Zip Code 48178 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSouth Lyon
Zip Code StateMichigan
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Oakland
Secondary County: Washtenaw
Area Code248 / 947
Current Population:29320
Racial Majority:White 93.17%
Public School Racial Majority:White 90.2%
Unemployment Rate:3.2%
Median Household Income$81376
Average Adjusted Gross Income$104150
School Test Performance:Excellent
Average Commute Time29.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Eastern Daylight Time
Elevation Range876 - 958 ft.
Area48 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)42.44242800, -83.66276500

Zip Code 48178 Description

Zip Code 48178 is located in the state of Michigan in the Detroit metro area. Zip code 48178 is primarily located in Oakland County. Portions of 48178 are also located in Washtenaw County. The official US Postal Service name for 48178 is SOUTH LYON, Michigan. Portions of zip code 48178 are contained within or border the city limits of South Lyon, MI, Whitmore Lake, MI, and Novi, MI. Zip code 48178 is within area code 248, area code 947 and area code 734. 48178 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Michigan.

The current unemployment level in 48178 is 3.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 4.7% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 48178 increased to 29320 from 23442 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 48178 is White while the majority ethnicity attending 48178 public schools is White. 19.2% of students in 48178 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 28220 93.17% 27591 +2%
 Black Or African American 253 0.84% 229 +10%
 Hispanic 905 2.99% 656 +38%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 87 0.29% 81 +7%
 Asian 412 1.36% 418 -1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 3 -100%
 Other Race 25 0.13% 25 +60%
 Two Or More Races 317 1.22% 317 +17%

Zip Code 48178 Race/Ethnicity

 White 90.2%
 Black Or African American 2.5%
 Hispanic 3.6%
 Asian 1.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.1%
 Two or More Races 2%

Zip Code 48178 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2932023442
Male Population48.60%
Female Population51.40%
Total Households11014
Test Score PerformanceExcellent
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$81376
Income Under $50K Per Year28.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year39.00%
48178 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Michigan District 11Haley StevensDemocrat
Michigan District 7Tim WalbergRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Michigan Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$258806
Average Real Estate Sale Price$181262
Current Unemployment Level 3.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level3.6%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.4%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationDfa - Humid Continental Hot Summers
Ecoregion 56h - Interlobate Dead Ice Moraines
Average First Frost DatesOctober 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 48178 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)15172636475761595241312139
Avg Max Temp (°F)30334457707882807360473557
Avg Precip (In.)1.791.682.363.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI
CBSA Type48178
CBSA Population4473111
Time ZoneEastern Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Detroit
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-5 Hours