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ZIP Code 48505

Primary City:Flint, MI (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: East|North
County: Genesee County
Timezone: Eastern (9:09pm)
Area code: 810 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:43.06, -83.69
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 48505

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 48505. 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 48505. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 48505, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 48505 ZIP Code

ZIP code 48505 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 48505 are primarily black or African American. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young 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 48505 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,710
Population Density 2,047 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,943
Median Home Value $31,800
Land Area 12.56 sq mi
Water Area 0.35 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,612
Median Household Income $21,559

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 35


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 51,0629562,018
5-91,0339852,018
10-141,0151,0012,016
15-191,2311,2812,512
20-248519371,788
25-297008121,512
30-346267791,405
35-396808301,510
40-446927621,454
45-498118781,689
50-548749251,799
55-596757331,408
60-645397051,244
65-69411518929
70-74321534855
75-79302417719
80-84193271464
85 Plus145225370

Gender

 Male 12,161 47%
 Female 13,549 53%
Gender

Race

 White 2,774 10.8%
 Black Or African American 21,821 84.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 126 0.5%
 Asian 14 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.0%
 Other Race 208 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 763 3.0%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2480394474
25-343231,0371,360
35-445901,0251,615
45-541,0539051,958
55-641,1135741,687
65-741,0172901,307
75-84763158921
85 Plus25634290

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,707 18%
 Single Guardian 4,503 47%
 Singles 2,925 30%
 Singles With Roommate 477 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 6,065 63%
 Households with Kids 3,547 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1193180373
2185230415
3230173403
4244187431
5200201401
6202195397
7214186400
8204209413
9213194407
10212187399
11194172366
12204207411
13195224419
14210211421
15217230447
16265265530
17248287535
18247278525
19254221475
20233236469

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 48505 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 48505 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 48505 real estate data, the median home value of $31,800 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 48505 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 48505 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 48505 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,825 96.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 129 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 44 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 276 1.1%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 436 1.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,433 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,762 21%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,417 34%
 Households Vacant 3,331 26%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 856 25.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 74 2.2%
 For Sale Only 165 5.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 45 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 21 0.6%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2,170 65.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 15 0.4%
 1 Bedroom 372 9.1%
 2 Bedroom 1,550 37.9%
 3+ Bedroom 2,152 52.6%
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 $21,559 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 48505 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 48505 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 48505 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 2,600 14%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,512 19%
 No Earnings 11,915 66%
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 2,600 14%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,512 19%
 No Earnings 11,915 66%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4,072 86%
 Public transportation 271 6%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 116 2%
 Worked at Home 274 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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 1,399 21.7%
 High School Graduate 4,462 69.3%
 Associate's degree 361 5.6%
 Bachelor's degree 181 2.8%
 Master's degree 7 0.1%
 Professional school degree 20 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 8 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,504 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 151 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 582 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 48505

ZIP Code 48505 is in the Alternative Path Academy. There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 48505.

Alternative Path Academy
5306 North St
Flint, MI 48505
Grade Level: Middle/Combined or Ungraded
District: Alternative Path Academy
Northridge Academy
5306 North St
Flint, MI 48505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Northridge Academy
Richfield Public School Academy-Pk-2
6103 Eagle Ridge Ln
Flint, MI 48505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Richfield Public School Academy
The New Standard Academy
2040 West Carpenter
Flint, MI 48505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: The New Standard Academy
Tucker Elementary School
G5159 Summit St
Flint, MI 48505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Beecher Community School District
Bryant Elementary School
201 East Pierson Rd
Flint, MI 48505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Flint School District of the City of
Carpenter Road School
6901 North Webster Rd
Flint, MI 48505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Flint School District of the City of
Dort School
601 East Witherbee St
Flint, MI 48505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Flint School District of the City of
Bunche School
4121 M L King Ave
Flint, MI 48505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Flint School District of the City of
Northwestern High School
G2138 West Carpenter Rd
Flint, MI 48505
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Flint School District of the City of
Schools of Choice
2138 West Carpenter Rd
Flint, MI 48505
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Flint School District of the City of
Luke M Powers Catholic High School
G2040 W Carpenter Rd
Flint, MI 48505
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private

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