48221 Zip Code Profile

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Welcome to DETROIT, MI 48221

48221 is a densely populated, urban zip code in Detroit, Michigan. The population is primarily African-American, and mostly single. The average house value here ($95,200) is lower than in the Detroit-Warren-Livonia metro area as a whole, so this could be a great place to look for housing bargains.

The average family income here is $62,072/year. This is less than the national average of $70,000/year. However, the national average number is a little misleading because there are some very wealthy Americans earning $50 million a year or more. (Wouldn't that be nice!) This pushes the national average higher than in would be without those edge cases. The median household income in the US (median, meaning half of US households make more and half make less) is at about $50,000/year. Median family income in 48221 is $49,277.

An intersting fact about income: Men in 48221 earn an average of $36,224/year. Women earn only $27,701/year.

17,765 people in 48221 have jobs. This statistic includes anyone over the age of 16.

Are you thinking about moving to a neighborhood in 48221? You might be interested to know that the average commute time to work for people living here is not bad, only 27.6 minutes.

The median age here is 40. There are 17,205 men and 21,522 women. The median age for men is 37 while for women the median age is 42.

To give you a sense of the community, 29,760 people (out of the 38,727 people live here) have lived in their home at least 5 years. The Post Office delivers mail to 14,693 homes, and 697 businesses every day. 507 people ride bikes or walk to work on a fairly regular basis.

48221 Zip code is located in the Eastern time zone at 42 degrees latitude (Fun Fact: this is the same latitude as Andorra la Vella, Andorra!) and -83 degrees longitude. It has an average elevation of 661 feet above sea levell.

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  • Demographics

  • Total Population: 38,727
  • White Population: 1,792
  • Black Population: 36,828
  • Hispanic Population: 346
  • Asian Population: 276
  • Hawaiian Population: 25
  • Indian Population: 410
  • Male Population: 17,205
  • Female Population: 21,522
  • Median Age: 40
  • Median Age of Males: 37
  • Median Age of Females: 42
  • Geography

  • Region: Midwest
  • Division: East North Central
  • State: Michigan
  • CSA Name: Detroit-Warren-Flint, MI
  • CBSA Type: Metropolitan
  • CBSA Name: Detroit-Warren-Livonia MI
  • County: Wayne
  • City: Detroit
  • Longitude: -83.1
  • Latitude: 42.4
  • Elevation: 662 feet above sea levele
  • Area code: 313
  • Marital Status

  • Average Age

  • The Commute to Work

  • Total commuters: 17,438
  • Drive alone: 13,485
  • Carpool: 2,543
  • Public transit: 827
  • Ride bikes or walk: 507

  • Average commute time: 27.6 minutes.
  •    0 - 5: 174
  •    5 - 9: 847
  •    10 - 14: 1,476
  •    15 - 19: 3,117
  •    20 - 24: 4,185
  •    25 - 29: 1,302
  •    30 - 34: 3,266
  •    35 - 39: 455
  •    40 - 44: 502
  •    45 - 59: 994
  •    60 - 89: 498
  •    90 plus: 622
  • The Economics

  • Average House Value: $95,200
  • Average Annual Household Income: $42,222
  • Businesses: 296
  • Employees: 5,091
  • Annual Payroll: $130,824,000
  • Average Family Income: $62,072
  • Median Family Income: $42,263
  • Average Income for Men: $36,224
  • Average Income for Women: $27,701
  • Other Stuff

  • County FIPS Code: 163
  • State FIPS Code: 26

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Schools in 48221 Zip Code

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Primary Schools
Bagley Elementary School
8100 Curtis Street
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 494-7175
Barbara Jordan Elementary
3901 Margareta Street
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 494-7300
Bates Academy
16661 Greenlawn Street
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 494-7000
Macdowell Elementary School
4201 W. Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 494-7310
Pasteur Elementary School
19811 Stoepel Street
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 494-7314
Schulze Elementary School
10700 Santa Maria Street
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 340-4400
Middle Schools
Hally Magnet Middle School
2585 Grove Street
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 494-3939
High Schools
Mumford High School
17525 Wyoming Street
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 494-7064
Other Schools
Beaubien Middle School
19701 Wyoming Avenue
Detroit, MI 48221
(313) 494-7250

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Sex Offender Information

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In the 48221 zip code, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.mipsor.state.mi.us/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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