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ZIP Code 48502

Post Office City:Flint, MI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Downtown|East|North
County: Genesee County
Timezone: Eastern (5:15pm)
Area code: 810 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.02, -83.69
ZIP (~1500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48502

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 48502. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 48502 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:
Flint, MI

Stats and Demographics for the 48502 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48502 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 48502 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 an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 48502 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,164
Population Density 2,934 people per sq mi
Housing Units 440
Land Area 0.40 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 256
Median Household Income $28,929

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 581624
85 Plus156


 Male 826 71%
 Female 338 29%


 White 565 48.5%
 Black Or African American 561 48.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1 0.1%
 Asian 11 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 7 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 19 1.6%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus224

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 22 9%
 Single Guardian 27 11%
 Singles 179 70%
 Singles With Roommate 28 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 228 89%
 Households with Kids 28 11%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48502 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 48502 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier. Rentals in 48502 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48502 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 371 32%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 644 55%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 66 6%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 83 7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 9 2%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 6 1%
 Renter Occupied Households 241 55%
 Households Vacant 184 42%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 48 26%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 7 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 123 67%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 24 12%
 1 Bedroom 146 74%
 2 Bedroom 28 14%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $28,929 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. ZIP code 48502 uses public transportation to get to work more than almost anywhere in the country. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 48502 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 48502 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

For more information, see Flint, MI household income.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 96 9%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 280 27%
 No Earnings 657 64%
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 96 9%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 280 27%
 No Earnings 657 64%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 125 70%
 Public transportation 18 10%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 24 13%
 Worked at Home 11 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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 280 43%
 High School Graduate 289 44%
 Associate's degree 21 3%
 Bachelor's degree 14 2%
 Master's degree 27 4%
 Professional school degree 19 3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 0 0%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 17 100%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48502

ZIP Code 48502 is in the Private. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48502.

Alpha Montessori School
310 E 3rd St
Flint, MI 48502
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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