellis Academy West, Redford Union Schools District No. 1 School District, and American Montessori Academy. 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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